On Campus: News and notes from local high school sports programs

Posted 10/19/17

Arapahoe

The football team, 1-6 overall, has three regular season games remaining against Boulder, Grandview and Smoky Hill. The Warriors have a combined 7-4 record against those teams, with the …

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On Campus: News and notes from local high school sports programs

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Arapahoe

  • The football team, 1-6 overall, has three regular season games remaining against Boulder, Grandview and Smoky Hill. The Warriors have a combined 7-4 record against those teams, with the four losses coming against Grandview. This season will be only the second record below .500 in the past eight seasons.
  • Coach Mark Hampshire's soccer team is tied for first place in the Centennial League and the final regular-season game was set to be played Oct. 17 against Overland. The Warriors went into that game unbeaten all-time against the Trailblazers (8-0-1).
  • The volleyball team has won three of its past four games, with the loss coming on Oct. 5 against Grandview. The Warriors wrapped up the regular season Oct. 17 against the Wolves.

Cherry Creek

  • The field hockey team notched an impressive win with a 1-0 triumph over top-ranked Kent Denver on Oct. 11 as Amelia McCarthy's goal gave the Bruins the upset win.
  • When the football team beat Denver East, 56-28, on Oct. 12 it marked the 252nd career win for coach Dave Logan, which is a career state record for Class 5A. He passed former Creek coach Fred Tesone. Logan, who has coached at Arvada West, Chatfield, Mullen and Creek, is 252-62 and sixth on the all-time wins list. West Grand's Chris Brown and Scott Yates of Kent Denver, both still active, are the all-time leaders with 321 victories.
  • The softball team went into the Region 3 softball qualifying tournament with a sub .500 record of 9-10, but won the championship with wins over Broomfield and Horizon.

Englewood

  • Junior running back/linebacker Ikaika Gonzalez-bentosino has been the leader for the football team, which headed into an Oct. 20 game against Elizabeth with a 3-4 record. Gonzalez-bentosino has 1,104 all purpose yards and has scored nine touchdowns. He has also made 19 tackles, which included two sacks on defense.
  • Coach Erika James' volleyball team has two of the 4A/3A Colorado 7 league leaders in senior Maryah Hoeft and sophomore Deveyn Hainey. Hoeft is the league leader with 486 digs and Hainey is second with 135 kills.

Heritage

  • The football team won its second straight game and second of the season on Oct. 13 against Gateway and has a chance to gain some revenge as it goes after its third consecutive win Oct. 19 against Dakota Ridge. Last season, the Eagles lost 24-14 to Dakota Ridge.
  • Adam Buseck's boys soccer team started the season losing seven of its first eight games but rebounded with a 3-1-2 record in seven games before the season finale, which was scheduled to be played Oct. 17 against ThunderRidge.
  • The volleyball team will be out to end a seven-match losing skid on Oct. 19 against winless Regis Jesuit.

Littleton

  • After sustaining its first loss of the season in a 1-0 setback to Valor Christian on Oct. 11, the soccer team maintained a half-game lead in the Jefferson County 4A league heading into the games scheduled for Oct. 16.
  • The football team is 2-5 with three games remaining and needs to win all three contests to match the 5-5 mark of 2014, which was the best record in the past eight seasons.
  • Addi Iken will represent Littleton at the Oct. 28 state cross country meet after she was the runner-up at the Jefferson County 4A meet on Oct. 12 with a time of 19:00.

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