Golden boys basketball hangs on to league win versus Evergreen

GOLDEN — Evergreen's boys basketball team had its six-game winning streak come to an end Saturday afternoon at Golden High School.

The Demons jumped out to a 20-5 lead after the first quarter, eventually Golden took a 55-48 victory in the Class 4A Jeffco League opener for both the Demons and Cougars.

Juniors Kevin Mulligan (17 points), Carter Thompson (13 points) and Ben McLaughlin (11 points) all finished in double-digit points to lead the way for Golden (4-7, 1-0 in league). The Demons also ended their four-game losing streak in Golden first game after the winter break.