Prep Sports Roundup |

Prep Sports Roundup

Post Independent staff report
Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

Too many turnovers cost Rifle’s boys basketball team in a 61-52 loss to Cortez in the Palisade Tournament on Saturday.

Rian Creech led the Bears with 25 points. He hit 17 of 19 shots from the foul line. As a team, Rifle connected at a 26-for-32 clip from the charity stripe. Von Church chipped in with nine points for the Bears (1-3).

“We just had way too many turnovers,” Bears coach Chris Lowther said. “We had about 27 turnovers. That finished us pretty good.”

Coal Ridge won its first-ever tournament, taking first place at Saturday’s West Grand Invitational.

“We did a pretty decent job as a team,” Titans coach Mike Mikalakis said. “It was an individual tournament, but we won it. That’s a first for Coal Ridge history.”

Glenwood Springs won Saturday’s Mullen Dual Tournament, going 3-0 on the afternoon.

The Demons defeated Englewood (59-16), Roosevelt’s junior varsity team (48-23) and host Mullen (48-22).

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