Counting down the 15 most-read stories of 2019

As 2019 winds down, we look back on the year, and count down CHSAANow.com's most-read stories over the course of the past 12 months:

15. Top-seeded Cherry Creek football rallies past Fairview in a tough 5A quarterfinal game

Cherry Creek Fairview football

(Jack Eberhard/JacksActionShots.com)

Cherry Creek rallied from down 20-7 in the second quarter for a win in the Class 5A football quarterfinals.

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14. Regis Jesuit's Antonio Segura ends Pomona's Theorius Robison's bid for fourth wrestling title

Antonio Segura Regis Jesuit wrestling

(Dan Mohrmann/CHSAANow.com)

Regis Jesuit's Antonio Segura pulled off a big upset in the state wrestling semifinals to end a quest for four state wrestling titles from Pomona's Theorius Robison.

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13. 17-year-old Patricia McCracken to officiate 5A boys soccer championship game

Broomfield Regis Jesuit boys soccer

(Tim Bourke)

Just 17, soccer official Patricia McCracken made waves when she was selected to officiate the Class 5A boys soccer championship game in the fall.

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12. Columbine beats Jeffco rival Ralston Valley to reach 5A football title game

Columbine Ralston Valley football

(Kevin McNearny)

On a snowy night in Lakewood, Columbine football beat Ralston Valley 29-15 to head to the Class 5A championship game.

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11. Delta and Sterling arrive in Pueblo ahead of 2A football title game

(Dan Mohrmann/CHSAANow.com)

Prior to meeting for the Class 2A championship game in football, Delta and Sterling met in Pueblo for a pregame press conference and walkthrough.

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10. A look at football's Division I recruits on Early Signing Day

Eaglecrest Grandview football

(Paul Shepardson)

A breakdown of the football players who have signed or committed to Division I college football programs.

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9. State spirit: Ponderosa ties record with 12th title; tracking all champions

State spirit

(Paul Soriano)

Tracking the champions at the 2019 state spirit championships, in all divisions and all classifications.

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8. Valley's Angel Rios and Skyview's Jaslynn Gallegos become first girls to place at state wrestling

Angel Rios Valley wrestling

(Dan Mohrmann/CHSAANow.com)

Just two months before a vote that made girls wrestling its own sanctioned sport, Valley's Angel Rios and Skyview's Jaslynn Gallegos each became the first girls to ever place at the state wrestling tournament against the boys.

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7. Ponderosa's Cohlton Schultz: A once-in-a-generation wrestler who just may be the state's best

Ponderosa ThunderRidge wrestling

(Kevin Keyser/KeyserImages.com)

An in-depth look at Cohlton Schultz, the 2019 Ponderosa graduate who already had tasted international success, and would become a four-time state wrestling champion.

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6. Semifinals set for the state softball tournaments

Golden softball

(Dan Mohrmann/CHSAANow.com)

The semifinals were set for the 2019 state softball tournaments after two rounds were played on the first day of competition.

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5. Cherry Creek football punches championship ticket by beating Pomona in 5A semifinals

Cherry Creek Pomona football

(Theodore A. Stark/www.tstark.com)

Cherry Creek headed to the Class 5A football championship game with a gutty 14-7 win over Pomona in the semifinals.

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4. Football committee proposes alignment for the 2020 and 2021 seasons

Peetz Stratton/Liberty football

(Dustin Price/dustinpricephotography.com)

The much-anticipated football alignment for the 2020 and 2021 seasons was unveiled for the first time in January.

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3. 5A football semifinal between Pomona and Cherry Creek moved to Stutler Bowl

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With an unplayable field at the NAAC due to a massive snowstorm, the Pomona and Cherry Creek semifinal football game was moved to a new location and date.

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2. 5A football championship game preview: Cherry Creek vs. Columbine

(Photos: Lance Wendt/LanceWendt.com; Theodore Stark/tstark.com; Renee Bourcier)

A game preview for the Class 5A football championship game between Cherry Creek and Columbine.

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1. Cherry Creek football caps off perfect season by winning 5A championship

Cherry Creek Columbine football

(PaulDiSalvoPhotography.com)

Cherry Creek football won its 10th state football championship with a 35-10 victory over Columbine at Mile High.

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