Prep Sports Roundup
Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado
Roaring Fork split a baseball doubleheader with visiting Olathe on Tuesday, scoring a 6-1 win in the opener and then dropping the nightcap, 2-0.
Alex Rascon pitched the Rams to victory in the opener. Jake Strack-Loertscher belted a three-run home run.
Roaring Fork squandered a solid start from Clay Gross in the loss. The two runs Gross allowed were both unearned.
“All in all, it was a great day of baseball,” said Rams coach Tim Nieslanik, whose team improved to 13-4 overall and to 12-4 in the 3A Western Slope League. “Both teams played real well.”
On Monday, Nieslanik’s squad defeated Glenwood Springs, 9-6.
Triston Quigley’s complete-game, four-hit effort helped Rifle to a 4-1 win at Aspen on Tuesday.
Quigley struck out seven and went 1 for 3 with a run and two stolen bases offensively.
The Bears’ Cody Chick hit a leadoff double in the sixth inning and came around to score the tying run on an infield single by Danny Bartels.
Chick also had an RBI double in the seventh and later scored in the inning.
Nate Schilt was 1 for 2 with two stolen bases and Jacob Withee was 1 for 3 with a stolen base for the Bears, who improved to 11-5 overall and to 10-5 in 3A WSL play.
J.R. Krueger’s three-goal, five-assist afternoon helped Glenwood Springs to a 13-3 boys lacrosse win at Telluride on Saturday.
Jake Bair, Josiah Maner, Alex Parrish, Alejandro Belandria and Drake Holley scored two goals apiece for the Demons.
Seven different girls soccer Titans found net as Coal Ridge blitzed host Vail Christian, 9-0, on Monday.
Two goals apiece from Paige Ryan and Ashlie Bowles led the way. Amanda Wenzel, Allie Ehlers, Kelsey Fauser, Alicia Cokley and Carly Cloninger also finished with goals for Coal Ridge, which improved to 12-2 overall.
Ehlers had two assists, as did Ryan. Kayli Hunter, Rebecca Mitchell, Cindy Fabela and Fauser also had helpers.
Basalt hung a 9-0 defeat on visiting Rifle in Monday girls soccer action.
Ginevra Moore’s four-goal day led the Longhorns.
Katie King, Anette Stenstadvold, Tori Kungli, Julia Kaputska and Alex Dewind also scored for Basalt, now 10-3-1.
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