Championship Count: Valor Christian tops in team titles; Cheyenne Mountain has most individual wins

Valor Christian football stadium

Valor Christian won a state-best seven team championships in 2015-16, including Class 5A football. (Ryan Casey/CHSAANow.com)

AURORA — Valor Christian's athletic department had a banner season in 2015-16, leading the state with seven team championships.

In terms of individual sports, Cheyenne Mountain led the way with 11 individual champions.

We broke down the 2015-16 championship count below. Find a complete championship database, including title game scores, in our archives.

Previous Championship Counts:

  • 2014-15: Cherry Creek (5 teams); Thompson Valley (14 individuals)
  • 2013-14: Regis Jesuit (6 teams)
  • 2012-13: Cherry Creek (5 teams) & Cheyenne Mountain (5 teams)
  • 2011-12: Cherry Creek (5 teams)
  • 2010-11: Cheyenne Mountain (7 teams) & Regis Jesuit (7 teams)
  • 2009-10: Cherry Creek (5 teams)
  • 2008-09: Cherry Creek (5 teams)
  • 2007-08: Cherry Creek (5 teams)

Team Championships

Valor Christian had the most team championships this season with seven. The Eagles won boys golf, softball, football, girls basketball, girls swimming, boys lacrosse and baseball.

The seven titles are the most since Regis Jesuit and Cheyenne Mountain each won seven in 2010-11.

Five teams tied for second place in the state with three team championships this season: Cheyenne Mountain, Colorado Academy, Kent Denver, Pomona and Regis Jesuit.

Colorado Academy and Valor Christian each had a state-best three girls championships, while Valor's four titles were the most on the boys' side.

In all, 67 different teams won a team championship in 2015-16, including 16 teams which won multiple championships.

A breakdown of team championships is below.

Rank Team Girls Boys Co-Ed Total
1 Valor Christian 3 4 0 7
2 Cheyenne Mountain 2 1 0 3
2 Colorado Academy 3 0 0 3
2 Kent Denver 1 2 0 3
2 Pomona 1 2 0 3
2 Regis Jesuit 0 3 0 3
7 Broomfield 1 1 0 2
7 Cherokee Trail 1 1 0 2
7 Cherry Creek 1 1 0 2
7 Eaton 2 0 0 2
7 Fairview 2 0 0 2
7 Grandview 2 0 0 2
7 Heritage Christian 1 1 0 2
7 Lutheran 1 1 0 2
7 Mountain Vista 1 1 0 2
7 Yuma 2 0 0 2
17 Air Academy 1 0 0 1
17 Alamosa 0 1 0 1
17 Aspen 1 0 0 1
17 Battle Mountain 0 1 0 1
17 Bayfield 0 1 0 1
17 Bennett 1 0 0 1
17 Buena Vista 0 1 0 1
17 Castle View 0 0 1 1
17 Cedaredge 0 1 0 1
17 Cheyenne Wells 1 0 0 1
17 Colorado Springs Christian 0 1 0 1
17 Dawson School 0 1 0 1
17 Durango 0 1 0 1
17 Eads 0 1 0 1
17 Eaglecrest 1 0 0 1
17 Evergreen 0 1 0 1
17 Faith Christian 0 1 0 1
17 Fleming 0 1 0 1
17 Fort Collins 1 0 0 1
17 Fossil Ridge 0 1 0 1
17 Holly 0 1 0 1
17 Idalia 1 0 0 1
17 Lewis-Palmer 1 0 0 1
17 Lyons 0 1 0 1
17 Meeker 0 1 0 1
17 Monarch 1 0 0 1
17 Mountain Range 1 0 0 1
17 Mountain View 0 1 0 1
17 Niwot 1 0 0 1
17 Otis 1 0 0 1
17 Overland 0 1 0 1
17 Palmer Ridge 1 0 0 1
17 Paonia 1 0 0 1
17 Peak to Peak 0 1 0 1
17 Ponderosa 1 0 0 1
17 Pueblo County 0 1 0 1
17 Pueblo East 0 1 0 1
17 Pueblo West 0 1 0 1
17 Salida 1 0 0 1
17 Sanford 0 1 0 1
17 Sedgwick County 0 1 0 1
17 St. Mary's 0 0 1 1
17 Strasburg 1 0 0 1
17 Telluride 1 0 0 1
17 The Classical Academy 1 0 0 1
17 ThunderRidge 1 0 0 1
17 University 1 0 0 1
17 Vail Christian 1 0 0 1
17 Vail Mountain 1 0 0 1
17 Valley 0 1 0 1
17 Windsor 0 1 0 1

Individual Championships

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Cheyenne Mountain had a state-best 11 individual champions in 2015-16. (Dan Mohrmann/CHSAANow.com)

Cheyenne Mountain also had an outstanding year in terms of individual titles, leading the state with 11 championships. The program was well balanced: Six championships came from its girls teams, and five came from the boys.

Lutheran's 10 individual championships were the second-most in the state, including a state-best nine boys titles. Regis Jesuit was third with nine individual titles, and Air Academy and Pomona tied for fourth with eight apiece.

