Glenwood’s offense clicks in 31-12 win over Alamosa
Confident football teams get the job done. That’s what makes Glenwood Springs’ 31-12 win over Alamosa pleasing.Given the chance in the third quarter, The Demons, after taking a 7-0 first half lead, nailed the door shut on the Maroons by scoring three touchdowns after intermission to raise their record to 2-1 overall (1-0 Class 3A Western Slope Conference).
Sophomore quarterback Eric Lundin’s 2-yard run, combined with Joe Schreiner’s extra point gave the Demons some much-needed distance early in third period.Earlier, Lundin hit Jake Mauldin on a 52-yard pass play in the first quarter.Glenwood doubled its 14-0 lead to 28-0 by the end of the quarter when Adam Vincent scored from 9 yards out, set up by his 46-yard gain.
Pat Reardon scored the Demons fourth touchdown on a 3-yard run.Schreiner banged a 31-yard fourth quarter field goal through the uprights for the Demons final points of the night.Alamosa, which fell to 0-3 with Friday’s loss, avoided a shutout by scoring a pair of touchdowns in the fourth.
Clay Garcia ran in from the Demon 12 for one Maroon score. Jesse Meis added Alamosa’s second touchdown on a 26-yard run against the Demon subs late in the quarter.Glenwood has its toughest challenge to date next week against conference rival Palisade.Starting with next Friday’s contest at Grand Junction’s Stocker Stadium, the Demons face the No. 1 and 2 state-ranked teams in Class 3A in Palisade, followed by Rifle, on the road in consecutive weeks.Starting with next Friday’s contest at Grand Junction’s Stocker Stadium, the Demons face the No. 1 and 2 state-ranked teams in Class 3A in Palisade, followed by Rifle, on the road in consecutive weeks.
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