Kayle Knuckles took control, as the senior forward finished the game with 32 points, 12 rebounds and a block to lead Valor Christian to a 68-55 victory.
These outstanding individuals were among the best in their respective sports in 2017, earning nominations as finalists for the annual Mile High Sports Awards.
While everybody's concerned about the NCAA Tournament, we're taking a look at the Colorado Sweet 16, where we break down the top Colorado sports stories of the year
Luke McCaffrey announced on Twitter that he has verbally committed to the University of Nebraska. The dual-threat quarterback out of Valor Christian High School is the youngest of the four McCaffrey brothers.
At Durango High School, located in the far southwest corner of Colorado, travel to road games are gauged in hours, not miles.
Despite only being a freshman, this swimmer is making a big impact in the pool, in the classroom and in all walks of her life.
Qairo Bentley is the leading scorer for the Denver East Volleyball team. She enters her final season with the Angels looking to win a state championship.
Arria Minor swept the competition in 2017, but her team finished fifth overall. This season, she prefers a team sweep and a first place team finish.
Colorado's top girls cross country runner, Katie Rainsberger, has earned one of her sport's top honors, the Gatorade National Runner of the Year.
On the cross country course, he's one of the best runners in the state. But in the classroom and in various volunteering efforts, he's even further ahead of the pack.