A total of 135 schools had at least one individual champion, and 82 had multiple champions. Of those, 21 schools had at least five individual champions.

Find a breakdown of individual champions below.

Rank Team Girls Boys Total
1 Cheyenne Mountain 6 5 11
2 Lutheran 1 9 10
3 Regis Jesuit 4 5 9
4 Air Academy 5 3 8
4 Pomona 4 4 8
6 Fairview 5 2 7
6 Fossil Ridge 5 2 7
6 Paonia 6 1 7
9 Cherry Creek 3 3 6
9 Discovery Canyon 5 1 6
9 Kent Denver 2 4 6
9 Valor Christian 5 1 6
13 Arapahoe 4 1 5
13 Cedaredge 2 3 5
13 Fort Collins 3 2 5
13 Fountain-Fort Carson 1 4 5
13 Heritage Christian 3 2 5
13 Peak to Peak 4 1 5
13 Resurrection Christian 0 5 5
13 Silver Creek 2 3 5
13 Springfield 2 3 5
22 Boulder 0 4 4
22 Denver East 3 1 4
22 Kim 4 0 4
22 Moffat County 4 0 4
22 Palmer Ridge 0 4 4
22 Poudre 0 4 4
22 Pueblo County 0 4 4
22 Rock Canyon 4 0 4
22 Sangre de Cristo 4 0 4
22 The Classical Academy 2 2 4
32 Aspen 0 3 3
32 Cherokee Trail 3 0 3
32 Colorado Academy 0 3 3
32 Eaton 3 0 3
32 Evergreen 3 0 3
32 Lyons 0 3 3
32 Manitou Springs 1 2 3
32 Meeker 0 3 3
32 Niwot 3 0 3
32 Pine Creek 0 3 3
32 Ponderosa 1 2 3
32 Sedgwick County 1 2 3
32 Shining Mountain 0 3 3
32 Sterling 2 1 3
32 Valley 0 3 3
32 Windsor 2 1 3
48 Alamosa 0 2 2
48 Baca County 2 0 2
48 Battle Mountain 0 2 2
48 Berthoud 0 2 2
48 Buena Vista 0 2 2
48 Caliche 2 0 2
48 Canon City 1 1 2
48 Chaparral 0 2 2
48 Delta 2 0 2
48 Durango 0 2 2
48 Estes Park 2 0 2
48 Faith Christian 2 0 2
48 Flagler 0 2 2
48 Fort Morgan 0 2 2
48 Grandview 2 0 2
48 Highland 1 1 2
48 Highlands Ranch 0 2 2
48 Hinkley 0 2 2
48 John Mall 0 2 2
48 Lake City Community 1 1 2
48 Longmont 0 2 2
48 Mesa Ridge 0 2 2
48 Monarch 0 2 2
48 Montrose 0 2 2
48 Mountain View 0 2 2
48 Otis 1 1 2
48 Rocky Ford 0 2 2
48 Rocky Mountain 2 0 2
48 Salida 0 2 2
48 SkyView Academy 0 2 2
48 St. Mary's Academy 2 0 2
48 Telluride 2 0 2
48 Thompson Valley 0 2 2
48 Vail Christian 1 1 2
48 Wray 2 0 2
83 Akron 0 1 1
83 Arickaree 0 1 1
83 Bear Creek 0 1 1
83 Burlington 1 0 1
83 Castle View 0 1 1
83 Centauri 0 1 1
83 Cheraw 0 1 1
83 Coal Ridge 1 0 1
83 Colorado Springs Christian 1 0 1
83 Crowley County 0 1 1
83 Dolores Huerta 0 1 1
83 Eads 0 1 1
83 Elizabeth 1 0 1
83 Ellicott 0 1 1
83 Fleming 1 0 1
83 Fort Lupton 0 1 1
83 Fruita 0 1 1
83 Glenwood Springs 0 1 1
83 Granada 1 0 1
83 Grand Junction 0 1 1
83 Greeley Central 0 1 1
83 Green Mountain 1 0 1
83 Heritage 1 0 1
83 Holy Family 0 1 1
83 Hotchkiss 1 0 1
83 Jefferson 0 1 1
83 Kiowa 1 0 1
83 Lakewood 0 1 1
83 Lamar 0 1 1
83 Legacy 0 1 1
83 Mancos 0 1 1
83 McClave 0 1 1
83 Mountain Vista 0 1 1
83 Mullen 0 1 1
83 North Park 0 1 1
83 Olathe 0 1 1
83 Palisade 0 1 1
83 Pawnee 0 1 1
83 Peyton 0 1 1
83 Pueblo East 0 1 1
83 Roaring Fork 0 1 1
83 Roosevelt 0 1 1
83 Sedgwick County/Fleming 0 1 1
83 Sheridan 0 1 1
83 Skyline 1 0 1
83 Soroco 0 1 1
83 Standley Lake 1 0 1
83 Steamboat Springs 1 0 1
83 Summit 1 0 1
83 Vail Mountain 1 0 1
83 Vista Peak 1 0 1
83 Vista Ridge 0 1 1
83 Weld Central 0 1 1