Pomona continues as one of the top teams in Colorado 5A, but it has not been easy. This week the Panthers needed a big game from multi-purpose athlete Isaac Marquez. The senior had four touchdowns, each very important, in a 34-27 victory over Lakewood.
Josh Clausen, featured last week by PrepColorado, continues his monster season for his Lutheran squad. The 6-4 senior WR/LB had four catches this weekend in a 55-0 win over Fort Lupton. Most impressive, each of the four catches went for a TD as Clausen averaged over 24 yards a catch.
Friday night in the Springs, Sand Creek and Air Academy gave the defense the night off as the two squads combined for 130 points with Creek winning 68-62. Sand Creek running back Daniel Quin rewrote the record book rushing for 553 yards and nine scores. As staggering as those numbers are, most impressive is Quin’s 64 carries. Also adding to the record book was Air Academy quarterback Adam Brown. The 6-2 senior signal caller threw for 589 yards and seven scores. The big game puts Brown over 1,400 yards in four games.
Two of the state’s best backs squared off as Prairie View defeated Boulder 41-27. For Prairie View senior RJ Ramirez rushed for 277 yards and three scores. Junior T.J. Jones of Boulder rushed for 155 yards and added a 90 yard kick return.
Fairview’s Johnny Feauto threw for 284 yards and four scores as the Knights remain unbeaten defeating Poudre 48-14.
Traditional Power Silver Creek got their first win of the season as 2016 RB Anthony Kasper rushed for 228 yards and three scores in a victory over Thompson Valley 35-21.
There is no shortage of playmakers for Cherokee Trail as evidenced by the big game yesterday from senior
Arsean Wilbon. With backs injured, Wilbon carried a greater load rushing for 249 yards and four scores as the Cougars moved to 3-1 with a win against Rangeview.
Dakota Ridge junior Jeremy Lujan exploded this weekend in a 38-14 win over Wheat Ridge. The RB rushed for 331 yards and four scores in the win. The Eagles are now 3-1.
Currently Bear Creek is off to a solid 3-1 start and Colorado State has to feel good that much of the success is fueled by speedster Olabisi Johnson. Potentially the state’s most explosive player, Johnson who verballed to the Rams prior to the start of the season, is averaging 11 yards a carry and 16 yards a catch. Further, Johnson is a scary kick and punt returner.