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DENVER — A second-period spurt helped Regis Jesuit seize control of hockey’s state title game on Monday. It led to a two-goal lead — and, ultimately, a second-straight championship.

The Raiders scored two goals 11 seconds apart in the second period to go up 3-1. It was the spark Regis needed, and they clamped down in the third with two more goals to secure a 5-2 victory in front of 4,039 fans at Pepsi Center.

“That was a big pop for us,” said Regis Jesuit coach Dan Woodley.

Colin Walsh score twice for Regis Jesuit, including an all-important tying goal after Dakota Ridge had gone up 1-0 and seized the momentum in the first period. He added a power play goal in the third period following a great cross-crease pass from Mac Padilla that made it 5-2.

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