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Area Sports Briefs

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Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

Erin Galbreath used a pitching wedge to score an ace on the eighth hole at Glenwood Springs Golf Club on Saturday. Her hole-in-one sailed 115 yards and was witnessed by Terry Galbreath, Dennis Rutan and Rebecca Rutan.

There is a meeting for all athletes and parents interested in participating in the Roaring Fork High School boys golf program at 7 p.m. Thursday in the RFHS gymnasium.

Contact Larry Williams at 355-4554 with questions.

Tad Holloway set a Rifle Creek Golf Course record from the blue tees and helped his junior teammates to a win at Friday’s Rifle Junior Pro-Am.

Holloway topped all pros by shooting a 61 on his home course and led junior teammates Taylor Walters, Teig Hauer and Bailey Hoffmeister to the victory with a team score of 59.

The event paired local golf pros with junior swingers.

Bernie Bland from Devil’s Thumb joined forces with Donny Stewart, Jacob Shaw and Tim Ashurst to take second (63) and Richard Lee from Maroon Creek worked with Liam Fine, Jonny Gozzo and Clayton Crawford to nab third (66).

Matt Rowe from Ironbridge and Gary Lee of Masek Yamaha Golf Carts tied for second among pros. Each shot a 71.

All Glenwood Springs High School boys interested in trying out for the boys golf team should report to Glenwood Springs Golf Club at 7:30 a.m. Aug. 10 for tryouts and the first day of practice.

A short meeting to go over paperwork, rules, policies and schedules will be part of the proceedings.

Bring clubs, shoes and be dressed in proper golf apparel, as prospective players will tee off immediately after the meeting.

Tryouts should last until noon or 1 p.m.

Contact Bryan Whiting at 384-5598 or Greg Gortsema at 945-7086 with any questions.

The Basalt Half Marathon is set for Aug. 15 at 7:45 a.m.

Register at for $35. Day-of registration, scheduled for 6:15-7 a.m. at Basalt Middle School, is $45. Runners will be bused to the start line 13 miles up Frying Pan Road.

Contact Ron Lund at 618-2063 for more information.

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