Championship count: Cherry Creek has most team titles; Thompson Valley leads the way in individuals

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Cherry Creek’s football championship was one of five team titles from the school in 2014-15. (Kevin Keyser/KeyserImages.com)

AURORA — Cherry Creek’s athletic programs won a state-best five team championships during the 2014-15 school year.

Thompson Valley, meanwhile, captured 14 individual championships to lead the state.

Below is a recap of the year in championships. A complete database of championships through history is available on our site.

Team titles

Cherry Creek’s five championships led the way. The Bruins won boys tennis, football, hockey, boys tennis and boys lacrosse this season.

Cheyenne Mountain (boys swimming, girls tennis, girls golf, girls soccer) and Grandview (softball, volleyball, girls soccer and poms) each won four team titles.

Grandview’s four girls championships were the most in the state for that gender, while Creek’s four boys championships led the way.

Eaton, Colorado Academy, Lyons and Valor Christian all won three total team championships.

In all, 65 teams won at least one team title in 2014-15, with 17 winning at least two.

Rank School Girls Boys Total
1 Cherry Creek 1 4 5
2 Grandview 4 0 4
2 Cheyenne Mountain 3 1 4
4 Eaton 2 1 3
4 Colorado Academy 3 0 3
4 Lyons 0 3 3
4 Valor Christian 2 1 3
8 Rock Canyon 1 1 2
8 Mountain Vista 1 1 2
8 Fossil Ridge 1 1 2
8 Palmer Ridge 0 2 2
8 Paonia 1 1 2
8 Overland 1 1 2
8 Air Academy 0 2 2
8 Broomfield 1 1 2
8 Kent Denver 0 2 2
8 Alamosa 0 2 2
18 Cheyenne Wells 1 0 1
18 Vail Christian 1 0 1
18 Bishop Machebeuf 1 0 1
18 Manitou Springs 1 0 1
18 Bennett 1 0 1
18 Glenwood Springs 1 0 1
18 Ponderosa 1 0 1
18 Castle View 1 0 1
18 Chaparral 1 0 1
18 Green Mountain 0 1 1
18 Rye 0 1 1
18 Dove Creek 0 1 1
18 Regis Jesuit 1 0 1
18 Aspen 0 1 1
18 Vail Mountain 1 0 1
18 Fountain-Fort Carson 0 1 1
18 Lutheran 0 1 1
18 Springfield 0 1 1
18 Cherokee Trail 1 0 1
18 Niwot 1 0 1
18 Heritage Christian 1 0 1
18 Colorado Springs Christian 0 1 1
18 Sanford 0 1 1
18 Holly 0 1 1
18 Pagosa Springs 1 0 1
18 Akron 1 0 1
18 Idalia 1 0 1
18 Arvada West 0 1 1
18 Thompson Valley 0 1 1
18 Valley 0 1 1
18 Rocky Ford 0 1 1
18 Battle Mountain 0 1 1
18 Summit 1 0 1
18 Evergreen 1 0 1
18 Pine Creek 0 1 1
18 Pueblo East 0 1 1
18 Brush 0 1 1
18 Caliche 0 1 1
18 Arickaree/Woodlin 0 1 1
18 Lewis-Palmer 1 0 1
18 Resurrection Christian 1 0 1
18 Fleming 1 0 1
18 Standley Lake 1 0 1
18 Mountain View 0 1 1
18 Fort Collins 0 1 1
18 Coronado 0 1 1
18 Sterling 0 1 1
18 La Junta 1 0 1

Individual titles

Colorado state wrestling

Thompson Valley totaled 14 individual championships in 2014-15, including five wrestlers. (Kai Casey/CHSAANow.com)

Thompson Valley had eight boys and six girls win individual championships in 2014-15 to account for its state-best total of 14.

Cherry Creek was second with 13, and Pomona was third with 10. Lyons won eight, while Air Academy and Cheyenne Mountain each captured seven individual crowns.

A total of 131 schools had at least one individual win a championship. Of those, 73 schools had at least two champions, and 10 had as many as five.

Below is a complete breakdown of individual championships this season.

