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Demons earn sweep over Battle Mountain

The Glenwood Springs Demons boys basketball team kept the pressure on Steamboat Springs in the battle for third place in the Class 4A Western Slope League with a 59-52 victory over Battle Mountain Friday night at Chavez-Spencer Gymnasium.

Glenwood’s Sean Flohr was deadly from beyond the arc in the contest, netting five 3-pointers and 28 points. Jesse Hansen got into double digits with 11 points for the Demons.

The victory gives third-place Glenwood (6-4 WSL, 8-9 overall) a half-game lead over Steamboat (5-4, 11-5. Steamboat faced Palisade in a late game Saturday.



The Demons overcame a rough first quarter, in which the team only tallied one field goal and four points, with a 21-6 run in the second quarter. Flohr sunk three treys and 12 points in the frame to give Glenwood a 25-19 advantage at halftime.

Battle Mountain (1-8, 3-12) exploded for 20 points in the third quarter for a 39-34 lead only to see Glenwood return the favor with a 25-point outburst in the fourth to secure the victory.



Beau Beckley led Battle Mountain with 14 points, while Eddie Irgens chipped in 10.

Glenwood had Saturday night off and wraps up the regular season with a key game at Steamboat Friday and a home contest against second-place Moffat County on Saturday.

Glenwood Springs 59, Battle Mountain 52

Battle Mountain 13 6 20 13-52

Glenwood Springs 4 21 9 25-59

BATTLE MOUNTAIN – Blake Gammon 3 2-2 8, Chris Romero 3 0-0 9, Andrew Feldman 0 0-0 0, Conner Drumm 3 0-0 6, Julio Hermosillo 0 0-0 0, Eddie Irgens 4 0-0 10, Beau Beckley 4 6-7 14, Jared Cliver 2 1-2 5. Totals 19 9-11 52.

GLENWOOD – Timon Fish 1 3-4 5, Forrest Lowell 0 0-0 0, Jesse Hansen 4 1-2 11, Marco Salmen 2 0-0 4, Jeff Screen 1 6-8 8, Jeremy Ureche 0 1-2 1, Sean Flohr 8 7-8 28, Andrew Blake 0 1-2 1, John Faris 0 1-4 1. Totals 16 20-30 59.

3-pointers – Romero 3, Irgens 2; Hansen 2, Flohr 5. Total fouls – BM 25, GS 10. Fouled out – Drumm. Technicals – none.

Girls

The Glenwood Springs girls basketball team guaranteed itself a bye through the pigtail round of the district tournament with a decisive 67-37 victory over Battle Mountain in a Class 4A Western Slope League game Friday at Chavez-Spencer Gymnasium.

The Demons, who sit in fifth place after Friday with a 4-6 league record (8-9 overall), took control of the contest early. Glenwood jumped out to a 26-3 lead in the first quarter and built on the margin throughout the game.

Three Glenwood players reached double-digit scoring totals and 10 different players notched points. Cassie Carlson led all scorers with 16 points, while Demon teammates Megan McKinnie and Amber Sutherland chipped in 13 and 11, respectively.

Erin Drumm paced Battle Mountain (1-8, 1-14) with nine points.

Glenwood wraps up its season with a game at Steamboat Springs Friday and a home game against league-leading Moffat County on Saturday.

Glenwood Springs 67, Battle Mountain 37

Battle Mountain 3 8 14 12-37

Glenwood Springs 26 12 16 13-67

BATTLE MOUNTAIN – Sara Lybarger 2 2-2 6, Katie Hite 0 0-0 0, Alexis Guinn 2 0-2 4, Kati Russell 0 3-11 3, Kim White 1 3-4 5, Mary Ramirez 1 2-4 4, Nicole Leroy 0 0-0 0, Jenna Tjossem 0 0-0 0, Meagan Reigel 3 0-2 6, Erin Drum 3 3-3 9, Jess Jacobsen 0 0-0 0. Totals 12 13-28 37.

GLENWOOD – Cassie Carlson 6 4-4 16, Megan McKinnie 5 3-4 13, Amanda Whiting 1 0-0 2, Keegan Nadon 2 0-2 4, Merina Flores 4 0-0 8, Amber Sutherland 2 7-10 11, Yuri Salvidrez 2 1-2 5, Kaitlyn Otto 0 0-0 0, Jacy Reynolds 0 0-0 0, Jeri Polowchena 0 4-6 4, Emily Haptli 1 0-0 2, Nikita Daniely 1 0-0 2. Totals 24 19-28 67.

3-pointers – none. Total fouls – BM 16, GS 22. Fouled out – Reigel, Daniely. Technicals – none.


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