Prep Sports Roundup: Roman powers to sixth at Hotchkiss
Grand Valley’s Rocio Roman led all Garfield County finishers at Saturday’s Hotchkiss Invitational cross country meet.
The Cardinal clocked in at 23 minutes, 6 seconds to nab sixth place in the girls race.
Coal Ridge’s Mariela Martinez placed 17th (24:35). Teammates Molly Mello took 23rd (25:44) and Aileen Galaviz 28th (26:38).
Isaiah Martinez of Grand Valley finished 17th in the boys race. He finished up in 20:27.93. Teammates Miguel Valles took 25th (21:19) and Joel Carrasco 27th (21:22).
Sam Jorgensen was Coal Ridge’s top boys finisher. He took 30th in 21:43.
Also in the top 50 were the Titans’ Kalon Dement (40th, 22:28) and the Cardinals’ Jonathan Marbas (47th, 22:50.34).
Glenwood Springs’ volleyball team gutted out a five-game match with visiting Battle Mountain on Thursday, winning by counts of 27-25, 25-27, 27-25, 19-25 and 15-12.
Kenzie Nelson-Buehler’s 12 kills led the Demons, who improved to 6-3 overall and to 3-0 in the 4A Western Slope League. Jenna Pearce added nine kills, Mikaela Richardson eight and Delaney Gaddis seven. Nelson-Buehler finished with four blocks.
At the service line, Laura McDermott smacked three aces. Gaddis distributed 30 assists and Rachel Rosenberg finished with 21 digs.
Colorado Rocky Mountain School’s boys soccer team dropped to 2-2-1 with a 3-0 loss at Vail Mountain School on Saturday.
The Oysters will host Moffat County today at 4 p.m.
Abby Orgill smacked four kills and Katelyn Shanahan three in Rifle’s three-game volleyball loss (27-25, 25-22, 25-19) at Hotchkiss on Friday.
Sarah McCutchan chipped in with three aces and Leah Antonelli had nine digs for the Bears, who dipped to 5-6 overall.
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