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By The Staff

BOYS SOCCER
Cougars run unbeaten streak to eight games, top Wheat Ridge
LAKEWOOD
— Ethan Jackson scored his team-high 11th goal of the season and two other players also scored in Evergreen’s 3-1 victory over Wheat Ridge on Oct. 8 at Lakewood Memorial Field.
Collin Molleur and Adriano Borsa also scored as the Cougars (9-1-2, 5-0 4A Jeffco League) stretched their undefeated streak to eight games. Borsa also added two assists.
Junior goalkeeper Matthew Hornbecker made nine saves in net.

FOOTBALL
Willis, Lutheran spoil Evergreen’s homecoming with 29-7 victory

James Willis threw a pair of touchdown passes — both to Joshua Clausen — as Lutheran spoiled Evergreen’s homecoming with a 29-7 victory Oct. 5 at Evergreen High School.
The loss dropped the Cougars (3-3, 2-1 3A Metro West) into a four-way tie for first place in the conference with Lutheran, Conifer and D’Evelyn. Evergreen plays D’Evelyn on Oct. 12 at Trailblazer Stadium in Lakewood.
The Cougars’ lone score came on a Ryan Hays’ fourth-quarter TD run.

VOLLEYBALL
Lady Cougars run winning streak to four straight, top Alameda

Genevieve DeGrandchamp had six aces, and Evergreen scored 16 points off her serve en route to a 25-7, 25-15, 25-13 win over Alameda on Oct. 4 at Evergreen High School.
The win was the fourth straight for the Lady Cougars (7-6, 4-2 4A Jeffco League). Kira Nielander had a team-high six kills.

SOFTBALL
Early lead holds up just barely for Evergreen against Green Mt.
LAKEWOOD
— Evergreen jumped out to an early lead before holding off host Green Mountain, 7-6, on Oct. 4.
Ragan Wickham went 3-for-4 with three doubles for EHS (11-8, 5-2 4A Jeffco). It was Lady Cougars’ third straight win and fifth in six games.