Bears blank Devils on the diamond |

Bears blank Devils on the diamond

Taylor Gore pitched a complete-game shutout, striking out eight and surrendering just a single hit, lifting Rifle to an 11-0 softball win at Eagle Valley on Tuesday.

The Bears won in six innings via the mercy rule.

Brittany Neuroth was 2 for 3 with two RBIs for Rifle, which improved to 6-4 on the season.

Cassidy Blackard was 2 for 3 with two runs and an RBI. Norisa Navratil was 2 for 4 with a double and two RBIs and Emma Speer and Allie Ehlers each had a hit and a run for Rifle, which travels to Parachute to face Grand Valley at 4 p.m. today.

Battle Mountain outlasted Glenwood Springs in a marathon volleyball affair on Tuesday.

Behind 23 kills from LaRose Currie, the Huskies eked out a 20-25, 25-23, 21-25, 25-16, 17-15 win over the host Demons.

Sarah Davis led Glenwood with 12 kills. Jenna Pearce added 10, Kenzie Nelson-Buehler nine and Abby Russell seven.

At the service line, Davis finished with three aces. Rachel Rosenberg led Glenwood with 22 digs. Davis had 15 digs.

Next up for the Demons is a Friday trip to Grand Junction Central.

Glenwood dropped to 3-2 overall with Tuesday’s defeat.

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