Jeffco football highlights: Bulldogs survive OT shootout

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Arvada: The Bulldogs survived in what could turn out to be one of the most dramatic games of the season beating Skyview 48-47 in overtime Friday at Trailblazer Stadium.

Arvada senior Travin Haris had 135 all-purpose yards and a pair of touchdowns, and senior Jesse Jackson recorded 12 catches and a rushing touchdown.

The victory was also the first for Arvada’s new head coach Matt Cisneros.

The Bulldogs (1-2) will host Eagle Valley Thursday at 7 p.m. at Trailblazer Stadium.

Alameda: Tough luck is quickly turning into the theme of the Pirates’ 2013 season.

For their third straight game Alameda was barely beaten, this time falling 30-25 Friday at Englewood.

The loss was the third game in a row that Alameda has lost by eight points or less, and even though the team fell to 0-3 with the loss, there were chances that the Pirates could have been 3-0.

Alameda will play D’Evelyn Friday at 7:30 p.m. at Trailblazer Stadium.

Arvada West: The Wildcats hung on for a 35-25 victory at Hinkley on Saturday.

The win was A-West’s second consecutive win after opening the season with a 22-0 shutout loss to Overland.

The Wildcats (2-1) will try to make it three in a row then they host Chatfield Friday at 7 p.m. at North Area Athletic Complex.

Bear Creek: The Bears suffered their first loss of the season falling to Mountain Vista 16-14 Thursday at Jeffco Stadium.

Down 10-0 Bear Creek rallied with two second quarter touchdowns to take a lead, but they never scored again and Mountain Vista scored six points in the fourth quarter to secure the win.

Still, the Bears (2-1) have already matched their win total from last season.

Bear Creek will host ThunderRidge Saturday at 1 p.m. at Jeffco Stadium.

D’Evelyn: The Jaguars got back on track with a blowout 40-3 road victory Friday at Grand Junction Central.

D’Evelyn senior receiver Cameron Brown caught two touchdowns, and Trent Walker recorded seven tackles and two sacks in the win.

The victory was the third times this season that the Jaguars have scored at least 40 points.

The Jaguars (3-1) will host Alameda Friday at 7:30 p.m. at Trailblazer Stadium.

Green Mountain/Golden: The Demons were no match for the Rams falling 39-0 Friday at North Area Athletic Complex.

Green Mountain moves to 2-1 on the season beating up on fellow Jeffco squad Golden, who is still searching for their first victory of the season.

The Rams rebounded from a 38-20 loss at Bear Creek last week and Golden’s new head coach Jason Neely is trying to turn his struggling program around.

Green Mountain will host Grand Junction Central Friday at 4 p.m. at Trailblazer Stadium.

Golden will host Wheat Ridge Thursday at 7 p.m. at Jeffco Stadium.

Faith Christian: Despite 23 first downs the Eagles were downed by Kent Denver 28-23 Friday at Kent Denver High School.

Kent Denver scored 21 second quarter points to take a big lead, but Faith Christian would chip away and take the lead back in the fourth quarter. However, Kent Denver would score late, sending the Eagles to their second straight loss.

Eagles Sophomore Adam Buchanan had a monster game, rushing for 126 yards and two touchdowns.

Faith Christian (2-2) will host Skyview Friday at 7 p.m.

Jefferson: The Saints marched to a perfect 4-0 with their 49-0 victory at Denver Christian Saturday at Jeffco Stadium.

One of the great stories in Colorado High School sports continues as Jefferson manhandled the Crusaders.

The Saints have been literally carried by their senior running back Jovanni Lucero who is averaging 129.4 rushing yards per game this season.

Jefferson (4-0) will host Front Range Christian Saturday at 1 p.m. at Trailblazer Stadium.

Pomona/Lakewood: The Panthers needed a huge third quarter to comeback and beat the Tigers 38-28 Saturday at North Area Athletic Complex.

Lakewood took a 14-10 lead into halftime, but Pomona would score 18 third quarter points. The Tigers would add two more second half touchdowns but they were able to close the gap.

Pomona senior Chris Marquez rushing the ball for a ridiculous 276 yards on 31 carries and he scored three touchdowns in the victory.

The Panthers (2-1) will play at Chaparral Friday at 7 p.m.

The Tigers (1-2) will host Fairview Friday at 7 p.m. at Jeffco Stadium.

Ralston Valley: The Mustangs needed every bit of the 66 points they scored to hold on and win at Grand Junction 66-45 on Friday.

Both teams traded punches and Ralston Valley was able to survive behind senior Jon Baumann and his over 11 tackles per game, and the Mustangs were able to hang on and beat a team in Grand Junction that averages nearly 50 points per game.

Ralston Valley (3-1) has a bye week but they will play at Fairview on Friday, Sept. 27, at 7 p.m.