1. Valor Christian (2-0) won at Oaks Christian (Westlake Village, Calif.), 30-7. Senior Gavin Sawchuk found the end zone four times in the first half with runs of 1, 50, 21 and 18 yards, and linebacker Cayden Hawkins notched a safety as Valor dominated the traditional California power. Next week: vs. Eastside Catholic (Sammamish, Wash.), 7 p.m. Sept. 10.
2. Cherry Creek (2-0) won vs. No. 10 Pomona, 31-0. The Bruins defense shut out an opponent for the second straight week to begin the season. Going back to last fall’s state playoff run, Creek now has a 14-quarter shutout streak to go along with its 25-game win streak. Next week: at Chandler (Ariz.), 7 p.m. Sept. 10.
. Junior Dave Zaleski shredded the Cougars for 263 yards and two touchdowns on 22 carries, and two-way stud Seth Cromwell chipped in 161 yards and four TDs on 14 carries while also racking up 18 tackles (3.0 for loss). Next week: at Faith Lutheran (Las Vegas, Nev.), 7 p.m. Sept. 10.
4. Ralston Valley (2-0) won at Freedom (Orlando, Fla.), 65-0. Two weeks into the season, and the Mustangs defense still has yet to give up a touchdown. Zach Friedman tossed a 40-yard touchdown early in the first quarter, and the rout was on in Florida. Next week: vs. 4A No. 3 Loveland, 6 p.m. Sept. 9.
5. Legend (1-1) lost at Mullen, 25-21. Connor Warren returned a bad Legend snap 66 yards for the go-ahead touchdown with 4:42 left, as the Mustangs erased a 21-7 third-quarter deficit. Blake Palladino found Owen Hearty for a 30-yard TD reception and two-point conversion to bring Mullen within three and set up Warren’s game-winning heroics. Next week: vs. Smoky Hill, 7 p.m. Sept. 9.
6. Grandview (2-0) won at Mountain Vista, 38-13. A week after needing a last-minute touchdown to take down Pomona, the Wolves cruised to a second straight road victory. Next week: at Overland, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 10.
7. Regis Jesuit (0-1) at Highlands Ranch, noon Saturday. Next week: at Mullen, 7 p.m. Sept. 10.
8. Fairview (1-1) lost at Castle View, 38-21. The Sabercats rallied from a 14-0 deficit, with quarterback Nate Schmidt scoring touchdowns running and throwing, including a 35-yard hookup with Blake Haggerty that put CV ahead for good. Marc Wessbecker iced it with TD runs of 3 and 60 yards. Next week: vs. Grand Junction Central, 7 p.m. Sept. 10.
. The Cougars had no answers for the Columbine ground-and-pound, which negated a pair of touchdown passes between quarterback Logan Brook and receiver Jack Pierce. Next week: vs. Far Northeast, 7 p.m. Sept. 10.
10. Pomona (0-2) lost at No. 2 Cherry Creek, 31-0. The Panthers fell to a ranked opponent for the second week in a row, with new Pomona head coach Nate Johnson still searching for his first win with the Panthers. Next week: vs. Doherty, 7 p.m. Sept. 10.
1. Palmer Ridge (1-0) won at Mesa Ridge, 30-27. In a wild game that featured three special teams touchdowns, Bears running back Connor Cook had TD runs of 2, 9 and 1 yards — the last of which put Palmer Ridge ahead for good (30-27) late in the third quarter. Next up: vs. Lewis-Palmer, 7 p.m. Sept 10.
2. Dakota Ridge (1-0) at Thornton, 10 a.m. Saturday. Next week: vs. Thomas Jefferson, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 10.
3. Loveland (2-0) won vs. Mountain View, 49-0. The Red Wolves won their 11th in a row dating back to the 2020 fall season as Drew Foley ran in three touchdowns and the Loveland defense put up a second straight shutout. Next week: at 5A No. 4 Ralston Valley, 6 p.m. Sept. 9.
4. Fountain-Fort Carson (2-0) did not play. The Trojans won by forfeit after Liberty players were quarantined and the school was unable to “safely field a team,” the Liberty athletic department tweeted Friday. Next week: at No. 9 Chatfield, 6 p.m. Sept. 9.
5. Montrose (2-0) won vs. No. 7 Fruita Monument, 26-22. Austin Griffin ran in a pair of TDs in the second half, and the Indians shut out their Western Slope rivals over the final two quarters to claim the come-from behind win. Next week: vs. 3A No. 2 Durango, 6 p.m. Sept. 10.
6. Erie (2-0) won vs. Pueblo East, 29-7. QB Blake Barnett ripped off a 68-yard touchdown scamper and Caleb Theisen added a 60-yard scoring run of his own in the win. Next week: at Bear Creek, 4 p.m. Sept. 10.
7. Fruita Monument (1-1) lost at No. 5 Montrose, 26-22. Armony Trujillo pushed the Wildcats to a 22-13 halftime lead with a pair of touchdowns (one rushing, one receiving), but that was all the scoring they could muster. Next week: at Grand Junction, 7 p.m. Sept. 10.
8. Vista Ridge (1-0) did not play. The Wolves had a bye a week after coming from behind to beat Windsor, 26-20, in Week 1. Next week: at Pine Creek, 6 p.m. Sept. 11.
9. Chatfield (2-0) won vs. Brighton, 43-20. Jake Marschall scored three times, including once from 49 yards out, while quarterback Jake Jones had one touchdown running (18 yards) and another throwing (41 yards) in Chatfield’s second straight 40-plus-point explosion. Next week: vs. No. 4 Fountain-Fort Carson, 6 p.m. Sept. 9.
10. Golden (2-0) won vs. Green Mountain, 35-14. Demons quarterback Jazel Riley IV once again scored with his arm and his legs in a runaway victory for Golden. Next week: at Skyline, 7 p.m. Sept. 10.
1. Roosevelt (1-0) won at No. 4 Holy Family, 49-7. Next week: vs. Pueblo County, 7 p.m. Sept. 10.
2. Durango (2-0) won vs. Aztec (N.M.), 54-0. Next week: at 4A No. 5 Montrose, 6 p.m. Sept. 10.
3. Mead (1-0) did not play. Next week: at No. 7 Discovery Canyon, 6 p.m. Sept. 9.
4. Holy Family (1-1) lost vs. No. 1 Roosevelt, 49-7. Next week: Bye
5. Lutheran (2-0) won vs. Denver North, 48-15. Next week: at Battle Mountain, 7 p.m. Sept. 10.
6. Palisade (1-1) lost at Grand Junction Central, 12-8. Next week: at Delta, 7 p.m. Sept. 10.
7. Discovery Canyon (2-0) won vs. No. 9 Pueblo South, 21-13. Next week: vs. No. 3 Mead, 6 p.m. Sept. 9.
8. Fort Morgan (1-0-1) won vs. Brush, 35-12. Next week: vs. No. 10 Frederick, 7 p.m. Sept. 10.
9. Pueblo South (0-2) lost at No. 7 Discovery Canyon, 21-13. Next Week: Bye.
10. Frederick (2-0) won at Pueblo Centennial, 56-8. Next week: at No. 8 Fort Morgan, 7 p.m. Sept. 10.
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