Eaglecrest is fall #BackMyTeam champion; Rocky Mountain finishes runner-up, Loveland third

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Eaglecrest is the Fall 2017 #BackMyTeam champion.

The school won the final vote — held simultaneously on Twitter and on CHSAANow.com — by a narrow margin over Rocky Mountain. Loveland finished third.

Eaglecrest will be honored at halftime of the Class 5A championship game this Saturday.

The Raptors had a strong turnout on both avenues of voting. The are the first-ever #BackMyTeam champion, a competition which seeks to promote positive sportsmanship and school spirit around the state.

The first winter sports #BackMyTeam period begins on Dec. 1 and runs for the rest of the the month. The second period is all of January, with the third period encompassing all of February.

To enter, schools, teams or administrators only need to use the #BackMyTeam hashtag on Twitter or Instagram with images or videos showing their positive school spirit.