Prep foot­ball: How ranked teams in 5A, 4A fared in Week 3 games

The Denver Post - - KICKOFF - — Kyle New­man, The Den­ver Post

5A FOOT­BALL

No. 1 Valor Chris­tian (3-0) had a bye.

No. 2 Pomona (3-0) beat Ral­ston Val­ley (0-3) 44-20 in a Jef­fco ri­valry be­hind five touch­downs from se­nior do-ev­ery­thing and Wash­ing­ton State com­mit Max Borghi.

No. 3 Ea­gle­crest (3-0) beat No. 7 Grand­view (2-1) 21-14 thanks to two re­ceiv­ing touch­downs from se­nior Vic­tor Garnes as well as a stout de­fense fea­tur­ing 324-pound ju­nior nose guard Matt Young­blood.

No. 4 Regis Je­suit (2-1) beat Rangeview (0-3) 35-12 in a game in which the Raiders jumped out to a 21-0 half­time ad­van­tage.

No. 5 Cherry Creek (2-1) beat Ara­pa­hoe (1-2) 48-31 on Satur­day.

No. 6 High­lands Ranch (3-0) beat Cha­parral (1-2) 20-13 be­hind rush­ing touch­downs from Tyler Dobbs and Do­minic Bet­tini in the wake of a sea­son-end­ing hand in­jury to fresh­man quar­ter­back Jake Rub­ley ear­lier in the week.

No. 7 Grand­view (2-1) lost to No. 3 Ea­gle­crest (3-0) 21-14 de­spite a blocked punt and score from se­nior Aaron Har­ris as well as se­nior An­drew Turner’s touch­down re­cep­tion late in the fourth quar­ter.

No. 8 Columbine (3-0) beat Bear Creek (0-3) 50-0 in a game that showed the Rebels are more than ready for their show­down against long­time Jef­fco ri­val Chat­field this week.

No. 9 Mullen (2-2) beat West­min­ster (0-3) 41-16 thanks to four pass­ing scores from ju­nior quar­ter­back Do­minic Depiz­zol, plus rush­ing touch­downs by se­niors Alonzo Moon and Zach Krause.

No. 10 Do­herty (2-1) beat Palmer (0-3) 63-12 on Thursday as se­nior run­ning back Ju­lian Cooks racked up 102 yards and three scores on the ground and sopho­more quar­ter­back Lo­gan Sif­fert tossed three touch­downs.

4A FOOT­BALL

No. 1 Pine Creek (3-0) beat Foun­tain-fort Car­son (1-2) 21-7 on Satur­day.

No. 2 Pon­derosa (3-0) beat Gate­way (0-3) 49-0 on Thursday as the Mus­tangs’ de­fense posted its sec­ond con­sec­u­tive shutout while lim­it­ing the Olympians to just 155 to­tal yards.

No. 3 Broom­field (1-2) lost to No. 6 Wind­sor (2-1) 40-14 as the Ea­gles fell be­hind 26-0 at half­time.

No. 4 Chat­field (2-1) beat Wheat Ridge (1-3) 52-7 be­hind four TDS and 235 yards rush­ing from Ben Frenette, not to men­tion stout de­fen­sive play that shut out the Farm­ers in the sec­ond half.

No. 5 Monarch (3-0) beat Den­ver South (0-3) 21-0 thanks to se­nior line­backer Ben Fuchs and a lock­down de­fense as the Coy­otes raced to their first 3-0 start since 2013.

No. 6 Wind­sor (2-1) beat No. 3 Broom­field (1-2) 40-14 with a big first half high­lighted by se­nior quar­ter­back Con­nor Apo­daca’s two touch­downs by air and one by ground.

No. 7 Fruita Mon­u­ment (4-0) beat Pal­isade (2-2) 24-8 thanks to two rush­ing touch­downs from se­nior Brae­den Gra­ham.

No. 8 Pue­blo South (2-0) lost to Pue­blo West (3-0) 55-54 in dou­ble over­time after West ral­lied from a 35-21 half­time deficit to force dra­mat­ics in South­ern Colorado.

No. 9 Vista Ridge (2-1) beat Dakota Ridge (1-2) 28-16 via two pass­ing touch­downs from ju­nior Rowan Neal, plus a big in­ter­cep­tion from sopho­more de­fen­sive back Ryan Pool­man.

No. 10 Ram­part (3-1) beat Ge­orge Wash­ing­ton (0-3) 55-7 as the Rams’ de­fense shut out GW for the fi­nal three quar­ters and the of­fense had seven rush­ing scores.

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