Boys basketball: Thornton tops rival Northglenn

Jonathan Maness
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THORNTON - The Thornton Trojans continued its strong play at home Friday night by topping rival Northglenn 58-34.

Samuel Shumate led the way with 17 points, while Donovan Gomez-Onofre added 15.

The Trojans held a slight 17-13 lead after the first, but locked down the Norse in the second quarter, allowing Northglenn only three points in the frame.

Thornton (12-8 overall, 4-2 EMAC) improved to 9-0 at home, while Northglenn dropped to 6-13 overall and 3-4 in the EMAC.

EAST METRO ATHLETIC CONFERENCE: Westminster (1-18, 0-6) lost a tough one Friday night, falling to rival Adams City 38-36.

The Wolves held a 15-13 advantage at the half, but couldn’t hold off the Eagles in the second half.

Patrick Wilson led the way for Westminster with 12 points.

JEFFCO LEAGUE: Standley Lake (4-15, 3-9 JL) lost its third consecutive game on Friday, falling to Arvada West 47-33.

Marcus Asmus led the Gators with 16.

Pomona (1-19, 0-13) lost to rival Lakewood on Friday 71-39.

Javis Larson had 12 points to lead the Panthers.

METROPOLITAN LEAGUE: Jefferson Academy (7-8, 2-5 ML) has been on a slide recently, losing its third consecutive game on Friday, falling 51-39 to Faith Christian.

Brody Hornaday had 17 points in the losing effort for the Jaguars.

FRONT RANGE LEAGUE: Horizon (8-11 overall, 4-8 FRL) dropped its second consecutive game Friday, losing to Fairview 64-42.

Jake Ralphs led the way with 11 points for the Hawks.

Legacy (6-11, 2-8) lost its sixth in a row on Friday, losing 70-56 to Boulder.

Mountain Range (5-14, 1-11) couldn’t stop its recent slide on Friday, falling to Monarch 63-37.

Jacob Taylor had a game-high 24 points for the Mustangs.

5280 LEAGUE: Community Christian (11-5, 5-1 5280) have picked up two straight wins, including a 58-33 win over Cornerstone Christian Academy (3-11, 2-4).

Charles Wittman led the way for the Eagles with 16 points, while Bryan Hodge had 14 points and 10 boards.

Belleview Christian (4-12, 2-4) topped Denver Eagle HomeSchool on Thursday, 48-37.

Allen Johnson led the way with 16 points, while Jameson Iiams added 12.

FRONTIER LEAGUE: The Academy (10-6, 7-2 FL) struggled Friday night, losing 84-53 to Denver Science & Tech Stapleton.

COLORADO 7 LEAGUE: Skyview (8-11, 4-4 Colorado 7) couldn’t get past rival Fort Lupton Thursday losing 45-25.

Alex Alcala led the Wolverines with eight points.

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