Nine football records were broken during the 2018 season

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We've just updated the state football record book with performances through the 2018 season.

Here's a breakdown of the records that were broken this season:

Team records

  • Stratton/Liberty, the 6-man champion, scored 792 points, breaking the record for points by a team, which had been 752 by the 2012 Fleming team. Stratton/Liberty scored more than 60 points eight times, and more than 50 in all 12 of their wins.
  • Fairview set the passing record with 4,636 yards, beating the previous record of 4,300 by the 2011 D'Evelyn team. The school record was 4,129, set in 2014.
  • Fairview also set the team passing touchdown record with 59. The previous record was 52 (Alamosa in 2006).

Game records

Career records

  • Arvada West QB Johnny Krutsch set the career record with 1,242 pass attempts. Former Bear Creek quarterback Justin Holland (1997-2000) held the previous record at 1,081.
  • Krutsch also set the career completions record with 723. Bear Creek's Sean Davis (1992-95) held the previous record at 701.

Season records

  • Fairview QB Aidan Atkinson set the single-season record with 55 touchdown passes. The previous record was 52, set by Alamosa's Clay Garcia.
  • Vista PEAK's Noah Karwacki set the state record for punting average with 50.13 per kick, breaking the previous mark of 47.9, set by Northglenn's Jack Weil in 1979.

Coaching records

  • West Grand's Chris Brown extended his career coaching wins record, and he now is 337-127 since 1976.
  • Kent Denver's Scott Yates also extended his career record to 332-79.