High School Sports

  • GOLF: Prairie View's Nelson captures stroke title at second EMAC major

    COMMERCE CITY -- Prairie View's Jeff Nelson captured the stroke play title at the second Eastern Metro Athletic Conference major (all-school) tournament at Buffalo Run Sept. 17. He fired a 1-under par 71 to beat Brighton's Kyle Leydon by one stroke.

    BHS' Jadon Lockwood turned in a score of 11-over par 83, and Zane Oswald was close behind with a 13-over pr score of 86. BHS finished fourth.

    PVHS' Tyler Jenson finished with a 10-over par total of 82. Colby Fordham was 16th with his 25-over par total of 97.

  • Softball: Ravens roll to lopsided win
  • College recruiting involves a lot of upfront legwork

     FREDERICK – High-school athletes are looking for colleges. Colleges have money to spend on potential recruits, whether it's an NCAA Division I program or an NAIA school.

    But, as former Brighton High School boys basketball coach Dan Lliteras explained Sept. 10, there are a lot of steps between interest in playing college sports and signing that letter of intent, and some of those steps can start before high school.

  • Ravens capture first football win

    By Jonathan Maness

    Sports Correspondent

    THORNTON – It was a historical night for the 2019 Riverdale Ridge football team on Friday.

    The Ravens garnered the first victory in the program history after scoring 23 unanswered points to top Jefferson 23-6.

    In its inaugural season, Riverdale went winless at 0-8 and started the season with an uneven loss to Jefferson 60-14. Thanks to a year of experience and hard work the Ravens were able to get their revenge on the Saints.

  • Eagle Ridge scoreboard – Sept. 15


    Eagle Ridge won two of three matches at the Bennett High School tournament Sept. 14. ERA beat the host Tigers in four sets and snick past Denver School of Science/Technology MOntview campus in five sets. Simla beat the Warriors in four sets. It was Eagle Ridge's first loss of the season.

    The Warriors outlasted Peak to Peak 25-21, 19-25, 23-25, 25-18, 15-8 Sept. 12 in Brighton. Paige McSavaney had 14 kills for the Pumas. Anna Sparling had 12, and Sophie Kiehl added 10. No stats were available for ERA.

  • Brighton HS scoreboard Sept. 15


    Brighton started out its Sept. 12 game against Chatfield in good shape. But the Chargers scored 21 unanswered points to close out the first half and beat the Bulldogs 42-10 at Jeffco Stadium.

    Alex Griffeth and Eli Bowman connected on a first-half scoring play for BHS" only touchdown. Malcolm Boyd scored twice in the third quarter for CHS. Quarterback Matt Canino scored a rushing touchdown and threw for two more. 


  • Prairie View scoreboard -- Sept. 15


    Prairie View routed Westminster 15-0 on the Wolves' field Sept. 12. The game lasted three innings because of the state's mercy rule.

    Anicia Lucero had two hits and three RBIs. Neveah Ramirez and Lauren Bencivenga added two hits and drove in two. Ramirez threw a one-hitter and struck out five.


    Prairie View won its first football game of the season by beating Westminster 29-8 in the T-Hawks' home opener Sept. 13.

    No stats were available.


  • Riverdale Ridge scoreboard Sept. 15


    Alameda shut out Riverdale Ridge 11-0 at Lakewood Memorial Field Sept. 9. Eduardo rodriguez scored six of the Pirates' goals. No stats were available for the Ravens.


    Riverdale Ridge cruised to a 16-0 home-field win against Englewood Sept. 12. The game was stopped in the middle of the third inning because of the state's mercy rule.

  • BHS’ Doyle commits to Stanford and softball

    As Brighton High School’s softball season moves toward league play, there’s one less item on Chloe Doyle’s plate.

    She’s been accepted at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California, where she plans to continue playing softball.

    She won’t sign her later of intent until the fall.

    “The process with Stanford is a little different this year,” she said. “All athletes must be admitted into the school through the rigorous application process before you can sign with the team.

  • Football: Brighton keeps Superintendent's Cup for a third year

    Brighton's Eli Bowman started his junior year of high-school football in fine shape Aug. 30.