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High School Sports

  • Top of Rockies wrestling: Sandoval claims 126-pound title

    LAFAYETTE – Fort Lupton's Jody Sandoval II captured the 126-pound title at this year's Top of the Rockies wrestling tournament Jan. 21. The tournament is regarded as a tougher event than the state meet next month.

    Sandoval beat DaeKwon Seavers of Omaha (Neb.) High School in the finals.

    Jacob Durran (106 pounds) finished second to Pueblo County's Brendon Garcia.  

    Devon Garcia (285) advanced to the fifth round of the consolation draw before he was eliminated.

  • Wrestling: Longstreth takes second at Northglenn tourney

    NORTHGLENN – Frederick's Jake Longstreth wound up second among 195-pounders at the Northglenn Norse Invitational wrestling tournament Jan. 21.

    Prairie View's Brendon Woolsey took the championship by virtue of a 9-7 decision in the finals.

    Michael Castro, the Warriors' 220-pounder, finished fourth. Gabe Carrillo (113) and Victor Rangel (145) were fifth in their weight classes.

    FHS was fifth in the team standings.

  • Top of Rockies wrestling tournament update Jan. 21

    LAFAYETTE – Jacob Durran (106 pounds) and Jody Sandoval (126 pounds) advanced to the finals of the 106-pound bracket of the Top of the Rockies wrestling tournament Jan. 21. The tournament is regarded as a tougher event than the state meet next month.

    Devon Garcia (285) advanced to the fifth round of the consolation draw before he was eliminated.

    had not completed his second-round match by late afternoon.

  • Prep basketball: Englewood nips Fort Lupton at the wire

    Imagine a basketball game on a teeter-totter.

    Englewood and Fort Lupton high schools’ boys basketball teams rode that teeter-totter for all it was worth Jan. 19 in Fort Lupton. Despite a two-point loss at the wire, the Bluedevils say they are ready to move forward with more confidence.

    “We were disappointed about the loss,” said guard Andrew Segovia. “Our shots were falling. We got good looks. We just need to finish it.”

  • Wrestling: Longstreth takes second at Warrior Invite

    FREDERICK – Frederick's wrestling team wound up sixth in its Warrior Invite Jan. 14.

    Jake Longstreth took second at 195 pounds. Jonah Sanders, Frederick's 132-pounder, finished third. Jonah Gardner was sixth at 106 pounds. Cruz Jiminez (113), Cody Ayres (120), Cole Hoffman (126), Juan Rivera (138), Victor Rangel (145) were fourth in their weight classes. Michale Castro (220) finished sixth.

  • Girls basketball: Weld Central nips Fort Lupton

    Weld Central built an early lead and then held on for a 37-35 win at Fort Lupton Jan. 13.

    The Rebels had an 11-2 lead midway through the first quarter. But tough, second-half defense and the shooting of Yarisca Delgado kept the Bluedevils close.

    Delgado, a senior, finished with 21 points. She rolled her ankle midway through the fourth quarter. But It was Lorra Floodeen who gave the Bluedevils their first lead of the game in the fourth quarter. Her jumper with 3 1/2 minutes to play gave FLHS a 30-29 lead.

  • Girls basketball: FLHS extends helping hand to opponent

    Before Weld Central and Fort Lupton high schools took to the floor for their Colorado 7 League girls basketball game Jan. 13, the two teams met at center court to remember a former Rebels' player.

    Isabel Leet, a junior guard for Weld Central, died in a car crash just before Christmas.

    After a moment of silence, the Bluedevils' players presented each of the Weld Central players with flowers. Players and coaches from both teams embraced, too.

    The Weld Central warm-up jerseys bore the number 5, Leet's jersey number.

  • Up, up and away

     

     

    Frederick's Mylie Tarnowski's set shot heads toward the basket during a game against Erie Jan. 12. Erie rallied from a first-half deficit to beat the Warriors 53-48 in overtime. Aspen dufour and Tori Dufour scored 14 points for FHS.

  • Wrestling: Fort Lupton's Sandoval has to wait to sign letter of intent

    The day of Jan. 11 was the day Fort Lupton's Jody Sandoval II was to sign a collegiate letter of intent to wrestle at Northeast Junior College in Sterling.

    But travel issues for the NEJC coaching staff called a halt to the event.

    FLHS athletic director Jim Roedel said the signing would be rescheduled. Sandoval is a two-time defending state champion.

  • Fort Lupton HS athletic schedule Jan. 24

    Here is today's athletic schedule:

    No games scheduled