Demons boys pick up road win against ‘Dogs
The Glenwood Springs boys basketball team rebounded from Friday’s loss to league-leading Steamboat Springs with a 61-55 4A Western Slope League road victory Saturday over Moffat County.With Glenwood trailing 44-38 after the third quarter, Sean Flohr scored seven straight points as part of a 14-1 run to put Glenwood up 52-45 with 2:55 left in regulation. The Demons sealed the contest at the charity stripe. Glenwood went 14-of-16 from the line in the game, including a perfect 7-of-7 for Flohr.”Great players show why they’re great when it counts,” Moffat County coach Mike LeWarne said after the game. “Flohr showed that late tonight.”Flohr scored a game-high 23 points, nine of which came in the final frame. As a team, Glenwood outscored the Bulldogs 23-11 in the fourth quarter.”We had guys step it up who we needed to,” Glenwood coach Kevin Flohr said. “We became a team a little bit more tonight.”Glenwood’s Chris Benson netted 14 points, and Nathan Moore added nine points. Four Moffat County players finished in double figures, led by Jarrod Holmlund’s 15 points.The Demons are tied with Battle Mountain for third place in the league standings at 4-3 (7-8 overall). Moffat dropped to 2-5 (6-8).Bulldogs girls team rips through DemonsThe Glenwood Springs girls team stuck with the Bulldogs for the first quarter, but it was all Moffat County for the next three frames.Six players off the 4A Western Slope League-leading Bulldogs scored nine points or more as Moffat County remained unbeaten with an easy 81-31 win over Glenwood Saturday in Craig.The first period ended with the Bulldogs holding an 14-11 edge, but Moffat never allowed the Demons to hit double figures in a quarter again, while racking up some big offensive numbers of its own.Sharaya Selsor was the only Glenwood player to score more than five points, with seven of her 13 coming in the first quarter.Brandie Telfer paced the balanced Bulldogs attack with 14 points, while Jessica Uecker and Mari Katherine Raftopoulos each had 13.Moffat County, thanks to a win Friday over Rifle, is now alone in first place at 7-0 (14-1). Glenwood dropped to fourth in the league at 3-4 (7-8).Glenwood faces league rival Rifle at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Glenwood Springs High School.David Pressgrove of the Craig Daily Press contributed to this report.
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Fans, players and coaches on both sides of Stubler Memorial Field seemed to know it would come down just the way it did, regardless of who had the ball at the end.