BOULDER, Colo. - At the beginning of the season, Eaglecrest lost to Denver East by 20 points. But at season’s end it was the Raptors taking it to the Angels.
Eaglecrest captured the 5A state title over Denver East in a convincing 63-44 win, at the Coors Events Center on the University of Colorado campus Saturday night.
The Raptors were led by senior TreShawn Wilford’s 21 points and nine rebounds. Denver East managed to shrink Eaglecrest’s nine point lead at halftime to one point early in the 3rd quarter at 26-25, but the Raptors ended the game on a 37-19 run to seal the victory.
Regis Jesuit held off Highlands Ranch to win the 5A girls state title, 53-46. The win was Regis’ second state championship in five seasons.
The results from the rest of the high school state championships are below:
Boys -- Eaglecrest 63, Denver East 44
Girls -- Regis Jesuit 53, Highlands Ranch 46
Boys -- Lewis-Palmer 51, Valor Christian 40
Girls -- Pueblo South 66, D’Evelyn 42
Boys -- Pagosa Springs 53, Kent Denver 49
Girls -- Holy Family 53, St. Mary’s 48
Boys -- Denver Christian 53, Limon 49
Girls -- Akron 52, Yuma 36
Boys -- McClave 60, Shining Mountain 40
Girls -- Wiley 41, Kim 40