Arapahoe • The schedule doesn’t get easier for the football team, which opened Metro East League play on Sept. 28 with a 34-10 loss to unbeaten Cherokee Trail. The Warriors face top-ranked and …
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• The schedule doesn’t get easier for the football team, which opened Metro East League play on Sept. 28 with a 34-10 loss to unbeaten Cherokee Trail. The Warriors face top-ranked and unbeaten Cherry Creek on Oct. 5 at the Stutler Bowl. Creek has won four of the past five games against Arapahoe since 2004.
• The No. 8-ranked boys soccer team notched a pair of Centennial League wins with a 3-2 win over Grandview on Sept. 25 and a 10-1 romp over Smoky Hill on Sept. 27. Senior Adam Hangland had two goals in the Grandview match and Cameron Gill scored four goals and Zach Westerman two in the victory over Smoky Hill.
• After Centennial League triumphs over Overland and Mullen, the girls softball team dropped a 5-3 decision to Eaglecrest on Sept. 29. The team had 23 hits in a 20-0 whitewash of Overland on Sept. 24 as seven players in the lineup each had three hits. The Warriors collected 14 hits on Sept. 27 in a 10-4 win over Mullen.
• The football team, ranked No. 1 in the CHSAANow.Com Class 5A poll on Sept. 24, allowed just three yards rushing and 83 total yards for the game in a 45-0 East Metro League win over Overland on Sept. 28. The team hosts Arapahoe on Oct. 5 at the Stutler Bowl.
• The girls volleyball team won its 10th straight match on Sept. 27 with a 3-0 victory over Smoky Hill. The Bruins compiled a 48.5 kill percentage in the win and senior Emily Ettel had 20 assists.
• The top-ranked field hockey team blanked Smoky Hill 7-0 on Sept. 25 to remain undefeated in 10 games this season. Amelia McCarthy had three goals to spark the win, and the shutout was the seventh this season for the Bruins.
• The football team routed Riverdale Ridge 56-0 on Sept. 28 to improve its record to 4-1. In the four wins, the Pirates have not allowed a point. However, the Pirates face a tough challenge with a home game against ninth-ranked 2A team Kent Denver on Oct. 5. Englewood has lost the last four games against Kent and have been outscored 168-13 by the Sun Devils in those contests.
• The girls volleyball team whipped Arvada 3-0 on Sept. 25 and blanked Fort Lupton 3-0 on Sept. 27 for the team’s seventh straight victory. The Pirates did not lose a set in those seven wins. Jayda Brown, Ashlynn Hainey and Deveyn Hainey ranked 1-2-3 in the 4A/3A Colorado 7 League in digs. Brown had 177 digs, Ashlynn Hainey 133 and Deveyn Hainey 121.
• The softball team edged Skyview, 6-5, on Sept. 25 and followed with a 16-5 win over Boulder on Sept. 27. Shyanna Mader, Nelly Meastas and Maggie Swank each collected two hits as the Pirates scored twice in the top of the seventh to beat Skyview. Meastas had three hits, three RBIs and scored four runs in the Boulder triumph.
• The football team, unbeaten and ranked seventh in the Class 4A poll, continued to roll up good offensive numbers with a 56-14 win over Centaurus on Sept. 28. The team, which hosts unbeaten and third-ranked Montrose on Oct. 5, is averaging 36.4 points a game and junior quarterback Conner Cummiskey was the leading passer in the 4A Metro League with 709 yards in four-game statistics. Sophomore Terrance Ferguson was the league leader in receiving with 485 yards on 32 receptions.
• Jack Leibold represented Heritage at the Class 5A state golf tournament which was held Oct. 1-2 at the Colorado Springs Country Club.
• The softball team snapped a nine-game losing streak with a five-inning, 12-1 win over Highlands Ranch on Sept. 28. Junior Charlie Harrison went 3-for-3 with a run batted in. Harrison was the starting pitcher and allowed one unearned run and struck out six batters. Freshman Darby Kramp was 2-for-2, scored three runs and had four RBIs. Kramp hit a home run and had two stolen bases.
• Terry Banfield stepped down as girls soccer coach after last season but was honored as the Colorado winner the High School Coach of Significance Award. The award is presented by the United Soccer Coaches along with the High School Coaches Advocacy Group to acknowledge coaches that go above and beyond by using their coaching position to teach lessons and provide opportunities to develop outstanding young men and women. Banfield is still a physical education teacher at Littleton.
• Sophomore Allison Groustra leads the volleyball team with 91 kills, which ranks fourth in the 4A Jeffco League.
• The boys soccer team earned a pair of close 4A Jeffco victories with a 1-0 double overtime win over Evergreen on Sept. 24 and a 1-0 victory over D’Evelyn on Sept. 28. Omar Serano scored the winning goal against Evergreen and Sebastian Garnica got the game-winner against D’Evelyn. Goalkeeper Luis Ramos had a combined 12 saves in the two shutouts.
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