Category: 1A Sports

Championship Predictions 8-Man, 1A & 2A

It’s finally here! Its State Football Championship time! 8-Man through 2A Football crown their champions on Saturday. We had an alright week last week going 3-3. Here is our State Championship picks for Saturday:


Triple R’s Overall Playoff Record: 24-18

8-Man: 8-6

1A: 8-6

2A: 8-6

8-Man:

#1 Sedgwick County defeats #2 West Grand 35-30

 

1A:

#4 Strasburg defeats #3 Centauri 28-20

 

2a:

#4 La Junta defeats #3 Bayfield 21-18

Semifinal Predictions 8-Man, 1A & 2A Football

Last week we had an off week. We didn’t get the upset we thought would happen and we went 4-8. But it is a new week and it is the semifnals in 8-Man through 2A Football. 6 teams will advance to play for a state title next week. Here’s our picks:


Triple R’s Overall Playoff Record: 21-15

8-Man: 7-5

1A: 8-4

2A: 6-6

8-Man:

#5 Holly defeats #1 Sedgwick County 24-20

#2 West Grand defats #14 Soroco 45-12

 

1A:

#1 Bennett defeats #4 Strasburg 35-30

#10 Limon defeats #3 Centauri 20-14

 

2A;

#4 La Junta defeats #8 Eaton 35-7

#3 Bayfield defeats #15 Resurrection Christian 35-0

Quarterfinal Predictions 8-Man, 1A & 2A Football

Last week we predicted 17 of the 24 winners correctly, we were close on 4 scores last week so we again bring you our predictions. This time it’s the Quarterfinals in 8-Man through 2A Football. Here’s our picks:


Triple R’s Overall Playoff Record: 17-7 

8-Man: 6-2

1A: 6-2

2A: 5-3

8-Man:

#9 Fowler defeats #1 Sedgwick County 36-33

#5 Holly defeats #13 Caliche 54-20

#11 Mancos defeats #14 Soroco 35-30

#7 Sargent defeats #2 West Grand 52-48

 

1A:

#1 Bennett defeats #9 Paonia 35-30

#5 Burlington defeats #4 Strasburg 21-12

#3 Centauri defeats #11 Monte Vista 45-20

#2 Meeker defeats #10 Limon 35-30

 

2A:

#1 Platte Valley defeats #8 Eaton 45-28

#4 La Junta defeats #5 The Classical Academy 28-20

#6 Basalt defeats #3 Bayfield 35-30

#7 Faith Christian defeats #15 Resurrection Christian 34-14

#ArkValleySports Schedule 10/30-11/5

Its postseason action all around the Arkansas Valley,as well as the winter sports season beginning. Otero Junior College is the Men’s Region IX Soccer Champions, headed to Districts. Otero Basketball starts their season this weekend. Fowler is the District 6 Volleyball Champions they will host a Regional Tournament. Crowley County is the Santa Fe League Football Champion and will host a First Round Game and lastly La Junta is the Tri-Peaks Football Champion and will also host a First Round Game. Here is this week’s schedule:


BOLD=Winner

Thursday November 2nd:

#3 Otero Junior College Lady Rattlers  vs. #5 Trinidad State Junior College Lady Trojans (NJCAA Region IX South Volleyball Tournament): 3-0 (25-21, 25-22, 25-23)

Friday November 3rd:

-#3 Otero Junior College Lady Rattlers vs. #2 Western Nebraska Community College Cougars (NJCAA Region IX South Volleyball Tournament): 3-2 (25-15, 16-25, 25-17, 26-28, 15-9)

-#1 Fowler Lady Grizzlies vs. #3 Swink Lady Lions (2A Region A Volleyball Tournament): 3-1 (25-23, 16-25, 25-19, 25-20)

#3 Swink Lady Lions vs. #2 Del Norte Lady Tigers (2A Region A Volleyball Tournament): 3-2 (25-14, 9-25, 25-23, 25-20, 15-11)

-#3 Otero Junior College Lady Rattlers vs. #5 Lamar Community College Runnin’ Lopes (NJCAA Region IX Volleyball Tournament): 3-2 (22-25, 25-20, 14-25, 28-26, 15-10)

Otero Junior College Lady Rattlers vs. Central Wyoming College Lady Rustlers (Casper College Classic): 62-48

