Prep Hoops Roundup: Glenwood girls beat Delta, vault into first-place tie
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Glenwood Springs’ girls basketball team defeated Delta, 56-48, on Saturday to vault into a first-place tie atop the 4A Western Slope League.
Delaney Gaddis’ 14 points led the Demons, who improved to 17-3 with the road win. They are now 8-1 in league play, as is Delta.
Kenzie Nelson-Buehler finished with 11 points, Connor Adams 10, Cassidy Gaddis nine and Sarah Davis eight for Glenwood Springs.
Delta is now 16-3 overall.
Though they fell behind by as many as 23 points, Glenwood’s boys made a game of it at Delta on Saturday.
The Demons scored 29 points in the fourth quarter, but fell short in a 68-63 loss to the Panthers.
Mike McGraw scored 28 points to lead Glenwood, now 9-11 overall and 3-6 in the 4A WSL. Kellin Casey added 10 points.
Rifle’s boys doubled up host Basalt, 72-36, on Saturday.
Tanner Quick led the Bears with 16 points. Trenton Brown finished with 13 points, all of those coming in the first quarter. Taylor Webb added 11 points for Rifle, which improved to 7-9 overall and to 6-4 in the 3A WSL.
A night earlier, the Bears topped host Gunnison in overtime, 63-53. Webb’s 17 points led Rifle in that one.
Rifle’s girls buried Basalt, 54-13, on Saturday.
Taylor Walters led the way with 12 points. Joey Kuheim had 10 and Ashley Rickstrew eight as the Bears improved to 14-2 overall and to 9-1 in the 3A WSL.
Roaring Fork’s girls pulled out a 53-49 overtime win at Hotchkiss on Friday.
The Rams trailed by six late in the fourth quarter before charging back to force the extra period, in which Roaring Fork outscored the Bulldogs, 5-1.
Sharlene Salinas came up with a steal and subsequent free throw to kick off overtime on a high note. Kaleigh Wisroth followed with a bucket. Wisroth and Megan Gianinetti added free throws down the stretch to ice the win.
Wisroth finished with 19 points. Megan Gianinetti finished with 15 for Roaring Fork (8-7 overall, 7-2 in the 3A WSL).
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