Roaring Fork wins big over visiting Basalt |

Roaring Fork wins big over visiting Basalt

Post Independent staff report
Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado
Jim Ryan contributed photoBasalt's Blake Scherer leaps to haul in a throw as Roaring Fork's Clay Gross races toward second base during Tuesday's game in Carbondale.

CARBONDALE, Colorado – Roaring Fork’s baseball team stomped visiting Basalt on Tuesday, 15-0.

Jake Strack-Loertscher, Johnny Nieslanik and Shea Nieslanik led the offensive onslaught. Each went 3-for-3 for the Rams.

Clay Gross finished with two hits.

Roaring Fork improved to 6-0 with the win, which came in 4 1/2 innings due to the mercy rule.

DELTA, Colorado – Michaela Mansfield had a hat trick in the bag by the end of the first half as Glenwood Springs rolled to a 6-0 girls soccer win at Delta on Tuesday.

Sarah Treese chipped in with a goal, rebounding her own penalty kick. Corey Gera and Sarah Davis also scored for the Demons, now 4-1-0.

Hannah McDermott distributed three assists.

“Hannah had a great game,” Glenwood coach Bryan Stoltzfus said. “She probably had the best game I’ve seen her play. She was just very smart with the ball. She was taking the ball and making great passes.”

PEACH VALLEY, Colorado – Kourtney Mitchell had a hat trick and Ashlie Bowles scored two goals as Coal Ridge recorded an 8-0 girls soccer win over visiting Rangely in the cold on Tuesday.

Chelsie Ryan, Sydney Wright and Rebecca Mitchell each added a goal apiece for the Titans, who improved to 4-0-1.

CARBONDALE, Colorado – Roaring Fork fell short of victory against visiting Vail Mountain on Tuesday, losing by a 2-1 count.

Taylor Adams scored the Rams’ lone goal in defeat.

CRAIG, Colorado – Tuesday’s girls soccer game between Rifle and Moffat County in Craig was postponed to May 7.

BATTLEMENT MESA, Colorado – Grand Valley High School played host to seven schools for Monday’s Battlement Mesa Invitational.

Fruita Monument took first in the team standings, posting a team score of 289. Glenwood Springs took second with a 310.

Fruita’s Jessica Sinner topped the individual leaderboard, shooting an 89. Summer Igo, also of Fruita, carded a 95 and Glenwood’s Haley Peterson posted a 100 to finish third on a windy day at Battlement Mesa Golf Course.

Battle Mountain, Moffat County, Aspen, Rifle, Eagle Valley, Fruita and Glenwood all made the trip to Battlement Mesa.

Monday’s tournament was originally scheduled for April 13 but was moved up due to a scheduling conflict.

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colorado – Tuesday’s lacrosse game between Glenwood Springs and visiting Eagle Valley was postponed due to weather. The game has yet to be rescheduled.


Bender picks up Demons’ lone win at Delta

DELTA – Courtney Bender scored the Glenwood Springs girls tennis team’s lone win at Delta on Tuesday. Bender was playing at No. 1 singles for the Demons, who will head back to Delta this weekend for a tournament.

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