Thursday, Feb. 25, Chaparral Boys Basketball played their last home game and their first playoff game against Broomfield High School. Going in with a 5-5 Continental League record, the Wolverines defeated the Eagles 66-60. With this win, the Wolverines will move on to the next playoff game against the Rangeview Raiders this Saturday, Feb. 27 at Rangeview High School.
Chaparral kept the lead during the first and second half, while Broomfield struggled to find a groove. Going into halftime the score was 36-29. Broomfield battled to make a comeback in the 3rd and 4th quarters and were able to score an additional 31 points while Chaparral was only able to score an additional 30 points. Even though the Eagles managed to score more points in the second half, their lack of points in the first half left them with a loss to the Wolverines.
Chaparral senior Dominic Coleman contributed to the win, having scored the most points on the team. With 4 three-pointers, 3 two-pointers, and 4 free-throws, he made a total of 22 points. Next up as a top point scorer was starting freshman Ronnie Degray who had a total of 18 points. With this victory, the Wolverines are working even harder now to earn a spot in the state tournament.
By Morgan Speicher