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AURORA — Thornton High School’s girls basketball team led from start to finish in the opener of the girls Colorado League tournament Feb. 15 and beat Fort Lupton 40-23.

The Trojans’ Julionna Sandoval led all scorers with 16 points, including four, 3-point baskets. Cynthia hagerty scored nine, and Araya William added eight. Mia Mollendor led the Bluedevils with nine points. Carman Jones added five.

It was the second game in as many nights between the two schools. The Trojans won the other contest 33-18. Injuries and medical issues on both teams forced a postponement Feb. 7.