KSTC Sports Update 10/12/23
It's Thursday Night Football for the Sterling Tigers once again. They travel to Timnath to take on the Cubs. Both teams are 2-4 on the season overall. Sterling is 1-1 in league play, while Timnath seeks its first ever league win sitting at 0-2. Sterling lost to Brush last Thursday 41-13, while Timnath lost to Arvada 42-27. Pregame starts at 6 on the KSTC airwaves, kickoff at 7.
Volleyball has a huge showdown with the defending State champion Platte Valley Broncos on Thursday at Wally Post Gym. Sterling is 10-4, 7-2. Match is set to start at 6:30. Liberty Common and Eaton are also looming on the schedule, but if the Tigers manage to win each of the next three matches they could find themselves as the Patriot League leaders going into the final two weeks of the season. The Tigers most recently beat 4A Berthoud on Tuesday in a 5-set match where the Tigers had to win the final two sets to take the victory.
Sterling Softball begins postseason play on Saturday at home at Mason Field. The Tigers are the 8-seed entering the 32-team field. They will host #25 Peak-to-Peak. The first game is to secure a State bid for next weekend in Aurora. If the Tigers defeat P-2-P, they will face the winner of the first game of the event between 9-seed Wiley and 24-seed Limon. Wiley and Limon will face off at 10a, while Sterling and P-2-P will play at 12:15. Regional championship is scheduled for 2:30.
Sterling boys soccer picked up their first official win of the season on Tuesday defeating Estes park on the road 7-4. Jeromy Rivas led the way with 2 goals and 3 assists. Roman Meraz added 2 goals as well. The boys travel to Valley on Thursday.
Finally in boys golf, congratulations to Senior Will Bornhoft on qualifying for All-State, finishing in the top-10 at the State Tournament in Windsor with a 2-day score of 18-over-par. Junior Ethan Thyne made it to State for a second year in a row and had a nice bounce-back on the second day to finish in the top-50 with a score of +36.