Area Sports Briefs
The Glenwood girls track team continued its success this season by taking second place in the Ned Pollert Freshman-Sophomore meet in Grand Junction on Monday.The girls won every event they entered with the team of Meg Waibel, Laura Young, Melissa Buchanan and Lyndsey Wesson winning the 800-meter medley relay and the 4X100-meter relay and Waibel, Young, Buchanan and Abbey Barnes taking the 4X400-meter relay.The Selsor sisters also recorded wins as Sharaya finished with the top mark in the 800-meter run and Katrina won the 3,200-meter run.Buchanan and Barnes also raced to second-place marks in the 1,600-meter run and 800-meter run, respectively.On the boys side, Reid Jackson, Jesse Pine, Dakota Stonehouse and Connor Riley took second in the 4X400-meter relay. Individually, Riley placed second in the boys triple jump.
On a very windy afternoon on Monday, the Coal Ridge girls soccer team played a tough non-Western Slope League game against the Basalt junior varsity team and came out with a 0-0 tie.Titan goalkeeper Vanessa Hinojos made six saves in the contest and recorded her fourth shutout of the season. Coal Ridge’s next game will be on Thursday when they host Colorado Rocky Mountain School.
The Glenwood Springs Soccer Club Under-13 girls traveled to Edwards to play the Vail Crush White and won 2-1 on Saturday. Nicole Kontour and Mariah Martin both scored for Glenwood, and Clara Thorsen was outstanding in goal for Glenwood. Up next, the U-13 host Vail Crush Blue at the Gates Soccer Complex at the Colorado Mountain College Spring Valley Campus at 11:30 a.m. Saturday.
The Glenwood Ice girls U-12 soccer team traveled to the Denver area Saturday, ending up winless in two games. In the first game, Ice faced off against the Denver Warriors Blue. Although Holly Brown, Hope Whitman, Corey Gera and Lilly McSwain all made breakaway rushes for the goal, only McSwain was able to make it past the Warrior defense for a goal. The Warriors scored three goals in the first half and another goal in the last minute of the game to defeat the Ice 4-1.In game two, the Ice took on the Xtreme Impact 94G. Whitman scored the first goal four minutes into the game. Xtreme made several attempts on goal in the first half that either went high or were blocked by Glenwood’s goalkeeper, Connor Adams. The tide turned in the second half as the Ice wore down and Xtreme scored three goals to win the match.The Ice have the next weekend off, but resume play April 29-30 with games against Explosion Gold and Rush Blitz, both at the Gates Soccer Complex at the Colorado Mountain College Spring Valley Campus.
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Roaring Fork High School in Carbondale has had a long tradition of former Rams taking the coaching reins of the school’s basketball teams, including two new head coaches this year.