Weekly sports wrap up

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Feature Photo By: VeThalia Warren – Sophomore Brianna Linnear and Senior Angel Broadus walk away from the basket after a foul against the opposing team. The ladies placed second in the EMAC. To find out more about the sports at Rangeview click here.

(Photo credits top to bottom: VeThalia Warren, Jeffery Afriyie, Amor-Leigh Wilson, and Amor-Leigh Wilson)

By: Oscar Perez & Toli Geshow, Review Staff

Girls Basketball

The Girls Basketball team has won 8 straight games prior to tonight’s game against Prairie View in their first game of the 5A playoffs here at Rangeview. On February 11, the girls played Fairview winning 66-38 led by Angel Broadus with 16 points, 6 rebounds, 4 assists and 4 steals and Ny’arra West with 15 points and 12 rebounds. On February 13, the girls defeated George Washington 61-60 and on February 14 the girls defeated Northglenn 74-43. On February 15, the girls defeated Gateway 70-21 ending their regular season with 19-4 and ranking them 10th in their conference and number 1 in the EMAC.

Boys Basketball

The Boys Basketball team is currently on a 14 game winning streak after defeating Gateway 71-36 led by Quincey Jewett with 20 points, 10 rebounds, and 4 blocks. Jodaun Dotson added 13 points. On February 14, the boys defeated Northglenn 70-60. This closes their season as the undefeated EMAC champions and the 3rd ranked team in the 5A conference. Their next game is tomorrow against Windsor to start their playoff run.

Swimming

On February 9, the Girls Swimming team went to the state tournament with senior Sarah Mortenson placing 13th in the 1 meter dive. Although, no one else qualified the state tournament or consultation finals, junior Jasmine Johnson placed 65th in the breaststroke prelims at 1 minute and 12 seconds. This ends the Girls’ season with a record of 4-3-1 winning the APS Championship and EMAC championship.

Wrestling

The Boys Wrestling had their regional tournament on Friday, February 15th. The team had an 11-11 overall record going into regionals — with a handful of wrestlers qualifying including Senior: Dillion Hutcherson, Elias Rodriguez, Juniors: Spencer Ohu, Eric Holt, Owen Schulz, Nick Olguín, Rudy Cortez, and Raymond Cortez and sophomore Romeo Cortez. Out of the nine wrestlers only Spencer, Elias, Romeo, and Rudy made it to the second day. Unfortunately none were able to make it further, ending the wrestling season right before State.