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The teams were selected by leagues and coaches …
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The teams were selected by leagues and coaches sending in nominations to the CHSAA, then a vote from the coaches and also based on state meet results.
For more information on the breakdown of how the teams were picked and the complete list of teams go to .
- Thornton senior Sean Paiz and junior Joshua Joseph both received first team all-state. Joseph finished the state meet in fourth place with a time of 16:40.4 and Paiz finished in fifth place at 16:26.5. The teams were created based on the state meet results.
- Mountain Range senior running back Gabe Gillespie and senior lineman Grant McConnell made second team all-state in 5A. Gillespie led the Front Range league in rushing yards and scoring. McConnell led the league in total sacks.
Westminster senior running back and defensive back Ryan Belearde also made second team. Belearde led the East Metro League in rushing yards and was second in the league in scoring.
In 4A, Standley Lake senior tight end and lineman Trey Jarvis and junior safety and wide receiver Connor Durant made first team. Durant was first in the Mountain League in scoring, second in receiving and third in interceptions. Jarvis was first in the league in sacks.
Holy Family seniors quarterback and defensive back David Sommers and lineman Tyler Dudden made the first team for 3A.
Sommers led the Northern League in passing yards and rushing yards and was second in scoring. The teams were created by nominations from leagues and coaches, then a vote from the coaches.
- Legacy junior Li Chen made first team all-state for 5A. Chen tied for second at the state tournament finishing with a two-day score of 140, four under par. He also earned first team all-conference. The teams were created based on the state meet results.
- Mountain Range senior Taylor Molliconi made first team all-state and was named Gymnast of the Year for 5A. Molliconi won first place in the all-around at the state meet with a 38.6 score.
Standley Lake senior Jordan Ireland also made first team all-state for 5A. Ireland scored 37.475 in the all-around for sixth place at state. The teams were created based on the state meet results.
- In 5A, Legacy junior pitcher Haley Smith made the first team and was the Player of the Year. Legacy senior utility player Aspen Eubanks and junior outfielder Alyssa Geist made second team. Smith was first in the Front Range League in strike outs and wins, second in RBI and ERA, fourth in fielding percentage and fifth in home runs. Horizon junior catcher and shortstop Jasmine Wessel made second team.
Standley Lake senior center fielder RiAnna May made first team while senior shortstop and third baseman Melissa Heronema and senior pitcher Rhiannon Parry made second team. May was first in home runs in the Jefferson League in home runs, second in slugging percentage, third in RBI and fifth in batting average. Heronema was third in total runs and stolen bases. Parry was third in ERA and strike outs and fourth in wins.
For 3A, Holy Family senior second baseman Grace Peterson and senior catcher Tess Cartin made first team, as well as, junior center fielder Alexandra Jaros. Petersen was first in RBI in the District 1 League and fifth in home runs. Cartin was third in RBI and was fourth in the league in slugging percentage. The teams were created by nominations from leagues and coaches, then a vote from the coaches.
- Holy Family senior libero Tylynn Nelson made the first team and junior middle hitter Blayke Hranicka made second team for 3A. Nelson was first in the Metro League in aces and digs.
Hranicka was fifth in the league in hitting percentage. For 1A, Rocky Mountain Lutheran senior setter Erynn Keeney made first team. The teams were created by nominations from leagues and coaches, then a vote from the coaches.
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