Cowboys down CRHS; Demons stay perfect
Coal Ridge kept it close in its homecoming football game against Gunnison on Friday night, but Gunnison still came out with a 21-11 victory.Stats for the game were unavailable at press time.The Titans move to 0-3 in Class 2A Western Slope League play and 0-5 overall as Gunnison remains in a tie for second place in league at 3-0 in WSL play and 4-1 overall. The league-leading Pirates of Olathe remained in first place with a 29-7 win over Hotchkiss that kept them undefeated on the season.Coal Ridge plays another home game next week when it will look to host the Basalt Longhorns.
Despite falling behind for the first time all season, Glenwood Springs rebounded in a big way to demolish Battle Mountain 46-13 in a road football game Friday.After a first-quarter touchdown pass from the Huskies’ Jeremy Windham to Todd Walker gave the hosts a 6-0 early lead, the Demons unleashed the offensive fury that has them ranked fifth in Class 3A by RockyPreps.Glenwood would go on to score on six of its next seven possessions. Quarterback Dakota Stonehouse got it all started with an 8-yard run before tossing four TD passes in the second quarter.
He hit Connor Riley with 35- and 7-yard scoring passes, Lance Tsosie from 9 yards out, and Kevin Screen from 24 yards out to build a 33-6 halftime lead for the Demons.From there, it was all a ball-control offense for Glenwood (5-0 overall, 3-0 3A Western Slope League). Michael Hudson had TD runs of 1 and 8 yards in the third quarter – part of a 184-yard, 16-carry effort – to finish up the scoring for the Demons, who host Palisade (5-1, 3-0 3A WSL) in a battle of league-unbeatens next week.Stonehouse finished with 177 yards on 12-of-17 passing, mostly in first-half work, while the Glenwood ground game took care of the rest, churning out a grand total of 343 yards.Battle Mountain dropped to 1-4 overall and to 1-3 in the 3A WSL.
The Grand Valley volleyball team downed West Grand in five games to win its homecoming game Friday night. The Cardinals will play next on Thursday when they host Vail Mountain at 6 p.m.Roaring Fork also came out victorious in its homecoming match Friday night, edging the Aspen Skiers 3-2. The Rams will be off for a week before returning to the court on Friday at Gunnison.
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This game. This rivalry. This season. It hasn’t meant this much in a long time.