Class 3A

Boys

No. 4 Highland 83, No. 21 SkyView Academy 35, in Denver: Highland completely dominated both ends of the court to punch its ticket to Friday’s semifinals at the University of Denver. The Huskies led 23-8 after one quarter and 43-22 after two. Highland won its ninth consecutive game and improved to 22-3. It will face No. Faith Christian (22-1) or No. 9 Yuma (18-5) in the semifinals at 5:30 p.m. Friday at the University of Denver. SkyView ended its season at 16-9.

No. 6 Windsor Charter vs. No. 3 Centauri: Scheduled for 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the University of Denver.

DENVER, CO – MARCH 11:Grand Valley’s Kaylae Medina (11) body checks Platte Valley’s Andi Schissler (1) as Schissler drives down the court during the Platte Valley Broncos 3A girls basketball semifinal game against the Grand Valley Cardinals in Hamilton Gym at the University of Denver in Denver March 11, 2022.  (Alex McIntyre/Greeley Tribune file photo)

Girls

No. 3 Colorado Springs Christian 44, No. 6 Platte Valley 35, in Denver: Platte Valley’s hopes of three-peating came to an end during the quarterfinals at the University of Denver. Colorado Springs Christian jumped out to a 14-2 lead in the first quarter, and the Broncos could never fully recover. Senior Andi Schissler led Platte Valley with 16 points, but she was the Broncos’ only double-digit scorer. The Broncos ended their season at 17-8 after winning the 3A state title the previous two years. Colorado Springs Christian improved to 23-2 heading into Friday night’s semifinals.

Briggsdale’s Jenna Krise drives toward the basket in the Colorado High School Activities Association girls basketball Class 1A championship game against Flatirons Academy Saturday, March 12, 2022 at the Budweiser Events Center in Loveland. (Jim Rydbom/For the Tribune)

1A girls

No. 3 Briggsdale 47, No. 11 Fleming 31, in Greeley: For the third time this season, Briggsdale got the better of Fleming — this time in the high-stakes atmosphere of the 1A state tournament’s quarterfinals at Bank of Colorado Arena. The Eagles previously defeated the Wildcats 64-30 on Jan. 28 in Fleming and 50-41 in an overtime affair on Feb. 25 during a district title game at Northeastern Junior College in Sterling. Briggsdale improved to 22-2 and will face No. 2 Flatirons Academy or No. 10 Kit Carson in the semifinals in the semifinals at 4 p.m. Friday at Bank of Colorado Arena. Fleming ended its season at 15-8.

Bobby Fernandez covers high school sports for the Greeley Tribune. Reach him at (970) 392-4478, by email at bfernandez@greeleytribune.com or on Twitter @BobbyDFernandez.


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