Prep Sports Roundup
Paonia erupted for 14 fourth-quarter points to score a 21-14 win over visiting Grand Valley in Friday night football action.
Tyler Scott completed 9 of 22 passes for 110 yards to pace the Cardinals, now 0-2.
Tanner Zimmerman rushed for 88 yards and a touchdown on 17 carries. Trent Reidle caught a TD pass.
Roaring Fork split a pair of Saturday volleyball matches, losing to Olathe in five games and beating Gunnison in four.
Hattie Gianinetti slammed 20 kills and finished with five aces in a 25-21, 22-25, 25-23, 26-24 win over Gunnison. Megan Gianinetti, Hattie’s twin sister, had 10 kills.
Caitlin Kinney recorded 15 digs and Kenia Pinela had 14 digs for the Rams.
In a 25-13, 19-25, 17-25, 25-21, 15-11 loss to Olathe, Hattie and Megan Gianinetti swatted 11 kills apiece. Taylor Adams finished with 27 assists and 20 digs and Kinney and Pinela finished with 18 digs apiece.
Roaring Fork is now 4-1 overall.
Paonia’s volleyball team outlasted visiting Grand Valley in a five-game thriller on Friday.
Ce’rra Carsten blasted 25 kills as the Eagles escaped with a 19-25, 25-22, 23-25, 25-21, 17-15 victory.
On Saturday, Grand Valley returned to the court to face Aspen and Basalt in road matches.
Against Aspen, the Cardinals lost in three games, 25-20, 25-20, 30-28.
The Basalt outcome was not available at press time.
Coal Ridge’s volleyball team dropped a Saturday match at Olathe, losing in three games (25-15, 25-19, 25-16).
The Titans also faced Gunnison on Saturday, but that result was not available as of press time.
Rifle suffered a 25-15, 25-23, 13-25, 25-17 volleyball loss at Aspen on Saturday.
The Bears also matched up against Basalt on Saturday, but a score was not available as of press time.
Roaring Fork scored a 3-0 boys soccer win at Vail Mountain School on Saturday.
The Rams improved to 1-2 with the win.
On Thursday, the Rams lost to Moffat County, 5-2.
After surrendering four first-half goals, Rifle never recovered in a 6-1 boys soccer loss at Summit on Saturday.
Cesar Serrano and Alan Roque scored two goals apiece to pace the Tigers, who improved to 2-2 overall.
Rifle dropped to 1-1-1.
Basalt’s Bertilio Garcia had a hat trick as the Longhorns dispatched of visiting Grand Valley, 7-0, in boys soccer action on Saturday.
The Longhorns scored five goals in the first 20 minutes of action en route to the lopsided victory.
Rifle’s Jake Statler clocked in at 19 minutes, 1 second to pace Rifle at Saturday’s Longhorn Invitational cross country meet, held at Crown Mountain Park in El Jebel.
Statler’s result helped the Bears to a third-place team finish.
Also for Rifle, John Coombs placed 10th (19:14), Andrew Proebstle 12th (19:39), Keenan Skelly 16th (20:22), Breadon Wagler 19th (21:29) and Colby Rennie 20th (21:49).
Elsewhere in the boys race, Coal Ridge’s Michael Palmgren placed 15th to pace Coal Ridge (20:21).
In the girls race, the Titans’ Mariela Martinez clocked in at 22:15 to take fourth place overall. Teammate Molly Mello was 15th (25:32).
Rifle’s Tani Jorgensen finished in ninth place (24:16). Kelly Coombs was 12th (25:07), Mellisa Casdenas 13th (25:12), Izanory Rios 16th (25:51) and Brenda Delores 18th (25:58) for the Bears, who finished second in the team standings.
Rifle’s softball team dropped three of its four games at the past weekend’s Berthoud Tournament.
The Bears defeated Golden, 8-7, and lost to Roosevelt (12-1), Mountain View (12-0) and Greeley West (22-8).
Rifle wrapped its win over Golden in the seventh inning with a triple play.
At the plate, Allie Ehlers had a double and two runs scored. Emma Speer (double, two runs, three RBIs), Brittany Neuroth (3 for 4, three RBIs) and Norisa Navratil (2 for 4, RBI) also chipped in at the plate for the Bears, who moved to 4-4 overall on the season.
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