Demons XC record perfect score |

Demons XC record perfect score

The Glenwood Springs Demons boys and girls cross country teams cleaned house at Buena Vista, Tuesday, as each team took first place in their respective groups.

For the boys, taking first was that much more special as they recorded a perfect score of 15 — a rare feat — by taking the top five spots in the invitational. Overall, Glenwood Springs had nine of the top ten finishers in the boys bracket, Tuesday.

“Tuesday’s performance is very indicative of how much the boys are pushing each other,” Demons assistant coach Anne Swanson said.

Matt Thrun (19:49), Henry Barth (19:51), Jacob Barsness (19:57), Austin Hawkins (20:05) and Gavin Harden (20:20) filled out the top five for the Demons.

On the girls side, Claudia Hirons continues to impress. The sophomore finished second overall with a time of 23:27 — just over a minute behind the first place finisher. Emily Worline (25:06) finished sixth overall, while Payton Bonsack (25:47) and Josie Spence (25:48) finished ninth and tenth respectively.

Basalt finishes 2nd at Class 3A Western Boys Regional Tournament

Behind Drew Broadhurst’s and Linc Kleager’s rounds of 83, the Basalt Longhorns boys golf team picked up a second place finish at Tuesday’s regional tournament at Haymaker Golf Course in Steamboat Springs.

Holden Kleager shot an 88 and Tanner Korn shot a 95 to help lead the Longhorns to the second place showing, just 10 strokes behind Aspen (+28).

Holden Kleager brought home a 1st Flight All-Conference award. Broadhurst and Linc Kleager — who finished tied for sixth overall — brought home 2nd Flight All-Conference awards, and Korn won Honorable Mention All-Conference for his performance.

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