For the participant evaluator dwelling inside all us fantasy sports activities gurus — be it a grasp of analytics or the man simply born with the eager eye — come one, come all as we dive into the archives and geek out over some previous field scores as we proceed our look again on the autumn highschool season with BoCoPreps’ prime single-game performances.
Thus far on this collection, we looked at the moments that defined a season in a pandemic, from the decisions made in late-night boardrooms to ones that actually happened on a field.
And for this flip, the main focus revolves round everybody’s favourite kick-me-in-the-face phrase in sports activities: One sport at a time.
… we’re going to take it one sport at a time.
Whether or not it was Silver Creek’s Mackenzie Hunt’s walkoff slam, a late rally by Niwot tennis grasp Neil Wilcox, a Friday night time that includes yard gobblers like Grayden Bridwell of Skyline and Keegan Patterson of Longmont, or a Saturday afternoon dominated by .600 hitters Alyssa Alvarez and Jamie Rader of Peak to Peak, who might need properly been swinging on the moon in 2020, listed here are a number of of the single-day performances that left all people speaking.
Aug. 6 — Monarch’s Caleb Michaels goes beneath par in first highschool sporting occasion in 5 months
It felt like a day that wouldn’t quickly be forgotten. Out of the ashes and into an unsure future, this was the return of highschool sports activities. Even Gov. Jared Polis confirmed up at a course to commemorate it. Beneath that sort of strain, the Coyotes sophomore seemed in midseason type as he shot a 2-under 70 to win the Eagle Traditional Two-Man Finest Ball match. He completed with three birdies, three bogeys and an eagle by means of a 40-foot putt.
Aug. 10— Silver Creek’s Ben Harding wins the primary NCAC match
Harding shot 1-over 72 to win the Greeley West Spartan Invite at Highland Hills Golf Course. The sophomore went on to complete second within the NCAC earlier than taking 18th on the Class 4A state match.
Aug. 27 — Frederick’s Jake Chesler shoots a 67 to tie his personal faculty document
The junior had no drawback at Coyote Creek Golf Course for a second straight season. His spherical included 4 birdies, no bogeys and a close to eagle that lipped out on No. 18.
Sept. 1 — Peak to Peak’s Alyssa Alvarez and Jamie Rader go ballistic in doubleheader in opposition to Platte Canyon
This checklist is about single-game performances. One sport. There was even an anecdote about it above. Seems, it was a lie. To be honest, on this two-game set the Pumas duo had simply six mixed plate appearances — and with these, and the explanation they fall right here, is they’d six hits, 11 RBIs and a grand slam. Alvarez and Rader have been a part of the world’s .600-club in 2020 together with Lyons sophomore Brooklyn Enny, who …
Sept. 3 — Enny goes good from the plate for a second straight sport
Enny went 3-for-3 with 4 RBIs in a blowout win over Resurrection Christian. In a loss to College the sport earlier than, she went 4-for-4, driving in three.
Sept. 14 — Holy Household’s Jackson Grace holds on to win at Twin Peaks
Grace and Windsor’s Brentyn Paiz have been tied via 17 holes. On 18, Grace went par and Paiz bogeyed because the Tigers senior snatched a one-stroke win with a 2-over 72 on the Mead-hosted NCAC invite.
Sept. 25 — Centaurus’ James Overberg beats out Mead’s Keegan Caldwell to win NCAC Championship
The Warriors senior gained the invite in a time of 15:53, trumping one other robust senior in Caldwell, who crossed in 16:07. The 2 seniors went on to position inside the highest 10 on the 4A state meet.
Sept. 25 — Fairview’s Henry Murphy dominates at Loveland Sweetheart Invitational
Murphy gained the six-team invite with a time of 15:34, which stood because the Twenty eighth-fastest time posted by a boys runner in Colorado through the fall season. Afterward, Murphy led a straight line of space runners on the 5A state meet, inserting fourth.
Sept. 26 — Niwot’s Neil Wilcox rallies to beat Greeley West’s Nico Jamison in 4A No. 1 singles state closing
For the second straight yr, Wilcox misplaced the primary set of the No. 1 singles state closing solely to come back again to win it in three units. His victory locked up the Cougars’ crew title as properly, one thing Wilcox stated he was gleefully knowledgeable of as he walked off the court docket.
Sept. 29 — Niwot’s Ayva McComas homers, drives in 4 in third straight three-hit sport
Hopefully McComas can attain the highschool state postseason as a senior. Her sport belongs there. On this date, the junior had three hits for a 3rd straight sport in a 13-5 win over Thompson Valley. She doubled, tripled, homered and drove in 4.
Oct. 1 — Silver Creek’s Mackenzie Hunt hits a walkoff grand slam on closing strike
Mead’s Joslyn Veltien walked fellow-pitcher Maddie Kuehl to load the bases and get to Hunt, who she’d struck out 3 times already. However with a two-strike pitch, Hunt despatched a drive over the left subject wall and the Raptors beat the Mavs in inconceivable vogue, 7-5. Earlier than that second, the sport had been fairly the pitching duel. Veltien completed with 11 Ks, permitting one earned run in 6 2/3 innings. Kuehl gave up an earned run and punched out 16.
Oct. 6 — Broomfield’s Hadlee Reichert homers to ship the Eagles into the 5A quarterfinals
The 5A Entrance Vary League participant of the yr rescued the Eagles from a first-round upset with a sixth inning, three-run homer to beat Brighton, 4-2.
