Eric Ramirez, Boulder boys soccer: In a rematch of one of the most epic state championship games in state history (14-round penalty shootout), he scored the decisive goal off a corner kick from teammate Omar Castruita that delivered a huge victory for the top-ranked Panthers over No. 2 Broomfield on Saturday night.

Kara Kovets, Erie softball: Helping lead the fifth-ranked Tigers to a 4-0 start against a tough early schedule that included Frederick, Windsor, Dakota Ridge and Arvada West, she homered three times, drove in seven runs and scored six more during a torrid opening week of the season.

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