High School Sports

  • Trinidad State lands ACHS’ Ordaz for more soccer

    Adams City’s Jonathan Ordaz wanted a place to hone his soccer skills and to continue his education. 

    Trinidad State Junior College has just the program in Ordaz’s eyes.

    Ordaz signed his letter of intent Feb. 2 at a ceremony at the high school.

  • State 5A wrestling brackets released

    AURORA – Here are Adams City's first-round pairings in the state 5A wrestling tournament. It starts at 7;15 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 16, at Pepsi Center.

    113: Noah Vigil (ACHS) vs. Aidan Quinn (Monarch)

    120: Blake Reichel (ACHS) vs. Angel Flores (Coronado)

    126: Nicholas Gonzales (ACHS) vs. Cory Fatzinger (Arvada West)

    138: Josh Deaguero (ACHS) vs. Dakota Key (Legacy)

    145: Marques Salazar (145) vs. David Bekkedahl (Poudre)

    152: Gavin Deaguero (ACHS) vs. Brian Hodes (Regis)

  • Wrestling: Adams City sends ten to state meet

    AURORA – Adams City’s Noah Vigil had no complaints about his performance at the class 5A, Region 3 wrestling tournament at Cherokee Trail High School.

    Vigil needed about 6 ½ minutes of mat time to pin his three opponents, to win a regional championship at 113 pounds and to secure a spot in this week’s stat3 5A wrestling tournament at Pepsi Center.

  • Eagles place sixth @ EMAC swim meet


    AURORA – Adams City's swimming team placed sixth in this year's Eastern
    Metro Athletic Conference meet at Gateway High School. The two-day meet
    concluded Feb. 4.

  • Wrestling: Eagles take second at EMAC tournament

    Adams City High School, ranked sixth in the most recent On the Mat Magazine poll in class 5A, finished second in this year's Eastern Metro Athletic Conference tournament on the Eagles' mats.

  • In a predicament

    Adams City's Nick Gonzales gives Monarch's Kyle Gambino no room to move during a 126-pound match in Commerce City Jan. 26. Gonzales pinned Gambino in 3:39.

    The Eagles went on to win 45-30. Besides Gonzales, the Eagles' on-mat winners were Noah Vigil (113), Blake Reichel (120), Jordan Griego (126), Gavin Deaguero (152), Niki Suazo (160), Christian Rowell and (170).

    Adams City visits the Les Mattox tournament at Lincoln High School Saturday, Jan. 28.

  • Girls basketball: Northglenn turns back Adams City
  • Wrestling: Gavin Deaguero captures title at A-West tournament

    ARVADA – Adams City's Gavin Deaguero won the 152-pound championship at the Arvada West Invitational tournament Jan. 14.

    He pinned Pomona's Xavier Herrera in 3:14 of the title match.

    Elsewhere, the Eagles' Nicholas Gonzales was third at 126 pounds. Jack Armijo wound up third at 160 pounds. Josh Deaguero was fourth at 132 pounds.

    ACHS was fourth in the team standings.

  • Adams City's Salaz steps down as girls basketball coach

    Billy Salaz, the fourth-year girls basketball coach at Adams City High School, announced his intention to resign Jan. 10.

    He did so by text message. According to maxpreps.com, Faye Muller is the new coach. She joined the Eagles' staff this season.

    Salaz missed a handful of games before the holiday break. The reason was not clear, and it's not known if that had something to do with Salaz's decision to step aside. 

    Salaz's teams won 15 games in 3 1/2 seasons, including two this year. 

  • Girls basketball: Legacy rolls to win over Adams City



    BROOMFIELD – Legacy High School beat Adams City 86-20 in a Jan. 6 non-league game on the Lightning floor.

    No stats were available for either team.