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Area Sports Briefs

Klayton Costanzo and Shawn Cruse teamed up to win the Jack Smith Scholarship Tournament over the weekend, combining for a gross score of 61 at Rifle Creek Golf Course. They were tailed by John and Jeb Savage (64) and Mike and Mark Sours (66).Winning the net crown were Carla and Mark Fergen (57), followed by Daryl Winchester and Todd Smith (58) and Mike Deere and Newby Sills (59).Fittingly, the tournament’s namesake was part of the winning leisure flight group as Jack Smith teamed up with Jacob Smith to shoot a 70. Taking second was John Elmer and Jim Lord (72), while Brad Skinner and Stephanie Heald (75) grabbed third, and Audrey Hughes and Mary Ann Hughes (76) were fourth.

The Glenwood Springs Recreation Department will be hosting the Rockies Skills Baseball Challenge on June 10. Ballplayers 6-13 years old (as of Dec. 31, 2008) are open to participate in a skills challenge featuring throwing, batting and baserunning for the chance to compete at Coors Field. The top scorers from the Glenwood competition, which is scheduled for 5 p.m. at Sopris Park, move on to sectional competition. Sectional winners move on to the state championship. No spiked shoes are allowed.Information: 384-6301.

The Glenwood Springs Community Center’s gymnasium will be closed for floor refinishing until June 8. The floor will be sanded and refinished, using a low-odor floor finish.Information: 384-6301.

Registration for the 24th annual Tri-Glenwood Triathlon is open at The race date is Sept. 7. Do not delay as the race fills quickly.

Rifle High School is looking for a head boys soccer coach. Contact athletic director Michael Green at 987-2155 or leave information with the district office at 625-7600 if interested.

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