#1 Fowler Lady Grizzlies vs. #2 Del Norte Lady Tigers (2A Region A Volleyball Tournament): 3-1 (18-25, 25-17, 25-14, 25-14)

Saturday November 4th:

-#8 Springfield Longhorns vs. #9 Fowler Grizzlies (8-Man Football State First Round): 36-17

-#7 Crowley County Chargers vs. #10 Limon Badgers (1A Football State First Round): 19-6

#4 La Junta Tigers vs. #13 Pagosa Springs Pirates (2A Football State First Round): 34-0

Otero Junior College Rattlers @ Dodge City Community College Conquistadors (NJCAA Non-Conference Men’s Basketball): 86-83

-Otero Junior College Lady Rattlers vs. Casper College Lady Thunderbirds (Casper College Classic): 82-58

Sunday November 5th:

-Otero Junior College @ Oklahoma City Open (NJCAA Men’s Wrestling) 9:00am

Otero Junior College Rattlers @ Bethany College JV Swedes (NJCAA Non-Conference Men’s Basketball): 96-51

1st Round Predictions 8-Man, 1A & 2A Football

Each week we will give you our predictions for who we think will win each game in each round. We begin with the First Round games on Friday November 3rd & Saturday November 4th.  Here are our picks and what we think the score will be:


8-Man:

Game 1: #1 Sedgwick County defeats #16 McClave 63-12

Game 2: #9 Fowler defeats #8 Springfield 36-24

Game 3: #4 Hoehne defeats #13 Caliche 56-12

Game 4: #5 Holly defeats #12 Haxtun 46-20

Game 5: #3 Merino defeats #14 Soroco 26-12

Game 6: #11 Mancos defeats #6 Rocky Mountain Lutheran 33-30

Game 7: #7 Sargent defeats #10 Gilpin County 24-20

Game 8: #2 West Grand defeats #15 Norwood Mavericks  52-16

 

1A:

Game 1: #1 Bennett defeats #16 Highland 43-13

Game 2: #9 Paonia defeats #8 Peyton 27-24

Game 3: #4 Strasburg defeats #13 Wray 35-10

Game 4: #12 Platte Canyon defeats #5 Burlington 34-27

Game 5: #3 Centauri defeats #14 Colorado Springs Christian 54-12

Game 6: #11 Monte Vista defeats #6 Clear Creek 28-20

Game 7: #7 Crowley County defeats #10 Limon 14-13

Game 8: #2 Meeker defeats #15 Cornerstone Christian Academy 56-6

 

2A:

Game 1: #1 Platte Valley defeats #16 D’Evelyn 48-0

Game 2: #8 Eaton defeats #9 Sterling 27-14

Game 3: #4 La Junta defeats #13 Pagosa Springs 49-12

Game 4: #5 The Classical Academy defeats #12 Aspen 35-27

Game 5: #3 Bayfield defeats # 14 Elizabeth 35-10

Game 6: #11 Salida defeats #6 Basalt 35-30

Game 7: #10 Bishop Machebeuf defeats #7 Faith Christian 45-40

Game 8: #2 Kent Denver defeats #15 Resurrection Christian 45-10

1A Football State Playoffs Schedule

It’s playoff football time! Here is the 1A football State Playoff schedule:


Bold=Winner

First Round: Friday November 3rd & Saturday November 4th (Higher Seed Host)

Game 1: #1 Bennett Tigers vs. #16 Highland Huskies: 48-0

Game 2: #8 Peyton Panthers vs. #9 Paonia Eagles: 13-0

Game 3: #4 Strasburg Indians vs. #13 Wray Eagles: 35-6

Game 4:  #5 Burlington Cougars vs. #12 Platte Canyon Huskies: 41-0

Game 5: #3 Centruri Falcons vs. #14 Colorado Springs Christian Lions: 21-7

Game 6: #6 Clear Creek Golddiggers vs. #11 Monte Vista Pirates: 39-34

Game 7: #7 Crowley County Chargers vs. #10 Limon Badgers: 19-6

Game 8: #2 Meeker Cowboys vs. #15 Cornerstone Christian Academy Bulldogs: 50-0

 

Quarterfinals: Saturday November 11th (*=host)

