Cardinals pick up third win of season
Hitting the road for the first time in 2016, the Grand Valley Cardinals traveled to Aspen Friday for a big matchup with the Skiers.
In impressive fashion, the Cardinals came away with a 48-34 win to pick up their third win of the season, improving their record to 3-1 in convincing fashion. With the win, the Cardinals now sit in prime position in the 1A Western Slope League in a resurgence under second-year head coach Tim Lenard.
The Cardinals will host Olathe next Friday in the final nonconference game before league play starts.
TITANS FALL TO PIRATES
On the road for an early season matchup with the Olathe Pirates, the Coal Ridge Titans looked to get into the win column for the first time in 2016 but came away losers in a 35-7 defeat on the road at the hands of the Pirates.
Fortunately for the Titans (0-4), a new season starts next week as league play kicks into gear with a trip to Aspen to take on the Skiers (1-3).
EAGLES TOP RAMS
Hosting the two-time state champion Paonia Eagles Friday in Carbondale, the Roaring Fork Rams had a tough time in the matchup against the 1A powerhouse, falling by a score of 54-7.
With the loss, Roaring Fork falls to 0-4 on the season but has a chance to turn things around in league play starting next week with a matchup against Moffat County at home in Carbondale.
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