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 (email@example.com).
Boulder golf: The foursome of Luke Blankinship, Eamon and Siadahl Sweeney, and Doug Holleman will represent BHS at the Class 5A state championships after finishing in second place in its regional at Flatirons last week.
Broomfield gymnastics: The Eagles/BVSD team scored 173.125 points at the prestigious Overland Invite, third place just behind host Overland (173.175) and meet winner Elizabeth (176.75). Of note, Niwot scored 168.525 and Mountain Range/Legacy scored 170.9.
Fairview football: The Knights had another real nice win last Friday against Douglas County, moving to 4-1 prior to their rivalry game against Boulder this week. Wyatt Keegan played in instrumental role in the win, nabbing an interception to go along with a field goal and three successful PATs.
Frederick football: In defeating Fort Morgan rather handily last Friday night, the Golden Eagles racked up nearly 400 rushing yards and six touchdowns on just 25 attempts. Three different players had a 50-plus yard carry, and Cruz Zamudio tallied 151 yards.
Holy Family softball: The Tigers went 3-0 last week including an impressive victory over Class 5A Chatfield, 5-2. In that game, Kaylee McDonald logged three hits, a walk and a stolen base and Jordan Peterson drove in a pair.
Lyons cross country: The Lyons boys placed seventh and the girls ninth in a stacked Longs Peak Invitational up in Estes Park on Friday. Cole Thomas was 10th overall with a time of 17:11.90.
Mead cross country: Frances Hudson and Nolan Hoffman each logged elite performance times at the Dave Sanders Invitational last Friday. Hudson clocked in at 19:02.50 and Hoffman ran a time of 15:55.
Monarch tennis: Monarch will take a perfect dual match record into the first Class 5A state dual tournament on Wednesday. The Coyotes are 8-0 with Callum Conaghan’s sparkling 13-0 record at No. 2 singles leading the way.
Niwot football: Niwot are five points away from being a perfect 4-0. A second win in a row last week — this time a 42-13 ousting of Battle Mountain — has the Cougars on the upward swing heading to a Saturday game against Thompson Valley.
Peak to Peak tennis: The Pumas will enter the Class 4A state dual tournament fresh off a team title at the Longmont Invitational.
Omari Bursey, Legacy football: Bursey was fantastic in the Lightning’s win at Legend, as he collected 11 total tackles and three tackles for loss, including a sack.
Lili Foss, Jefferson Academy volleyball: As JA went 2-0 last week including a thrilling, 3-2 victory over Prospect Ridge, Foss totaled 36 digs to keep the Jaguars on the offensive. The Jaguars are ranked 10th in Class 3A.
Matthew Hansen, Niwot soccer: The senior goalie notched a shutout of a ranked Northridge squad, helping the Cougars post a convincing 3-0 victory. The Cougars are No. 10 in the Class 4A coaches poll.
Garrett Keeler, Broomfield football: The big man had 15 total tackles and a sack as the Eagles took down Brighton in a big way, 32-7.
Isabelle Martinez, Silver Creek softball: The Raptors went 1-1 last week and Martinez was a force at the plate, going 5-for-5 with five runs and a pair of RBIs.
Logan Miller, Skyline football: Miller entered the CHSAA record books on Thursday with a 10 reception, 290-yard outing against Longmont.
Birch Neeld, Silver Creek football: The senior had 89 total yards on offense and a pair of sacks on defense in the Raptors’ 33-14 win over Greeley West.
Garrett Pugh, Centaurus soccer: The junior helped Centaurus log its sixth straight win, corraling 10 saves in a shutout of Greeley Central last Wednesday.
Adisyn Rademacher, Mead softball: In a 6-0 win against Roosevelt that gave MHS two wins in three games last week, Rademacher notched three hits including a triple and a home run. For the week she was 3-for-10 with seven RBIs.
Asa Wentworth, Centaurus golf: The senior notched a regional championship last week at Riverdale Knolls, carding a pair of birdies over his final nine holes to come in at 1-under-par 70 and head to state with some serious momentum.