Category: 2A 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

#ArkValleySports Schedule 11/13-11/19

High School State Football yet again is our highlight this schedule. Both Otero Basketball squads continue their season, and the Rattler Wrestling team continues their season. Here is this week’s schedule:


Tuesday November 14th:

Otero Junior College Lady Rattlers @ Northwest Kansas Technical College Lady Mavericks (NJCAA Women’s Non-Conference Basketball): 77-70

Otero Junior College Rattlers vs. Northwest Kansas Technical College Mavericks JV (NJCAA Men’s Non-Conference Basketball): 95-58

Friday November 17th:

-Otero Junior College Lady Rattlers vs. Northwest Kansas Technical College Lady Mavericks (Trinidad State JC Classic): 70-58

Otero Junior College Rattlers vs. Northern New Mexico College Eagles JV (Trinidad State JC Classic): 86-56

Saturday November 18th:

-Otero Junior College Lady Rattlers vs. Western Texas College Lady Westerners (Trinidad State JC Classic): 64-60

#4 La Junta Tigers @ #8 Eaton Reds (CHSAA Class 2A State Football Semifinal): 42-0

Otero Junior College Rattlers vs. Clarendon College Bulldogs (Trinidad State JC Classic): 83-82

Sunday November 19th:

-Otero Junior College Rattlers @ Roadrunner Open (NJCAA Wrestling): 9:00am

#ArkValleySports Schedule 11/6-11/12

State Football Quarterfinalsl & State Volleyball headline ou schedule this week. Also both OJC basketball squads are at home. The Otero Wrestling team will travel to Wyoming this week. Here is this week’s sports schedule:


BOLD=Winner

Friday November 10th:

-#2 Swink Lady Lions vs. #11 Simla Lady Cubs (CHSAA Class 2A State Volleyball Tournament Pool Play): 3-1 (25-16, 25-19, 25-15)

#4 Hoehne Lady Farmers vs. #5 Fowler Lady Grizzlies (CHSAA Class 2A State Volleyball Tournament Pool Play): 3-0 (25-16, 25-14, 25-17)

-#2 Swink Lady Lions vs. #7 Meeker Cowgirls (CHSAA Class 2A State Volleyball Tournament Pool Play): 3-0 (25-14, 25-16, 25-19)

Otero Junior College Lady Rattlers vs. Western Wyoming Community College Lady Mustangs (Red Lion Capri Basketball Classic): 74-65

-Otero Junior College Rattlers vs. Sheridan College Generals (Red Lion Capri Basketball Classic): 86-79

Saturday November 11th:

-#5 Fowler Lady Grizzlies vs. #9 Denver Christian Lady Thunder (CHSAA Class 2A State Volleyball Tournament Pool Play): 3-0 (25-12, 25-14, 25-22)

#4 La Junta Tigers vs. #5 The Classical Academy Titans (CHSAA Class 2A State Football Quarterfinals): 21-14

-#9 Fowler Grizzlies vs. #1 Sedgwick County Cougars (CHSAA Class A-8 State Football Quarterfinals): 44-6

Otero Junior College Lady Rattlers vs. Adams State University Lady Grizzlies JV (Red Lion Capri Basketball Classic): 62-25

Otero Junior College Rattlers vs. Northern New Mexico College Eagles JV (Red Lion Capri Basketball Classic): 105-52

Sunday November 12th:

-Otero Junior College @ Northwest Wyoming Open (NJCAA Wrestling): 9:00am

 

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

2A Football State Playoffs Schedule

It’s playoff football time! Here is the 2A football State Playoff schedule:


Bold=Winner

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

Game 1: #1 Platte Valley Broncos vs. #16 D’Evelyn Jaguars: 46-34

Game 2: #8 Eaton Reds vs. #9 Sterling Tigers: 24-13

Game 3: #4 La Junta Tigers vs. #13 Pagosa Springs Pirates: 34-0

Game 4:  #5 The Classical Academy Titans vs. #12 Aspen Skiers: 36-24

Game 5: #3 Bayfield Wolverines vs. #14 Elizabeth Cardinals: 51-0

Game 6: #6 Basalt Longhorns vs. #11 Salida Spartans: 28-22

Game 7: #7 Faith Christian Eagles vs. #10 Bishop Machebuef Buffaloes: 17-0

Game 8: #2 Kent Denver Sun Devils vs. #15 Resurrection Christian Cougars29-21

 

Quarterfinals: Saturday November 11th (*=host)

Game 9: #1 Platte Valley Broncos* vs. #8 Eaton Reds: 9-6

Game 10: #4 La Junta Tigers* vs. #5 The Classical Academy Titans: 21-14

Game 11: #3 Bayfield Wolverines* vs. #6 Basalt Longhorns: 41-0

Game 12: #7 Faith Christian Eagles vs. #15 Resurrection Christian Cougars*: 25-22

 

Semifinals: Saturday November 18th (*=host)

Game 13: #4 La Junta Tigers vs. #8 Eaton Reds*: 11/18 1:00pm

Game 14: #3 Bayfield Wolverines vs. #15 Resurrection Christian Cougars*: 11/18 1:00pm

Championship: Saturday November 25th (*=host)

Game 15: Winner Game 13 vs. Winner Game 14: 11/25 TBA

2A Volleyball Postseason Schedules

Postseason Volleyball is here. As long as an Arkansas Valley 2A team is in it you can find the schedule for their tournament here:


Districts:

*NOTE: Top 3 teams from each District advance to Regional Tournament next week.*

District 6:

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

Game 1: #5 Rocky Ford Lady Meloneers vs. #8 Swallows Charter Academy Lady Spartans: 3-0 (25-16, 25-19, 25-20)

Game 2: #6 Las Animas Lady Trojans vs. #7 Crowley County Lady Chargers: 3-2 (24-26, 26-24, 19-25, 25-23, 15-7) 

