Sanford sweeps Class 2A District 1 championships

Photos by Ken Hamrick Del Norte High School's Ben Parra (30) makes a move to the basket against Crested Butte's Erik Wasinger (4) in the Class 2A District 1 boys basketball third-place game. Sanford's Kenton Gartrell (22) dribbles the ball up the court in the Class 2A District 1 boys basketball championship game. Monte Vista's Zoriah Archuleta (24) looks for an open teammate at Del Norte's Hannah Trujillo (10) plays defense in the Class 2A district 1 girls basketball third-place game. Sanford's Asia Caldon (14) looks to pass the basketball against Sargent's Kamryn Holland (2) in the Class 2A District 1 girls championship game.

ALAMOSA — The Sanford High School basketball teams won both the boys and girls championship games at the Class 2A District 1 Tournament Saturday at Plachy Hall.

Boys championship

Sanford had a tough test with Lake County but it still went on to score a 57-40 victory in the District 1 boys championship game.

The score was tied at 11-11 after the first quarter, but the Indians took a 28-19 lead at halftime. Sanford increased the lead to 44-32 after the third quarter.

Kelton Gartrell led Sanford in scoring with 13 points, followed by McCray Larsen with 12.

Adrian Medina and Jonathan Valdez led the Panthers with nine points each.

Sanford hosts Telluride in Region 8 semifinal.

Girls championship

Sanford started strong and didn’t look back as it defeated Sargent 57-27 in the District 1 girls championship game.

The Lady Indians led the Lady Farmers 13-4 after the first quarter, 32-13 at halftime and 46-22 after the third quarter.

Asia Caldon was Sanford’s top scorer with 17 points and Avryn Smith scored 14.

Mary Willis led Sargent with 11 points.

Sanford hosts Burlington in a Region 1 semifinal.

Boys third place

Del Norte got 27 points from Ben Parra as it defeated Crested Butte in the boys District 1 third-place game 50-36.

The titans led 9-5 after the first quarter, but the Tigers outscored Crested Butte in the second quarter 16-4 to take a 21-13 lead at halftime. The Titans closed to within 26-25 after the third quarter, but Del Norte outscored the Titans 24-11 in the fourth.

Following Parra in scoring for Del Norte was Dante LeBlanc with 10 points.

Grayson White led Crested Butte with 12 points, followed by Alan Prieto with 11 and Eric Wasinger with 10.

Del Norte plays at Thomas MacLaren in Region 8 semifinal.

Girls third place

Monte Vista defeated Del Norte 39-30 in the District 1 third-place girls game.

The Lady Pirates led 9-4 after the first quarter and 21-12 at halftime. The Lady Tigers closed the deficit to 27-21 after the third quarter, but Monte Vista outscored Monte Vista 12-9 in the fourth quarter.

Monte Vista had a balanced scoring attack which was led by Zoriah Archuleta with nine points and Syriah Bernal with eight.

Baylie Laymon led Del Norte with 7 points.

Monte Vista plays Sedgwick County in a Region 8 semifinal. Del Norte plays Soroco in a Region 4 semifinal.

Team records

The Sanford boys have an 18-4 record, Lake County is 12-10, Del Norte is 13-9, and Crested Butte is 12-9.

For the girls, Sanford is 21-1, Sargent is 18-4, Monte Vista is 13-9 and Del Norte is 10-12.

 

BOXSCORES

Sanford boys 57, Lake County 40

Lake County – Anguiano 2 0-0 5, Harris 0 0-0 0, Medina 3 2-2 9, S. Valdez 2 0-0 6, J. Valdez 3 3-3 9, Gaines 3 0-1 6, Tarango 0 0-0 0, Hall 2 1-2 5. Total 15 6-8 40.

3-point goals – S. Valdez 2, Anguiano 1, Medina 1. Total 4.

Sanford – Stagner 2 0-0 6, Caldon 3 0-0 9, Gartrell 4 5-6 13, M. Larsen 6 0-0 12, E. Larsen 3 0-0 6, B. Sittler 1 0-0 3, McCarroll 1 0-0 2, Christensen 3 0-0 6. Total 23 5-6 57.

