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Week 3 of local football games saw another win for Silver Creek and its fans.

BoCoPreps football teams went a combined 6-7 in Week 3 through Friday. It included Fairview’s loss to Valor Christian and coach Jay Madden’s first win at Legacy.

Here’s a recap of the other Week 3 football scores and highlights from local teams. Mead, Justice and Lyons play Saturday.

Friday night

Monarch 17, Centaurus 13: Asher Ewing scored the first touchdown in a second quarter in which 27 of the game’s 30 points were scored as Monarch got its first win for first-year coach Aaron Paddock.

Up 14-13 at half, the Coyotes shut out the Warriors the rest of the way.

Monarch hosts Boulder Friday. Centaurus is at Hinkley Sept. 17.

Scottsbluff (Nebraska) 43, Frederick 20: Frederick was outscored 21-0 in the second quarter and trailed 28-6 at half in falling to 1-2 on the season.

The Warriors, who had a one-point loss to Holy Family followed by a one-point win against Monarch, travel to Silver Creek Thursday.

Niwot 15, Skyview 6: The Cougars forced a safety in the final minute, securing their first win on their new field at the high school.

Niwot improved to 2-1 to start a season for the first time since 2019. It’s on the road at Battle Mountain Sept. 23.

Denver South 58, Longmont 35: Cole Gaddis scored his first four touchdowns on the ground this season, though the Trojans remained winless in their 2022 campaign.

Gaddis’ 2-yard TD with four minutes left in the fourth cut the lead to 39-29. Bryson Strandberg added another in the final minute after Denver South scored 19 points in three minutes.

Longmont is home against the Far Northeast Warriors Friday.

Fruita Monument 35, Skyline 0: Fruita Monument scored five times on the ground and the Falcons were shut out for the first time in 2022.

Skyline, 1-2 on the year, is on the road at Vista PEAK Prep Friday. The Bison were throttled by Broomfield Thursday (see below).

Montrose 49, Erie 40: Montrose got a bit of revenge in a rematch of last season’s wild state semifinals game.

Rallying for the 29-28 win a year ago, CHSAAClass 4A No. 4 Erie couldn’t win a shootout this time. Montrose’s 49 points were the most given up by the Tigers since it allowed 52 to Holy Family in 2015.

Erie travels to No. 5 Broomfield next week.

Thursday night

Broomfield 55, Vista PEAK Prep 6: Cole LaCrue threw for 301 yards on just 19 passing attempts and ran for a score, Ryland Boehmer added two other scores on the ground, and the CHSAA fifth-ranked Eagles scored 55 unanswered to improve to 3-0 on the season.

The Eagles have scored 167 points through their first three games this fall, outscoring teams by a combined 140 points. They face No. 4 Erie next week.

Silver Creek 27, Boulder 10: The Raptors were up 20-0 midway through the third quarter and held on in the fourth to improve to 2-1 on the season. They face Frederick next Thursday.

Charlie Goetz threw for Boulder’s only touchdown, connecting with Walker Hungate for a 25-yard score. The Panthers are 1-2 and travel to Monarch next Friday.

Prospect Ridge Academy 21, Timnath 3: Elik Hrivnak had two interceptions and recovered a fumble, Chase Schaffer had a pick-six and another fumble recovery, and the Miners won their first game of the season.

Prospect Ridge Academy, after giving up 77 points through its first two games, frustrated Timnath with six takeaways.

Leading an offense that managed just 21 points in its first two games, meanwhile, Chase Knopf threw for a score and Torrin Bennett rushed for another.

The Miners host Manitou Springs Sept. 24.

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