http://www.thebrightonblade.com/sports/rss.xml en Brighton puts three in top 10, according to On the Mat http://www.thebrightonblade.com/content/brighton-puts-three-top-10-according-mat <img src="http://www.thebrightonblade.com/sites/www.thebrightonblade.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sb_sp_bhsrassle_121317.jpg" alt="Brighton&#039;s Jarron Martinez battles Coronado&#039;s Seth Garcia during a 113-pound match at the Grandview duals Dec. 9. Martinez, who won the match 7-0, is the No. 2 rated wrestler in class 5A at his weight class, according to On the Mat Magazine. Ken Sailas is No. 3 at 106 pounds, and Ian Helwick is No. 2 at 285 pounds. " title="Brighton&#039;s Jarron Martinez battles Coronado&#039;s Seth Garcia during a 113-pound match at the Grandview duals Dec. 9. Martinez, who won the match 7-0, is the No. 2 rated wrestler in class 5A at his weight class, according to On the Mat Magazine. Ken Sailas is No. 3 at 106 pounds, and Ian Helwick is No. 2 at 285 pounds. " align="left" hspace="6" /> Two prep baseball tweaks forthcoming http://www.thebrightonblade.com/content/two-prep-baseball-tweaks-forthcoming <p> <span style="line-height: 18.4pt; font-size: 12px;">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 18.4pt; font-size: 11pt; font-family: Verdana;">Ideas to add more games to the high-school baseball season and to eliminate a round of postseason play could come before the Colorado High School Activities Association next month.</span></p> New football alignments, 5A playoff structure in the works http://www.thebrightonblade.com/content/new-football-alignments-5a-playoff-structure-works <p> <span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 22.973px;"><strong>AURORA &ndash;</strong> If the Colorado High School Activities Association&rsquo;s football&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 22.973px;">committee has its way, some of the teams in the Adams and Weld County&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 22.973px;">areas will find new conference teams, if not new conference homes the&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 22.973px;">next two years.</span></p> Prairie View's Romero snatches last-second wrestling win http://www.thebrightonblade.com/content/prairie-views-romero-snatches-last-second-wrestling-win <img src="http://www.thebrightonblade.com/sites/www.thebrightonblade.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_8177.jpg" alt="Even though Prairie View&#039;s Levi Romero is in a bit of trouble against Rangeview&#039;s Romeo Cortez at 138 pounds, Romero pulled a last-second, 9-8 win Dec. 7 in Brighton. Romero picked up three back points as time ran out in the third period. " title="Even though Prairie View&#039;s Levi Romero is in a bit of trouble against Rangeview&#039;s Romeo Cortez at 138 pounds, Romero pulled a last-second, 9-8 win Dec. 7 in Brighton. Romero picked up three back points as time ran out in the third period. " align="left" hspace="6" /> Boys basketball: Prairie View holds off Arrupe Jesuit for first-round win http://www.thebrightonblade.com/content/boys-basketball-prairie-view-holds-arrupe-jesuit-first-round-win <img src="http://www.thebrightonblade.com/sites/www.thebrightonblade.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/knecht.jpg" alt="PVHS junior Dalton Knecht poured in 12 points in the third, 19 in the game, to lift PVHS over Arrupe Jesuit 70-62." title="PVHS junior Dalton Knecht poured in 12 points in the third, 19 in the game, to lift PVHS over Arrupe Jesuit 70-62." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> <em>Notes: Prairie View advanced to the championship of the Alameda Invitational with a 68-28 win over league rival Adams City in the tournament semifinals Dec. 8.&nbsp;</em></p> <p> <em>PVHS captured the championship with an 81-66 win over Alameda Dec. 9. No stats were available.</em></p> Girls basketball: Denver South tops Brighton http://www.thebrightonblade.com/content/girls-basketball-denver-south-tops-brighton-0 <img src="http://www.thebrightonblade.com/sites/www.thebrightonblade.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sb_sp_bhshoops1_121317_0.jpg" alt="Shayna Slorf of Brighton moves up the floor during a first-round game against Denver South in the Boulder Valley Invitational tournament Dec. 6 at Centaurus High School. South&#039;s Malika Washington is in pursuit. " title="Shayna Slorf of Brighton moves up the floor during a first-round game against Denver South in the Boulder Valley Invitational tournament Dec. 6 at Centaurus High School. South&#039;s Malika Washington is in pursuit. " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Brighton lost both its games at the Boulder Valley tournament.</p> <p> Denver South stopped the Bulldogs 66-55 Dec. 6.&nbsp;&nbsp;South used 19 points from Centoria Roberts and 14 more from Carly Dilworth to pick up the win. Kaylah Lewis led the Bulldogs with 20 points, 12 in the second half. Slorf finished with 13.&nbsp;</p> <p> Standley Lake beat Brighton 42-22 Dec. 9. No stats were available for BHS. Savannah Martin had 11 for the Gators.</p> Warriors split first four of their new season http://www.thebrightonblade.com/content/warriors-split-first-four-their-new-season <img src="http://www.thebrightonblade.com/sites/www.thebrightonblade.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sb_sp_erabhups1_121317.jpg" alt="Eagle Ridge Academy’s Aiden Saldivar hedas for the basket against Front Range Baptist Academy’s David Wade (12) and Alex Botero Nov. 29 in Fort Collins. " title="Eagle Ridge Academy’s Aiden Saldivar hedas for the basket against Front Range Baptist Academy’s David Wade (12) and Alex Botero Nov. 29 in Fort Collins. " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> <b style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 22.973px;">FORT COLLINS &ndash;</b><span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 22.973px;"> Like a lot of teams that have played a small amount of their schedules, the Eagle Ridge Academy boys basketball team thinks the best is yet to come.</span></p> <p class="p3"> The Warriors won two of their first four. The two wins were at a tournament in Fort Collins over the weekend.</p> <p class="p3"> Coach Dan Lira isn&rsquo;t worried.</p> PVHS visits the home of the Nuggets http://www.thebrightonblade.com/content/pvhs-visits-home-nuggets <p class="p1"> <span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 22.973px;">In the end, Green Mountain just got past Prairie View 61-60.</span></p> <p class="p3"> But that&rsquo;s not what the players on both teams will remember about their Dec. 2 season-opener.</p> <p class="p3"> Instead, it will be stories of using the locker rooms of NBA teams and playing at Pepsi Center, the home of the NBA&rsquo;s Denver Nuggets.</p>