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BOYS' BASKETBALL

Air Academy 74, Falcon 65

At Air Academy: Thad Dewing led with 21 points, Tim Marshall hit four 3-pointers en route to a 17-point night and the Kadets survived a fourth-quarter rally after leading by 20 points in the Class 5A/4A Pikes Peak Athletic Conference game.

Adin Schwenke added 10 points for Air Academy (5-5, 1-1).

The Falcons (2-8, 0-2) have lost four in a row.

Lewis-Palmer 69, Discovery Canyon 62

At Lewis-Palmer: The Rangers (7-4, 2-0) overcame a 14-9 deficit by outscoring Discovery Canyon 24-18 in the second quarter to earn their second straight win in 5A/4A PPAC action.

Jack Lattanzi led the Thunder (5-5, 0-2) with 19 points, followed by Ethan Smith's 14.

Cheyenne Mountain 60, Sand Creek 55

At Cheyenne Mountain: The Indians (10-0, 2-0) stayed undefeated with a big 21-12 fourth quarter to outlast Sand Creek (7-4, 1-1) in the close PPAC contest.

The Scorpions have lost two of their last three games.

The Indians' athletics Twitter account called it a "tough scrappy game."

GIRLS' BASKETBALL

Lewis-Palmer 49, Discovery Canyon 29

At Lewis-Palmer: The Rangers (7-4, 1-1) broke away from a close 5A/4A PPAC game in the fourth quarter, outscoring the Thunder 16-6.

Discovery Canyon (1-10) has lost its last four games.

Sand Creek 78, Cheyenne Mountain 47

At Cheyenne Mountain: The Scorpions (9-1, 2-0) led 20-11 in the first quarter and never looked back in the 5A/4A PPAC game.

Cheyenne Mountain (7-3, 1-1) suffered its first loss in three games.

Falcon 50, Air Academy 37

At Falcon: Hannah Burg and Billie Fiore each scored 15 points to lead the Falcons (8-3, 2-0) in the 5A/4A PPAC game.

The Kadets (6-3, 1-1) lost for the second time in three games.

Palmer 46, Douglas County 41

At Douglas County: Alyssa Rodriguez had 16 points, Emily Schumacher pulled down 10 rebounds and the Terrors (6-7) opened the game with a 16-5 lead in the first quarter of the nonconference game.

Douglas County (5-6) has lost four of its last five games.

Palmer Ridge 57, Vista Ridge 22

Reporter

Chhun Sun is a sports reporter with an emphasis in preps. He joined The Gazette in April 2015 and covered public safety for three years before joining @gazettepreps staff. The Thailand-born Cambodian-American has been in journalism for nearly two decades.