It’s off and running. And passing. The 2010 football season is officially kicked off for all local high school teams. Week 1 results are in, while …
This item is available in full to subscribers.
If you're a print subscriber, but do not yet have an online account, click here to create one.
Click here to see your options for becoming a subscriber.
If you made a voluntary contribution in 2022-2023 of $50 or more, but do not yet have an online account, click here to create one at no additional charge. VIP Digital Access includes access to all websites and online content.
It’s off and running. And passing.
The 2010 football season is officially kicked off for all local
high school teams. Week 1 results are in, while other teams are
already two weeks into their respective seasons.
Castle View (4A)
for the first time in school history, Castle View earned a win
in Week 1, defeating Durango 31-3. Durango was 8-2 last year, but
was no match for the Sabercats.
Led by senior linebacker Kyle Fuoss and senior defensive tackle
Travis Dudeck, the CV defense held the Demons to just 67 yards of
offense. The Sabercats were robbed of a shutout when Durango kicked
a 50-yard field go late in the 3rd quarter.
On offense, junior running back Bryce Lich started his first
varsity game with a bang. Lich set a school record for rushing
yards in game with 216 yards on 18 carries. He also had two
touchdown runs of 61 and 65 yards. Lich ran behind his 280-pound
right tackle Hasan Shaar and his 265 pound left guard Nate
Also leading the way for the Cats was slot receiver Louis Clay.
When he wasn't blocking for Lich, he was catching balls down the
seam of the Durango defense. Clay had five catches from quarterback
Marshall Thurston for 125 yards and a touchdown.
The Sabercats head to Wheat Ridge Sept. 10 to take on the
The Wolverines lost a tough one against two-time `defending
state champion Mullen Sept. 3 at Burt.com Stadium in Parker. Chaparral fell to
the visiting Mustangs 35-0.
Quarterback Christian Gann finished with 72 passing yards.
Spencer Vogt had four tackles and six assists on defense as well as
an interception. Cole Anderson had two tackles and five assists
with a pick as well.
Douglas County (5A)
Douglas County kicked off the season at home against Doherty
Sept. 2 at Douglas County School Stadium in Castle Rock and
defeated the Spartans 27-0.
The Huskies’ Jeremy Baldyga kicked two field goals through the
uprights; one for 21 yards, and the other for 14. Kai Perea ran 4
yards for a touchdown in the second quarter. Justin Hall had two
13-yard receptions from quarterback Aaron Rosipajla, one in the
second quarter, and the other in the third. Baldgya was 3-for-3 on
extra point kicks.
Aaron Rosipajla finished with 142 passing yards and was 69
percent on completions. Nimon Malouf finished with 77 rushing
yards, while Perea had 74. Hall booked 77 yards receiving.
Highlands Ranch (5A)
The Falcons opened their season with a win after a 17-10 final
Sept. 2 against hosts Grand Junction. Joe Hansley had a 45-yard run
for a touchdown in the first and a 9-yard touchdown run in the
second. Joey Kloss kicked a 32-yard field goal.
Quarterback Steven Donatell had 65 yards passing. Hansley
finished with 141 rushing yards.
Legend lost a close one against Discovery Canyon 15-14 Sept. 2
at home in Parker. The Titans’ Nick Evdos had an 80-yard reception
from quarterback Eric Yocom in the first quarter. Evdos ran in
another touchdown two yards in the second. Canyon ran a successful
2-point conversion in the fourth quarter to earn the point win.
Lutheran High School-Parker started its season of Class A 11-man
action with a 60-22 win over Cornerstone Christian Sept. 4 at home
in Parker. No highlights were reported.
Mountain Vista (5A)
Mountain Vista started the season with a 37-19 win over
out-of-state Celebration High School of Florida Sept. 2 on the
road. Highlights from the game were not reported by press time.
Ponderosa played host to Wheat Ridge Sept. 2 at Burt.com Stadium in Parker and fell to the
Farmers 14-7. The Mustangs picked up seven in the second quarter on
a 65-yard run from Tyler Sandt and extra-point kick from Nathan
Ekhoff. Sandt finished with 132 rushing yards. Quarterback Taylor
Johnson had 68 passing yards and went 58 percent on
Rock Canyon (4A)
Rock Canyon opened its season against Montrose Aug. 27 for
non-conference action at home and fell to Montrose 43-42. The
Jagaurs’ Eric Williams finished with 169 rushing yards and two
touchdowns. He also had 55 receiving yards and a touchdown
Quarterback Matt Hooper walked away with 242 passing yards and
connected on two touchdown passes. He broke a touchdown rush into
the end zone himself, finishing with 20 rushing yards. Brady
McNiely finished with 83 receiving yards, and Mike Shepard had 70,
including a 69-yard catch.
The Grizzlies also put up a Week 1 win Sept. 3 at Shea Stadium
in Highlands Ranch with a 37-6 final over Chatfield. Daniel Leach
booked a 6-yard run into the end zone in the first quarter. Nick
Mask ran one in on a 5-yard play in the second. Zach Jones caught a
47-yard touchdown pass from John Tapp in the second as well.
Leach scored again on a 1-yard run in the third, and Tapp found
receiver Garrett Tempel in the fourth for a 49-yard touchdown
Valor Christian (4A)
Valor Christian opened its season with non-conference action
Aug. 27 at Legacy Stadium in Aurora against Grandview. The Wolves
broke the Eagles winning streak from last season with a 28-19 final
over Valor. The Eagles were kept out of the end zone until the
third quarter when Cameron Gray rushed for a touchdown. Quarterback
Jack Ramirez threw a touchdown pass to Taylor Brown.
In the fourth, Gray broke into the end zone again, and Taylor
Yancey’s extra point kick was successful. Ramirez finished with 153
passing yards. Gray booked 154 rushing yards. Brown had 128 yards
receiving. Brown also had 101 yards on the kick return. Josh
Kamrass led the defense with 12 tackles. A.J. Isenburg had
Valor took another loss in its second week against Regis Sept. 3
at home in Highlands Ranch 25-21. Gray rushed 2-yards for a
touchdown in the first quarter. Ty Scott rushed one yard for
another TD in the fourth. Taylor Yancey, who kicked three extra
points through the uprights, had an 18-yard field goal in the
Quarterback Brock Berglund had 57 passing yards and 209 rushing
yards. Andrew Pint had 10 tackles, while Isenburg had eight.
Other items that may interest you
We have noticed you are using an ad blocking plugin in your browser.
The revenue we receive from our advertisers helps make this site possible. We request you whitelist our site.