Posted On: 02/27/20 4:44 PM

Bryson Stephens finished with 26 points to lead both teams.  He had a monster second half with 20 of his 26 points coming then.  He connected on two threes in the second half and did his usual getting by defenders finishing at the rim or mid-range.  He was eight of ten from the foul-line on the night as well.  Sophomore, Derik Pranger also had a nice first playoff game for Arapahoe, scoring from distance and in the paint.  He finished with 16 points and connected on three from deep, two of which came in the third quarter in which him and Stephens had all their points.  Korey Hess also finished with 16 points, in a talented backcourt for the Warriors.  He had ten of the teams eighteen points in the first quarter including two three-pointers.  Arapahoe was too much for Fort Collins to handle on the night, they struggled breaking the press and at times could not score in the half court as well.  Arapahoe held them to five points in the second quarter, with a stretch of at least four minutes holding them scoreless.  Senior big man, Emeri Palacio led the way for Fort Collins,

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