Girls basketball: Hawks top Impalas
FORT COLLINS - Horizon got a big Front Range League win on Friday, topping rival Poudre 55-51.
Poudre was on a 15-game winning streak going into the game, but had no answer for Alyssa Rader.
The sophomore scored 11 of her 17 points in the first half and grabbed 12 rebounds, while Gabby Jimenez added 12 and Kaylie Rader had 11.
Horizon used the momentum to beat Rocky Mountain Tuesday 67-48.
Alyssa Rader once again led the way with 18 points, while Jimenez added 14 and Kaylie Rader had 12.
The Hawks improved to 12-6 overall and 7-2 in the FRL.
METROPOLITAN LEAGUE: Holy Family (13-4, 6-1 ML) extended its winning streak to six games on Tuesday, beating Colorado Academy 52-35.
Jefferson Academy (7-8, 2-5) lost to Bishop Machebeuf Tuesday 62-57. Heidi Wendt led the way for the Jaguars with 16 points.
5280 LEAGUE: Community Christian (6-8, 1-4) beat Eagle Ridge Academy 35-28 Tuesday.
Alex Quimby scored 23 points to lead the way.
Rocky Mountain Lutheran (12-4, 1-3) lost to Gilpin County 43-31 Tuesday.
FRONT RANGE LEAGUE: Legacy (8-10, 4-7 FRL) fell to Poudre Tuesday, 66-46.
Mountain Range (8-10, 1-10) lost 66-41 to Fort Collins on Tuesday.
COLORADO 7 LEAGUE: Skyview (9-9, 2-5 Colorado 7) got back on track Monday, beating Alameda 46-30.
Laura Malacarne led the way for the Wolverines with 13 points.
JEFFCO LEAGUE: Standley Lake (9-9, 5-6 Jeffco League) squeaked out a win over Columbine on Feb. 1, beating the Rebels 51-50 in overtime.
Columbine outscored Standley Lake 14-9 in the fourth to force the extra period. Haley Lopez had 15 points for the Gators, while Casey Torbet added 13.
The Gators also beat Dakota Ridge on Tuesday 49-44.
Pomona (9-9, 4-7) topped Chatfield 39-36 on Feb. 1; Dominque Riley led the way for the Panthers with 12 points.
EAST METRO ATHLETIC CONFERENCE: Thornton (5-14, 2-3 EMAC) won its second consecutive game Feb. 1, beating Aurora Central 39-32.
The Trojans have won their previous two league games after losing their first three.
Northglenn (3-17) is still looking for its first league win, after losing 86-32 to Prairie View Tuesday. The Norse have dropped all six of their league games.
FRONTIER LEAGUE: The Pinnacle (6-8, 4-4 FL) won its second straight game Tuesday, beating Jefferson 54-29.
The Academy (6-9, 4-3 FL) dropped its third game in a row on Feb. 2, losing to Platte Canyon 53-25.
Jordan Bauer scored eight points to lead the way for the Wolverines.