Prep Sports Roundup: Titans take down 5A Grand Junction Central in volleyball
Class 3A Coal Ridge took down 5A Grand Junction Central in a Saturday road volleyball match.
With its net attack clicking in a big way, the Titans won by counts of 22-25, 25-18, 26-24 and 25-18.
Becca Mitchell swatted 12 kills to lead Coal Ridge, which upped its overall record to 14-2.
Bailey Davis finished with 10 kills, Paige Ryan seven, Britni Allen five and Alicia Hampton four. Mitchell also had seven aces on the afternoon.
Maggie Bell chipped in with 34 assists and Leah Kanakaraj finished with 16 digs.
Central dropped to 8-12 on the season.
The Titans host Battle Mountain on Tuesday.
Kenzie Nelson-Buehler smacked 14 kills, helping Glenwood Springs to a 25-12, 23-25, 25-14, 25-13 volleyball win over visiting Summit on Saturday.
Rachel Rosenberg finished with 21 digs and Delaney Gaddis had 30 assists for the Demons, who improved to 10-5 overall and to 7-2 in the 4A Western Slope League.
Glenwood got back on the winning track after losing in four games at Battle Mountain on Thursday.
Roaring Fork improved to 15-2 in volleyball with a 25-11, 25-11, 25-19 win over visiting Grand Valley on Saturday.
Hattie Gianinetti swatted nine kills. Her twin sister, Megan, finished with seven kills. Rosa Maun and Taylor Adams added five kills apiece for the Rams, who are now 6-1 in the 3A WSL.
Adams also had 21 assists and, on defense, Josie Horn led Roaring Fork with 11 digs. Hattie Gianinetti had eight.
Edgar Enriquez found net three times, helping Coal Ridge to a 7-1 boys soccer win over visiting Grand Junction on Saturday.
Enrique Bucio, Ray Chairez, Tias Dacuma and Charles Apostolik also contributed goals for the Titans, who improved to 12-1 overall with the non-league victory.
Jorge Hernandez and Bucio each had three assists and goalkeeper Junior Contreras came up with five saves for Coal Ridge, which continues its 3A Region 3 schedule with a game at Moffat County on Tuesday.
“It was a good game,” Titans coach Mike Mikalakis said. “We played well. We played our style of play. The most positive thing is we played hard and didn’t stop. It was really fun to watch.”
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