Girls basketball: Wolverines get on a roll
THORNTON - After starting the season 1-4, the Skyview girls basketball team have won four of its past five games.
The senior duo of Shelby Drnovsek and Brandie Woodson helped the Wolverines edge Westminster 52-51 on Monday. Drnovsek led all scorers with a career-high 19 points, while Woodson also had a career best 15.
Skyview (6-4 overall) was down 32-19 at the half, but battled back to cut the deficit to six after three.
For Westminster it has been a tough week with two brutal losses. The Wolves lost to Adams City in overtime, 51-45.
Ariel Belfiore hit the only three for the Wolves to force overtime, but Westminster couldn’t slow the Eagles in the extra period.
Leading the way for Westminster (3-11) was Desiree Gomez with 14 points.
BRUINS TOP EAGLES: Belleview Christian beat Rocky Mountain Lutheran 48-23 in its 5280 league-opener on Tuesday.
Mackenzie Woods led the Bruins with 20 points, while Sydney Ahaneku pulled down 17 boards and blocked eight shots.
Belleview Christian improved to 10-1 on the season, while the Eagles dropped to 8-2.
TIGERS STAY HOT: Holy Family gave Bishop Machebeuf its first loss of the season on Friday, beating the Buffaloes 53-43.
Katie Chavez led the Tigers with 12 points, while Lindsey Chavez added 11. Megan Mcgillin had 11 points and grabbed six rebounds to help Holy Family improve to 7-3 on the season and 1-0 in the Metropolitan League.
BIG FOURTH: Legacy outscored Fairview 17-9 to edge its league rivals 42-33 Tuesday.
Mackenzie Neely scored all 11 of her points in the second half to help the Lightning improve to 2-2 in the Front Range League and 6-5 overall.
TWO STRAIGHT: Jefferson Academy (7-3) picked up two wins in a row this week, beating Brush (47-39) and Estes Park (50-45).
Alyson Thimsen had 11 points to lead the Jaguars by the Beetdiggers, while Sara Miller led Jefferson Academy with 12 in the win over the Bobcats.
SPLIT DECISION: The Academy (3-6) split its first two Frontier League games, beating Jefferson (56-30) and losing to Middle Park (43-34).
Allie Falagrady led the Wolverines in both games, scoring 15 and 14 points.
CRUSADERS LOSE NAILBITER: Community Christian lost to Resurrection Christian Tuesday, 32-28.
Alex Quimbly had 11 to lead the Crusaders.
TOUGH GOING: Thornton dropped its previous three games by an average of 48 points, including an 88-14 thrashing by Rock Canyon on Tuesday.
Standley Lake also struggled against Chatfield on Friday, falling 44-28.
Pomona have lost four consecutive games in the Jeffco League, the Panthers fell to Columbine on Friday 54-35.
Northglenn dropped its sixth in a row on Tuesday, falling 60-18 to Littleton.
Pinnacle dropped to 3-6 after falling to Denver Science & Tech Stapleton 82-20 Tuesday.