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Area Sports Briefs

The tiny Glenwood Springs High School swim team made a Saturday trip to the Grand Junction Relays.

Recording top finishes for the Demons were the 200-yard backstroke relay team of Alex Moore, Cole Newton, Luke Johnson and Geoffrey Moore, who finished third.

The same foursome ” the only four to hit the pool for Glenwood over the weekend ” also took fifth in the 500 freestyle relay and second in the 200 breaststroke relay.

Today’s Glenwood Springs High School home soccer game against Delta has been postponed, as has Saturday’s contest at Moffat County. There are no makeup dates set at this time.

The Glenwood Springs Middle School wrestling team finished third at Saturday’s Rifle Invitational.

Riverside won the meet with 200 points, followed by Rifle with 144 and Glenwood with 140. St. John’s took fourth (80), Carbondale fifth (72) and Basalt sixth (38).

First-place Glenwood grapplers included John Waters (70 pounds), Mike Mills (105) and Rigo Garcia (125).

Adriano Guerrero (85), Anthony Bencomo (100), Carter Ullom (130), Jesus Salinas (145) and Erick Madrid (heavyweight) all finished second for Glenwood, and Miguel Vega (75), Dallas Harbour (80), Justin Adams (120) and Logan Holmberg (155) each took third. Finishing fourth was Jose Cano (75).

Anyone interested in coaching Little League baseball is invited to attend a Thursday coaches clinic at Rifle High School. Colorado River Valley Little League is sponsoring the clinic, which runs from 7-9 p.m. and will be instructed by Rifle High School baseball coach Troy Phillips and CRVLL coach Scott Schilt. Coaches from other organizations are welcome to attend.

Information: Scott, 625-4585.

The Glenwood Springs High School track and field team is holding a spaghetti dinner and silent auction at the Glenwood Springs Middle School on Thursday. Dinner, $6 per person, starts at 6 p.m., while the auction runs from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

The event will feature a showing of “Fire on the Track ” The Steve Prefontaine Story,” beginning at 5:30 p.m.

The ninth annual Sequoia Glen 5K run/walk will take place on Saturday, March 15, at 3 p.m.

The race starts and finishes at the base of Mitchell Creek Road in West Glenwood Springs, and the cost to enter is $10, with all proceeds benefiting Colorado Animal Rescue.

Registration begins at 2 p.m. on race day.

Walkers are welcome.

This is the first race in the 2008 Colorado River Valley Charity Race Series.

Information: 945-0979.

The Glenwood Springs Lacrosse Club is looking for referees for high school level games. Certification is available for those interested.

Experience with lacrosse is helpful, but not necessary. If you have been a referee for any other sport, lacrosse will transfer very easily. Games are paid.

Contact Greg at 948-1376 or visit if interested.

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