Ethan Simmons, Legacy football: To go with his 79 rushing yards, the senior returned a kickoff 87 yards for a touchdown that gave his team the lead with just over a minute left to play in a 31-24 win over Bear Creek that kept the Lightning in playoff contention.

Taylor Gilmore, Broomfield softball: Doing everything she could for the Class 5A state runner-up Eagles, she allowed just 17 hits and one earned run while striking out 28 batters in 26 innings during the state tournament.

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