Roaring Fork girls basketball squad stuns Rifle
Roaring Fork’s surprising girls basketball season took another stirring turn with a 39-32 win at Rifle on Saturday.
The Rams held the Bears to just two first-quarter points and held the hosts off the rest of the way.
Jasmine Figueira’s 10 points led Rifle, now 16-3 overall and 11-2 in the 3A Western Slope League. Chante Church finished with eight points.
Roaring Fork, whose stats weren’t available at press time, finished the regular season at 12-7 overall and at 11-2 in league play. The Rams, who won just two games last season, defeated Coal Ridge on Friday, 44-40.
District play is next for both Rifle and Roaring Fork.
Behind 14 points from Trent Reidle and 13 from Trever Smith, Grand Valley’s boys scored a 51-39 win over visiting Cedaredge on Saturday.
The Cardinals wrapped the regular season at 12-7 overall and 8-5 in the 3A WSL.
Sam Carpenter and Dakotah Grett led a balanced effort with 14 points apiece and Clay Gross added 12 as Roaring Fork held on for a 56-47 win over visiting Coal Ridge on Friday.
The Rams led 14-7 after a quarter and 25-18 at halftime before a furious charge by the Titans tied the count at 37 after three.
Trent Reeds chipped in with eight points for the Rams, who improved to 12-6 overall and to 9-3 in the 3A WSL.
Roaring Fork hit 26 of 33 shots from the foul line for the game.
Darik Brown paced Coal Ridge with 21 points. McCade Cox added nine points and Alec Herrera scored six. The Titans dropped to 8-11 overall and to 7-6 in league play.
Behind 18 points from Joey Kuheim, 13 from Ashley Rickstrew and 10 from Church, Rifle’s girls rolled to a 64-37 win over visiting Aspen on Friday.
Kuheim also had 10 rebounds for the Bears.
Skiers stifle Rifle boys
Holding Rifle to just one point in the first quarter and two in the third, Aspen recorded a 52-24 win at Rifle on Friday.
Taylor Webb led the Bears with seven points.
Glenwood Springs’ girls coasted to a 59-25 win over visiting Eagle Valley on Friday.
The Demons finished the regular season with a 19-4 overall record and 10-2 mark in the 4A WSL. They ended up in a three-way tie for first with Moffat County and Delta and will learn where they’re headed for the 4A state playoffs when brackets are released today.
Glenwood’s boys were topped by visiting Eagle Valley on Friday, 59-52.
Mike McGraw’s 22 points led the Demons, who finished the regular season with a 10-13 overall record and 4-8 mark in the 4A WSL.
Kellin Casey added 13 points for Glenwood, which learns if it made the playoffs later today.
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