Game 9: #1 Bennett Tigers vs. #9 Paonia Eagles*: 35-23

Game 10: #4 Strasburg Indians* vs. #5 Burlington Cougars: 21-0

Game 11: #3 Centauri Falcons vs. #11 Monte Vista Pirates*: 35-7

Game 12: #2 Meeker Cowboys vs. #10 Limon Badgers*: 18-14

 

Semifinals: Saturday November 18th (*=host)

Game 13: #1 Bennett Tigers* vs. #4 Strasburg Indians: 11/18 1:00pm

Game 14: #3 Centauri Falcons* vs. #10 Limon Badgers: 11/18 1:00pm

 

Championship: Saturday November 25th (*=host)

Game 15: Winner Game 13 vs. Winner Game 14: TBA

1A Volleyball Postseason Schedules

Postseason Volleyball is here. As long as an Arkansas Valley 1A team is in it you can find the schedule for their tournament here:


Districts:

District 2:

*NOTE: Both teams in Championship game advance to Regional Tournament. Winner of Third Place game advances as well.*

First Round: Friday October 27th (Lamar Community Building)

Pool A:

Game 1: #1 Kit Carson Lady Wildcats vs. #6 Granada Lady Bobcats: 3-0 (25-7, 25-6, 25-9)

Game 2: #4 Cheyenne Wells Lady Tigers vs. # 6 Granada Lady Bobcats: 3-0 (25-16, 25-9, 25-10)

Game 3: #1 Kit Carson Lady Wildcats vs. #4 Cheyenne Wells Lady Tigers: 3-0 (25-13, 25-6, 25-14)

Pool B:

Game 1: #2 McClave Lady Cardinals vs. #5 Cheraw Lady Wolverines: 3-0 (25-19, 25-10, 25-12)

Game 2: #3 Eads Lady Eagles vs. #5 Cheraw Lady Wolverines: 3-2 (25-18, 16-25, 17-25, 25-9, 15-8)

Game 3: #2 McClave Lady Cardinals vs. #3 Eads Lady Eagles: 3-1 (20-25, 25-22, 25-18, 25-17)

Championship Round: Friday October 27th (Lamar Community Building)

Championship: #1 Kit Carson Lady Wildcats vs. #2 McClave Lady Cardinals: 3-0 (25-6, 25-14, 25-12)

Third Place: #4 Cheyenne Wells Lady Tigers vs. #3 Eads Lady Eagles: 3-2 (25-21, 25-20, 18-25, 26-28, 15-11)

*REGIONAL QUALIFIERS: #1 Kit Carson Lady Wildcats, #2 McClave Lady Cardinals, #4 Cheyenne Wells Lady Tigers*

District 6:

*NOTE: Top 3 teams in Championship Round advance to Regional Tournaments next week.*

Pigtail Game: Monday October 23rd (Higher Seed Hosts)

Game 1: #8 Manzanola Lady Bobcats def. #9 Mountain Valley Lady Indians: 3-0 (25-23, 25-15, 25-20)

First Round: Tuesday October 24th (Higher Seed Hosts)

Game 2: #1 La Veta Lady Redskins def. #8 Manzanola Lady Bobcats: 3-0 (25-13, 25-3, 25-14)

Game 3: #2 Sangre de Cristo Lady Thunderbirds def. #7 Primero Lady Bulldogs: 3-0 (25-7, 25-15, 25-16)

Game 4: #3 Creede Lady Miners def. #6 Centennial Lady Rams: 3-0 (25-21, 25-18, 25-15)

Game 5: #4 Cotopaxi Lady Pirates def. #5 Sierra Grande Lady Panthers: 3-1 (25-17, 25-16, 22-25, 25-16)

Championship Round: Saturday October 28th (Sangre de Cristo HS)

Game 6: #2 Sangre de Cristo Lady Thunderbirds vs. #3 Creede Lady Miners: 3-2 (26-24, 23-25, 27-25, 24-26, 15-10)

Game 7: #1 La Veta Lady Redskins vs. #4 Cotopaxi Lady Pirates: 3-0 (25-17, 25-14, 25-22)

Game 8: #2 Sangre de Cristo Lady Thunderbirds vs.  #4 Cotopaxi Lady Pirates: 3-0 (25-23, 25-14, 25-12)

