Area sports briefs
Setterberg shows well at Wilder Dwight MemorialGlenwood Springs resident Whitney Setterberg racked up a pair of top-three finishes at last weekend’s Wilder Dwight Memorial super-G race on Aspen Mountain.Setterberg, who races for Ski Club Vail, earned a second and a third in the girls J3 division. She also finished fifth on Jan. 2 at a giant slalom in Breckenridge.A trio of Sunlight Ski Team racers also had solid showings on the Aspen course, one of the steepest racers will see this season.Sydney Schachter had a pair of eighth-place finishes in the J3 girls. Kevin Hartmann, racing in the 11-12 boys division, notched a seventh and a 15th, while Nick Fetchick posted two 23rds and a 24th.The Sunlight racers are off until the USSA slalom races at Powderhorn Mountain Feb. 6.Basalt No Names take indoor soccer tourneyThe Basalt No Names U18 boys soccer team won the Thrifty Indoor Soccer Classic in Grand Junction recently. Basalt notched a 4-2 victory over the Salida Acoustic Ninjas in the title game. The No Names went 3-0-1 in the tournament with wins over Pagosa Springs (4-1) and Grand Junction (6-1), and a tie over S.C. Police.Cy Eaton led Basalt with seven goals in the tournament. Nick Forbes and Trevor Brown each tallied three goals, while Mikie Eaton and Joe Koveleski had two and one, respectively.Goaltender Reto Luzi, along with Tyler Stevens and John Peckler on defense, allowed less than two goals per game.Ice Queens remain unbeatenThe Glenwood Springs Ice Queens women’s hockey team stayed undefeated with a 3-1 victory over the Aspen Mother Pucker 2s Saturday at the Aspen Ice Garden.Amy Fetterhoff paced the Ice Queens (5-0-1) with two goals and accounted for nine of Glenwood’s 25 shots. Lisa Hartert sealed the contest with her third-period goal off an assist from Jeanne Golay.Susie Demers finished with two assists, and Janet Tharp also notched a helper.The Ice Queens play at 4:15 p.m. Saturday at the Glenwood Springs Community Center rink against the Craig Puck Ewes. Admission is free.Rail Jam Series Sunday at SunlightThe Bighorn Toyota Rail Jam Series continues Sunday at the Sunlight Mountain Resort terrain park. The event costs $8 per competitor and registration runs from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Competition begins at 1 p.m.Redstone Sled Dog Races coming upThe 21st annual Redstone Sled Dog Races are scheduled for Jan. 29-30 at the Chair Mountain Stables behind the coke ovens in Redstone. The races run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on both Saturday and Sunday, and concessions are available both days. There is also an open-entry cardboard sled derby following Sunday’s last race. Glenwood Springs Soccer Club registrations openThe Glenwood Springs Soccer Club is taking registrations for the spring soccer season. The season runs from mid-March through the end of May and is open to ages 8 and older. The fee is $60, and the registration deadline is Jan. 15. A program for children ages 4-7 is also available. It runs four consecutive Fridays starting April 15, and the cost is $35. Registration forms are available at the Glenwood Springs Library.Information: 945-6091.Women’s open gym basketball in CarbondaleThe Carbondale Recreation Department offers open gym basketball for women beginning Sunday. The drop-in session runs from 6-9 p.m. each Sunday at Carbondale Middle School, and the fee is $5 per session.Information: 704-4115.Pool tournaments each Sunday at SuperBowlThe New Castle SuperBowl hosts pool tournaments at 7 p.m. each Sunday. Players must be 18 years old. Information: 984-2739.
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