Through a full month-and-a-half of competitors in highschool sports activities’ Season D, a trio of local teams have managed to stay undefeated coming into their last regular season video games.
The Highland baseball workforce sits at 14-0 going into its regular season finale in opposition to Calhan (10-4) at 4:30 p.m. Saturday.
The Huskies narrowly defeated The Academy 14-13 on Friday.
Northridge’s women soccer workforce sat at 9-0 coming into an enormous regular season last in opposition to one other unbeaten workforce, Thompson Valley (9-0), at 6 p.m. Friday in Loveland. An undefeated regular season isn’t the one factor at stake with that recreation. The winner of the sport can be the Class 4A/3A Longs Peak League champion.
And, lastly, one local workforce already clinched an unbeaten regular season. With a 2-0 win Wednesday in its season last, the Windsor women soccer workforce capped its regular season at 10-0.
No doubt, these three teams have way more than only a stellar regular season of their crosshairs. All three are dead-set on contending for state titles.
But, additionally undeniably, having this stage of success is an accomplishment in itself, and it creates lots of momentum for the postseason that lays forward.
A brand new season
Speaking of the postseason that lays forward: women tennis could also be wrapping up this weekend, however the postseasons for all the opposite Season D sports activities are simply getting underway.
The baseball postseason begins this weekend and early subsequent week with district and regional tournaments.
The 1A districts happen this weekend, whereas the 1A regional tournaments are set for June 19.
The different 4 classifications transfer on to regionals. The 3A and 4A regional tournaments happen Monday. The 2A regionals are set for Tuesday.
Girls golf regional tournaments additionally happen this week with state tournaments following June 21-22. Two-time defending 4A champion Windsor already locked up its regional title on Tuesday.
And, the Wizards’ boys lacrosse workforce (7-3) can be set for the primary spherical of its 4A state event Tuesday.
The first spherical of the 3A and 4A women soccer playoffs are set for Wednesday.
The 4A boys swimming and diving state meet is slated for June 25 on the Veterans Memorial Aquatics Center in Thornton.
The state monitor and discipline meet will happen June 24-26 at Jefferson County Stadium in Lakewood.
And, lastly, a minimum of one local workforce — Fort Lupton (8-4) — has hopes of qualifying for the primary CHSAA-sanctioned boys volleyball state event, June 25-26 at Rock Canyon High School in Highlands Ranch.
Sixteen teams will compete in regional matches June 19. Eight teams — one workforce from every two-team regional — will transfer on to state.
Fort Lupton is firmly in place to a minimum of play in regionals. The Bluedevils are ranked ninth in CHSAA’s 5A RPI system, which is one of the instruments used to set the postseason discipline.
Swishin’ and signin’
This previous weekend, the Windsor boys basketball program noticed a pair of current standouts solidify their futures taking part in basketball on the subsequent stage.
Kobe Greene signed to play basketball subsequent faculty 12 months at Northeastern Junior College in Sterling. Ben Hageman signed to play basketball for Laramie County Community College in Cheyenne, Wyo.
This previous winter, the duo helped lead the Wizards to a 13-3 file and a run to the quarterfinals of the 4A state event.
Hageman averaged team-highs of 18.4 factors, 7 rebounds and a pair of.5 steals per recreation.
Greene averaged 16 factors, 4.3 rebounds and a pair of assists per recreation.
Bobby Fernandez covers highschool sports activities for the Greeley Tribune. Reach him at (970) 392-4478, by e-mail at [email protected] or on Twitter @BobbyDFernandez.