Basalt boys track and field logs three top 10s in Montrose
The Longhorns’ distance runners produced some impressive results at Friday’s Montrose Invite.
Conner Roper finished sixth in the mile, crossing the line in 4 minutes, 49.22 seconds. Giulio Del Piccolo matched that effort in the 3,200 meters, producing a time of 10:57.84 for Basalt, which wound up 15th with 14 points.
Rifle (81) captured the boys team title. Grand Junction (75) and Glenwood Springs (72.5) finished second and third. On the girls side, Glenwood (177.5) finished first, Grand Junction (154) was second and Rifle (108) was third.
The Longhorns boys’ 4×800 relay wound up fifth with a time of 8:57.51.
Grand Valley’s baseball team dropped to 2-15 after being swept by Cedaredge in a road doubleheader on Saturday.
The Bruins defeated the Cardinals by counts of 6-0 and 14-1.
Playing four matches in two days didn’t faze Glenwood Springs’ girls tennis team, who won three of four weekend matches.
On Friday, the Demons defeated Paonia, 6-1, and lost to Delta, 5-2.
Against Paonia, Glenwood’s Sarai Zilm defeated Caitlin Swanbom in straight sets at No. 1 singles. At No. 3 singles, the Demons’ Brandi Vinger topped Tyler Rapke.
In doubles action, Tiffany Rodgers and Tessa Ebert (No. 1 doubles), Elise Metzger and Claire Woolcott (No. 2 doubles), Tess Libby and Shae Mollica (No. 3 doubles) and Jasmine Van’t Hoff and Erin Fangman (No. 4 doubles) all picked up victories.
In the loss to Delta, Zilm and Vinger recorded singles victories for the Demons.
Facing Vail Mountain twice on Saturday, Glenwood won by counts of 6-1 and 7-0.
Zilm won twice at No. 1 singles, as did Vinger at No. 3 singles.
Rodgers and Ebert won twice at No. 1 doubles, as did Metzger and Woolcott at No. 2 doubles, Libby and Mollica at No. 3 doubles and Fangman and Van’t Hoff at No. 4 doubles.
Also on Saturday, Whitney Bridger posted a win at No. 2 singles.
Glenwood Springs ended its junior varsity season with season-ending girls tennis tournament in Delta on Friday.
Sadie Dickinson won the singles title at the Cedaredge-hosted tournament, losing only two games in three matches.
At No. 1 doubles, Bronte Gilman and Manthe Munoz teamed up to take third place for the Demons.
Kenia Farias and Flora Fischbacher finished fourth in No. 2 doubles competition and Lily Sanchez and Gicell Barragan competed in the No. 3 doubles draw.
Rangely held on for a 1-0 girls soccer win at Grand Valley on Friday. The Panthers scored their lone goal in the second half.
Grand Valley dropped to 3-10-1 overall with the loss.
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