Video: Jacob Burr's highlights Mountain Vista High School
See the Grandview quarterback in action against Mountain Vista earlier this season.
In the top matchup of the Week 6 of the Colorado high school football schedule, Grandview (Aurora) junior quarterback Jacob Burr
rushed for a score and passed for another as the No. 6 Wolves beat No.
17 and cross-town rival Eaglecrest (Aurora) 14-11 on Thursday in the
Class 5A Metro League opener for both teams.
Burr started the scoring with a 1-yard dive before halftime before connecting with Noah Salazar
on a 33-yard TD pass to give Grandview (6-0) a 14-3 lead in the third
quarter. Eaglecrest scored late to provide the final margin. It was the
first loss of the season for the Raptors (5-1).
Grandview will meet No. 19 Cherokee Trail (Aurora) next week, while Eaglecrest will face Overland (Aurora).
were two upsets in the Colorado Top 25 on Thursday, as Vista PEAK Prep
(Aurora) used a 28-point second quarter en route to a 48-27 non-league
win against No. 16 Dakota Ridge (Littleton). It was the first loss for
the Eagles (4-1), while the Bison remained unbeaten (5-0).
ThunderRidge (Highlands Ranch) knocked off neighborhood rival and No.
20 Mountain Vista (Highlands Ranch) 24-17 in double overtime in the
Class 5A Metro South opener for both teams.
In Friday's action, No.1 Cherry Creek (Greenwood Village) built a 30-0 first-quarter lead on its way to a 44-0 win against Overland, while No. 2 Ralston Valley (Arvada) also remained unbeaten while routing Arvada West 49-7.
Defending 5A champion and No 3 Valor Christian (Highlands Ranch) received three TD passes from senior Cole Bott
and 220 rushing yards and two scores from sophomore Gavin Sawchuk
in a 42-7 victory against Castle View (Highlands Ranch). Meanwhile, No. 4 Columbine upped its record to 6-0 by topping No. 19 Mullen 43-3.
No. 5 Pine Creek at No. 7 Palmer Ridge round out the week of matchups featuring ranked teams Saturday.
No. 16 Pueblo West, No. 18 Chatfield, No. 23 Discovery Canyon and No. 25 Durango are idle this week