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Area Sports Briefs

Roaring Fork’s 47-13 victory over Aspen Friday kept the 5-0 (3-0 conference) Rams at No. 2 and No. 5, respectively, in the latest state high school football polls, released Monday.

The Rams are ranked second in the Class 2A Denver Post/9 News poll and fifth according to Rocky Preps. Roaring Fork faces conference foe Gunnison Friday afternoon for a 3:30 contest at Western State College.

Robert Adams, Heidi Vosbeck and Maureen O’Brien took second place in various divisions at the Black Canyon Sprint Triathlon in Montrose on Saturday.

Adams was the runner-up of the men’s 30- to 39-year-old division by finishing the course in 1 hour, 19 minutes, 22 seconds. The mark was ninth-best among all male runners. Dan Wolf took fifth place in the men’s 30-39 division.

Heidi Vosbeck, who came in at 1:19.22, had the second-fastest time in the women’s division. O’Brien earned second among women, ages 40-49, by crossing the finish line in 1:30.07.

Clara, Lori and Bob Thorsen, running as a team, won the family team division in a combined time of 1:29.49. In the junior division, Lily Thorsen, 10, running in her first triathlon, won the fifth grade-and-younger race.

Registrations are being accepted for the 4-man scramble Coal Ridge Classic golf tournament on Friday, Oct. 14. The 18-hole event, which benefits Coal Ridge High School athletics, tees off at 2 p.m. at Lakota Canyon Ranch Golf Club in New Castle.

Fees, which include greens fees, range balls, cart and raffle tickets, are $100 per golfer.

Hole and beverage cart sponsorships are also available.

Information: Angela or Sharon; 876-5944.

Coal Ridge High School is accepting applicants for two spring sports head-coach positions. The school is seeking to fill openings for a head varsity baseball coach and a head varsity track coach.

Call Coal Ridge athletic director Rick Schmitz at 625-7739 for more information.

Additionally, Glenwood Springs High School is seeking an assistant swim and dive coach for its girls swim team for the 2005-06 season. Preference will be given to applicants with competitive diving experience.

Information: GSHS athletic director Steve Cable, 384-5553.

In Sunday’s story on the Demon cross country Invitational, Glenwood Springs runner Ryan Ward’s current grade was incorrect. Ward is a junior at GSHS.

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