Area Sports Briefs
The Glenwood Ice U14 boys froze the Thunder Mountain Lightning 9-2 on Saturday in Grand Junction.
Glenwood scored first with a crossing ball from Hunter Brown to Michael McGraw, who drove it to the back of the net. A few minutes later Chris Finley chipped a shot over the keeper’s head to the net to give Glenwood a 2-0 lead.
Thunder Mountain quickly replied with 2 scores to tie it up.
Glenwood came back with Brown driving a hard shot to the back of the net, putting Glenwood up 3-2 at the half.
Glenwood came out strong in the second half with Finley grabbing his second goal. Brown also found the net on a drive for his second goal of the day. Next, Jimmy Butcher scored on a breakaway from the mid-field, beating the Lightning keeper.
Then Kellin Casey received a pass from McGraw and drove it to the net for the seventh goal. Andrew Mansfield scored the eighth goal on a crossing pass from Nico Tonozzi.
Kevin Hartmann intercepted a Lightning pass and drove a hard shot into the goal to finish the game for the Ice.
This brings Glenwood to 2-1 this season, and the Ice will host the Basalt Wildcats at 1 p.m. at the Gates Soccer Complex on Saturday.
On Sept. 19 (today), Coal Ridge High School will put on a seminar titled “What every parent should know about high school and college athletics” at 7 p.m. in the main gym.
Parents from all area schools are invited to the free event, and the keynote speaker will be Doug Schakel, who coached men’s basketball for 30 years, including 18 years at Mesa State College in Grand Junction.
The event will cover topics including: the myths and realities of college scholarships, all-star and select teams, exposure tournaments and more, what your kids tell me about their high school athletic experience after they get to college, what you should know about your high school coaches, what your kids need from you but are reluctant to ask for and the reasons behind a nationwide freshman dropout rate of 48 percent.
The Hunter’s Scramble golf tournament will be held at Rifle Creek Golf Course Saturday and begin with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. It is a handicapped three-lady scramble with lots of on-course prizes and lunch following. Cost is $55 per person plus cart.
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