Author: Randy Ray Robinson

Swink Lions vs. Hoehne Farmers (District 6 Quarter-Final) PREVIEW

The 2016 Class 2A District 6 Tournament kicks off today! We’re previewing each Ark Valley teams matchup. Next up is Swink vs. Hoehne. The game will be played in Swink, at the “Lions Den”, by virtue of Swink being the higher seed coming in at #4. The Hoehne Farmers come into the match-up as the #5 Seed in the District Tournament.

Swink and Hoehne have met twice this season, with each team coming away with a victory. The teams met on January 13th in Swink, the Farmers came away with a slim 74-70 victory. The leading scorers for each team were: Isaiah Mendoza of Swink with 26 points, and Brandon Hazlitt of Hoehne with 27.

The two teams met once again, this time in Hoehne on January 26th. The Lions got some payback on the Farmers and beat them by a score of 58-49. The leading scorers for this game were: Brent Ritter of the Lions with 17 points, and Kyle Kreutzer of the Farmers with 15 points.

This game is going to be a battle throughout. Especially since it is a win or go home game for both teams. The winner advances to the District 6 Tournament Semi-Finals, while the loser’s season is over. Look for this game to come down to free throws, the team who gets to the line more is going to win this one.

Players to Watch For:

Swink– Brent Ritter & Dillon O’Neal

Hoehne– Kyle Kreutzer & Brandon Hazlitt

 

Rocky Ford Meloneers vs. Fowler Grizzlies (District 6 Quarter-Final) PREVIEW

The 2016 Class 2A District 6 Tournament kicks off today! We’re previewing each Ark Valley teams matchup. First up is Rocky Ford vs. Fowler. The game will be played in Rocky Ford, at the “Melon Dome”, by virtue of Rocky Ford being the higher seed coming in at #3. The Fowler Grizzlies come into the match-up as the #6 Seed in the District Tournament.

Rocky Ford and Fowler have met twice this season, with Rocky Ford winning both games. The teams met on December 18th in Rocky Ford, the Meloneers came away with a 39-27 victory. The leading scorers for each team were: Jonathan Montanez of Rocky Ford with 15 points, Jakob Juul and Alex Proctor for Fowler both with 9 points.

The two teams met once again, this time in Fowler on January 30th. This game was closer than most people expected as the Meloneers narrowly escaped with a 45-44 victory, after a last second shot did not fall for the Grizzlies. Leading scorers in this game were: Jonathan Montanez for Rocky Ford with 16 points and Alex Proctor for Fowler with 15 points.

Look for this game to be close once again as both teams have very much improved throughout the season. This game is a win or go home game for both teams. The winner advances to the District 6 Semi-Finals Thursday at McDivitt Center on the campus of Otero Junior College. The loser, well their season is done.

Players to Watch For:

Rocky Ford– Jonathan Montanez & Charlton Amaya

Fowler– Alex Proctor & Kai Geringer

If you can make it to the game tonight, don’t worry Pat McGee has you covered, he’ll be live on 92.1 FM KTHN Thunder Country with the call at 6pm. Hope to see you at “The Dome”!

CHSAA Class 3A Tri Peaks Girls Basketball Tournament Schedule

The Tri-Peaks Girls Baketball Tournament kicks off Tuesday at the #1-#4 Seed Host sites. Teams include:

Lamar, La Junta


 

Saturday February 20th, 2016 (Pigtail Play-In Games, Higher Seed Hosts):

#8 Buena Vista vs. #9 Florence—-47-33

-#7 Salida vs. #10 James Irwin—-42-28

 

Tuesday February 23rd, 2016 (Quarter-Finals, Higher Seed Hosts):

#1 Manitou Springs vs. #8 Buena Vista—-69-36

#4 Trinidad vs. #5 Colorado Springs Christian—-46-46

-#3 La Junta vs. #6 Lamar—-58-46

#2 St. Mary’s vs. #10 James Irwin—-72-24

 

Friday February 26th, 2016 (Semi-Finals, Pueblo Central HS):

