Girls basketball: Hawks get back on track
THORNTON - After losing to Monarch, the Horizon Hawks have won their next two games in the Front Range League.
The Hawks topped Greeley West 75-45 Tuesday and also beat Boulder 68-53 on Jan. 18 to improve to 5-1 in the FRL and 8-5 overall.
Alyssa and Kaylie Rader each had a double-double against the Spartans. Alyssa Rader went for 21 points and 10 rebounds, while Kaylie Rader had 18 and 11.
5280 LEAGUE: Belleview Christian topped Longmont Christian 55-24 Tuesday to improve to 3-0 in the 5280 League.
The Eagles outscored the Warriors 23-5 in the third quarter, while Sydney Ahaneku went for 26 points and 14 rebounds.
Rocky Mountain Lutheran (10-2 overall) picked up its first league win Tuesday by beating Community Christian 52-20.
Hannah Sievert led all scorers with 15 points, while Brittney Zemlicka added 12 and Mariah Dally had 10.
Community Christian dropped to 3-5 overall, 0-2 in 5280 League.
LIGHTNING FALL TO LAMBKINS: Legacy couldn’t overcome a slow start as it fell to FRL rival Fort Collins, 58-47.
The Lightning fell behind by 10 points in the first quarter and then 36-21 at halftime.
Courtney Smith led the way with 21 points, while Bree Paulson added 14.
WOLVES BEST TROJANS: Westminster snapped a nine-game losing streak Tuesday by beating Thornton 51-39.
The Wolves jumped out to a 24-13 advantage at the half and was led by Desiree Gomez, who had 11 points. Brandy Carrera added nine.
CRUISE CONTROL: The Academy won its previous two games by an average of 12 points.
The Wildcats topped Platte Canyon 58-45 and Arrupe Jesuit 37-26.
Katie Edwards led The Academy with 12 points in the win over Platte Canyon, while Jackie Wilson had 12 points in the win over Arrupe Jesuit.
BACK ON TRACK: Holy Family rebounded from its first Metropolitan League loss to top Faith Christian 53-32 on Jan. 18.
Freshman Katie Chavez led the way with 20 points and six steals, she also hit four treys.
Pinnacle topped Platte Canyon 53-28 on Jan. 18 to improve to 2-2 in the Frontier League.
Jacey Ovalle led the Timberwolves with 15 points, while Karalyn Maestas added 11.
FRONT RANGE TROUBLES: The Mountain Range Mustangs are still searching for their first win in the FRL.
The Mustangs lost to Legacy 50-32 on Friday, dropping to 0-6 in the FRL.
SLUMPING GATORS: Standley Lake dropped its third in a row on Jan. 18, falling to Lakewood 51-26.
Jefferson Academy dropped its first two games in the Metropolitan League, losing to Colorado Academy (40-31) and Peak to Peak (47-25).
NORSE DROP LEAGUE OPENER: Northglenn fell to Brighton 77-21 on Jan. 18 in the Norse’s East Metro League opener.