https://www.thebrightonblade.com/sports/rss.xml en Seven BHS athletes moving on to college athletics https://www.thebrightonblade.com/content/seven-bhs-athletes-moving-college-athletics <img src="https://www.thebrightonblade.com/sites/www.thebrightonblade.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_1348.jpg" alt="From left, Halie Litwin, Savannah Anderson and Mackenzi Kroll " title="From left, Halie Litwin, Savannah Anderson and Mackenzi Kroll " align="left" hspace="6" width="64" height="85" /><p> &nbsp; Seven Brighton High School athletes know where they are going to continue their respective athletic and academic interests next school year.</p> <p> Their combined letter signing was Nov. 14 in the school auditorium.</p> <p> Halie Litwin signed with Black Hills State University in South Dakota to play softball.&nbsp;</p> <p> &quot;I&#39;m scared, nervous and excited,&quot; she said. &quot;I hate leaving the people I love and my friends. But I&#39;m excited for the next opportunity.&quot;</p> PVHS' Mullen signs for softball with Colorado Mesa https://www.thebrightonblade.com/content/pvhs-mullen-signs-softball-colorado-mesa <img src="https://www.thebrightonblade.com/sites/www.thebrightonblade.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_1369_0.jpg" alt="Camryn Mullen" title="Camryn Mullen" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Prairie View&#39;s Camryn Mullen signed a letter of intent to play softball at Mesa State University Nov. 14.</p> <p> The Grand Junction school was 48-5 this spring and won 33 of 36 games in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference. The Mavericks won one of three games in the NCAA Division II tournament.</p> <p> In her four years at Prairie View, Mullen compiled a batting average of .535. In 333 plate appearances, she struck out just 10 times. She had 152 hits, drove in 136 runs and scored 135 runs.</p> Prairie View's Coleman stays in state for soccer https://www.thebrightonblade.com/content/prairie-views-coleman-stays-state-soccer <img src="https://www.thebrightonblade.com/sites/www.thebrightonblade.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_1377_0.jpg" alt="Prairie View&#039;s Deljanae Coleman, right, joins classmate Camryn Mullen on stage during letter-signing night Nov. 14. " title="Prairie View&#039;s Deljanae Coleman, right, joins classmate Camryn Mullen on stage during letter-signing night Nov. 14. " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> There was a time during Deljanae Coleman&#39;s recruiting process that she wanted to go to Arizona. One reason is pretty obvious. It&#39;s warmer.</p> <p> But that&#39;s not where the Prairie View senior is heading.</p> <p> &quot;I felt like Northeastern (Junior College in Sterling) was more of a home than a place to go to school and play soccer,&quot; she said. &quot;I enjoyed the coach and my team. I went to a camp to get a scholarship and meet the coach (Ken McAlpine). He took me on a tour the next day and had me meet the team. I enjoyed it.&quot;</p> Sainz takes on teacher role https://www.thebrightonblade.com/content/sainz-takes-teacher-role <img src="https://www.thebrightonblade.com/sites/www.thebrightonblade.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/1505272_889347347743490_4410943938048839190_n.jpg" alt="Eric Sainz, left, and BJJ professor Jt Torres " title="Eric Sainz, left, and BJJ professor Jt Torres " align="left" hspace="6" width="113" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Brighton&rsquo;s Eric Sainz came back to town this fall for a quick break. He&rsquo;s living in New York and training in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, a sport he picked up when he was a sophomore in high school.</p> <p> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; He made one thing very clear when he was in town.</p> Brighton HS scoreboard Oct. 28 https://www.thebrightonblade.com/content/brighton-hs-scoreboard-oct-28 <p> <b>Volleyball</b></p> <p> Brighton rolled past Northglenn 25-10, 25-10, 25-20 in Eastern Metro Athletic Conference play Oct. 25. Makenzie Befus led the way with 10 kills.</p> <p> BHS split four matches at a tournament at Rangeview over the weekend. One of the wins was against George Washignton 25-12, 25-18. Befus had six kills, while Kaylah Lewis and Lily Pierce had four.</p> <p> The other was against Pubelo West by a score of 25-23, 25-22. Befus had 10 kills. Pierce added five.</p> Prairie View scoreboard -- Oct. 28 https://www.thebrightonblade.com/content/prairie-view-scoreboard-0 <p> <b>Volleyball</b></p> <p> Prairie View rolled to a 25-11, 25-16, 25-13 win at Aurora Central Oct. 25. No stats were available for either squad.</p> <p> Westminster beat the ThunderHawks 25-19, 25-19, 26-28, 25-23 on the Wolves&#39; floor Oct. 24. MeMe Chhay was credited with 27 kills for WHS. Alyssa Namvong had seven. No stats were available for PVHS.</p> Eagle Ridge scoreboard – Oct. 28 https://www.thebrightonblade.com/content/eagle-ridge-scoreboard-%E2%80%93-oct-28 <p> <b>Volleyball</b></p> <p> Eagle Ridge won the Confluence League volleyball tournament Oct. 27.</p> <p> The Warriors beat Denver School of Science/Technology-Byers 25-15, 25-13. and beat DSST-College View 25-23, 25-23. The Warriors beat another DSST school (Green Valley Ranch) 25-19, 22-25, 15-13 and beat DSST-College View a second time by a score of 25-22, 25-21, 28-26.</p> <p> No stats were available for any of the games.</p> <p> Stargate School slipped past the Warriors in five sets Oct. 25. No stats were available.</p> Football: Windsor nips Brighton in season finale https://www.thebrightonblade.com/content/football-windsor-nips-brighton-season-finale <img src="https://www.thebrightonblade.com/sites/www.thebrightonblade.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_6018-2.jpg" alt="Brighton&#039;s Vershon Brooks takes the pitch from quarterback Robbie Coffin during BHS&#039; season finale at Windsor Nov. 2." title="Brighton&#039;s Vershon Brooks takes the pitch from quarterback Robbie Coffin during BHS&#039; season finale at Windsor Nov. 2." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;<b><span>WINDSOR &ndash;</span></b><span>&nbsp;It was the sort of game that drives most football coaches up a wall.</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"> <span>Windsor beat Brighton 7-3 in the season finale for both teams Nov. 2. Both teams finished 4-6.<o p=""></o></span></p>