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Monarch's Callum Conaghan competes against Broomfield in the No. 2 singles match at Monarch High School on Thursday afternoon.
Monarch’s Callum Conaghan competes against Broomfield in the No. 2 singles match at Monarch High School on Thursday afternoon.

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 (results@bocopreps.com).

10 teams

Broomfield softball: The Eagles beat Poudre and Loveland in Front Range League play last week. Breanna Fiala threw eight innings over the two games, allowing one earned run while striking out 13.

Boulder tennis: The Panthers are undefeated in dual matches this season. The 1-doubles pairing of Chase Lewis and Andre Parham are 3-0 and haven’t dropped a set playing together, per MaxPreps.

Centaurus cross country: The Warriors won the boys’ meet at the Bernie Gay XC Invitational at Waneka Lake Park Saturday. They finished third on the girls’ side.

Erie softball: The Tigers’ win streak is up to nine games. They beat Legacy and Monarch a combined 31-4 last week.

Legacy football: The Lightning shut out Rocky Mountain 31-0 to notch their first win for new coach Jay Madden. Landen Anderson had two fumble recoveries and Quinn Walker had a fumble recovery and an interception in the win.

Lyons football: The Lions improved to 3-0 with a 30-8 win over Vail Christian Saturday. Behind a rushing attack that has amassed 768 yards on just 87 carries, they’ve outscored teams 120-22.

Mead softball: The Mavericks have won four straight, which included mercy-rule wins over Fountain-Fort Carson and Vista Ridge last Friday. Joslynn Veltien has allowed just four earned runs over her last four starts.

Niwot girls cross country: The girls won with a perfect score at the RE-1J district meet at Sunset Golf Course, finishing in the top 13 places. Olivia Alessandrini finished first followed by Madison Shults, Anna Prok, Mia Prok and Addison Ritzenhein. All five ran under 20 minutes.

Peak to Peak softball: The Pumas won three straight last week, outscoring teams a combined 52-16. Alena Carpenter had nine RBIs and two home runs on the week.

Prospect Ridge Academy football: The Miners beat Timnath 21-3 for their first win of the fall thanks to six takeaways. Elik Hrivnak led the way with two interceptions and a fumble recovery.

10 players

Callum Conaghan, Monarch tennis: The senior captain hasn’t lost a match in dual play at No. 2 singles and sits 8-0 on MaxPreps. He beat Fort Collins’ Austin Wallick and Broomfield’s Ryder Pierce last week.

Cole Gaddis, Longmont football: The junior rushed for 102 yards and four touchdowns in the Trojans’ 58-35 loss to Denver South last Friday.

Cameron Gerber, Boulder soccer: The University of Maryland commit scored a hat trick in a span of 3 minutes and 7 seconds in a 6-1 win over Fort Collins Tuesday.

Maelynn Higgins, Broomfield girls cross country: Higgins broke the girls’ school record in the 5K at Liberty Bell over the weekend, crossing in 17 minutes and 24.40 seconds. Madison Mooney previously held the top mark in 17:49.

Evan Kraus, Erie boys cross country: Kraus went under 15 minutes at Liberty Bell over the weekend, crossing in personal-best time of 14:58.

Rowan Ramsey, Erie volleyball: Ramsey had 30 kills, eight aces and 24 digs in two matches last week.

Emmett Shell, Niwot golf: The junior finished second in consecutive Longs Peak League tournaments last week, shooting 5-over-par 77 at Mariana Butte Golf Course Tuesday and 3-over 75 at the Olde Course Wednesday.

Cooper Stephens, Legacy soccer: Last year’s local 5A goals leader had a hat trick in a 4-0 win over Aurora Central Thursday.

Isaiah Tu, Dawson soccer: The freshman scored four goals and had an assist over two games last week. The Mustangs are now 3-0 on the season.

Alexandra Urbina, Legacy volleyball: The senior had 11 kills, 12 digs and an ace in a three-set win over Denver East last week. The Lightning are 9-0 on the season.

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