Photos: No. 5 Jefferson Academy boys hoops upsets No. 1 Lutheran


Lutheran’s Brendan Edgerley (23) throws down a break-away dunk. (Kai Casey/

BROOMFIELD — Class 3A No. 5 Jefferson Academy boys basketball upset No. 1 Lutheran, 56-53, handing them their second loss of the season Wednesday night.

Lutheran just took over the top ranking this week. Their loss marks the third straight week No. 1 has lost.

Jefferson Academy was carried by Andrew Ullman's 21 points. He got help from Joe Raff, who scored 14.

Brendan Edgerly scored Lutheran's first 9 points and led all scorers with 22 points. James Willis added 12 points for the Lions.

Jefferson Academy moves to 13-3 (4-2 3A Metro League), while Lutheran drops to 13-2 (3-1).

The Jaguars will travel to Denver Jewish Day next Monday and Lutheran will face off with SkyView Academy in Highlands Ranch on Friday.