Track and field Demons crash Rangely Invitational
RANGELY, Colorado ” Glenwood Springs’ track and field team crashed Saturday’s Rangely Invitational and turned it into its own little party.
After the event the Demons planned to attend ” the Joe Shields Invitational in West Grand ” was canceled, Glenwood coach Blake Risner scrambled to find some sort of weekend competition for his squad.
He found the Rangely Invitational.
“It was 2 p.m. on Friday when we were accepted,” Risner said.
Once there, Risner’s Demons won the girls team title by a massive margin. They finished second in the boys standings, making for a heck of a weekend.
Glenwood girls winning events were Jolie Dubois (200-meter dash, 26.25 seconds), Kristy Moore (300 hurdles, 48.63) and Theresa Gabriel (triple jump, 33 feet, 11 1/2 inches). Relay groups added victories in the 4×200, 4×400 and 800 sprint medley.
The Demons racked up 176 points, finishing well ahead of Fruita Monument (95) and Moffat County (85).
Glenwood boys winning events were Travis Whitman (400, 52.03), Ryan Buchanan (3,200, 10:37.94) and Dakota Stonehouse (110 hurdles, 15.16; 300 hurdles, 41.47).
The Demon boys finished behind only Fruita Monument as a team. Uintah (Utah) placed third.
RIFLE, Colorado ” Rifle scored all three of its goals in the first half and held on down the stretch for a 3-2 girls soccer win over visiting Eagle Valley on Tuesday.
The Bears are now 3-1-0 overall.
GYPSUM, Colorado ” Behind 29 hits and 28 runs, Eagle Valley swept Rifle in a Tuesday baseball doubleheader.
The Devils won by game counts of 12-2 and 16-7 to improve to 8-2 overall and to 5-1 in the 4A Western Slope League.
Rifle is now 3-4 overall and 0-2 in league.
PARACHUTE, Colorado ” Roaring Fork swept Grand Valley in a Saturday baseball doubleheader, winning both games handily. The games were originally going to be held in Carbondale, but were moved to Parachute due to weather issues.
The wins pushed the Rams to 3-5 overall and to 3-3 in the 3A WSL, while the Cardinals fell to 1-6, both in league play and overall.
RIFLE, Colorado ” Coal Ridge’s baseball doubleheader with Aspen, originally scheduled for Saturday, has been pushed up to today.
Weather permitting, the Titans and Skiers will kick off the twin bill at 4 p.m. at Deerfield Park in Rifle.
CRAIG, Colorado ” Glenwood Springs’ baseball doubleheader at Moffat County, originally scheduled for last weekend but postponed due to inclement weather, has been rescheduled for April 9. The games are slated to start at 2 p.m.
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