Phenoms

The first week of 5A playoffs and the final week of the regular season for other classifications had numerous big performances.

Johnny Feauto helped keep Fairview undefeated with a 41-21 win over Castle View in the first round of 5A playoffs. Feauto posted 395 pass yards.  In the past three weeks Feauto has thrown for nearly 1,300 yards.


Elijah Ross of Eaglecrest had a monster night in the first round of playoffs.  In a 49-24 victory over Legacy, Ross threw for 370 yards and rushed for 154 yards.  On the evening Ross posted six TDs.  Three of Ross’ touchdown passes went to senior Peter Anderson.


Valor rebounded nicely from last week’s loss to Cherry Creek by defeating Horizon 48-12.  In the win running back Stone Watson averaged over nine yards a rush on the way to 158 yards.


In the first round of playoffs Andrew Wingard of Ralston Valley made a case as the state’s best player scoring five, count them, five first half touchdowns in a blowout win over Grand Junction.  Most impressive and most intriguing to his future squad the Wyoming Cowboys, the versatile Wingard had three runs, 99 yarder, a catch and punt return for a score.


Another of the state’s most versatile players, underclassmen Mikey Griebel of Columbine had four scores as the Rebels advanced with a 48-7 playoff victory over Rangeview.


In a dominating win over Monarch, in the first round of playoffs, Regis senior QB Matt Houghtaling threw four touchdown passes.  Working behind the Regis O-line, junior RB Alec Barnes rushed for 222 yards.


Regis, will take on Heritage in the next round of playoffs.  Heritage got an exciting win behind the efforts of sophomore QB Chase Hansen who threw for 335 yards and three scores against Doherty.  Hansen, as he has all season, counted on his go to receiver, junior Tim Pless, who grabbed 12 catches and three TDs.


Josh Odom of Pine Cree had another big game rushing for 184 yards and three scores in a win over Palmer Ridge.  The defending 4A champs finished the regular season undefeated. 


Senior RB/LB Drue Harris of Fountain-Fort Carson averaged over eight yards a carry and had three touchdowns as the Trojans defeated Westminster 35-6. 


Tasco of Denver South 297 rush yards against Wheat Ridge in 39-20 win. Nuff said!


Canyon City WR Zach Manchester had 18 catches in in close, OT loss to Discovery Canyon.  In the win shout out to the Discovery Canyon offensive line who paved the way for multiple runners to average over eight yards a carry. 

 

 

 


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