Chaparral • The boys basketball team, ranked No. 1 in the state in the Dec. 10 CHSAANow.com 5A poll, rallied in the second half to pull out a 66-65 win over Cherry Creek on Dec. 11. Junior Kobe …
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• The boys basketball team, ranked No. 1 in the state in the Dec. 10 CHSAANow.com 5A poll, rallied in the second half to pull out a 66-65 win over Cherry Creek on Dec. 11. Junior Kobe Sanders connected on seven 3-point shots and finished with 24 points to lead the Wolverines, who trailed by a point with six seconds remaining. Sanders’ pass to Tanner Giles set up Giles’ the winning field goal just before the final buzzer.
• Gene Hill, head coach at Douglas County for the past five seasons, is the new offensive coordinator and offensive line coach for the football team. Hill worked for 13 seasons with Chaparral coach Jeff Ketron when Ketron was head coach at Douglas County.
• Simon Herz scored two goals and Landon Boyd was credited with three assists in the hockey team’s 5-3 victory over Crested Butte on Dec. 14. Dylan Florit and Andrew O’Connor each had four goals and five points in a 12-3 rout of Columbine on Dec. 15.
• The boys basketball team collected its fifth win in six games on Dec. 15 with a 54-45 victory over Broomfield. Sufyan Elkannan, a 6-2 senior, was the high scorer for the Titans with 13 points. Junior guard Cam Le van had 10 points and nine assists.
• Senior Elle Bevis had a game-high 19 points as the girls basketball team rolled to a 62-16 win over Northglenn on Dec. 14. Junior Ally Lowe added 10 points in the sixth win of the season.
• The boys basketball team made 21 of 22 field goal attempts, according to statistics reported to MaxPreps in a 54-41 win over Platte Valley on Dec. 18. Senior Matt Thompson and junior Kyle Budnack led the Lions with 17 and 15 points, respectively. The 95 percent shooting was a single-game school record, topping the 67 percent figure set in two games during the 2007-08 season.
• Stephanie Schultz had 19 points to help the girls basketball team down Olathe, 59-23, on Dec. 14. The sophomore guard scored 17 points in a 50-48 loss to Pagosa Springs on Dec. 15 in the final game of the Lutheran Invitational.
• The boys basketball team defeated Elizabeth, 54-39, on Dec. 14. The Mustangs rallied in the fourth quarter to edge Thomas Jefferson, 42-40, on Dec. 12. Junior Mikee Barker’s eight points led the team in the win over the Spartans.
• Liberty Line, a 5-foot-5 sophomore guard, scored 20 points and had seven rebounds in a 55-48 double overtime win over Mountain Range on Dec. 15. Line, who is averaging 16.5 points per game in the first eight games of the season, had 16 points in a 49-40 triumph over Montezuma-Cortez on Dec. 14.
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