Mullett's trey gives Fort Lupton a win

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Sophomore Eli Mullett drained a 3-pointer as time ran out to give Fort Lupton a 69-66 win over Valley High School in the opening round of the Bluedevils/Santiago's Shootout.

Mullett finished with 12 points. Joey Montes led the Bluedevils with 26 points. Ivan Quezada, tossed in 14.

FLHS moves to 3-0. In 2010, the Bluedevils won five in a row to start the season and finished with an 11-11 mark. Last year, Fort Lupton won five times.

The Bluedevils face Brush in the second round of the shootout. Tip time is 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8.