HIGHLANDS RANCH – ThunderRidge had no problem with their first round opponent, as they cruised to a 52-26 win over Poudre, advancing to the second round of the 5A state tournament.
After the Grizzlies jumped out to a 15-6 lead in the first quarter, both teams struggled to score in the second quarter, combining for only nine points.
ThunderRidge got their offense in rhythm once again in the second half, but continued to make shooting a struggle for Poudre, as they never allowed the Impalas to score more than 10 points in a quarter.
The Grizzlies will play Chatfield next on March 1 at 6:30 p.m.
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