LAFAYETTE -- While Loveland and Thomas Jefferson slugged it out for the Boulder Valley Invite championship, the remainder of the local boys basketball teams competed in the consolation rounds Saturday.

Centaurus endured a 51-37 loss to Rampart in the third-place game, as the Colorado Springs-based Rams got 18 points from Donovan Oldham.

The Warriors (2-4) trailed 21-12 at the half and saw any hopes for a comeback dashed when Rampart (3-1) scored the first eight points of the third quarter.

Nick Milano led Centaurus with 10 points.

Of note, Thomas Jefferson defeated Loveland 62-53 in the championship game.

 

Rampart 51, Centaurus 37

At Centaurus HS

RAMPART (3-1)

Young 2 0-0 4, Oldham 6 6-7 18, Bragado 4 0-0 8, Wise 1 2-2 4, Fife 3 3-4 9, Taylor 2 0-0 4, Harms 0 1-2 1, Kncohe 0 0-0 0, Parke 1 1-2 3. Totals 19 13-17 51.

CENTAURUS (2-4)

Aguirre 2 0-0 5, Matosky 1 0-1 2, Puckett 0 0-0 0, Taudien 3 1-1 7, Jordan 1 0-0 3, Milano 5 0-1 10, Wilkinson 0 2-2 2, Esler 1 0-2 2, Rowsam 0 0-0 0, Bradford 0 2-2 2, Koch 0 2-4 2, DeVries 1 0-0 2. Totals 14 7-13 37.

Score by quarters:

Rampart 10 11 18 12 -- 51

Centaurus 4 8 15 10 -- 37

 

3-point field goals -- Rampart (0); Centaurus (2): Aguirre, Jordan. Total fouls -- Rampart 13, Centaurus 10. Fouled out -- None. Technical fouls -- None.


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Poudre 48, Mead 34

 

A day after lighting up the scoreboard for 69 points in a win against Arvada, Mead managed less than half that total in a sluggish loss to the Impalas.

Aaron Cheung led the way with 14 points for the Mavericks, who finished 1-2 in the tournament. Ryan Lozinski chipped in 11 points for Mead, which entered halftime trailing 24-21 but managed only 13 second-half points.

Senior guard Trent McFall led Poudre with 13 points, including three 3-pointers.

At Centaurus HS

POUDRE (2-2)

Casey 0 2-2 2, McFall 4 2-5 13, Clay 2 2-2 6, Lindquist 3 0-0 6, Kahl 2 0-0 5, Finley 3 0-0 7, Reed 4 1-2 9. Totals 18 7-11 48.

MEAD (2-2)

Cheung 5 4-4 16, Desch 0 0-0 0, Lozinski 4 3-6 11, Perez 0 0-0 0, Lamb 1 2-2 4, Beaver 0 0-0 0, Nelson 1 1-2 3, Goodwin 0 0-1 0. Totals 11 10-15 34.

Score by quarters:

Poudre 14 10 13 11 -- 48

Mead 11 10 4 9 -- 34

 

3-point field goals -- Poudre (5): McFall 3, Kahl, Finley; Mead (2): Cheung. Total fouls -- Poudre 13, Mead 14. Fouled out -- None. Technical fouls -- None.

 

Erie 65, Arvada 33

 

The Tigers emphatically earned their initial win of the season, halting an eight-game losing streak that dated to last season.

Sophomore Kyle Leahy scored 13 for Erie and Blake Baker added 11.

Erie shut out the winless Bulldogs 18-0 in the second quarter and went to the locker room with a 34-9 advantage.

At Centaurus HS

ERIE (1-3)

Leahy 6 0-1 13, C. Brink 2 0-0 4, Lucas 1 0-0 3, D. Brink 6 2-3 18, Charlesworth 0 0-0 0, Egan 2 3-4 7, Baker 5 1-2 11, Melton 4 1-4 9. Totals 26 7-14 65.

ARVADA (0-5)

Mangrum 3 0-1 7, Ruley 1 2-2 5, Enriquez 3 5-6 12, Turner 1 2-2 4, Gales 2 0-0 5, Harris 0 0-0 0. Totals 10 9-11 33.

Score by quarters:

Erie 16 18 22 9 -- 65

Arvada 9 0 10 14 -- 33

 

3-point field goals -- Erie (6): D. Brink 4, Leahy, Lucas; Arvada (4): Mangrum, Ruley, Enriquez, Gales. Total fouls -- Erie 13, Arvada 18. Fouled out -- Gales. Technical fouls -- Mangrum.