Prep Sports Roundup
VAIL, Colorado – Kourtney Mitchell posted a hat trick as Coal Ridge scored a 6-0 girls soccer win at Vail Christian on Monday.
Chelsie Ryan scored two goals for the Titans, playing in their first game of 2010. Alicia Cokley also had a goal. Ashlie Bowles finished with three assists and Cokley had two.
VAIL, Colorado – A first-half goal by Megan Gianinetti lifted Roaring Fork’s girls soccer team to a 1-0 win at Vail Mountain on Tuesday.
Gianinetti’s goal was the difference in a game flavored by parity.
“Vail Mountain’s possession was great,” Rams coach John Ackerman said. “They had really good ball control. We were chasing it a little bit in the first half. In the second half, we pulled it together a little more.”
Roaring Fork improved to 1-1-0 on the young season.
ASPEN, Colorado – Ixchel Muniz and Joey Clingan scored comeback wins for Roaring Fork’s tennis team in a Tuesday meet at Aspen.
Muniz, the Rams’ No. 1 singles player, fell behind with a 6-2 loss to Aspen’s Casey Altman in the first set. She bounced back with a 6-3 win in the second set and a 10-5 victory in the tiebreaker to come out ahead.
Clingan, playing at No. 3 singles, lost her opening set to the Skiers’ Melissa Carr, 6-0. She rallied to win the second by a count of 6-2 and the tiebreaker by a score of 10-8.
GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colorado – Vail Mountain dealt Glenwood Springs a 7-0 girls tennis defeat on Monday.
Glenwood’s Sara Maner and Shea Mollica came closest to a win at No. 4 doubles, taking Thea Knobel and Meredith White to three sets (6-4, 4-6, 6-4).
The Demons’ No. 3 doubles pair of Anna Ratajzcak and Brandi Vinger also took their foes – Emily Domke and Caroline Carlson – to three (6-0, 2-6, 6-1).
FRUITA, Colorado – Stephanie Wilson’s 101 was the Glenwood Springs’ top mark at Monday’s Fruita Monument-hosted girls golf invitational at Adobe Creek Golf Course.
Kelsey Warkentin shot a 103, as did Haley Peterson and Carrie Keller.
The Demons posted a team score of 307 to finish second among 4A schools at Adobe Creek.
GRAND JUNCTION, Colorado – The Glenwood Springs boys swimming and diving team finished up third out of five teams at Saturday’s Western Slope Relays in Grand Junction.
The meet, held at Mesa State College, consisted entirely of relays.
Glenwood scored third-place finishes in the 400-yard medley relay (5 minutes, 0.85 seconds; Geoffrey Moore, Jon DeLeo, Cole Newton, Michael Zimet), the 200 backstroke/breaststroke relay (2:33.37; DeLeo, Jose Sabat, Derek Ridings, Moore), the 200 butterfly relay (2:20.77; Ridings, Moore, Newton, Zimet) and the 200 breaststroke relay (4:19.82; Zimet, DeLeo, Newton, Moore).
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