Falling behind 14-0, the Pioneer Ridge eighth grade varsity boys basketball team lost to cross town rival Wheatridge, 44-35 last week.
“The kids never gave up and actually cut the lead to five points late in the game,” said Coach Kevin Collins. “I was proud of the comeback effort.”
Despite the loss, Dayvin Johnson scored 14 points and Tyler Goetzmann had seven points.
Riley Boden had six points, Zach Galvin had four. Austin Oldham and Alex Wisecup had two points apiece.