How CHSAANow Top 10 teams fared in Week 4 – The Denver Post


Class 5A

1. Cherry Creek (2-1) vs. Arvada West, 7 p.m. Friday. Next week: vs. No. 2 Regis Jesuit, 7 p.m. Sept. 22

2. Regis Jesuit (2-2) lost vs. No. 4 Ralston Valley, 29-28. Quarterback Exander Carroll ran in a pair of touchdowns and connected with D’andre Barnes on another to help give the Raiders a 28-10 lead with less than 12 minutes to play. But the Mustangs responded with 19 unanswered points to pull off a stunning comeback. Next week: at No. 1 Cherry Creek, 7 p.m. Sept. 22

3. Columbine (3-0) vs. Arapahoe, 7:30 p.m. Friday. Next week: at Fort Collins, 7 p.m. Sept. 23

4. Ralston Valley (3-1) won at No. 2 Regis Jesuit, 29-28. Down 28-10 minutes into the fourth quarter, the Mustangs scored three unanswered touchdowns to knock off the No. 2 team in the CHSAANow rankings for the second week in a row. Josh Rillos set up the game-winning TD with a long over-the-shoulder catch from Logan Madden to the Regis 1, and the Mustangs punched it in from there. Next week: at No. 5 Valor Christian, 7 p.m. Sept. 23

5. Valor Christian (2-1) vs. Liberty (Peoria, Ariz.), 7 p.m. Friday. Next week: vs. No. 4 Ralston Valley, 7 p.m. Sept. 23

6. Grandview (3-1) won at 4A No. 4 Fruita Monument, 38-37 (OT). In a back-and-forth affair that included seven lead changes and two ties, Grandview’s Donovan Vernon scored his second touchdown of the night in overtime and quarterback Liam Szarka ran in the subsequent two-point conversion to give the Wolves a walk-off win on the Western Slope. Next week: vs. Pomona, 7 p.m. Sept. 22

7. Legend (3-0) at 4A No. 1 Ponderosa, 7 p.m. Friday. Next week: vs. Legacy, 7 p.m. Sept. 23

8. ThunderRidge (4-0) won vs. Chatfield, 28-13. The Grizzlies scored all 28 of their points in the second half to rally from a 7-0 halftime deficit and move to 4-0 for the first time since 2018. Next week: at Chaparral, 6 p.m. Sept. 22

9. Pine Creek (2-1) at Denver East, 4 p.m. Friday. Next week: vs. Mullen, 6 p.m. Sept. 22

10. Mountain Vista (3-1) lost at Legacy, 41-28. Lightning quarterback Kullen Lerma threw for 274 yards and three touchdown on 19-of-25 passing, and ran for another 106 yards on 17 carries in the upset win. Kylan Studebaker also picked off a pair of passes for Legacy, which has won two straight after starting the season 0-2. Next week: at University (Orlando, Fla.), 7 p.m. Sept. 22

Class 4A

1. Ponderosa (3-0) vs. Legend, 7 p.m. Friday. Next week: at No. 2 Palmer Ridge, 7 p.m. Sept. 23

2. Palmer Ridge (3-0) vs. Smoky Hill, 7 p.m. Friday. Next week: vs. No. 1 Ponderosa, 7 p.m. Sept. 23

3. Broomfield (3-0) vs. No. 10 Erie, 7 p.m. Friday. Next week: at Brighton, 7 p.m. Sept. 23

4. Fruita Monument (3-1) lost vs. 5A No. 6 Grandview, 38-37 (OT). Nick Huskey’s 27-yard field goal sent the game to overtime, and Corben Rowell scored on a four-yard run in the opening possession of the extra frame to give the Wildcats a 37-30 lead. But the defense couldn’t keep the Wolves out of the end zone on the other end, and Liam Szarka’s two-point conversion sealed the deal. Next week: vs. Bear Creek, 4 p.m. Sept. 22

5. Loveland (2-1) vs. Thompson Valley, 7 p.m. Friday. Next week: vs. Greeley Central, 7 p.m. Sept. 23

6. Denver South (3-0) at Golden, 4 p.m. Friday. Next week: at Cheyenne Mountain, 7 p.m. Sept. 23


Source link