On Campus: Castle Rock

News and notes from local high school sports programs

Posted 9/5/18

Castle View • Todd Casebier's first game at head football coach was impressive as the Sabercats beat Fossil Ridge, 35-28, on Aug. 23 in Fort Collins. It was the first road win since Sept. 30, 2016 …

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On Campus: Castle Rock

News and notes from local high school sports programs

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Castle View

• Todd Casebier's first game at head football coach was impressive as the Sabercats beat Fossil Ridge, 35-28, on Aug. 23 in Fort Collins. It was the first road win since Sept. 30, 2016 against Rock Canyon. It was the most points scored since a 55-21 win over Legend on Oct. 9. 2014. Junior Jordan Jackson rushed for 136 yards and a touchdown and senior Cole Oster ran for 119 yards and three TDs in the season-opening victory. The team dropped a 28-7 decision to Arapahoe on Aug. 31.

• Senior Maddie Hale had three hits and the girls softball team collected 13 hits in a 10-0 victory over Arvada West in a Downtown Showdown 10-0 triumph at Metro State on Aug. 28.

• The volleyball team graduated eight seniors off last season's state championship team but the Sabercats began the season with a 3-1 win over Palmer Ridge on Aug. 29. Junior Leanne Lowry, a libero last season, moved to outside hitter and had 14 kills in the opener.

• Junior Cade Forbes was the leader for the boys cross country team at the Washington Park Invitational cross country meet on Aug. 30 as he finished 18th with a time of 18:22.00. The boys team was fourth in the standings. Junior Kailey Seymour paced the girls with a sixth-place finish in 22:16.00 as she finished ahead of freshman teammate Caitlyn Dalton, who was seventh. The girls were third on the team leaderboard.

Douglas County

• Sophomore tennis player Christopher Nelson II is off to a good start, winning all three of his matches without losing a set.

• Junior Laura Bauer had 27 assists to help the volleyball team notch a 3-0 victory over Smoky Hill on Aug. 28. Freshman Amaris Smith led the team with 11 kills and freshman Kristen Anders contributed 19 digs to the Huskies' first win in three matches.

• The football team will be seeking some offensive punch when the Huskies travel to Denver South for a Sept. 7 game. The team has been outscored 43-3 in losing its first two games to Mountain Range and Rock Canyon.

• Junior cross country runner Sidney Dionisio ran fifth in the Aug. 31 Junior/Senior division of the Ponderosa Mustang Stampede with a time of 21:27.00. Senior Tyler Christians was sixth in the boys Junior/Senior race and was clocked in 18:09.00.

Rock Canyon

• The boys soccer team scored three second-half goals and evened its record at 2-2 with a 4-1 win over the Far Northeast Warriors on Aug. 28. Sophomore Bruno Zdravecky and Kagan Giltinan each had two goals and an assist to spark the victory.

• The softball team took a 5-0 record into the Erie Tournament of Champions on Sept. 1. Three of the first five victories were by one run. Sophomore Anna Reimers leads the team with a .556 batting average. She has also pitched 16 innings with a 1.31 earned-run average.

Valor Christian

• Senior quarterback Luke McCaffrey had 300 total yards in the football team's 35-0 season opening win over Faith Lutheran on Aug. 24 in Las Vegas. It marked the first win as Valor head coach for McCaffrey's dad, Ed. The Eagles, who host Pomona in a non-conference game featuring top 10 teams on Sept. 7, beat Ponderosa, 30-6, on Aug. 31 as Luke McCaffrey completed 12 of 13 passes for 149 yards and two touchdowns.

• The boys soccer team did not allow a goal in its first three games while scoring 12 goals in wins over Elizabeth, Peak to Peak and Wheat Ridge. Seniors Dalton Georgopulos and Daniel Soby have been the offensive leaders with four and three goals respectively. Three different goalies have seen action for the Eagles.

• Senior Jake Welch tied for second place with a 6-over-par 78 in the Jefferson County 5A golf tournament Aug. 27 at Bear Creek Golf Club.

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