Area Sports Briefs |

Area Sports Briefs

Pre-registrations for the Rifle Bears youth summer basketball camp, set for May 23-26, will be from 3:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 3, at Rifle High School. RHS boys basketball coach Chris Lowther will lead the camp, which features separate sessions of third- through fifth-graders and sixth- through eighth-grade students. Cost is $40.Information: 625-7781.Meet the Coal Ridge coachesA meeting for students interested in playing a sport at Coal Ridge High School and their parents will take place at 7 p.m. Monday, May 2, at Riverside School. Head coaches the Re-2 school board approved will discuss their individual programs. Girls soccer teams add winsIn youth soccer games this weekend, the Glenwood Springs Lightning Bolts beat the New Castle Green, 1-0. Jackie Knott scored the game’s only goal, with goalie Aleksa Key earning the shutout. The win raised Glenwood’s record to 4-0.In Vail, the Basalt U14 Rocks 90 girls posted a 3-0 shutout over the Vail Crush on Saturday. Melissa Stewart scored two goals, and Shelby Holmes netted the game’s other score. Goalies Tia Thacker and Kelli Kovach combined for the shutout.Lochhead bags hole-in-oneGlenwood Springs resident Jim Lochhead scored his first-ever hole-in-one on Hole No. 4 at the Aspen Glen Golf Course during the Racing Mules Tournament on April 16. Tom Beard, Dave Scruby and Lynn Kleager witnessed the shot.GSHS spring athletesearn academic honorsColorado High School Activities Association has named 20 varsity-level Glenwood Springs High School spring sports athletes to its all-state, all-academic team.Students must have a grade-point average of 3.60 or higher and play at the varsity level for consideration. Athletes include: Shanyne Guenther, Sam Houpt and Matt Miller (baseball); Emily Hauptli and Lisa Richards (girls golf); Jessica Boat, Jennifer Duffy and Kaitlyn Otto (girls soccer); Damien Gucwa, Hansen Nordsiek and Jon Jay (boys swimming); Cheree Carver, Cassie Croissant, Charlie Echeverria and Jackie Weast (girls tennis); and Chris Benson, Dustin Braeger, Tyler Setterberg, Andrea Vincent and Abbey Walters (track and field).Youth rugby team absorbs lossThe Junior Gentlemen youth rugby team took a tough, 19-10 loss to Front Range opponent Green Mountain in a game Saturday in Aspen. The local ruggers face another rival from the metro Denver area on Saturday at home. The time and location of this weekend’s match has not been determined.

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