Photo gallery: Eagle Ridge advances in state 4A basketball tourney
Eagle Ridge's Hunter Hill powers this dunk through the basket in the second half of his team's playoff game against Weld Central Feb. 22.
Eagle Ridge's Cameron (CJ) Seifert puts in this layup against Weld Central's Dylan Pevier during the first round of the state 4A boys basketball tournament Feb. 22 in Brighton.
Isaiah Garcia of Eagle Ridge Academy prepares to send the ball toward a teammate as Weld Central's Jonathan Betancourt leaps in the air to prevent the effort.
Tyler Branch of Weld Central is about to send a layup toward the basket against the defense of Christian Seifert (44) and Cameron CJ Seifert (24) during the first round of the state 4A basketball playoffs Feb. 22.
Hunter Hill of the Warriors goes in for the layup against Weld Central's Jonathan Betancourt Feb. 21 in Brighton.
Eagle Ridge's James "Kyen" Allen gets the pass away over the arm of Weld Central's Bronson Dowdy during the first round of the state 4A playoffs Feb. 22 in Brighton.
Weld Central's Jace Cornelius heads to the basket against Eagle Ridge Academy's Peyton Torres during the first round of the state 4A boys basketball tournament Feb. 22 in Brighton.
Eagle Ridge Academy rolled to a 77-42 win over Weld Central in the opening round of the state 4A boys basketball playoffs Feb. 22 in Brighton.
The Warriors turned on the defense in the second half and outscored the Rebels 41-18.
Hunter Hill led ERA with 29 points. Christian (CJ_ Seifert tossed in 19, as did James "Kyren" Allen. Jonathan Betancourt led the Rebels with 14 points, including a pair of 3-point baskets. Brendan Buzzell added 10.
Weld Central finished the season with a mark of 10-14. Eagle Ridge (19-5) hosts Riverdale Ridge Saturday, Feb. 25. Tip time is 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, at Eagle Ridge.
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