Game 9: #1 La Veta Lady Redskins vs. #3 Creede Lady Miners: 3-0 (25-11, 25-22, 25-19)

Game 10: #3 Creede Lady Miners vs. #4 Cotopaxi Lady Pirates: 3-1 (25-17, 22-25, 25-21, 26-24)

Game 11: #1 La Veta Lady Redskins vs. #2 Sangre de Cristo Lady Thunderbirds: 3-0 (25-17, 25-18, 25-17)

*REGIONAL QUALIFIERS: #1 La Veta Lady Redskins, #2 Sangre de Cristo Lady Thunderbirds, #3 Creede Lady Miners*

#ArkValleyPreps Schedule (10/2-10/8)

Football season is heating up as it’s Week 2 of league play for 8-Man though 2A in the Arkansas Valley. Softball wraps up this week as Regionals is next weekend. Volleyball begins to wind down as league races are beginning to pick up. Here is this week’s sports schedule:


BOLD=Winner

Tuesday October 3rd:

Volleyball:

-Cheraw Lady Wolverines @ Genoa-Hugo/Karval Pirates (1A Non-Conference): 3-1
-Manzanola Lady Bobcats @ Edison Lady Eagles (1A Non-Conference): 3-0
-Las Animas Lady Trojans @ Fowler Lady Grizzlies (2A Santa Fe): 3-1
-Rocky Ford Lady Meloneers @ #4 Hoehne Lady Farmers (2A Santa Fe): 3-0
-#5 Swink Lady Lions @ Crowley County Lady Chargers (2A Santa Fe): 3-0
-Colorado Springs Christian School Lady Lions @ La Junta Lady Tigers (3A Tri-Peaks): 3-0

Softball:

-#4 Rocky Ford Lady Meloneers @ #10 La Junta Lady Tigers (3A District 2): 6-5

 

Thursday October 5th:

VolleyBall:

-Crowley County Lady Chargers @ Fowler Lady Grizzlies (2A Santa Fe): 3-0
-#4 Hoehne Lady Farmers @ Las Animas Lady Trojans (2A Santa Fe): 3-0
-#5 Swink Lady Lions @ John Mall Lady Panthers (2A Santa Fe): 3-2

Softball:

-#5 Lamar Lady Savages @ #4 Rocky Ford Lady Meloneers (3A District 2): 11-8
-Burlington Lady Cougars @ #10 La Junta Lady Tigers (3A Non-Conference): 5-4

 

Friday October 6th:

Volleyball:

-Antonito Lady Trojans @ Manzanola Lady Bobcats (1A District 6): TBA

Football:

-Deer Trail Eagles @ Cheraw Wolverines (A-6 Non-Conference): Cheraw Forfeits
-#5 Hoehne Farmers @ #7 Fowler Grizzlies (A-8 Southern): 34-28 OT
-Las Animas Trojans @ Wiley Panthers(A-8 Southeast): 47-20
-Rocky Ford Meloneers @ Trinidad Miners (1A Santa Fe): 20-7
-#4 La Junta Tigers @ Manitou Springs Mustangs (2A Tri-Peaks): 45-14

 

Saturday October 7th:

Volleyball:

-Manzanola Lady Bobcats vs. #4 Holly Lady Wildcats (McClave Tournament): 2-0
-#5 Swink Lady Lions vs. (1A) #10 Eads Eagles: 3-0
-Las Animas Lady Trojans @ Trinidad Lady Miners (1A/2A Non-Conference): 3-1
-Manzanola Lady Bobcats vs. Walsh Lady Eagles (McClave Tournament): 2-0
-#5 Swink Lady Lions vs. Sangre de Cristo Lady Thunderbirds: 3-1
-Manzanola Lady Bobcats vs. Granada Lady Bobcats (McClave Tournament): 2-1
-Swallows Charter Academy Lady Spartans @ Rocky Ford Lady Meloneers (2A Santa Fe): 3-0
-La Junta Lady Tigers @ Salida Lady Spartans (2A Tri-Peaks): 3-1
-#5 Swink Lady Lions vs. Springfield Lady Longhorns: 3-2

Football:

-Swink Lions @ Custer County Bobcats (A-8 Southern): 42-32

 

