WATCH: Two El Paso County high schools win back to back state basketball titles

Posted at 4:59 PM, Mar 11, 2024
and last updated 2024-03-11 19:24:09-04

DENVER, Colo. — Two high schools in El Paso County can call themselves back-to-back basketball state champions. The Mesa Ridge boys and the Colorado Springs Christian School girls pulled off the rare accomplishment Saturday.

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News 5 Photojournalist Carl Winder shows us how the schools celebrated the wins.

The Mesa Ridge Grizzlies finished the season 26-2, and defeated the Windsor Wizards 57-53 to win their second straight Class 5A title. The Vanguard School lost to Yuma on Saturday in the Class 3A final.

The Colorado Springs Christian School finished their undefeated season with a victory over the Peyton Panthers by the final score of 59-32.

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News 5 would like to congratulate all southern Colorado schools on their hard work this season!

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