Demons split Saturday matchups
On Day Three of the Vista Peak Bison Basketball Bash, the Glenwood Springs Demons took on the Berthoud Spartans, picking up a 55-40 win to go 2-1 at the Vista Peak tournament.
Against the Spartans, Glenwood junior guard Aaron Smith had a game to remember, pouring in a game-high 22 points, including seven in the first quarter and five points each in the second, third and fourth quarters to pace the Demons.
Along with Smith, sophomore guard Angel Garcia added 12 points, knocking down a three-pointer in the first quarter as Glenwood raced out to a 30-18 lead in the first half. Sophomore forward Luke Gair added six points in the win, while junior guard AJ Crowley added five points.
By going 2-1 in the tournament, Glenwood now turns its attention to the Demon Invitational next weekend as Faith Christian, Canon City and Alamosa make the trek to Glenwood. Action starts Thursday night at 8 p.m.
FORT MORGAN 53, GLENWOOD 49
Looking to pick up its first win of the season, the Glenwood Springs Demons girls basketball team came up just short Saturday against the Fort Morgan Mustangs.
Despite falling to 0-3 on the season the Demons have plenty to build off of from the tournament, namely junior forward Tatum Peterson who recorded her third straight double-double of the season, scoring 12 points and ripping down 15 rebounds for Glenwood in the loss.
Along with Peterson, junior guard Maddie Bolitho had a great day as well, knocking down four three-pointers to finish with 12 points, while junior forward Saylor Warren added eight points and seven rebounds.
Bolitho also recorded five rebounds and three steals, while sophomore guard Ximena Gutierrez chipped in with four points, five rebounds and three steals off the bench.