Area sports briefs
Area Sports BriefsArea Punt, Pass & Kick winners advanceSix youngsters earned first place at Friday’s NFL/Pepsi Punt, Pass & Kick competition, hosted by the Glenwood Springs Parks and Recreation Department at Vogelaar Park.Boys winners were Luke Prosence in the 7-and-under division with a total score of 113 feet, 3 inches, Grant Fegan (8-9, 114-5), Dakota Grett (10-11, 201-10), Austin Page (12-13, 238-7) and Daniel Maldonado (14-15, 259-7).Austin Carmer won the competition among 10- 11-year-olds with a combined total of 203-5.Each first place winner advances to the sectional competition, to be held at Lincoln Park in Grand Junction. Sectional age division winners qualify for the team championship competition, to be held at Invesco Field at Mile High in conjunction with a future Denver Broncos football game.Demon cheerleaders honoredThe 2004-2005 Glenwood Springs High School cheerleading squad has picked up a number of honors at various events held on the Front Range.Participating at the annual Elitch Gardens SpiritFest, the cheerleaders earned third place in the Varsity show cheer division. Earlier, at a Universal Cheerleaders Association elite camp, held at the University of Colorado in Boulder, the Demons finished third in the squad camp championships and had six squad members selected by the camp’s staff as UCA All-Americans.Cassie Croissant, Hannah Greenstreet, Jessica Moseley, Jenn Swanson, Bekah Weddell and Carolyn Wiltse received All-American status.Carbondale resident wins golf tournamentTony Komatz defeated Chris Calabro in a two-hole playoff to win the 2004 River Valley Ranch Men’s Club, 36-hole low-gross championship on Saturday at the River Valley Ranch golf course. Jim Houg took third place.Jeff Kell was the low-net winner by eight strokes over runner-up John Tesmer. Daryl Dinkel finished third.Glenwood Wildfire downs SiltHope Whitman, Michaela Mansfield and Sadey Stillman scored two goals each to lead the Glenwood Wildfire to a 7-2 victory over Silt in an U-11 girls soccer game Saturday. Josi Pearson scored Glenwood’s seventh goal and goalie Connor Adams had six saves in the contest.The Wildfire plays Vail this Saturday in Edwards.Basalt Soccer Club needs coachesBASALT – The Basalt Soccer Club is looking for coaches for the fall season for competitive U-18 girls, developmental U-12 boys and girls and the U-10 boys and girls teams.Information: 927-0523 ext. 507.GSHS students win tennis tournamentSean Chantellard, Jason Wilson and Tim Cashel, competing for Aspen High School’s tennis defeated players from Hotchkiss High School in a recent tournament in Hotchkiss.All three compete for Aspen High School because GSHS does not field a boys tennis team.Chatellard also won his first three singles matches against players from Grand Junction Central, Montrose and Cederedge High Schools and came in second overall at the Delta tournament last weekend.Chatellard also won his first three singles matches against players from Grand Junction Central, Montrose and Cederedge High Schools and came in second overall at the Delta tournament last weekend.
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Area prep basketball teams begin their 2019-20 campaigns with tournament action both home and away this weekend.