Hi-Plains boys rally to claim 1A state title

LOVELAND – Claiming their third state title in nine years, the Hi-Plains boys beat Caliche 52-51 on Saturday night for the Class 1A championship.

In a matchup of teams that have won six of the past eight 1A state titles (Hi-Plains in 2006 and '08 and Caliche from 2009-12), Hi-Plains (23-2) rallied in the fourth quarter after being down 39-35 after three. It was a game that went back and forth all night.

Avery Marzolf had a game-high 22 points for Hi-Plains, and Justin Miltenberger added 12 (including 7-of-10 from the free-throw line).

Caliche (23-3), which beat defending state champs McClave in Friday's semifinal, was led by Mitch Davison's 19 points.


JOIN THE CONVERSATION

To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the
Conversation Guidelines and FAQs

Leave a Comment