Resurrection Christian and Regis Jesuit played to a 3-3 tie Saturday night in front of an energized crowd at the NoCo Ice Center.
“We kissed our sister tonight,” said Resurrection Christian head coach Jake Pence, of the tie. “It was a great, back-and-forth game. That is a well-coached team and it was a lot of fun. We had a ton of students from all the schools that these kids represent. They played in front a packed house tonight.”
Resurrection Christian (11-2-1) led 3-2 with five minutes remaining in regulation before defending state champion Regis Jesuit (11-0-2) knotted the score with a late goal.
Forward Logan Hemberger scored his first goal of the season for Resurrection Christian, with teammates Zach Lish and Dan Atwood adding the other goals.
HERITAGE CHRISTIAN 43, DENVER CHRISTIAN 39 — Mariah Green scored 21 points and Micaela Bush added 11 points and eight steals as Heritage Christian (8-4, 4-0 Mile High) earned what head coach Joe Packard believes is the program’s first win over the perennially strong Denver Christian team.
FRONT RANGE CHRISTIAN 58, LIBERTY COMMON 48 — The Eagles were outscored 18-6 in the third quarter after going into halftime tied at 27.
Kayla Rhoads scored 12 points in the loss for Liberty Common (5-7, 1-2 Mile High League), while teammate Hannah Ellis added 10.
LIBERTY COMMON 49, FRONT RANGE CHRISTIAN 40 — Stephen Allmendinger scored a game-high 29 points, leading Liberty Common (7-5, 3-1 Mile High) to the road win.
Teammate Arjun Gill added 11 for the Eagles.
TOP OF THE ROCKIES INVITATIONAL — Rocky Mountain scored 112 points to finish seventh while Windsor scored 86 for 11th place at the two-day Top of the Rockies Invitational at Centaurus High School.
Grand Island (Neb.) won the invite with 201.5 points, besting Broomfield which had four individual champions and finished with 194.5 points. Pomona (160.5) was third.
Tony Martinez of Rocky Mountain was runner-up in the heavyweight division, getting pinned by Greeley West’s Austin Waterman in the championship match. The Lobos had three wrestlers place fifth and one finish sixth.
Windsor’s Joel Salomon finished runner-up at 113 pounds, losing an 11-0 major decision in the championship match to Broomfield’s Drew Romero. The Wizards had two fourth-place finishers and one wrestler place fifth.
FORT COLLINS AT SMOKY HILL INVITATIONAL — Fort Collins placed fourth at the Smoky Hill Invitational, led by Brandon Dunnum’s championship at 152 pounds.
Dominic Alvarez (120), Riley Thomas (126) and Jacob Fisher (138) all finished third for the Lambkins.
— Coloradoan staff