Football roundup: Demons pull away in second half for 35-14 victory; Roaring Fork, Grand Valley win |

Football roundup: Demons pull away in second half for 35-14 victory; Roaring Fork, Grand Valley win

CORTEZ – Glenwood Springs High School’s Henry Hill rushed for over 200 yards against Montezuma-Cortez, including a 91 yard kick return touch-down, aiding the Demons in a much-needed 35-14 victory over the Panthers.

Despite cold and slippery weather conditions, the Demons managed to capitalize on turnovers and kept their penalties down to a minimum in comparison to last week’s game against Evergreen.

Beginning the second quarter 0-0, Hill closed in on 100 rushing yards, averaging over 10 yards a carry in the game. A strong string of possessions for the Demons moving their way across the field resulted in a play action fake handoff to Dante Sparaco, as quarterback Travis Lundin ran the ball in for the touchdown.

Glenwood scored in the final seconds of the third quarter on a 20-yard run by Hill, giving the Demons a 14-0 lead.

Hill approached 200 rushing yards in the fourth quarter. A 14-yard touchdown pass reception by Chris Sarabia from Lundin with 7 minutes, 54 seconds left in the game gave Glenwood a 21-0 lead. Cortez responded with a quick 53-yard TD pass at 6:17.

Then came the 91-yard return by Hill, and the Demons led 28-7 with 5:59 remaining.

Roaring Fork 45, Lake County 22

LEADVILLE — Roaring Fork posted its first four-win season in six years with a season-ending victory over Lake County.

The Rams scored on a fumble return for a touchdown and an interception return for a touchdown. Roaring Fork ended the season with a 4-5 overall record (2-3 iin Class 1A Western Slope League play.

Grand Valley 56, Coal Ridge 24

PEACH VALLEY — Grand Valley ended its season with its second victory of the year, handing the Titans a loss on their home field. No other details were available.

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