Prep Sports Roundup: Marr takes 2nd at Beaver Creek
Glenwood Springs’ Vinny Marr surged to a second-place finish on the snowless slopes at Beaver Creek in Saturday’s Battle Mountain Invitational cross country meet.
Marr clocked in at 19 minutes, 17 seconds.
Next across the line for Glenwood was Wyatt Till, whose 21:55 landed him 31st place. Drew Dudley placed 43rd in 23:07, Zeb Thorsen 47th in 23:41 and Zach Marshall 48th in 23:46.
As a team, the Demons placed sixth.
Madi Spence led Glenwood’s girls with a 16th-place showing. She timed in at 25:04.
Jenna Brown was 19th in 25:18, Courtney Lippman 26th in 26:04, Kathya Gonzalez 39th in 27:16, Sara Fleming 45th in 27:58 and Hannah Stinson 46th in 27:59.
Like the boys, the Demon girls placed sixth as a team.
Rocio Roman paced Grand Valley’s girls at Beaver Creek. She clocked in at 25:33.
Erin Schuckers finished 50th for the Cardinals in 29:09.
Isaiah Martinez led Grand Valley’s boys with a 38th-place finish (22:38). Luis Pena was right behind him in 39th (22:43) and Joel Carrasco placed 41st (22:59).
Rifle’s Jake Statler ran to a second-place finish at Saturday’s Basalt Longhorn Invitational cross country meet. He crossed the line in 18:05.
Teammates John Coombs (fifth, 18:33), Kai Steinwinder (seventh, 19:38) and Brendan Wagler (ninth, 19:44) also finished in the top 10 at the small meet, which was held at Crown Mountain Park.
Kelly Coombs won the girls race for Rifle in 24:19. Brenda DeLuera was second (24:54) and Joey Kuheim fourth (29:44).
Coal Ridge’s boys soccer team preserved its perfect record with a 3-2 overtime win at Grand Junction Central on Friday.
Jorge Hernandez sent in a ball off a corner kick that found its way to Edgar Enriquez, who buried the golden goal that sent the Titans off the pitch as victors.
Enrique Bucio and Lalo Rodriguez scored in regulation for Coal Ridge, which improved to 3-0.
Glenwood Springs dropped its Thursday volleyball match to visiting Grand Junction Central.
The Demons lost by game counts of 25-22, 25-23, 25-22 to fall to 3-3 on the season.
Grand Valley’s volleyball team lost to visiting Paonia in three games on Friday, 25-17, 25-13, 25-16.
The Cardinals dipped to 2-4 on the season.
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Burning Mountain Park in New Castle will illuminate Saturday evening at the town’s Holiday Tree Lighting and Chili Cook-off between 5 and 7 p.m.