ARVADA, Colo — This game answered a lot of questions.
Two of the best high school hockey teams in Colorado squared off late Friday night in a high-profile Class 5A matchup at Apex Center Ice Arena.
No. 2 Fort Collins and No. 3 Ralston Valley both entered the night undefeated (7-0) looking to take the outright lead in the 5A North League standings. Ultimately, it was the Lambkins who dealt the Mustangs their first loss of the season with a 3-0 victory.
An explosive second-period start and a head-turning performance in net from goaltender Sam Simon led Fort Collins to the win.
Denny White and Connor Pietrangelo both scored early in the second period after a scoreless opening intermission. Carson Forkner then scored in the third period to secure the win.
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>>Check out photos of the game from Steve Oathout below!
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