A recap of Week 1 football scores and highlights for BoCoPreps area teams
Broomfield 47, Longmont 14: Broomfield racked up a 26-6 halftime lead and never relented against nemesis Longmont, improving to 1-0 by limiting the Trojans to just 234 yards of offense. The Eagles will play Holy Family in Week 2 while LHS will look to rebound at home against Windsor.
Boulder 16, Centaurus 10: Daniel Gerlach’s 50-yard field goal was one of several highlights of this tussle between two area teams looking to gain an early foothold on the season.
Niwot 22, Greeley Central 16: Chad Volf’s 122 passing yards and passing TD were complemented by Haden Shaw’s 145 rushing yards, while Volf punched in two TDs of his own on the ground to help the Cougars to victory.
Mead 35, Windsor 34: The Mavericks rallied with a pair of fourth-quarter touchdowns to beat a tough Wizards team, gaining an early condifence-booster with a Class 3A top-5 matchup up ahead on next week’s bill (home against Lutheran).
Arvada 28, Prospect Ridge 14: Elik Hrivnak’s 271 yards passing and two touchdowns were not enough as the Miners dropped their season opener on the road to the Bulldogs. Torrin Bennett emerged with 11 catches for 118 yards and a touchdown in the loss.
Standley Lake 38, Monarch 13: MoHi fell behind 25-6 by halftime and could not recover, as the Gators got rushing touchdowns from four different players in moving to 1-0 themselves.
Ponderosa 39, Erie 27: Ponderosa flexed its muscles against an eager Tigers team who was at home. Erie has another tough test next week at Mullen.
Elbert 54, Justice 0
Arapahoe 10, Legacy 3: The Lightning mustered just a Chris McMillan field goal while tallying 212 total yards against a tough Warriors team in the program debut of coach Jay Madden.
Denver South 45, Skyline 24: A close game went awry for the Falcons as the Ravens scored 21 unanswered points in the fourth quarter to win at Everly-Montgomery Field. The Ravens had 180 passing yards and 182 rushing yards for the game. Skyline will look to get on track next week at Standley Lake.
Fairview 29, Highlands Ranch 21: The Knights held steady after forging a 21-14 lead at the half, getting a fourth-quarter TD and two-point conversion to net the victory at Recht Field. Fairview travels to take on Lakewood next Thursday night.