Prep Sports Roundup: Volleyball Rams beat both Olathe and Moffat County
Roaring Fork won a pair of weekend volleyball matches, taking down host Olathe in four games on Friday (25-13, 25-21, 18-25, 25-21) and visiting Moffat County on Saturday (25-9, 25-16, 25-15).
The wins pushed the Rams to 8-1 overall on the season. The victory over Moffat County was the team’s first official 3A Western Slope League match.
Up this week for Roaring Fork is a match at Aspen tonight and a contest at home against Gunnison on Saturday.
Rifle’s Jake Statler zipped to a seventh-place finish at Saturday’s Gunnison Invitational cross country meet, crossing the line in 18 minutes, 17.04 seconds to lead the Bears to a fifth-place team finish at Gunnison Community School.
John Coombs finished 17th (19:00.98), Brendan Wagler 28th (19:50.52) and Kai Steinwinder 36th (20:08.28).
Kelly Coombs was the Bears’ top girls finisher. She took 24th in 23:33.33.
Mariela Martinez was Coal Ridge’s top finisher at Friday’s Grand Junction Invitational cross country meet, which was held at Canyon View Park.
Martinez, a sophomore, finished 18th in the girls race at 24:20.63.
Teammates Molly Mello placed 25th (25:20.48) and Aileen Galaviz 29th (26:06.27).
Kalon Dement was the Titans’ top finisher in the boys race. He took 38th (21:00.51). Avery Davis was 59th (28:31.59).
Rocio Roman notched a top-20 finish at Saturday’s Eagle Valley Invitational cross country meet. The Grand Valley senior clocked in at 21:40.30 to nab 16th at Gypsum Creek Golf Course.
On the boys side, the Cardinals’ Isaiah Martinez placed 26th (18:57.10). Also finishing in the top 50 for Grand Valley were Joel Carrasco (36th, 19:34.80) and Miguel Valles (44th, 19:57.50).
As a team, the Cardinals finished seventh in the boys standings.
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