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Area sports briefs

Seventh-grade Cougars hold Aspen to two points

The Glenwood Springs Cougars seventh-grade “A” girls basketball team put on a dominating performance Tuesday, shutting down Aspen in a 28-2 victory.

Kelly Lawson paced Glenwood with eight points.

The Glenwood “B” team also notched a victory with a 23-12 win over St. Johns. Katie Faris was the high scorer for Glenwood with six points.

Felkey solid in return from injury

ASPEN ” Sunlight Ski Team’s Dillon Felkey, who has been recovering from a broken collarbone, earned a pair of top-four finishes in the J3 division of the Valley Series Race held Sunday at Tiehack.

Felkey placed fourth in the morning slalom race and came back for top honors in the afternoon contest, also a slalom.

Teammate Connor Riley also had a strong showing in the J3 division, earning a pair of second-place finishes. Dakota Stonehouse, Tucker Riley and Matthew Snyder all posted top-10 finishes in the boys J3.

Sunlight’s J4 boys put two racers in the top 10 in Kurt Hartmann and Dru Avery. Kevin Hartmann was the only Sunlight racer in the J5 division, and finished with a second and a fifth.

In the girls J4 races, Whitney Setterberg racked up a pair of third-place finishes, while Sydney Schacter finished fifth in both races. Katie Walker and Kourtney Mitchell earned top-10 finishes.

Caine Hilderbrand and Blake Lockard placed in the Buddy Werner division.

The race featured racers from the Aspen Valley Ski Club, Sunlight Ski Team, and Powderhorn Race Club.

Soccer club seeks referees

The Glenwood Springs Soccer Club will host a grade 8 referee certification clinic Feb. 19-21 at the Glenwood Springs High School library. The soccer club is in danger of not being able to provide referees for all its scheduled games in the upcoming season and any interested parties are strongly encouraged to attend the clinic. Certified referees are paid for each game they officiate.

Information: 945-6091.

” From GSPI staff reports

New Castle wrestling, soccer registration open

NEW CASTLE ” The New Castle Recreation Department is taking registration forms for spring wrestling and soccer. Each sport is open to youth ages 4-12. Wrestling begins Feb. 23 and soccer starts April 5. The cost for wrestling is $25 for noncompetitive and $40 for competitive. Soccer is $40. An additional $5 fee applies to those who live outside New Castle.

Ivy places 12th at Lone Cone Conquest

NORWOOD ” Rifle’s Vanessa Ivy took 12th place in the adult four-dog speed class of the Lone Cone Conquest sled dog race here last weekend. Ivy finished the nine-mile course in 1 hour, 2 minutes, 7 seconds.

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