Glenwood toughs out 2-1 soccer win over Eagle Valley |

Glenwood toughs out 2-1 soccer win over Eagle Valley

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colorado – The 4A Western Slope League boys soccer race just got a lot more interesting.

Kevin Hartmann and Clay Hawkins both scored goals as Glenwood Springs recorded a 2-1 win over visiting Eagle Valley on Tuesday. Hawkins also had an assist as the Demons improved to 6-2-3 overall and to 4-2-2 in the logjammed league standings.

Eagle Valley dropped to 7-2-1 overall and to 5-2-2 in league. Battle Mountain (8-1-2, 5-0-2) and Steamboat Springs (4-2-3, 4-0-3) are also in on what’s shaping up to be a wild chase for the WSL’s three playoff spots.

Glenwood and Eagle Valley meet again, in Gypsum, on Oct. 15.

PEACH VALLEY, Colorado – Alfonso Hernandez scored two goals and Jorge Hernandez, Adrian Torres and Carlos Rodriguez each found the net as Coal Ridge dispatched visiting Vail Mountain 5-1 in boys soccer play on Tuesday.

The Titans scored five unanswered goals – two in the first half and three more in the second half – after falling behind 1-0 early.

LITTLETON, Colorado – Placing three runners in the top five, Glenwood Springs’ cross country girls won their division at Tuesday’s Dakota Ridge Invitational in Littleton.

Sarah Treese sped to second place (22:09), Michelle Thrun to third (22:35) and Kerry Kellog to fifth (22:56) as the Demon girls dominated.

Glenwood’s boys placed fourth. Andrew Mansfield led the way with a third-place time of 17:15, while Ian Edquist finished 10th (18:21).

DELTA, Colorado – Two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning lifted Delta to a 4-3 softball win over visiting Rifle on Tuesday.

The Bears, now 10-8, scored three runs in the sixth to erase a 2-0 Panther lead. But Delta answered back the next inning to improve to 13-6 overall.

Panthers pitcher Tiffany Schaaf struck out 11 in seven innings of work.

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