Boys basketball: Gators can’t rally past Rebels
WESTMINSTER - It has been a tough season for the young Standley Lake boys basketball squad, who has faced some of the top teams in the state nearly every night.
Friday it was no different as the Columbine Rebels led from the very start and never looked back, topping Standley Lake 48-36.
Back-to-back baskets by Marcus Asmus got the Gators within four in the final period, but the Rebels responded with a 10-2 run to end the game.
Asmus led the way for Standley Lake (4-13 overall, 3-7 Jeffco League) with 14 points.
JEFFCO LEAGUE: Pomona (1-17, 0-11) gave up a season-high 90 points on Friday, losing to Chatfield by 61 points.
Drew Dettke had a team-best eight points.
METROPOLITAN LEAGUE: Holy Family (13-2, 5-0 ML) topped Denver Jewish Day 52-29 on Monday to gets its seventh consecutive win.
The Tigers outscored Manual in each quarter and held the winless Thunderbolts to only 14 points in the second half as Holy Family cruised to a 42-26 victory on Feb. 1.
Austin Brown led the way with 10 points, while David Sommers and Ryan Willis each had nine to help the Tigers improve 12-2 overall.
Jefferson Academy (7-6, 2-3) fell to Kent Denver on Feb. 1, 51-36.
FRONT RANGE LEAGUE: Horizon (8-10 overall, 4-7 FRL) couldn’t hold off league rival Rocky Mountain Tuesday, falling 53-50.
The Lobos outscored the Hawks 20-16 in the fourth; Dustin Rivas led the way with 17 points.
Legacy (6-12, 2-9) dropped its sixth in a row Tuesday, losing to Poudre 71-57. Tyler Gibson led the way with 12 points.
Mountain Range (5-13, 1-10) couldn’t snap its recent slide, falling 63-50 to Fort Collins on Tuesday.
5280 LEAGUE: Belleview Christian (3-12, 2-4 5280) had its recent winning streak snapped Tuesday, falling 57-47 to Community Christian.
The Bruins had three players score in double-figures; Austin Thompson had 14 points, while Allen Johnson and Jared Brown had 10.
Community Christian (9-5, 4-1 5280) dropped a non-league game on Monday, losing 69-57 to Calhan.
Charles Wittman led the way for the Eagles with 20 points, while Bryan Hodge had 17 and Wyatt Potter-Seymour added 14.
FRONTIER LEAGUE: The Pinnacle (9-6, 9-0 FL) topped Jefferson Tuesday 62-56.
Chase Gonzales led the way with 17 points.
Zach Telles scored 32 points to help The Academy (9-5, 5-1) win a non-league game on Friday, beating Platte Valley 74-56.
Telles hit five treys in the win and was 12 of 17 from the charity stripe, he also had seven steals.
COLORADO 7 LEAGUE: Olujisayo Awolaja’s double-double to lead Skyview to a 52-32 victory over Alameda.
Awolaja had 14 points and grabbed 13 boards as Skyview improved to 8-10 on the season.
EAST METRO ATHLETIC CONFERENCE: Northglenn (6-12, 3-3 EMAC) edged rival Prairie View Tuesday night 56-55 for its third straight win.
Derrick DeLaTorre led the Norse with 13 points, while Jordan Radebaugh added 11.
Thornton’s road struggles continued Friday. The Trojans were outscored in each quarter as they fell to league rival Aurora Central.
Samual Shumate had 14 points, while Donovan Gomez-Onofre added 10 for Thornton (11-8, 3-2).
Westminster (1-17, 0-5) was no match for league-rival Rangeview. The Wolves were outscored by 27 points in the second half before falling 75-31.