Prep Sports Roundup: Ridge View Academy too much for RFHS
Ridge View Academy beat visiting Roaring Fork in football on Saturday, 42-14.
The loss dropped the Rams from Carbondale to 1-3 overall on the season. The Rams from Watkins, which is situated just east of Aurora, improved to 1-3.
No additional game information was available at press time Saturday night.
Up next for Roaring Fork is a trip to Paonia for its 1A Western Slope League opener on Friday. Kickoff is slated for 7 p.m.
Behind 15 kills from Kyra Chenoweth, Grand Valley’s volleyball team picked up a 27-25, 24-26, 25-20, 25-21 win over visiting Moffat County on Saturday.
Megan Smith added 11 kills and Jordan Scott had 10 for the Cardinals, who improved to 4-6 overall. Desi McGee finished with 26 digs and Tarianna Lawrence had 31 assists.
Rifle’s softball team split a pair of weekend games, bouncing back from an 8-3 loss at Montrose on Friday with a 26-8 win at Grand Valley on Saturday.
Against the Cardinals in Parachute, the Bears drew 22 walks.
Cassidy Blackard was 2 for 2 with two runs and two RBIs. Emma Speer was 2 for 4 with four runs scored, two walks and two RBIs and Brittany Neuroth was 3 for 5 with a triple, five RBIs and three runs.
Also chipping in offensively for Rifle were Emily Neuroth (2 for 3, double, four runs, three walks) and Cheyenne Roark (2 for 4, three runs, four RBIs).
Against Montrose, the Bears rallied to take a 3-2 lead with three runs in the third inning before the Indians put three runs on the board in the bottom of the frame to make it 5-3. Montrose tacked on one more run in the fourth and two in the fifth to round out the final score.
Blackard was 2 for 4 with a run for Rifle. Brittany Neuroth was 2 for 3, Emily Neuroth 1 for 4 with an RBI and Samantha Patterson 1 for 3 with a double. Taylor Gore pitched a complete game with five earned runs and just two walks.
Rifle is now 9-5-1 overall.
Coal Ridge’s boys soccer team improved to 7-0 with a 10-0 win at Grand Valley on Saturday.
Edgar Enriquez scored three goals and assisted another to pace the high-powered Titan offense. Enrique Bucio had two goals and an assist and Jorge Hernandez, Javier Garcia, Charles Apostolik, Raymundo Bencomo and Sergio Valentine-Morin all added a goal apiece.
Bencomo chipped in two assists and Josue Ruiz, Valentine-Morin and Hernandez all had an assist apiece for Coal Ridge.
“We defended from the opening whistle and made things pretty easy for them,” Grand Valley coach Eric Sarno said. “They were clinical in their finishing. Not a lot of positives to take away from the performance today. The effort and mental toughness wasn’t there and I am disappointed in my team.”
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