Area Sports Briefs
The Harlem Ambassadors, a traveling basketball team known for their high-flying tricks and slam dunks, face the Rifle Rotary Hot Shots at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Rifle High School gymnasium.Advance tickets are $7 for adults, $5 for students under 18 and $20 for a family of four and can be purchased at Wells Fargo and Bank of Colorado branches in Rifle. Tickets are $2 more per person if purchased at the door the night of the game.Proceeds support projects sponsored by the Rifle Rotary Club.
The 11th annual Zebulon ski and snowboard race is set for Feb. 25 at the Snowmass ski area. The event, held in memory of former Carbondale resident, Zeb Piffer, raised scholarships for local students while spreading the important message of Don’t Drink and Drive.Race day registration is at the Cirque Cafe, located at the far end of the Snowmass Mall at 8:30 a.m. Races are on the Spyder Sabbich course from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.Entry fee is $40, which includes a lift ticket, event T-shirt, lunch and a raffle ticket.Cost is $30 for those who have ski passes.Information: 384-5758; 704-1104.
The semifinal, third-place and championship games of the Class 3A, District 2 boys and girls basketball tournament are at Palisade High School. Not at home sites as reported in Monday’s story. Semifinal games begin with the girls at 3:30 p.m. Friday.Third-place games are at 1 p.m. Saturday for the girls and 2:30 p.m. for the boys. The girls district title contest is scheduled to start at 4 p.m., followed by the boys championship game at 5:30 p.m.
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The Glenwood Springs Demons boys swim team won 11 of 12 events and swept the top-3 positions in four of the events to score a dominating team win at the Southwest Conference Championships on Friday.