Demons battle to a draw at Montrose |

Demons battle to a draw at Montrose

A pair of second-half goals lifted Glenwood Springs to a 2-all girls soccer tie at Montrose in Thursday’s season opener.

The visiting Demons fell a goal behind 17 minutes into the afternoon before putting two of their own on the board in the second half to go up 2-1.

With roughly five minutes left in regulation, Montrose produced the equalizer.

After two five-minute overtimes, the teams left the pitch with a draw.

Lilly McSwain scored the first of Glenwood’s goals, converting off an assist from Michaela Mansfield.

Mansfield assisted Savanna Pearson on the Demons’ second goal.

Next up for the Demons is a Saturday visit from neighboring Coal Ridge at Stubler Memorial Field. The game is at 1 p.m.

Amanda Wenzel scored Coal Ridge’s lone goal in a 2-1 girls soccer loss at Palisade on Thursday.

The Bulldogs scored both of their goals within the first 10 minutes of the game.

Wenzel’s goal came on a rebound.

Glenwood Springs’ girls golf team opened the season at Chipeta Golf Course in Grand Junction on Monday,

Playing in warm weather – with highs in the upper 50s – the Demons made a solid showing.

Caroline Johannson, an exchange student from Sweden, led Glenwood with a score of 84. Syddnie Evans (99), Mackenzie Fuller (103), Kristen Joiner (105), Sarah Davis (107) and Melissa Thrun (109) also turned in rounds for the Demons.

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