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Spring Sports Continue to Shine

Several programs compete in post-season competition, continuing the strong tradition of athletic success at Ponderosa.
Baseball - Baseball won the 4A District 3 Tournament! The Mustangs will compete in the Elite 8 of the State Tournament May 15-16th.
Girl's Golf - Completed their season with 3 qualifying and competing in the Regional Tournament.
Girl's Soccer - Quarterfinal win against Stanley Lake on May 14.  Compete in the 4A State Semifinals for the first time in school history at Sports Authority Stadium in PARKER, Saturday, May 16th at 1:30pm vs. Cheyenne Mountain.
Boy's Hockey - Remain undefeated! The Parker Cup for Ice Hockey is Wednesday, May 13th @ 7PM vs. Chaparral at Family Sports Center in Centennial.  Winner will then play Legend Thursday, May 14th @ 7:45PM at Family Sports Center in Centennial. The League Championship game is on Friday, May 15th at 7:30PM vs. Mt. Militia at The Edge Ice Arena in Littleton.
Boy's Lacrosse - 1st round win as #7 seed in State Play-offs vs. Conifer.  Travel to Valor Christian May 8th at 5pm for 2nd round.
Girl's Tennis - Champions of the 5A Regional Tournament, Continental League Sportsmanship Champions & selected to the CHSAA All-Academic Team with a combined GPA of 3.74.  4 lines will compete in the State Tournament on May 11-13 from 9am-5pm at Gates Tennis Center in Denver.
Track and Field - Personal Records Continue - 3rd place finish at State in the Shot Put (AJ Puga). 
Boy's Swimming - 2nd place finish at A Leagues.  10 swimmers will compete at the State Championships at the Air Force Academy May 16th.
Photograph by Elliott Douglas
May 7, 2015 | By mdmurphy | Category: Ponderosa High School

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