-10:00am (Consolation #1): #5 Colorado Springs Christian vs. #8 Buena Vista—-38-24

-1:00pm (Consolation #2): #3 La Junta vs. #10 James Irwin—-61-25

-4:00pm (Championship #1): #1 Manitou Springs vs. #4 Trinidad—-57-48

-7:00pm (Championship #2): #2 St. Mary’s vs. #6 Lamar—-44-41

 

Saturday February 27th, 2016 (Championship Round, Pueblo Central HS):

-10:00am (7th Place): #8 Buena Vista vs. #10 James Irwin—-48-21

-1:00pm (5th Place): #3 La Junta vs. #Colorado Springs Christian—-28-26

-4:00pm (3rd Place): #4 Trinidad vs. #6 Lamar—-45-31

-7:00pm (Championship): #1 Manitou Springs vs. #2 St. Mary’s—-38-37

CHSAA Class 3A Tri Peaks Boy’s Basketball Tournament Schedule

The Tri-Peaks Boys Baketball Tournament kicks off Wednesdays at the #1-#4 Seed Host sites. Teams include:

Lamar, La Junta



BOLD=Winner

Saturday February 20th, 2016 (Pigtail Play-ins, Higher Seed Hosts):

#8 Lamar vs. #9 Salida—-48-38

#5 Vanguard vs. #12 Dolores Huerta—-69-61

#7 Trinidad vs. #10 Florence—-53-47

#6 Buena Vista vs. #11 La Junta—-71-61

 

Wednesday February 24th, 2016 (Quarter-Finals, Higher Seed Hosts):

-6:00pm: #1 Colorado Springs Christian vs. #8 Lamar—-47-44

-6:00pm: #4 St. Mary’s vs. # 5 Vanguard—-62-59

-6:00pm: #3 James Irwin vs. #6 Buena Vista—-66-51

-6:00pm: #2 Manitou Springs vs. #7 Trinidad—-69-40

 

Friday February 26th, 2016 (Semi-Finals, Pueblo Central HS):

-11:30am (Consolation #1): #6 Buena Vista vs. #7 Trinidad—-68-60

-2:30pm (Consolation #2): #1 Colorado Springs Christian vs. #5 Vanguard—-63-36

-5:30pm (Championship #1): #2 Manitou Springs vs. #3 James Irwin—-50-32

-8:30pm (Championship #2): #4 St. Mary’s vs. #8 Lamar—-59-34

 

Saturday February 27th, 2016 (Championship Rounds, Pueblo Central HS):

-11:30am (7th Place): #5 Vanguard vs. #6 Buena Vista—-48-21

-2:30pm (5th Place): #1 Colorado Springs Christian vs. #7 Trinidad—-77-38

-5:30pm (3rd Place): #3 James Irwin vs. #8 Lamar—-50-41

-8:30pm (Championship): #2 Manitou Springs vs. #4 St. Mary’s—-48-38

 

 

CHSAA Class 2A District 6 Girl’s Basketball Tournament & Schedule

The 2A District 6 Tournament kicks off Tuesday night as Girl’s Pigtail games are played at the #1-#4 home sites. Teams include:

Rocky Ford, Las Animas, Crowley County, Swink & Fowler


BOLD = Winner

Thursday February 18th, 2016 (Pigtail Play-in Game, Higher Seed Hosts):

#7 Rocky Ford vs.. #10 Swallows Charter Academy—-81-11

#8 John Mall vs. #9 Dolores Huerta—-58-13

 

Tuesday February 23rd, 2016 (Quarterfinals, Higher Seed Hosts):

-6pm: #1 Swink vs. #8 John Mall—-64-32

-6pm: #4 Las Animas vs. #5 Crowley County—-48-37

-5:30pm: #2 Rye vs. #7 Rocky Ford—-52-23

-7pm: #3 Fowler vs. #6 Hoehne—-36-29

 

Thursday February 25th, 2016 (Semi-Finals, McDivitt Center Otero Junior College):

