High School Sports

  • Pittman takes easy choice for college football

    COMMERCE CITY – There’s a certain amount of angst that comes with choosing a college, particularly if you’re a high-school athlete.
    And then there’s the case of Adams City’s Tobias Pittman.

  • Adams City's Lovato’s next stop is Alamosa

    COMMERCE CITY – Two schools showed some interest in the football services of Adams City’s Dominic Lovato.
    He picked Adams State University in Alamosa Feb. 3 and signed a letter of intent at ACHS.
    “I thought it would be a good environment for me to succeed,” Lovato said. “It has small classrooms. The coaches treated me well. I have a friend who is the offensive coordinator and the offensive line coach, so that helps.

  • CHSAA approves first steps toward new playoff structure for team sports

    AURORA – The Colorado High School Activities Association took the first steps toward a new playoff structure for team sports Jan. 28.
    Its legislative council voted to implement computer-driven data for playoff teams in team sports. The council voted to use the so-called Ratings Performance Index for baseball, football, volleyball and soccer teams starting in the fall.

  • Gutierrez. Deaguero, Helbok claim EMAC wrestling titles

    COMMERCE CITY -- Three Adams City wrestlers took home Eastern Metro Athletic Conference title Feb. 6 from the league meet.

    Fabian Gutierrez (113 pounds) rolled past Northglenn's Gage Loveall in a major decision (15-1) in the finals. Gutierrez enters the regional tournament (at Doherty High School this weekend) with a mark of 33-2.

  • Adams City scoreboard Feb. 7


    Adams City topped Mountain Range 43-21 in a non-conference dual meet Feb. 4 in Commerce City.

    On-mat winners for the Eagles were Noah Vigil (120 pounds), Kyle Meyers (132), Jack Armijo (152), Zach Deaguero (160), Kenny Molina (182), Efrain Tinoco (195) and Fabian Gutierrez (113).

    Girls basketball

    Adams City got past Aurora Central 60-51 in Aurora Feb. 5. Awah Tilong had 16 points for the Trojans. No stats were available for Adams City.

    Boys basketball

  • New playoff structure starts to take shape

    AURORA -- The Colorado High School Activities Association began the trek toward computer-driven data to select playoff teams Jan. 28.

    The association's legislative council approved the ratings performance index structure to determine playoff participants for team sports during its winter meeting. The affected sports, so far, are baseball, volleyball, football and soccer. Other sports are expected to join the fold during the council's spring meeting in April.

  • Tough sledding for ACHS girls
  • Boys hoops: BHS survives nail-biter with Prairie View

    Jonathan Maness
        BRIGHTON –
    Another chapter was written in the Brighton-Prairie View boys basketball rivalry, and it was one for the history books.
        In front of a packed crowd in Bill Gamble Gymnasium, the Bulldogs held off their rival ThunderHawks to win 69-64 in a non-league game.    

  • Four, top-four finishes for ACHS wrestlers

    ARVADA -- Four Adams City wrestlers placed in the top four of their weight classes at the annual Arvada West Invitational tournament Jan. 16.

    Zach Deaguero wound up second among the 160-poun competitors. Fabian Gutierrez was third at 113 pounders. Rudy Sanchez was fourth among 106-pounders. Noah Vigil took fourth at 120 pounds.

    Two other wrestlers .. Aaron Helbok (170) and Kenny Molina (182) lost in the consolation finals.




  • Girls basketball: Two straight wins for Adams City

    DENVER -- Break up the Eagles.

    Adams City won its second straight game Jan. 8. The Eagles turned back Lincoln High School 47-34 in a non-conference game on the Lancers' floor. 

    Iona Martinez had a tgeam-high 16 points for ACHS, including 11 straight in the third period. Meah Abeyta added nine. Lincoln got 16 points from Priscilla Marquez, including four, 3-point baskets. Hope Gallegos added 13.

    More details on the game in the Jan. 12 issue of the Commerce City Sentinel Express.