Glenwood Springs, Rifle finish second in respective home golf invites Monday and Tuesday

Glenwood Springs High School junior Sarah Friemel eyes her putt on the 9th hole at River Valley Ranch in Carbondale, during Monday’s Demon Invitational.
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Glenwood Springs High School took second in its home Lady Demon Invitational girls golf tournament on Monday at the River Valley Ranch Golf Course in Carbondale.

It was the first of back-to-back area meets, as the host Rifle High School girls also took second as a team in their Lady Bear Classic Tuesday at Rifle Creek Golf Course.

In the Monday meet, Glenwood senior Katelyn Brennan was the top Demons golfer, placing fourth with a score of 99. Fruita’s Cierra Noetzelmann carded an 85 to win, and Aspen freshman Lenna Persson was second at 87.

Glenwood junior Sarah Friemel finished in a three-way tie for sixth along with junior teammate Marley Horch and Rifle sophomore Jadyn Petree at 101.

Other Demons players included Taylor Joslin, 110, and Olivia Miernicki, 150. Rifle sophomore Blayke Hostettler finished 12th with a score of 107.

The top individual golfer at Tuesday’s Lady Bear Classic was Vail Mountain sophomore Logan Nobrega, according to results provided by Glenwood Springs coach Lori West.

Rifle’s Petree carded a 101 to finish as the top Garfield County golfer in fifth, and Hostettler placed ninth with a 104.

Glenwood’s top golfer was Friemel, in 10th with 105.

In order behind her for the Demons were Marley, 111; Brennan, 113; Taylor, 126; and Miernicki, 144.

Aspen High School freshman Lenna Persson chips onto the eighth green at River Valley Ranch in Carbondale during Monday’s Demon Invitational golf meet.
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High school girls golf team results

Demons Invitational, River Valley Ranch

Fruita Monument — 287

Glenwood Springs — 301

Palisade — 315

Rifle — 318

Aspen — 337

Grand Junction — 339

Meeker — 373

Moffat County — 379

Lady Bear Classic, Rifle Creek G.C.

Montrose — 293

Rifle — 315

Fruita Monument — 318

Palisade — 323

Glenwood Springs — 329

Aspen — 334

Grand Junction — 392

Moffat County — 400

Senior Reporter/Managing Editor John Stroud can be reached at 970-384-9160 or

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