Jeffco Football Recap: D’Evelyn red-hot, Wheat Ridge hangs on
LAKEWOOD - Who said the D’Evelyn Jaguars wouldn’t be as dynamic offensively as they were last year?
D’Evelyn has been an offensive juggernaut through two games this season racking up 95 points in two weeks.
The Jaguars improved to 2-0 on the season after a 45-41 shootout victory over Mountain View on Friday.
Senior quarterback Conner Mateer set the tone, 18-for-24 for 359 yards and throwing two touchdowns. He also ran for 61 yards and recorded a rushing touchdown.
Senior Receiver Ty McGee caught eight balls for a ridiculous 176 receiving yards and a touchdown.
D’Evelyn will play 11 a.m. Saturday when it hosts Holy Family.
Wheat Ridge managed to hold off a Windsor team that just wouldn’t go away, outlasting the Wizards in a 31-22 victory Friday.
The Farmers scored 14 first-quarter points and looked like they might blowout Windsor, but Wheat Ridge took its foot off the pedal offensively in the second and third quarters and led just 17-14 going into the fourth quarter.
Wheat Ridge got its act together and scored 14 more points in the fourth quarter and escaped with a tough victory at home.
The Farmers (1-0) will play at Monarch 10 a.m. on Saturday.
After taking an early lead Golden couldn’t keep up with Thompson Valley falling 55-9 Thursday.
The Demons (0-1) will play Dakota Ridge Thursday, 4 p.m. at Trailblazer Stadium.
Green Mountain won its season opener beating up on Greeley Central 27-6 on Thursday.
The Rams will now be tested by 5A Super 6’s Bear Creek Friday at 7:30 at Jeffco Stadium
Arvada was shutout in a 45-0 road loss at Weld County on Friday.
The Bulldogs (0-1) will play at Englewood at 7 p.m. on Friday.
Arvada West couldn’t find its offense in a 22-0 loss to Overland Thursday at Trailblazer Stadium.
The Wildcats (0-1) will play Thursday at 7 p.m. at Rock Canyon.
Bear Creek went on a road trip to Florida and came back with a 36-14 victory over Okeechobee on Friday.
The Bears (1-0) will host Green Mountain, Friday at 7:30 at Jeffco Stadium.
Faith Christian fell to 1-1 on the season after falling 42-16 to Holy Family on Friday.
The Eagles will host Vista Peak Prep at 7 p.m. on Friday.
Jefferson improved to 2-0 on the season after a 26-8 victory at Bishop Machebeuf.
The Saints will attempt to march to a third straight victory Friday at 4 p.m. when they host Sheridan.
Lakewood couldn’t close the deal falling 31-28 at Loveland on Saturday.
The Tigers (0-1) will host Pine Creek Thursday at 7:30 at Jeffco Stadium.
Pomona narrowly escaped with a win beating Broomfield Friday on the road.
The Panthers used a solid second half defensive after Broomfield who scored 14 points in the second quarter.
No. 5 Pomona will host No. 4 ranked Cherry Creek at 7 p.m. on Friday.
Ralston Valley recorded its second consecutive very impressive victory in a 44-29 win over Longmont on Friday.
The Mustangs drubbed Mullen 43-0 one week before, and will attempt to go 3-0 when they host ThunderRidge at 7 p.m. on Saturday.