Area sports briefs
Area Sports BriefsCougar B squad wins twiceThe Glenwood Springs Middle School eighth-grade boys B basketball team upped its seasonal mark to 9-2 on wins Saturday over Basalt and Riverside, respective in a nonleague tournament.The Cougars opened tournament action with a 43-10 win against Basalt. Kellen Fockler finished with a team-high nine points. Teammates Tyler Sepsey and Daron Parker chipped in eight points each.Parker improved his production with a 14-point effort in Glenwood’s 44-16 victory over Riverside later in the day. Fockler and Alvaro Ortiz both scored 8 points in the win over the Vikings.Glenwood’s A and B teams resume the PEG League season Nov. 30 at Saint John Middle School in Parachute. On the same date, the Cougar seventh grade teams host St. John.
Grizzlies split contests vs. KremmlingThe Glenwood Grizzlies rebounded from a 2-1 first game loss against visiting Kremmling with a 3-2 win in a Midget hockey doubleheader on Saturday at the Community Center rink.Shawn McKay scored his second goal of the contest with 1 minute, 47 seconds left in the third period to give Glenwood the win. Earlier in the period Gray Hussey of the Grizzlies tied the game at 2-all on assists from McKay and Trevor Kroeger.McKay netted Glenwood’s first goal in the last minute of the first period.Anthony Ferrara scored the Grizzlies’ lone goal in the team’s first-game loss.
Youth Hoops Registrations underwayThe Glenwood Springs Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registrations for their annual Youth Hoops basketball program for third- through sixth-grade boys and girls.Cost is $45 for residents and $50 for nonresidents. Team practices are scheduled to begin Dec. 13. Registrations recieved after Nov. 26 will be accepted on an availability basis only.Information, Andy, 384-6318.Adult climbing class offeredThe Glenwood Springs Recreation Department is offering adult climbing classes for intermediate and advanced climbers starting today on its indoor climbing wall.
The classes are open to those 18 and older and meet Wednesday’s from Nov. 17-Dec. 22 from 5:30-7 p.m. The registration deadline is Monday and the fee is $54 ($64 nonresident).Carbondale men’s hoops league accepting registrationThe Carbondale Basketball League is accepting registration for the upcoming winter season. The league begins Jan. 8 and runs through March 20. Games will be held from 5-10 p.m. Sundays. The cost is $385 per team, and rosters can be obtained at the Carbondale Recreation Department or by calling Woodsie at 704-4116.The registration deadline is Dec. 17, and there is a 10-team limit. There will be a mandatory captains meeting at Town Hall on Jan. 5. The league is also looking for referees.
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