Softball, volleyball or boys soccer won’t be penalized when teams are unable to reschedule game due to the recent flooding. Maxpreps.com uses a ranking system when deciding who qualifies for the postseason.
Football’s wild card points adjust for canceled games, also. For tennis, cross country and gymnastics, athletes have to attend regionals to be able to qualify for State.
The Mustangs are in first place so far in the 2013 season with a 4-1 overall record, 1-0 in league for the 5A Front Range League football standings. Senior running back Gabe Gillespie leads the league in rushing yards with 485 and in the scoring category with 54 points.
Senior Grant McConnell leads the league with eight sacks. Horizon is in fourth place.
The Lightning is sitting behind Fossil Ridge in the standings with an 11-5 record, 7-1 in the Front Range standings. Fossil Ridge is 16-1 overall, 8-1 in league.
Junior pitcher Haley Smith leads the league in pitching with 114 strikeouts. That’s 46 more than the second place spot, Autumn Anderson for Fort Collins.
The Gators came into their match against Pomona Sept. 23 undefeated at 7-0 and ranked No. 6 in the state.
Pomona junior Marcello Laguera scored the game-winning goal in double overtime. Pomona junior Jake Semple tied the game at one in the first half, after Standley Lake sophomore Kyler Fowkes scored the first goal of the game in the 11th minute. It was Fowkes eighth goal of the season. Standley Lake tied Chatfield 3-3 Sept. 27.
The Gators are in fifth place in the 5A Jeffco League standings, while Arvada West is sitting in first with an 8-2 record, 4-0 in league.