St. Mary's falls to Cherry Creek in battle of No. 1 teams

Posted at 9:55 PM, Dec 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-20 06:52:30-05

COLORADO SPRINGS — In a battle of the top girls basketball teams in Class 3A and 5A, St. Mary's hung tough but fell to Cherry Creek 66-44 Thursday night.

A solid early-season test for both squads, the Lady Pirates and Bruins came into the showdown ranked No. 1 in the state.

Across town, the No. 4 team in Class 4A, Air Academy jumped out to a 12-2 start and cruised past Littleton, 48-25.

Click on the video icon to watch highlights from both contests.