3-point goals – Caldon 3, Stagner 2, B. Sittler 1. Total 6.

Lake County    11        8          13        8 – 40

Sanford           11        17        16        13 – 57

Fouls – Lake County 14, Sanford 13.

Sanford girls 57, Sargent 27

Sargent – Holland 0 0-0 0, Willis 4 3-8 11, Asbell 3 0-3 6, Jones 0 0-0 0, Moreno 1 0-0 2, Peterson 2 2-5 6, Johnson 1 0-0 2. Total 11 5-16 27.

3-point goals – none.

Sanford Faucette 1 0-0 2, A. Caldon 7 1-1 17, R. Canty 3 0-0 6, Av. Smith 5 0-1 14, C. Caldon 3 3-6 9, Edgar 1 1-2 3, M. Reynolds 1 0-0 3, As. Smith 1 0-0 3, K. Canty 0 0-0 0. Total 22 3-6 57.

3-point goals – Av. Smith 4, A. Caldon 2, C. Caldon 1, M. Reynolds 1, As. Smith 1. Total 9.

Sargent            4          9          9          5 – 27

Sanford           13        19        14        11 – 57

Fouls – Sargent 12, Sanford 18.

Del Norte boys 50, Crested Butte 36

Del Norte – Gallegos 2 2-3 6, Pacheco 1 1-4 1, B. Velasquez 0 1-2 1, Parra 4 17-22 27, LeBlanc 5 0-1 10, T. Atencio 1 0-0 2, Mondragon 0 0-0 0, R. Velasquez 0 0-0 0, Medina 0 0-0 0, N. Atencio 0 0-0 0. Total 13 21-32 50.

3-point goals – Parra 2, Pacheco 1. Total 3.

Crested Butte – Gaither 0 0-0 0, Wasinger 3 2-2 10, Prieto 5 0-0 11, Matlock 1 0-0 3, White 6 0-4 12, Washburn 0 0-0 0, Van Marter 0 0-0 0, Smith 0 0-0 0, Barney 0 0-0 0, Bernholtz 0 0-0 0, Ramsey 0 0-0 0, Davis 0 0-0 0. Total 15 2-6 36.

3-point goals – Wasinger 2, Matlock 1, Prieto 1. Total 4.

Del Norte        5          16        5          24 – 50

Crested Butte  9          4          12        11 – 36

Fouls – Del Norte 12. Crested Butte 28. Fouled out – Wasinger, Matlock, White. Technical fouls – Wasinger, White, Crested Butte bench.

Monte Vista girls 39, Del Norte 30

Monte Vista – H. Bernal 2 2-4 6, Garcia 1 2-2 4, Rodriguez 0 0-0 0, Z. Archuleta 3 0-0 9, S. Bernal 3 2-5 8, Nungaray 0 1-2 1, Romero 2 2-6 6, A. Archuleta 2 1-3 5. Total 13 10-22 39.

3-point goals – Z. Archuleta 3, Total 3.

Del Norte – Madrid 1 3-6 6, Trujillo 2 0-1 5, Laymon 2 3-6 7, Haynie 0 3-8 3, Rivera 1 1-2 3, Phenix 0 0-2 0, Van Zalinge 2 0-0 4, Miranda 1 0-2 2. Total 9 10-27 30.

3-point goals – Madrid 1, Trujillo 1. Total 3.

Monte Vista    9          12        6          12 – 39

Del Norte        4          8          9          9 – 30

Fouls – Monte Vista 22, Del Norte 24. Fouled out – Garcia; Madrid, Trujillo, Laymon.

Photos by Ken Hamrick Del Norte High School's Ben Parra (30) makes a move to the basket against Crested Butte's Erik Wasinger (4) in the Class 2A District 1 boys basketball third-place game. Sanford's Kenton Gartrell (22) dribbles the ball up the court in the Class 2A District 1 boys basketball championship game. Monte Vista's Zoriah Archuleta (24) looks for an open teammate at Del Norte's Hannah Trujillo (10) plays defense in the Class 2A district 1 girls basketball third-place game. Sanford's Asia Caldon (14) looks to pass the basketball against Sargent's Kamryn Holland (2) in the Class 2A District 1 girls championship game.

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