Five-goal outing sets pace for Coal Ridge against Vail Mtn.
PEACH VALLEY — Edgar Enriquez scored five goals and added an assist, and Chaz Apostolik found the net twice for the Coal Ridge High boys soccer team, which rolled to a 7-3 victory over Vail Mountain School in the Class 3A Region 3 opener for both teams.
Enrique Busio added four assists and Tias Tacuma chipped in a pair of assists for the sixth-ranked Titans (2-0-0, 1-0-0 league). Miguel Navarro added an assist as well.
“We played well and made some thing happen,” Titans coach Mike Mikalakas said.
Coal Ridge plays again today in a nonleague match at Grand Junction Central.
Aspen 3, Grand Valley 1
PARACHUTE — Francisco Vicencio scored a goal to bring the Cardinals (1-4-0 overall, 0-2-0 Region 3) within a goal of the Skiers, but Aspen held on and pulled away in the second half.
“They played awesome,” Grand Valley coach Chris Walker said. “We probably had the ball 50 percent of the time, which is exactly where we want to be right now.”
Ben Coleman recorded the assist for the Cardinals, who don’t play again until Sept. 12 against Vail Mountain School.
Coal Ridge def. Grand Valley 25-21, 25-12, 19-25, 25-8
Kyra Chenoweth finished with 14 kills and Megan Smith added seven for Grand Valley, which wasn’t able to overcome a two-set deficit in a Class 3A Western Slope League loss to Coal Ridge.
Jori Shaver chipped in 21 digs for Grand Valley (1-4, 0-1 league). The Titans (6-0, 1-0) remained undefeated.
Grand Valley continues its schedule with a nonleague match at home against Paonia tonight. Coal Ridge will continue league play Saturday afternoon against Roaring Fork.
Roaring Fork def. Basalt 25-12, 25-16, 25-15
BASALT — Emily Fuller had seven kills, Toni Gross added 18 assists, and the Rams (3-3 overall, 1-0 Class 3A WSL) swept the rival Longhorns in their league opener. Grace Brown and Taila Howe added seven digs each.
Grand Junction Central def. Glenwood Springs
GRAND JUNCTION — Glenwood Springs rallied from a two-set deficit to force a fifth set in the Demons’ nonleague match against the Warriors, who prevailed in the final set 15-13.
Each score of the match was unavailable at press time.
The Demons play next at Eagle Valley Sept. 12
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The Coal Ridge High School boys and girls basketball teams will both be home Tuesday night to open the Class 3A state basketball tournament.