Area Sports Briefs
Four Colorado Mountain College soccer players ” three from the men’s team and one women’s squad member ” received National Junior College Athletic Association Region 18 honors.
Midfielder Josh Jacobs and striker Jake Fassett were named to the regional men’s first team in a vote of the Scenic West Athletic Conference coaches.
Rifle High School graduate Jorge Alvarado was awarded honorable mention.
Courtney Stuckey, the Eagles women’s team goalkeeper, also received honorable mention.
Keevyn Scholl, Clara Thorsen and Alida Elide of the Sopris Barracudas youth swim team won two individual events each at the Montrose Marlins Fall Invitational meet on Nov. 5-6.
Kelly Cassidy, Lily Thorsen and Cole Newton also had a first place mark in an event at the meet.
The Front Range Volleyball Club is setting up a training and competition program in Edwards this year. The club program will be known as the Front Range VBC, Alpine Division and will take over the training that was formerly provided by the Avalanche Volleyball Club.
Tryouts will be held at Berry Creek Middle School Wednesday, Nov. 17 at 6:30 p.m. Athletes may sign up either online at http://www.frvbc.com or on site beginning at 5:30 p.m. There is a $25 fee for the tryouts.
The club program will be training a 17-unders and a 15-unders team for competition within the USA Volleyball Rocky Mountain Region Power Leagues as well as some national level competition. Any, and all, volleyball players (in these age ranges) are encouraged to attend this tryout.
For players interested in playing for a Basalt Soccer Club boys or girls U10-U14 competitive or development team this spring, registration is from 3:30-6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 17, at Basalt Middle School.
All fall players in those age divisions are required to reregister for spring play.
Information: 927-0523, ext. 507, or http://www.basaltsoccerclub.org.
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Local teams just missed out on qualifying for state as teams but will be sending individual representatives following Friday’s regional meets.