AURORA - The Thornton Trojans aren’t taking their foot off their gas. Marcus Del Hierro threw for two touchdowns, while Demitri Montour ran for two …
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AURORA - The Thornton Trojans aren’t taking their foot off their gas.
Marcus Del Hierro threw for two touchdowns, while Demitri Montour ran for two more to help the Trojans top Aurora Central 32-14 on Friday and improve to 4-0.
Montour also rushed for 101 yards, while Keynan Huguley ran for 159 yards and a touchdown.
The Trojans were down 7-6 at the end of the first quarter but outscored Aurora Central 26-7 the rest of the game.
Del Hierro threw for 114 yards and both Bryan Weingarten and Kailon Evans each caught touchdown passes.
Mateo Burciaga had 15 tackles to lead Thornton, while both Antonio Gonzales and Brendan Bruso had two sacks.
Silver Creek 28, Holy Family 17
LONGMONT - The No. 4-ranked Eagles couldn’t overcome an early deficit and was dealt their first loss of the season. Silver Creek, the defending Class 3A champions, scored the first 21 points of the game and never looked back.
Holy Family got three consecutive field goals from Marco Lonardo and David Sommers found Tyler Hsin for a touchdown in the fourth quarter, but it wasn’t enough for the Eagles, who fell to 3-1.
Fort Collins 17, Legacy 7
WESTMINSTER - The Lightning were held to 166 total yards and dropped to 1-3 after losing the non-conference game.
Phydell Paris had 103 yards rushing and Steven Yoshihara found Mitch McCall for the Lightning lone touchdown.
Legacy opens North Metro League on Friday when it hosts Arvada West.
Gateway 55, Westminster 14
AURORA - The Wolves had no answer for Gateway on Friday.
The Olympians scored 20 points in the second quarter and 28 in the third to cruise by Westminster.
Patrick Wilson ran for 104 yards and Jordan Thompson passed for 114 for the Wolves.
Westminster opens league play on Friday at Brighton.
Belleview Christian 44, Gilpin County 6
WESTMINSTER - The Bruins won their league opener in a big way on Saturday.
Jared Brown rushed for 259 yards and three touchdowns, while quarterback Jameson Iiams tossed for two touchdowns. Marek Iwahashi and Brian Shafer each had two sacks in the win.
Belleview scored the game’s first 44 points and never looked back to improve to 1-3 on the season.
Rangeview 53, Northglenn 18
THORNTON - The dynamic duo of Armon Brown and Darien Odegard ran over the Norse’s defense on Friday.
Brown had 117 rushing yards and two touchdowns, while Odegard rushed for 130 and two touchdowns.
Jordan Radebaugh threw for 297 yards and had all three touchdowns (two rushing and one passing) for Northglenn (0-4). The Norse open league play on Friday when they host Prairie View, which is 0-4.
Faith Christian 30, Skyview 0
THORNTON - Faith Christian scored 21 points in the second quarter to cruise by the winless Wolverines.
Deven Tyler led the way for the Eagles with 131 yards and a touchdown.
Skyview (0-4) only had 177 total yards and will face Mead next week.
Denver West 27, The Pinnacle 7
The Timberwolves lost its league opener on Saturday and dropped to 1-3 overall.
The Pinnacle hosts rival Academy next Saturday night.
Longmont Christian 55, Rocky Mountain Lutheran 28
LONGMONT - The Eagles couldn’t stop Warriors’ Michael Rampson, who had 196 rushing yards and four touchdowns.
Aaron Spaude had 161 yards and two touchdowns for Rocky Mountain Lutheran.
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