-3pm: #1 Swink vs. #4 Las Animas—-56-44

-6pm: #2 Rye vs. #3 Fowler—-32-27

 

Friday February 26th, 2016 (Championship Round, McDivitt Center Otero Junior College):

-3pm (3rd Place): #2 Rye vs. #4 Las Animas—-58-36

-6pm (Championship): #1 Swink vs. #3 Fowler—-61-21

CHSAA Class 2A District 6 Boy’s Basketball Tournament & Schedule

The 2A District 6 Tournament kicks off tomorrow night as Boy’s Pigtail games are played at the #1-#4 home sites. Teams include:

Rocky Ford, Crowley County, Swink & Fowler


BOLD = Winner

Thursday February 18th, 2016 (Pigtail Play-in Game, Higher Seed Hosts):

#8 Swallows Charter Academy vs. #9 Las Animas—-61-50

 

Monday February 22nd, 2016 (Quarterfinals, Higher Seed Hosts):

-6pm #1 Rye vs. #8 Swallows Charter Academy—-75-40

-6pm #4 Swink vs, #5 Hoehne—-48-45

-6pm #2 Crowley County vs. #7 John Mall—-74-57

-6pm #3 Rocky Ford vs. #6 Fowler—-46-33

 

Thursday February 25th, 2016 (Semi-Finals, McDivitt Center Otero Junior College):

-4:30 pm: #1 Rye vs. #4 Swink—-62-38

-7:30 pm: #2 Crowley County vs. #3 Rocky Ford—-66-38

 

Friday February 26th, 2016 (Championship Round, McDivitt Center Otero Junior College):

-4:30 pm (3rd Place): #3 Rocky Ford vs. #4 Swink—-52-47

-7:30 pm (Championship): #1 Rye vs. #2 Crowley Couinty—-61-45

 

 

CHSAA Class 2A/3A State Wrestling Championship Matches RESULTS

Its time for “The Big Show” from the Pepsi Center. 6 area wrestlers compete for State Titles.


BOLD=Winner

3A-

132 lbs.:

Michael Johnson (Lamar) vs. Brandon Damian (Valley)—Dec. 9-7

182 lbs.:

William Tyler (La Junta) vs. Dalton Roberson (Weld Central)—Dec. 3-0


 

2A-

106 lbs.:

Jacob Rodriguez (Rocky Ford) vs. Zach Martin (Centauri)—Fall 1:02

132 lbs.:

Jeremy Fraser (Rocky Ford) vs. Brendon Crum (Holly)—Tech Fall 4:00 (16-1)

285 lbs.:

Keith Dunagan (Crowley County) vs. Greg Garcia (Rocky Ford)—Fall 1:39

 

CHSAA Class 3A State Wrestling 3rd/5th Place Matches RESULTS

The 3rd and 5th place matches begin our placing rounds for the evening. Championships come up at 6:30pm.


BOLD = Winner

5th Place-

195 lbs.:

Bart Gruenloh (Lamar) vs. Conner Peterson (Platte Canyon)— Fall 2:06


3rd Place:

113 lbs.:

Brandon Comacho (La Junta) vs. Abdikadir Muse (Denver West)—Dec. 4-2

160 lbs.:

Dax Bender (La Junta) vs. Josh Flanagan (Valley)—Fall 7:19

 

 

 

CHSAA Class 2A State Wrestling 3rd/5th Place Matches RESULTS

The 3rd and 5th place matches begin our placing rounds for the evening. Championships come up at 6:30pm.


3rd Place-

113 lbs.:

Dillon Jaramillo (Rocky Ford) vs. Brandon Ward (Dolores)—Dec. 9-7

120 lbs.:

Cruz Muniz (Crowley County) vs. Moises Juarez (Monte Vista)—Dec. 7-3

170 lbs.:

Carlos Magdaleno (Rocky Ford) vs. Marshall Hornung (Stratton)—Fall 4:54

182 lbs.:

Henry Fellhauer (Fowler) vs. Rafe Hutches (Baca County)—Fall 1:47