Area sports briefs
Lion Queens end season with win
The Carbondale Lion Queens girls youth soccer team ended the season with a 3-0 shutout over Vail recently.
Kelsey Clapper opened the scoring in the first half with a direct kick that got through the Vail wall and into the net. Kathy Vega-Munoz gave Carbondale a 2-0 lead later in the first half off an assist from Kylie Westerlind.
Rhiannon Mcgown-Kauffman sealed the contest with a second-half goal from Hanna Burleigh.
Nicky Smiens and Shannon O’Gara-Standford shared the shutout in goal, and coach Heather Hopper singled out the solid play of defenders Shawn Clapper and Alex Webster.
Blue Warriors even record in season finale
The Glenwood Springs Blue Warriors U-10 boys soccer team finished its season with a 7-3 victory over Carbondale Green to improve to 4-4.
Sebastian Key paced Glenwood with three goals, while Lucas Santana tallied a pair of goals. Alex Henderson and Jimmy Butcher each scored once.
Yellowjackets post 2-1 record at invite
GRAND JUNCTION – The Glenwood Springs Yellowjackets U-10 girls soccer team wrapped up its season with a 2-1 showing at the Grand Mesa Invitational Tournament last weekend.
Holly Brown scored two goals, and Hope Whitman added one as Glenwood won the tourney opener 3-0 over the Durango Lightning on Saturday.
The Yellowjackets suffered their first loss of the season later in the day, 4-1, to the Grand Mesa Fire Palominos, with Whitman scoring the lone goal for Glenwood.
On Sunday Glenwood got back on the winning track with a 3-1 victory over the Boulder Nova Chaos. Brown had another two-goal game, and Savannah Pearson scored once.
– From GSPI staff reports
New Castle youth basketball camp dates set
The 4 Seasons Basketball program, in conjunction with Rifle Bears basketball, will hold youth basketball camps for students in kindergarten-fifth grade and sixth through ninth grades this summer at Kathryn Senor Elementary school.
The girls camp will take place June 7-11. The boys camp runs from June 14-17. Kindergarten through fifth-grade sessions are 8:30-10 a.m., the sixth- through ninth-grade camp is 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Cost for the girls camp is $45 for students who register by June 4. The fee goes up by $5 after. Fees for the boys camp is $40 through June 4 and $45 after.
Information: Mike Cox, 984-0332.
An incorrect headline appeared in Wednesday’s Post Independent due to an editor’s error. The Calgary Flames defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-1 in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals in Tampa, Fla., Tuesday night.An incorrect headline appeared in Wednesday’s Post Independent due to an editor’s error. The Calgary Flames defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-1 in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals in Tampa, Fla., Tuesday night.
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