Arkansas Valley Baseball Schedule April 3rd-April 8th

We’re one month into the prep baseball season, and league schedules begin to take precedent. We’re in the second week of our league schedules. It’s still early in the season but teams are beginning to pull away. But any given team can win on any given day and anything is possible in high school baseball. Here is this weeks schedule:


BOLD=Winner

Monday April 3rd:

County Line Rivals @ Fowler Grizzlies (2A Santa Fe League): 9-5
County Line Rivals @ Fowler Grizzlies (2A Santa Fe League): 13-0

Tuesday April 4th:

Crowley County Chargers @ Genoa-Hugo Pirates (1A/2A Non-Conference): 4:00pm

Cheyenne Wells Tigers @ Las Animas Trojans (1A/2A Non-Conference): 4:00pm

Friday April 7th:

Highland Huskies vs. La Junta Tigers (Northern Colorado Tournament): 1:30pm

Granada Bobcats @ Manzanola Bobcats (1A Non-Conference): 3:00pm

TBA vs. La Junta Tigers (Northern Colorado Tournament): 3:00pm

Granada Bobcats vs. Manzanola Bobcats (1A Non-Conference): 5:00pm

Saturday April 8th:

County Line Rivals @ Swink Lions (2A Santa Fe League): 10:00am

Crowley County Chargers @ Fowler Grizzlies (2A Santa Fe League): 10:00am

Las Animas Trojans @ Rocky Ford Meloneers (2A Santa Fe League): 10:00am

County Line Rivals @ Swink Lions (2A Santa Fe League): 12:00pm

Crowley County Chargers @ Fowler Grizzlies (2A Santa Fe League): 12:30pm

Las Animas Trojans @ Rocky Ford Meloneers (2A Santa Fe League): 12:30pm

TBA vs. La Junta Tigers (Northern Colorado Tournament): 1:00pm

 

5 Arkansas Valley Teams Advance to Regional Tournaments

The final week of February and first week of March is here and that means one thing…its “March Madness”! 5 Arkansas Valley teams are looking to make it to their respective state tournaments. Here’s each regional tournament’s schedule:


Winner=BOLD

Regionals

1A


Boys Region 3 Bracket 1 (La Junta High School):

Friday March 3rd (Semifinals):

Game 1: #1 Holly Wildcats: BYE

Game 2: #6 Cheraw Wolverines vs. #7 Genoa-Hugo/Karval Pirates: 61-41

Saturday March 4th (Championship):

Game 3: #1 Holly Wildcats vs. #7 Genoa-Hugo/Karval Pirates: 81-42

 

2A


Girls East Region Pod C (Doherty HS):

Friday March 3rd (Semifinals):

Game 1: #3 Simla Lady Cubs: BYE

Game 2: #8 Ellicott Lady Thunderhawks vs. #13 Fowler Lady Grizzlies: 44-40

Saturday March 4th (Championship):

Game 3: #3 Simla Lady Cubs vs. #8 Ellicott Lady Thunderhawks: 40-36

Boys East Region Pod C (Doherty HS):

Friday March 3rd (Semifinals):

Game 1: #3 Akron Rams: BYE

Game 2: #8 Crowley County Chargers vs. #13 Simla Cubs: 66-39

Saturday March 4th (Championship):

Game 3: #3 Akron Rams vs. #8 Crowley County Chargers: 42-31

 

Girls East Region Pod D (Doherty HS):

Friday March 3rd (Semifinals):

Game 1: #4 Swink Lady Lions: BYE

Game 2: #7 Lyons Lady Lions vs. #12 Denver Christian Lady Thunder: 42-37

Saturday March 4th (Championship):

Game 3: #4 Swink Lady Lions vs. #12 Denver Christian Lady Thunder: 39-35

 

Boys East Region Pod E (Vista Peak HS):

Friday March 3rd (Semifinals):

Game 1: #5 Dawson School Mustangs: BYE

Game 2: #6 Fowler Grizzlies vs. #11 Dayspring Christian Academy Eagles: 41-27

Saturday March 4th (Championship):

Game 3: #5 Dawson School Mustangs vs. #6 Fowler Grizzlies: 46-37


Out of the Regional Tournaments only the Regional Champions will advance to the state tournament.

–Triple R