LAKEWOOD – Bear Creek played catch-up in the first half, but a 19-point third period gave the Bears their first lead of the game and a 55-49 girls basketball victory over Standley Lake on Friday night at Bear Creek High School.
Sixth-ranked Arvada West took quick control of its Class 5A first round playoff game against Manual Saturday afternoon, scoring 22 points in the first quarter and coasting to a 43-7 victory at All City Stadium.
Sixth-ranked Kennedy put itself in position to secure a No. 1 seed from the Denver Prep League, defeating Denver East 13-6 in overtime Friday afternoon at All City Stadium.
Kennedy held onto first place in the league standings with an 8-yard touchdown run in overtime by tailback Shayne Blakey. He led his team in rushing with 121 yards on 28 carries.
LAKEWOOD – Not many people expected Columbine to beat No. 3 Pomona — except those on the Rebels sideline.
Columbine stunned Pomona 28-20 Friday afternoon at Jefferson County Stadium in the first class 5A Jeffco League game of the season.