Second Round: Thursday October 26th (Higher Seed Hosts)

Game 3: #3 Fowler Lady Grizzlies vs. #6 Las Animas Lady Trojans: 3-0 (25-12, 25-6, 25-16)

Game 4: #4 John Mall Lady Panthers vs. #5 Rocky Ford Lady Meloneers: 3-0 (25-16, 25-17, 25-14)

Championship Round: Saturday October 28th (Hoehne HS)

Game 5: #2 Swink Lady Lions vs. #3 Fowler Lady Grizzlies: 3-1 (23-25, 25-19, 25-17, 25-20)

Game 6: #1 Hoehne Lady Farmers vs. #4 John Mall Lady Panthers: 3-0 (25-20, 25-21, 25-20)

Game 7: #2 Swink Lady Lions vs. #4 John Mall Lady Panthers: 3-2 (25-20, 23-25, 19-25, 25-21, 17-15)

Game 8: #1 Hoehne Lady Farmers vs. #3 Fowler Lady Grizzlies: 3-2 (25-18, 19-25, 18-25, 25-19, 15-13)

Game 9: #3 Fowler Lady Grizzlies vs. #4 John Mall Lady Panthers: 2-1 (13-25, 25-20, 25-20)

Game 10: #1 Hoehne Lady Farmers vs. #2 Swink Lady Lions: 3-1 (25-19, 25-15, 16-25, 25-14)

REGIONAL QUALIFIERS:

#1) #3 Fowler Lady Grizzlies

#2) #1 Hoehne Lady Farmers

#3) #2 Swink Lady Lions


Regionals:

*NOTE: Regional Champion is an automatic qualifier to next week’s State Tournament. There are 8 Regional Champions, the last 4 teams in the State field are Wild Card’s based off RPI.*

Region A:

Championship Round: Friday November 3rd (Fowler HS)

Game 1: #1 Fowler Lady Grizzlies vs. #3 Swink Lady Lions: 3-1 (25-23, 16-25, 25-19, 25-20)

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

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

Automatic Qualifier: #3 Swink Lady Lions


State:

*NOTE: Play begins at 8 a.m. each day. Matches begin 8 minutes following the completion of the match prior. Semifinals begin immediately following pool play on Saturday. All finals will begin at 7:00pm Saturday*

Pool A: #1 Yuma Lady Indians (2-0), #8 Rangely Lady Panthers (1-1), #12 Dolores Lady Bears (0-2)

Pool B: #2 Swink Lady Lions (0-2), #7 Meeker Cowgirls (2-0), #11 Simla Lady Cubs (1-1)

Pool C: #3 Dayspring Christian Lady Eagles (1-1), #6 Lyons Lady Lions (1-1), #10 Wiggins Lady Tigers (1-1)

Pool D: #4 Hoehne Lady Farmers (1-1), #5 Fowler Lady Grizzlies (0-2), #9 Denver Christian Lady Thunder (2-0)

Pool Play: Friday November 10th (Denver Coliseum)

Game 1: #4 Hoehne Lady Farmers vs. #9 Denver Christian Lady Thunder3-1 (28-26, 25-18, 21-25, 25-16)

Game 2: #1 Yuma Lady Indians vs. #12 Dolores Lady Bears: 3-0 (25-9, 25-21, 25-19)

Game 3: #2 Swink Lady Lions vs. #11 Simla Lady Cubs3-0 (26-16, 25-19, 25-15)

Game 4: #3 Dayspring Christian Lady Eagles vs. #10 Wiggins Lady Tigers: 3-1 (25-16, 18-25, 25-17, 25-17)

Game 5: #4 Hoehne Lady Farmers vs. #5 Fowler Lady Grizzlies: 3-0 (25-16, 25-14, 25-17)

Game 6: #1 Yuma Lady Indians vs. #8 Rangely Lady Panthers: 3-0 (25-13, 25-8, 25-11)

Game 7: #2 Swink Lady Lions vs. #7 Meeker Cowgirls: 3-0 (25-14, 25-16, 25-19)

Game 8: #3 Dayspring Christian Lady Eagles vs. #6 Lyons Lady Lions: 3-1 (26-24, 25-20, 19-25, 25-19)

Pool Play: Saturday November 11th (Denver Coliseum)

Game 9: #5 Fowler Lady Grizzlies vs. #9 Denver Christian Lady Thunder: 3-0 (25-12, 25-14, 25-22)

Game 10: #8 Rangely Lady Panthers vs. #12 Dolores Lady Bears: 3-2 (25-11, 20-25, 26-24, 14-25, 15-13)

Game 11: #7 Meeker Lady Cowgirls vs. #11 Simla Lady Cubs: 3-2 (20-25, 25-23, 25-18, 21-25, 20-18)

Game 12: #6 Lyons Lady Lions vs. #10 Wiggins Lady Tigers: 3-2 (25-16, 26-24, 18-25, 18-25, 15-12)

Game 13: #3 Dayspring Christian Lady Eagles vs. #10 Wiggins Lady Tigers: 1-0 (25-18)

Game 14: #6 Lyons Lady Lions vs. #10 Wiggins Lady Tigers: 1-0 (26-24)

Semifinals: Saturday November 11th (Denver Coliseum)

Game 13: #1 Yuma Lady Indians vs. #9 Denver Christian Lady Thunder: 3-0 (25-21, 25-16, 26-24)

Game 14: #6 Lyons Lady Lions vs. #7 Meeker Cowgirls: 3-0 (2

Championship: Saturday November 11th (Denver Coliseum)

Game 15: #1 Yuma Lady Indians  vs. #6 Lyons Lady Lions: 3-1 (25-17, 21-25, 25-23, 25-17)

#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