Area sports briefs
Tom O’Brien sank a hole-in-one at Ranch at Roaring Fork Golf Course on Tuesday. Swinging an 8-iron, O’Brien found the cup on Hole 4 from 107 yards out.
A handful of top golfers emerged in a kids golf tournament played recently a Battlement Mesa Golf Course.In the boys 8-10 division, Mark MacDonald won the three-hole tournament with a score of 16. Tyler Dove took second with a 17 and Dustin Mikesell finished third with a 21.In the boys 11-13 four-hole tourney, Douglas Mikesell swung his way to a win with a 22, while Jase and Alec Anderson tied for second with 25s.Cody Covert finished first in the boys 14-17 division where he shot a 34 after four holes.In the girls 8-10 tourney, Rhiley Anderson took first in the three-hole tourney by carding a 16. Korrie Hurt took second with a 27 and Whitney Vance followed in third with a 29.Paige Drinkhouse placed first in the girls 11-14, four-hole division after shooting a 40. Katelyn Munyer took second with a 41.
The Independence Run and Hike running group will be doing a trail run Thursday on the Grizzly Creek Trail in Glenwood Canyon.They will try to meet at the parking lot around 6 p.m., and start running around 6:15 p.m., but if traffic is slow it may get started a bit later. There will also be a caravan leaving from Independence Hike and Run in Carbondale at 5:30 p.m. If you would like to meet at the store to caravan to the trailhead or want to know more about the group, call Brion After at 704-0909.
In the Area Sports Briefs in Wednesday’s edition of the Post Independent, it was incorrectly printed that Springs Bar and Grill defeated Mountain Air Mechanical to win the spring season softball championship of Monday night men’s D-comp league through the Glenwood Springs Park and Recreation Department.Mountain Air Mechanical won the game, 24-23.
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