Key 4A Slope games on tap |

Key 4A Slope games on tap

It’s early in the Class 4A Western Slope schedule, but this weekend could be a telling one for the league’s preseason favorites.

On the boys side, Rifle and Glenwood Springs both face Moffat County and Steamboat Springs tonight and Saturday. All four teams are without a league loss.

Rifle (1-0 WSL, 3-5 overall) travels to Steamboat Springs (2-0, 7-2) for a 7:30 p.m. contest. On Saturday, the Bears host Moffat County (2-0, 4-2) at 7:30 p.m.

Glenwood Springs travels to Moffat County Friday night and hosts Steamboat Saturday at 7:30 p.m.

Since losing to Glenwood in the season-opening Brenda Patch Tournament, Steamboat has gone on a seven-game winning tear.

Moffat County is still something of an unknown due to a fairly soft early-season schedule. The Bulldogs posted victories over WSL foes Palisade and Delta, but lost 61-52 to Class 2A Rangely. Moffat’s other loss came to Class 4A Evergreen.

The girls side is almost identical to the boys.

The schedule is the same with Rifle (1-0, 5-3) traveling to Steamboat (2-0, 7-2) tonight, and hosting Moffat County (2-0, 7-2) Saturday. Glenwood (1-0, 4-4) plays at Moffat County tonight and hosts Steamboat at 6 p.m. on Saturday.

All four teams are .500 or better overall and yet to drop a league contest. The remaining three squads in the WSL are all under .500 and without a WSL victory.

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