Boys basketball: Horning scores 40 in Glenwood’s win; Rifle rolls by Battle Mountain
CARBONDALE — Cameron Horning blitzed Roaring Fork High School’s boys basketball team for 40 points Saturday night, leading the Glenwood Springs Demons to an 86-49 nonleague victory.
Horning’s game led a balanced scoring attack for Glenwood (9-1 overall), which rebounded from their first loss of the season on Friday. Peter Steckler added 15 points and Zack Peterson added eight for the Demons, who jumped to a 23-2 lead after one quarter.
“Cameron had a great night,” Glenwood coach Cory Hitchcock said. “I kind of made a challenge to him before the game. I told him that ‘as a team, we go as you go.’ It was great to see him respond like that.”
Ben Carpenter scored 15 points and Dwayne Yin added 12 for the Class 3A Rams, who were coming off a league loss at Gunnison on Friday.
Rifle 61, Battle Mountain 29
RIFLE — Rifle High School’s boys basketball team got 16 points and eight rebounds from Tanner Quick on their way to a 61-29 Class 4A Western Slope League victory over Battle Mountain on Saturday afternoon.
Trent Brown added 15 points and five assists and Tanner Rust chipped in eight for the Bears (4-2 overall, 1-1 WSL), who led 25-13 at halftime and held the Huskies (4-5 overall, 0-4 league) to just four first-quarter points.
The Huskies play again Tuesday night at Summit. Rifle continues league play at home Tuesday against Palisade.
Grand Valley 64, Cedaredge 51
PARACHUTE — Sam Parker scored a game-high 21 points to go with 12-point performances from Tyler Scott and John Parker, helping the Cardinals (4-4 overall, 3-2 3A WSL) beat the Bruins.
Tanner McGee added eight points for Grand Valley, which pulled away in the second half thanks to a 29-point second quarter. Trent Walker scored 17 points to pace Cedaredge.
Grand Valley continues league play Tuesday at Coal Ridge.
Coal Ridge 67, Basalt 37
PEACH VALLEY — Richie Winkler scored a game-high of 18 points and Alec Herrera added 12 for the Titans.
To help keep pace, the Titans’ Andy Bowles and Greyson Keener both scored eight points.
At halftime, the Titans held a 19-point lead (35-16). Longhorns Kris Kreuser scored 12 points to help pace Basalt in the loss.
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