High School Sports

  • FLHS hosts district basketball playoffs; draw announced

    Fort Lupton hosts both the girls and boys Confluence League district basketball tournaments this week.

    The Bluedevils are in the play-in games Monday, Feb. 19. At this point in the tournament, it's single elimination. The boys team plays Denver School of Science/Technology–Green Valley Ranch at 5:30 p.m. at Ridge View Academy, 28101 E. Quincy Ave., in Watkins. The winner plays Ridge View in Fort Lupton Tuesday, Feb. 20.

    The girls team hosts Eagle Ridge Academy at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 19. The winner faces either DSST-College View or Englewood Feb. 22.

  • Wrestling season wraps up for Frederick HS

    DENVER – The wrestling season concluded for Frederick High School Feb. 16 at the state 4A tournament.

    The Warriors sent three to the state meet, but none was able to place. Cole Hoffman (132) lost his two matches. Victor Rangel (160) won once in three tries, as did Robert Saldi at 160 pounds.



  • State 4A wrestling .. Two from Frederick still alive

    DENVER – Victor Rangel and Robert Saldi of Frederick High School are making their way through the consolation bracket at the state 4A wrestling tournament at Pepsi Center.

    Rangel earned a pinfall win over David Biddy of Discovery Canyon ibn a first-round, 152-pound consolation match Feb. 16. He takes on Kian Colonese in a second-round consolation contest much later tonight.

    Robert Saldi, Frederick's 160-pounder, picked up a 7-3 decision over Air Academy's Zane Hall. Saldi takes on Zachery Vannaman of Pine Creek later tonight.

  • State 3A wrestling .. Day 2

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    DENVER – Fort Lupton's two quarterfinalists in the state 3A wrestling tournament came up short in their matches Feb. 16 at Pepsi Center.

    Valley High School's Javier Gonzalez beat Fort Lupton's Jacob Duran 5-3 in the quarterfinals of the 120-pound bracket.

  • Basketball: Tough day for FLHS at Pepsi Center

    DENVER – Fort Lupton's basketball teams made a road trip to Pepsi Center in Denver Feb. 13, but neither could come away with a win.

    Fort Morgan beat the Bluedevils 56-16 in the girls game. Haley Lewis had 26 points for the Mutangs. Hilda Rivera led thje Bluedevils with eight. Breanna Carrol and Gianna Tijerina scored four.

    The Mustangs outscored Fort Lupton 49-34 in the nightcap. FMHS made it easy with a 22-0 run in the first quarter. No stats were available for the boys game.

  • Travel time for eight Frederick HS athletes

    FREDERICK – The most common thread among the eight Frederick High School athletes who signed letters of intent Feb. 12 was travel.

  • Frederick HS athletic schedule Feb. 9

    Here is today's sports schedule .. 

    Basketball: Frederick @ Berthoud (2), 5:30 p.m.

    Wrestling: Class 4A regional tournament, Northridge High School, 7101 Grizzly Drive, Greeley.

  • 4A wrestling .. Three Warriors still alive

    DENVER – All three of Frederick's wrestlers in the state 4A tournament are in the consolation bracket.

    Cole Hoffman, who lost to Aaden VAldez of Pueblo East at 132 pounds, takes on Braden Peninger of Windsor.  Victor Rangel, who lost by technical fall to Elijah Valdez of Mesa Ridge, faces Zane Hall of Air Academy. At 160 pounds, Robert Saldi faces David Biddy of Discovery Canyon. Saldi lost to Marcus Martinez of Pueblo South in the first round at 160 pounds.

    We'll update later.

  • Thread .. Day 1 state 3A wrestling

    DENVER –Two Fort Lupton wrestlers advanced to the state 3A wrestling quarterfinals Feb. 15 at Pepsi Center in Denver.

     Jacob Duran began the journey toward a second straight state title with an easy, 17-0, technical fall decision over Elizabeth's Will Ersen. The first-round match was in the 120-pound bracket.

    Duran started the scoring parade with a double-leg takedown 28 seconds into the match. By the end of the second period, Duran had a comfortable 10-0 lead.

  • FLHS puts four into state wrestling tourney

    PUEBLO – Fort Lupton’s Jacob Duran is in a unique position in more ways than one this week.

    Duran, the state’s top seed at 120 pounds in class 3A, according to On the Mat Magazine, will be trying for his second straight state title. He’s one of four Bluedevils to earn spots in the state meet.