Oct. 8 — Peak to Peak’s Allison Beasley wins regional title by fractions of a second
Beasley beat out DSST Montview’s Leah Hill, 18:29.5-to-18:29.8, for the 3A Area 3 title on the course at Holy Household Excessive Faculty. Beasley’s mark was the Thirty third-fastest run by a woman in Colorado within the fall.
Oct. 9 — Skyline’s Logan Miller scores 4 touchdowns in full-time varsity debut
Miller had three touchdowns in a span of two minutes, 35 seconds to open the second half, scoring on a fumble return, a go and a catch because the Falcons beat Silver Creek 41-17. He added his fourth on a pick-six late within the fourth.
Oct. 10 — Claire Adams homers twice as Mead punches ticket to high school’s first title sport
Adams had two homers and 5 RBIs within the Mavs’ 15-9 win over Wheat Ridge within the Class 4A semifinals. The junior slugger homered 3 times and drove in 9 runs throughout the state quarters and semis. Within the finals …
Oct. 10 — Catcher Abby Edwards leads Holy Household to a 4A state title on the again of first inning slam
The Boise State commit had grand slam within the first inning, a double that was an inside-the-park homer because of a nasty throw within the sixth and completed 3-for-3 within the Tigers’ 9-6 win over Mead. It was the sixth sport of the season that Edwards went good from the plate.
Oct. 16 — Holy Household’s Trevin Johnson rushes for 273 yards and two scores
Johnson had a 97-yard TD for one in every of his two scores and totaled 273 yards on simply 20 carries in a 41-15 win over Lewis-Palmer. The senior again completed the season with 907 yards and 12 TDs on the bottom.
Oct. 16 — Erie’s Mason Veve has a profession day on simply 12 carries
You don’t swing for the fences on each pitch. Proper? Eh? Sock to that. On this present day, Erie’s star again rushed for a career-best 310 yards and 5 touchdowns on a mere 12 makes an attempt in a 54-27 win over Silver Creek. Via the primary two video games of the autumn, Veve had 460 yards on 18 carries, averaging greater than 25 yards per contact.
Oct. 17 — Niwot’s Zane Bergen knocked to the bottom within the closing meters of the state championship cross nation race and later introduced because the winner
Inexperienced Mountain’s Graham Tuohy-Gaydos appeared to provoke contact with Bergen within the closing meters of the 4A race, sending Bergen to the filth. Tuohy-Gaydos completed first however was later disqualified by CHSAA. The Niwot junior, who received up and crossed second, was informed he was the winner whereas within the medical tent.
Oct. 23 — Skyline’s Chase Silva has six TDs and Grayden Bridwell runs for practically 400 yards whereas Longmont’s Keegan Patterson throws for practically 500 in wild Falcons win
At one finish, Patterson had six TDs and threw for 490 yards as three of his receivers — Caleb Johnson, Jack Moll and Eddie Kurjak — went for greater than 100 yards apiece. On the opposite, Bridwell rushed for 384 yards whereas quarterback Chase Silva threw for 239, ran for 149 and had six whole TDs. The Falcons finally gained 51-38.
Oct. 30 — Fairview’s Jay Barry scores twice and grabs fourth interception in 4 video games
Barry caught a landing, returned a kick for an additional rating and had one in every of Fairview’s 4 interceptions in what turned out to be a back-and-forth, 43-32 win over Legacy. The Denver East switch ended up being a standout on either side of the ball for the Knights, totaling eight scores whereas forcing 5 turnovers.
Nov. 1 — Broomfield’s James Thomas runs fifth-fastest boys time within the state at Colorado Traditional
Thomas’ time of 15:06 on the course at Heritage was the fifth-best time posted by a excessive schooler in Colorado this fall. Boulder’s Lukas Haug grabbed the Tenth-best time at this meet, going 15:20.
Nov. 5 — Broomfield’s Matthew Eich kicks OT winner in opposition to Windsor
The 27-yard kick all however sealed Broomfield’s spot within the condensed 4A postseason subject. It was the senior’s third game-winner of his highschool profession.
Nov. 7 — Prospect Ridge Academy’s Alex Rodriguez has two speeding TDs and three interceptions
The senior rushed for 2 scores and picked off Banning Lewis Academy quarterback Kaden Levi 3 times in a 20-14 win.
Nov. 20 — Holy Household’s Oscar Sena has two touchdowns and two interceptions in first-round win over Evergreen
First play. Michael White to Sena. Eighty-yard TD. It set the tone to a one-way bludgeoning for the Tigers, in addition to a huge night time for the senior, who had 165 receiving yards, two touchdowns and picked off Evergreen quarterback Nash Carroll twice.
Nov. 13 — Fairview’s Grant Web page has 13 receptions for 224 yards and 4 TDs
The prized recruit smoldered in his closing three video games, which included this 224-yard, four-TD efficiency in a 49-36 win over Fort View. The receiver/defensive again completed the yr with three straight 100-plus-yard receiving performances and 6 TDs.
Nov. 21 — Niwot’s Mia Prok runs the quickest 2020 time by a Colorado lady at cross nation championships in Alabama
Prok’s time of 16:56 was good for second on the RunningLane Nationwide Cross Nation Championships. Teammates Lucca Fulkerson and Madison Shults completed fifth and sixth within the women race, in the meantime Bergen was eighth in boys.