Girls hoops: Pirates get home win

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Alameda got their second victory of the season beating Arvada 42-35 Friday at Alameda High School.

Alameda took a 19-2 first quarter lead and they needed it to hold off the Bulldogs who did their best to get back into the game.

But the inspired Pirates, who haven’t given up this season despite their unflattering record, were impressive for four full quarters.

Arvada will now do their best to snap a six game losing streak.

The Bulldogs (6-12, 1-9) will host Conifer Thursday at 7 p.m.

Alameda (2-17, 1-9) will host Wheat Ridge Thursday at 7 p.m.

A-WEST GATOR BAIT

Arvada West couldn’t keep pace with Standley Lake falling 59-33 Friday at Arvada West High School.

The Wildcats were held to single digits in each of the first three quarters while the Standley Lake’s offense was consistently good.

A-West junior Maddie Brown scored 13 points.

A-West (5-14, 4-8) will play at Columbine Thursday at 7 p.m.

BEARS FALL AGAIN

Bear Creek slipped again losing 53-51 Tuesday at Chatfield High School.

The Bears have now lost four straight games, falling three games under .500.

And three of those losses have come by a total of 10 points.

Bear Creek sophomore Edina Krusko scored 18 points in the losing effort.

The Bears (8-11, 4-8) will attempt to get their season back on track at Pomona on Thursday at 7 p.m.

13 IN A ROW FOR JAGS

D’Evelyn girls’ basketball made light work of Evergreen in their 54-36 victory Friday at Evergreen High School.

Junior Mallory Seemann scored 16 points and added 10 rebounds for a D’Evelyn team that looks unbeatable right now.

That marks 13 wins in a row for the Jaguars (and counting).

D’Evelyn (18-1, 10-0) will host Green Mountain Thursday at 7 p.m.

FEELING GOLDEN AFTER WIN

After an ugly first quarter Golden hung on to beat Green Mountain 38-29 Friday at Green Mountain High School.

After a 3-0 first quarter both teams finally got their offenses together in the second half.

Golden junior Jessica King led the Demons with 20 points and five rebounds.

Green Mountain junior Kelli Van Tassel scored 10 points and had eight rebounds.

Golden (9-10, 6-4) will play at Evergreen Thursday at 5:30 p.m.

Green Mountain (12-7, 7-3) will play at D’Evelyn Thursday at 7 p.m.

EAGLES SHOT DOWN

Despite three double-digit scoring efforts Faith Christian fell at home to Jefferson Academy Friday night.

The Eagles led by five points going into the fourth quarter but were outscored 20-9 in the fourth quarter and gave the game away.

Junior Lacey Henry scored 12 points for the Eagles.

Faith Christian (6-11, 1-6) will host Manuel Tuesday at 7 p.m.

SAINTS SHOCKED IN 2ND HALF

Jefferson girls’ basketball was drowned by Lake Country 46-33 Friday in Leadville.

The Saints led 26-14 at halftime but they were shutout in the third quarter and then outscored 20-7 in the fourth quarter.

The Saints have now lost six straight games.

Jefferson (3-13, 1-8) will host Sheridan Thursday at 7 p.m.

TIGERS: THEY’RE GRRRRREAT

Lakewood continued to impress, their latest victim being Pomona in a 68-26 blowout Friday at Lakewood High School.

The Tigers never let the Panthers score double figures in any quarter, while Lakewood’s offense was hitting on all cylinders.

Lakewood junior Jessica Brooks scored 22 points and had 13 rebounds.

Pomona has now lost four of five games.

Lakewood (16-4, 11-2) will host Standley Lake Tuesday at 7 p.m.

Pomona (9-11, 4-12) will host Bear Creek Thursday at 7 p.m.

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