Girls hoops: Lakewood streaking after victory over A-West

Daniel Williams
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ARAVDA - Lakewood girls’ basketball continued rolling in their 78-33 victory at Arvada West High School.

The win was the seventh in a row for the Tigers who had four players score in double figures.

The loss was A-West’s three straight. Senior Corey Hendrickson scored 11 points but the Wildcats could find a second scorer.

Lakewood (13-3, 8-1) will play at Ralston Valley High School Friday at 7 p.m. A-West (3-13, 2-7) will play at Bear Creek High School Friday at 7 p.m.

ALAMEDA STILL WINLESS

Alameda’s tough season continued after they were beaten up by Green Mountain 62-9 Friday at Green Mountain High School.

The Pirates had only one point going into halftime and the Rams cruised in the second half on their way to the blowout victory.

Green Mountain on the other hand has five different players score at least seven points, including 12 points from freshman Hannah Hank.

Alameda (0-13, 0-6), still in search of a win, will play at D’Evelyn Friday at 7 p.m. Green Mountain (9-5, 5-1) will host Wheat Ridge Friday at 7 p.m.

BEARS UNABLE TO COMEBACK

Despite a second half rally Bear Creek fell 58-55 Friday at Standley Lake.

The Bears rallied from a double digit first half deficit and make the game a one-possession game down the stretch. But it was Standley Lake who was able to continue executing, holding off the Bears comeback attempt.

The Bears fell back to .500 with the loss, but their eight wins on the season is more than their combined win total of the previous two seasons.

The Bears (8-8, 4-5) will host Arvada West Friday at 7 p.m.

JAGUARS BEAT BULLDOGS

D’Evelyn showed by they are the class of 4A Jeffco with their 71-24 victory over Arvada Friday at D’Evelyn High School.

The Jaguars overwhelmed Arvada in the first quarter, outscoring the Bulldogs 39-6. 12 different D’Evelyn players scored in the win.

After a great start to their season Arvada has now dropped five of the past six games.

D’Evelyn (14-1, 6-0) will host Alameda Friday at 7 p.m. Arvada (6-8, 1-5) will attempt to get their season back on track when they host Evergreen Friday at 7 p.m.

EAGLES ON MINI SKID

Faith Christian was again the victim of not being able to play four full quarters falling to Kent Denver 46-42 Friday at Kent Denver High School.

The Eagles scored only four points in the second quarter, letting Kent Denver accumulate a double digit lead.

Faith Christian would rally in the second half, but Kent Denver was able to hang on for the victory.

The Eagles (5-8, 0-3), have lost three straight and will look to get back on track when they host Lutheran Friday at 7 p.m.

SAINTS DROPPED THIRD STRAIGHT

Jefferson girls’ basketball suffered a 73-28 loss Friday at Clear Creek High School.

After outscoring Clear Creek 11-10 in the first quarter, Jefferson was outscored 23-2 in the second quarter, putting them in a giant hole they could not dig out of.

The loss was Jefferson’s third straight.

The young Saints (3-10, 1-5) will host Arrupe Jesuit Friday at 6 p.m.

PANTHERS CAN’T CLOSE

Senior Rachel Oester scored 17 point for Pomona but they needed one more point as they fell to Dakota Ridge 43-42 Friday at Pomona High School.

Despite holding Dakota Ridge to six third quarter points the Panthers were unable to close out a first half deficit.

The two teams traded punches down the stretch but Pomona was unable to knockout Dakota Ridge.

Pomona (8-8, 3-6) will host Chatfield Friday at 7 p.m.

FARMERS FALL TO GOLDEN

Wheat Ridge gave a good Golden team all they could handle but came up short falling 54-42 Friday at Wheat Ridge High School.

Golden used a big third quarter to pull away from a Wheat Ridge team that had upsets on their mind Friday night.

But the Demons used three double digit scorers to hold off a furious Farmers fourth quarter push.

Wheat Ridge (1-12, 1-5), still in search of the second win of the season, will play at Green Mountain Friday at 7 p.m.

Golden (7-8, 4-2), has won three of their last four games, and will play at Conifer Friday at 7 p.m.

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