Here’s how the teams in the latest Post Preps Power Rankings fared in Week 4 action. The next set of Power Rankings come out Monday afternoon.
No. 1 Valor Christian (4-0) beat No. 2 Pomona (3-1) 34-21 behind three rushing touchdowns from junior Joshia Davis as well an interception to ice the game by junior Jaden Murray.
No. 2 Pomona (3-1) lost to No. 1 Valor Christian (4-0) 34-21 as the Panthers were unable to stop the run consistently after the first quarter in a championship game rematch.
No. 3 Eaglecrest (4-0) beat Cherokee Trail (2-2) 28-14 with a defensive touchdown from senior Victor Garnes and two scores, one by air and one by ground, from senior quarterback Jalen Mergerson.
No. 4 Regis Jesuit (2-1) plays at No. 6 Highlands Ranch (3-0) on Saturday night.
No. 5 Cherry Creek (3-1) beat No. 8 Grandview (2-2) 40-20 as CU commit Dimitri Stanley caught two touchdowns and threw for another as the Bruins took control with a 21-0 second quarter.
No. 6 Highlands Ranch (3-0) hosts No. 4 Regis Jesuit (2-1) on Saturday night.
No. 7 Columbine (3-1) lost to 4A No. 3 Chatfield (3-1) 35-14 as the Rebels lost playmaker Ted Mullin to injury in the first were and were shutout in the fourth quarter in an upset loss to their crosstown rival.
No. 8 Grandview (2-1) lost to No. 5 Cherry Creek (3-1) 40-20 despite leading by a touchdown after one quarter, a defensive score from junior safety Trevor Greenlee and two touchdowns from senior Aaron Harris.
No. 9 Mullen (2-3) lost to Bothell (Wa.) 31-28 even though senior tailback Alonzo Moon rushed for three touchdowns and senior wideout A’Jon Vivens caught another.
No. 10 Doherty (3-1) beat Westminster (0-4) 21-20 to avoid an upset as senior Julian Cooks led the Spartans with 120 yards rushing and a touchdown.
No. 1 Pine Creek (4-0) beat Vista Ridge (2-2) 26-0 as the Eagles defense continues to flex its muscle, having allowed just two touchdowns so far this season.
No. 2 Ponderosa (4-0) beat No. 9 Rampart (3-2) 56-17 as the Mustangs rolled once again thanks to the play of senior quarterback Sterling Ostdahl as well as a 98-yard kickoff return by senior Kade Ongna
No. 3 Chatfield (3-1) beat 5A No. 7 Columbine (3-1) 35-14 to snap a seven-year losing streak to the Rebels as senior quarterback Colton Arne came through with a number of clutch plays.
No. 4 Windsor (3-1) beat Greeley West (2-2) 17-7 on Thursday with 103 yards rushing from senior quarterback Connor Apodaca, plus rushing scores by senior Jaedyn Traut and junior Noah Montague.
No. 5 Monarch (3-0) plays at Brighton (2-1) on Saturday morning.
No. 6 Broomfield (1-2) plays at Greeley Central (1-2) on Saturday morning.
No. 7 Fruita Monument (5-0) beat Grand Junction Central (1-3) 21-20 on Thursday as senior linebacker Ryan Ficken and junior linebacker Delson Pyland helped the Wildcats get key second-half stops.
No. 8 Vista Ridge (2-2) lost to No. 1 Pine Creek (4-0) 26-0 although senior corner Malique McKay’s interception was a bright spot for the Wolves.
No. 9 Rampart (3-2) lost to No. 2 Ponderosa (4-0) 56-17 as junior Christian Glass’ first-half rushing touchdown and a 52-yard touchdown strike from Kevin Witcher to Jared Behm were the Rams’ highlights.
No. 10 Pueblo West (4-0) beat Dakota Ridge (1-3) 31-7 as coach Monte Pinkerton has the Cyclones off to their best start since 2012.