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Regis Jesuit's Tristan Christofferson wins the 9NEWS Swag Chain

The volleyball star helped RJHS defeat the defending state champs, and was surprised by Scotty Gange in his math class

AURORA, Colo. — The 9NEWS 'Swag Chain' is for stars...And Regis Jesuit senior Tristan Christofferson is absolutely that.

Christofferson dominated on the court in the Raiders' 5-game victory over the undefeated defending state champions to earn his spot as the Colorado High School athlete of the week.

Christofferson is the first-ever boy's volleyball player to ever win the award and the 20th winner ever in 'Swag Chain' history.

Scotty Gange surprised him in his math class on Thursday morning.

"It's just a lot of fun, I really love my team and it's all just really joyful," Tristan said in his mid-class surprise interview.

Stay tuned to see who wins the Swag Chain next!

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