Arapahoe • The boys lacrosse team (5-1) was scheduled to play fourth-ranked Kent Denver April 4 after two impressive wins on a spring break trip to California. The Warriors, ranked fifth in the …
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• The boys lacrosse team (5-1) was scheduled to play fourth-ranked Kent Denver April 4 after two impressive wins on a spring break trip to California. The Warriors, ranked fifth in the CHSAANow.com poll, defeated San Ramon Valley of Danville, California, 13-6, on March 27 and followed with a 13-10 triumph over De La Salle of Concord, California, on March 29. Junior Bobby Baltzer had three goals against San Ramon and three goals and five points in the De La Salle contest. Jake Hall and Josh Carlson also had hat tricks in the contest against the Spartans.
• The baseball team (4-3), fresh off three wins in Phoenix, was scheduled to open Centennial League play against Mullen on April 3 and faced a non-league game against ThunderRidge on April 5 and a league contest against Grandview on April 7.
• Girls basketball coach Chris Curneen announced he is retiring from coaching. Curneen has been the Bruins head coach for the past seven seasons and compiled a 130-61 record. Creek has posted the job opening and sophomore guard Jana Van Gytenbeek heads a list of 11 players who saw at least one game of varsity action last season on Creek’s team that compiled a 19-6 record.
• The baseball team went into spring break with a 4-2 record and four of the teams played by the Bruins are ranked in the top 10 of the CHSAA.now com Class 5A poll. And Creek is scheduled to play two more ranked teams in Rocky Mountain and Heritage. The Bruins’ offense has been good, with a .322 team batting average, scoring 51 runs with 26 extra-base hits. However, the team pitching earned run average is 5.78.
• Former athletic director and Highlands Ranch resident Randy McCall was one of the officials during the NCAA basketball Final Four.
The baseball team (0-6) was seeking its first win April 4 against Conifer. The Pirates were outscored 85-11 in its first six games and the team had a .209 batting average with a 16.33 earned run average.
• Defending No. 3 state singles champion Lauren Thomas has lost only one game in winning her first three matches of the season.
• The boys lacrosse team has an April 4 game against Mullen after coming off two spring break wins in California. Ian Kelly scored three goals and had an assist and Logan Cox also had a hat trick in a 15-3 victory over University (San Francisco) on March 28. Cole LeMieux tallied two goals in a 9-0 triumph over Gunn (Palo Alto, California) on March 30.
• Senior Caitlin Brown scored the soccer team’s lone goal in a 1-1 Continental League tie against Chaparral on March 29 as the Eagles’ overall record remained even at 3-3-1. The Eagles will be out to snap a two-game losing streak against Regis Jesuit when the teams meet April 5.
• The baseball team went 2-2 in a spring break trip to the Greenway Festival in Arizona. The team was scheduled to play Aurora Central April 4 and the Lions were 3-0 all-time against the Trojans heading into the contest.
• The soccer team (4-2-0) took a two-game losing streak into an April 3 game against Valor Christian and will be out to snap a two-game losing streak against D’Evelyn on April 6. Senior Sarah Gray was tied for the Jeffco 4A goal scoring lead with six goals heading into the week.
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