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47 min ago | Ouray County Plaindealer
With a record of 17 wins and six losses, the Ridgway Lady Demons girls basketball season ended in Durango on Saturday after a 47 to 42 loss against Paonia in the 2A Region 3 Championship match.
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Saturday was a difficult day for CSU women's basketball coach Ryun Williams and his family.
Dylan Gavin had never been less concerned with missing a free throw. As the second of two attempts with one second left in the game bounced harmlessly off the rim, Gavin smiled, turned toward the bench and celebrated history with his Pueblo East teammates.
Cheyenne Mountain's Ghassan Nehme loses control of the ball while trying to drive to the hoop during overtime.
Led by sophomore center Kylee Shook's 14 points and 12 rebounds, Mesa Ridge beat Broomfield 45-41 to win the Class 4A state girls basketball title Saturday at the Coors Events Center.
This is the matchup everyone has wanted to see. Lots of people around the state assumed Denver East would make the Class 5A championship game.
Katie Tecklenburg 0 0-0 0, Chelsea Vallejos 6 0-0 13, Lexi Coen 0 2-2 2, Jericka Melgoza 0 2-2 2, Taylor Wertz 4 7-9 16, Abbie Reed 1 0-0 3, Courtney Clark 2 3-4 7, Acacia Murdock 0 0-0 0, Summer Eberhardt 1 0-0 2. Totals 14 14-17 45. Katie Chavez 6 4-9 17, Lindsey Chavez 6 8-9 22, Charley Clements 0 0-0 0, Jalyn Hall 1 2-4 4, Olivia Quinn 0 1-2 1, ... (more)
The points came quickly and with relative ease, or so it looked for Sand Creek early on in its 4A boys' semifinal game against Pueblo East.
Members of the Briggsdale girls basketball team can only watch as the final seconds of their season tick off the clock after losing to Caliche 54-36 on Friday night at the Budweiser Events Center in the 1A state tourney.
BIG NIGHT: Holy Family's Luke Golter goes to the basket against Colorado Springs Christian during Friday's game.
The Brush Beetdiggers lived to fight one more day. The team got hold of the lead late and held on through the end to get the win on Friday and a spot in the consolation finals on Saturday.
When the outside shots stopped falling for Peyton, the Panthers relied on another of their strengths, albeit far less glamorous than knocking down 3-pointers: shooting free throws.
Caliche senior forward Chase Debus steals a pass and runs up court during a game against Prairie.
Caliche junior forward Jessica Taylor boxes out during a game earlier this season.
Even a few "big show" jitters couldn't keep the Sterling Lady Tigers from picking up their 22nd win of the season, and even more importantly, a shot at the semifinal game in the 3A girls' state basketball bracket.
FEBRUARY 13: Akron Brady Baer drives around Caliche Chase Debus in 1A/2A action February 13, 2014 in Akron.
When a team has the past two state Gatorade players of the year combine for 4-of-16 from the floor and still blows out the competition, that team's pretty good.