In Friday’s top game Ralston Valley held on to defeat a talented and determined Eaglecrest squad 44-43. In a game filled with great plays the biggest was Collin Root’s last second 56 yard field goal. Root, one of the state’s best all-around players, was key on offense and defense as well. In a losing effort Eaglecrest quarterback Elijah Ross put the cap on a great senior season rushing for times for TDs and throwing a touchdown pass. In the win Ralston Valley athlete Andrew Wingard had two rush scores.
In a 44-0 thumping of Mountain Vista Valor sophomore QB Dylan McCaffrey threw for over 300 yards spreading the ball around to multiple receivers all night.
Fairview receiver Tim Ryan was a big play machine this weekend in a 45-27 second round win against Overland. Ryan had seven catches, three of which went for scores. Ryan also added a 68 yard touchdown run. Ryan’s teammate, QB Johnny Feauto threw for over 350 yards and had five scores.
In a scrappy, old school game Pomona held on to defeat Columbine 21-14. In the win Pomona’s do it all senior Isaac Marquez had all three scores for the Panthers.
Grandview remained unbeaten taking care of Lakewood 40-0. In the win senior Brandon Brooks had two touchdown receptions. Senior running back Chukwuma Obinnah rushed for over 170 yards and had two rush TDs.
Alec Barnes of Regis scored three times on the ground as his Raiders blanked Heritage Friday night.
Senior Josh Odom of Pine Creek rushed for 217 yards and had three rush TDs as Pine Creek rolled over Ponderosa 42-0 in the first round of 4A playoffs.
Bryson Torres of Pueblo East had two rush touchdowns and a catch for a score as his Eagles defeated Canyon City Saturday.
Brock Clark of Rifle scored three times helping his Bears win big over Northridge.
Seniors Kyler Sigsbee and Mason Schroyer combined for 430 yards and five scores as Fort Collins remained unbeaten defeating Rampart 49-6.
Jaden Franklin had three rush scores and a scoring reception as Kent Denver beat Montezuma-Cortez 56-18.