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Cherokee Trail junior Max Gonzales, left, and Ponderosa freshman Cohl Schultz tie up early in the first period of the Class 5A 220 pound state final at the state wrestling tournament on Feb. 20 2016, at the Pepsi Center in Denver. (Photo by Courtney Oakes/Aurora Sentinel)

Like a moth to a flame, Max Gonzales was drawn directly into Cohl Schultz’s arms Feb. 20 at the Pepsi Center. Cherokee Trail’s first-ever finalist at the Class 5A state wrestling tournament, Gonzales hoped to beat Schultz — Ponderosa’s freshman phenom who held On The Mat’s No. 1 ranking for the entire season — something only one wrestler had done all season.


Grandview freshman Fabian Santillan, top, works on Central of Grand Junction's Andrez Martinez during the third period of his 8-7 win in a 113-pound quarterfinal match at the Class 5A state wrestling tournament on Feb. 19, 2016, at Pepsi Center in Denver. (Photo by Courtney Oakes/Aurora Sentinel)

DENVER | The Cherokee Trail wrestling team’s quest for the program’s first state wrestling championship is in pretty good hands. The Cougars brought just four wrestlers to the Class 5A state tournament, but half of them have advanced to Friday night’s semifinal round at Pepsi Center after impressive quarterfinal victories. Senior Seth Bogulski is one […]


AURORA PREP SPORTS SCOREBOARD

BOYS BASKETBALL Vista PEAK 66, Fort Lupton 49 Score by quarters: Fort Lupton   13   7   12  17 — 49 Vista PEAK    11  18  19  18 — 66 Vista PEAK points: Tre Early 16, Alex Hawkins 15, Dylan Holt 11, Te’Rae Johnson 10, Jason Earnest 4, Terrell Jones 4, Elijah Reed 4, […]