Posted On: 11/29/19 11:56 AM
With the 2019-20 girls basketball season right around the corner, let’s take a look back/forward at how things shook out and what to look forward to in each of Colorado’s conferences. Here’s a snapshot of the Frontier League.
How it all shook out in ’18-19
Four Frontier League teams – The Academy (22-2), Middle Park (16-6), Lake County (16-7) and Arrupe Jesuit (12-10) – finished last season with winning records. Only The Academy, however, ran the table in the Frontier League to claim the Frontier League regular-season championship.
Which playoff team advanced the farthest?
The Academy entered the Class 3A state tournament as the No. 7 overall seed and won fairly convincingly over Brush in the first round. The Wildcats, however, fell in the second round with a 65-50 defeat at the hands of No. 10 Centauri.
A few returning players to watch
Mikylah Espinosa, 2022, 5-8, G, The Academy
Espinosa showed up as a freshman in 2018-19 and led the entire league in scoring with 16 points per game. She was also credited with 6.2 steals and 1.7 blocks per game, and returns this winter as potentially