Boys basketball: Holy Family downs Lutheran
BROOMFIELD - Three different Holy Family players were in double-figures as the Tigers topped Lutheran 59-44 on Tuesday night.
Ryan Willis led Holy Family with 12 points, while Jarron Sprenger and David Sommers each added 10.
The Tigers opened the second half on a six-point run and a three by Willis gave Holy Family a 39-32 advantage going into the fourth.
A put-back dunk by Sprenger and four free throws by Sommers sealed the victory for the Tigers, who improved to 8-2 overall and 2-0 in Metropolitan League.
HOME, SWEET HOME: The Thornton Trojans have been a far better team at home than they have been on the road.
The Trojans improved to 6-0 at home on Monday by beating Ponderosa 47-44. Donovan Onofre led Thornton with 14 points.
However, Thornton has struggled on the road, dropping all four of their road games.
HAWKS TOP MUSTANGS: Horizon outscored Mountain Range 20-11 in the fourth quarter on Friday to top the Mustangs 48-44.
Steven Sumey led all scorers with 15 points and had four steals. Justin Badsky had 14 points to lead the Mustangs.
Mountain Range (4-7, 0-4 Front Range League) led 25-19 at halftime.
The Mustangs also lost to Monarch, 65-56 on Monday and lost a 52-51 heartbreaker to Boulder on Tuesday.
Horizon (6-5, 2-2 FRL) lost to Monarch 63-56 Tuesday.
EAGLES BEAT BRUINS: Rocky Mountain Lutheran beat Belleview Christian Tuesday, 38-33. Allen Johnson led the Bruins with 13 points, while the Eagles improved to 1-8 on the season.
BACK ON TRACK: The Academy has rebounded after a slow start. The Wildcats have earned three wins in a row to improve to 5-4 overall and 3-0 in the Frontier League.
Leading the way has been Zach Telles, who scored 26 help Academy beat Middle Park, 75-47 and then scored 12 in the win over Jefferson.
Pinnacle also picked up its first three wins in league, including topping Denver Science & Tech Stapleton 46-45 Tuesday.
CRUISE CONTROL: Jefferson Academy had little problems with Estes Park on Jan. 10.
The Jaguars outscored the Bobcats in each quarter to roll to a 73-49 victory. Bryson Sharpley led the way with 22 points, 10 rebounds and eight blocks. While Brody Hornaday hit three treys and scored 26 points.
LEAGUE STRUGGLES: Standley Lake hasn’t had much success against Jeffco League rivals.
The Gators dropped to 1-4 in the league after losing to Chatfield 76-54 on Friday. Marcus Asmus led Standley Lake with 23 points.
Legacy dropped to 1-2 in the FRL after falling 70-36 to Fairview Tuesday.
SLUMP CONTINUES: Northglenn dropped its fifth consecutive game on Tuesday, losing to Littleton 76-45.
Westminster couldn’t end its struggles on Friday, falling 58-45 to Lincoln at home. The Wolves have now dropped 10 games in a row.
Pomona lost its eighth consecutive game on Friday, falling to Columbine 64-37. Mitch Colin had 10 points to lead the Panthers, who are now 0-6 in the Jeffco League.