‘Horns soccer too much for Roaring Fork
CARBONDALE – The Basalt Longhorns girls soccer team got out to an early lead then wore down Roaring Fork to remain undefeated in the Class 3A Western Slope League
Ukare Sano notched a pair of goals, while Ashley Eaton and Megan Stewart each scored once to secure the 4-1 victory on Saturday at Roaring Fork High School.
The Longhorns jumped out to a 3-0 lead with two first-half goals and another to open the second half.
The Rams got on the board with a free kick from the right side by Tessa Zugschwerdt into the lower left side of the goal.
The Rams, however, couldn’t keep the rally going.
“I though we had a pretty good game,” Roaring Fork coach Gail Rippe said. “We were a little weak in the center of the midfield and only had two subs, so we were pretty exhausted.
“We played pretty even in the first half and then they stepped it up a little and we tired out.”
The first-place Longhorns improve to 5-0-1 in league, while Roaring Fork drops to 3-2.
Basalt 6, Vail Mountain 0
BASALT – Ashley Eaton scored three goals and added an assist, while Basalt goalie Maddie Hoffman notched a shutout as the Longhorns downed Vail Mountain 6-0 in nonleague girls soccer here Thursday.
Ukare Sano, McKenzie Holmes and Shannon Hutton also scored for Basalt (4-1-1), while Samantha Hoffman recorded a pair of helpers.
Rifle 2, Battle Mountain 1
EAGLE-VAIL – The Rifle Bears notched two first-half goals and held on for a 2-1 victory over Class 4A Western Slope League foe Battle Mountain here Thursday.
Rifle’s Ashley Gavito opened the scoring, netting a free kick from 35 yards out and Jerry Legg gave the Bears a 2-0 lead.
Battle Mountain’s Heidi Lauterbach cut the margin to 2-1 later in the first half, putting in her own rebound.
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