Rank School Girls Boys Total
1 Thompson Valley 6 8 14
2 Cherry Creek 7 6 13
3 Pomona 2 8 10
4 Lyons 4 4 8
5 Air Academy 4 3 7
5 Cheyenne Mountain 4 3 7
7 Palmer Ridge 0 6 6
7 Fairview 2 4 6
9 Kent Denver 2 3 5
9 Paonia 2 3 5
11 Fossil Ridge 3 1 4
11 Evergreen 4 0 4
11 Cherokee Trail 4 0 4
11 Lamar 4 0 4
11 Sangre de Cristo 3 1 4
11 Shining Mountain 4 0 4
17 Fort Collins 3 0 3
17 Regis Jesuit 1 2 3
17 Niwot 2 1 3
17 Colorado Academy 0 3 3
17 Aspen 1 2 3
17 Summit 2 1 3
17 Valor Christian 3 0 3
17 Pueblo County 0 3 3
17 Platte Valley 0 3 3
17 Sterling 0 3 3
17 Fountain-Fort Carson 1 2 3
17 Canon City 0 3 3
17 Springfield 0 3 3
17 Otis 2 1 3
31 SkyView Academy 0 2 2
31 Estes Park 2 0 2
31 Pueblo South 0 2 2
31 Overland 1 1 2
31 Broomfield 2 0 2
31 Battle Mountain 0 2 2
31 Rock Canyon 2 0 2
31 Arapahoe 2 0 2
31 ThunderRidge 2 0 2
31 Windsor 1 1 2
31 Mullen 1 1 2
31 Grand Junction 0 2 2
31 Rocky Mountain 0 2 2
31 Arvada West 0 2 2
31 Chaparral 1 1 2
31 Fort Lupton 0 2 2
31 Brush 0 2 2
31 Berthoud 0 2 2
31 Rocky Ford 0 2 2
31 John Mall 0 2 2
31 Buena Vista 0 2 2
31 Highlands Ranch 0 2 2
31 D’Evelyn 1 1 2
31 Monarch 0 2 2
31 Castle View 1 1 2
31 Mountain Range 1 1 2
31 Rampart 1 1 2
31 Lewis-Palmer 2 0 2
31 James Irwin 0 2 2
31 Fountain Valley 0 2 2
31 Lutheran 0 2 2
31 Eaton 1 1 2
31 Moffat County 2 0 2
31 Salida 2 0 2
31 Wiggins 1 1 2
31 South Park 2 0 2
31 Cedaredge 1 1 2
31 Burlington 1 1 2
31 Pikes Peak 0 2 2
31 Prairie 1 1 2
31 Baca County 0 2 2
31 Eads 1 1 2
31 Kim 2 0 2
74 Dawson 0 1 1
74 Standley Lake 1 0 1
74 Nederland 1 0 1
74 Poudre 0 1 1
74 Fruita Monument 0 1 1
74 Discovery Canyon 0 1 1
74 Conifer 0 1 1
74 Fort Morgan 0 1 1
74 Pueblo East 0 1 1
74 Alamosa 0 1 1
74 Mead 0 1 1
74 Weld Central 0 1 1
74 Montezuma-Cortez 0 1 1
74 Dolores Huerta 0 1 1
74 Norwood/Nucla 0 1 1
74 Swink 0 1 1
74 Holly 0 1 1
74 Crowley County 0 1 1
74 Meeker 0 1 1
74 Centauri 0 1 1
74 Limon 0 1 1
74 Jefferson Academy 1 0 1
74 Dakota Ridge 1 0 1
74 Boulder 0 1 1
74 Greeley West 0 1 1
74 Steamboat Springs 1 0 1
74 St. Mary’s Academy 1 0 1
74 Ralston Valley 1 0 1
74 Gateway 0 1 1
74 Smoky Hill 0 1 1
74 Grandview 0 1 1
74 Lakewood 0 1 1
74 Silver Creek 1 0 1
74 The Classical Academy 1 0 1
74 Vista PEAK 1 0 1
74 Littleton 0 1 1
74 Vista Ridge 0 1 1
74 Woodland Park 0 1 1
74 Bayfield 0 1 1
74 Manitou Springs 1 0 1
74 Faith Christian 1 0 1
74 University 1 0 1
74 Gunnison 1 0 1
74 Caliche 1 0 1
74 Calhan 1 0 1
74 Kiowa 1 0 1
74 Wray 1 0 1
74 Resurrection Christian 0 1 1
74 Merino 0 1 1
74 West Grand 0 1 1
74 Rye 0 1 1
74 Vail Christian 0 1 1
74 Telluride 0 1 1
74 Sedgwick County 0 1 1
74 McClave 0 1 1
74 Idalia 0 1 1
74 Pawnee 0 1 1
74 Heritage Christian 1 0 1