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Each full week of the fall season, BoCoPreps will highlight 10 teams and 10 players that had exceptional performances. While our staff will utilize multiple avenues to compile these lists, readers are encouraged to submit nominations to our email (

10 teams

Broomfield boys soccer: Under new head coach Zach Hindman, the Eagles beat perennial Class 4A power Cheyenne Mountain 4-0 in their opener.

Erie softball: The Tigers trounced Pueblo West in a twin bill Thursday, beating the Cyclones 13-1 and 12-0. Erie has outscored its last three opponents 38-1.

Fairview boys golf: The Knights won the second match in the Front Range League, coasting to a five-stroke team victory at Flatirons Golf Course. They had four golfers inside the top eight, including three tied for fourth.

Fairview boys soccer: The Knights beat defending champion Grandview 2-0 in their opener Saturday. Tom Gorbold had two goals and Shane Williams made nine saves.

Legacy boys tennis: The Lightning swept Northglenn in their dual Thursday, winning every set while only dropping a combined eight games over the seven matches.

Peak to Peak boys tennis: The Pumas improved to 3-0 in duals, beating Colorado Academy and Golden last week. No. 1 singles player Derek Toth won in straight sets in both matches.

Mead boys cross country: The Mavericks had the top two placers at the Carbon Valley Two Mile Friday, winning the team race. Nolan Hoffman won the race, while teammate Ben Mayer finished second.

Niwot boys soccer: The Cougars beat Pueblo West 3-2 Thursday thanks to three unanswered goals in the second half, two in a span of seven seconds.

Prospect Ridge Academy boys soccer: The Miners beat Timnath 2-0 in their opener Thursday, getting goals from Evan Kline and Colin Wolf.

Silver Creek volleyball: The Raptors opened their season with a pair of victories, beating Fairview in five sets before sweeping Brush last week. Alex Konczalski had 16 kills and five aces in the win over the Knights.

10 players

Isabella Arroyo, Holy Family softball: The reigning softball player of the year tossed a no-hitter in a 2-0 win over Elizabeth Thursday.

Keira Wilkinson, Legacy girls cross country: The junior won the girls race at the Broomfield Battle by more than 2 minutes, crossing at Westbrook Park in 18 minutes, 36.30 seconds.

Logan Goodman, Prospect Ridge Academy boys cross country: The senior won the boys race at the Broomfield Battle at Westbrook Park Friday, finishing in 16:41.60.

Matt Hansen, Niwot boys soccer: How’s this for an opening performance? Hansen made three saves in a 3-2 win over Pueblo West and scored a goal from 50 yards out.

Patrick Bell, Monarch boys soccer: Bell scored twice in the Coyotes’ 4-3 overtime win over Ralston Valley Friday.

Rudiger Heitz, Holy Family boys golf: The junior shot 2-under-par 70 at Saddleback Golf Course, tying for second at a NCAC tournament. He had four birdies in the round.

Sophia Pereira, Boulder softball: Pereira collected six more hits over the past week, launching two homers in a 15-0 win over Westminster Wednesday.

Talan Gover, Monarch boys golf: The junior shot 3-under-par 70 at the FRL tournament at Flatirons Golf Course, finishing second. He had six birdies in the round.

Trace Saunders, Longmont boys golf: Like Heitz above, the senior shot 2-under-par 70 at Saddleback Golf Course at the NCAC tournament last week, tying for second in the field. He had four birdies in the round.

Yosef Nunez, Broomfield boys soccer: A season after recording just one goal per MaxPreps, the senior scored twice in a 4-0 win over Cheyenne Mountain.