HIGHLANDS RANCH — Top seeded Valor Christian will advance to the 5A semifinals, after defeating ThunderRidge 34-7 in a rematch from earlier in the season.
The Grizzlies came to play, as they held the Eagles to just seven points in the first quarter. The two teams were tied at seven in the second quarter, until the Eagles started to pull away behind freshman running back, Gavin Sawchuck. He led the Eagles, scoring all five of the team's touchdowns and finished with 113 yards on the night.
Valor Christian will play the winner of Saturday's Eaglecrest vs. Grandview quarterfinal game. ThunderRidge ends the season at 9-3.
Watch the video posted above for extended game highlights from the Valor vs. ThunderRidge game.