League grudge matches on prep baseball slate | PostIndependent.com

League grudge matches on prep baseball slate

Staff Report

Two games featuring local rivalries are slated for play on area baseball diamonds tonight.

In Class 4A Western Slope League action, the Glenwood Demons travel to Rifle for a 4 p.m. contest.

Rifle is off to a solid start with a 7-2 record and has four wins in its last five games. Glenwood got a late start to the season due to weather, and is still in search of its first victory with a record of 0-7.

In Class 3A WSL play, valley rivals Basalt and Roaring Fork face off at 4 p.m. at Roaring Fork High School.

Roaring Fork is 5-2 overall and 4-1 in league play after edging Cedaredge on the road Tuesday night.

Tuesday’s game

Roaring Fork 7, Cedaredge 6

CEDAREDGE – The Roaring Fork Rams mounted a seventh-inning rally Tuesday to down Cedaredge 7-6 in Class 3A Western Slope League baseball action.

Cedaredge got off to a 4-0 lead in the first two innings before the Rams cut the margin in half with a run in each of the third and fourth innings.

Cedaredge bumped its lead to 6-3 in the sixth inning, but Roaring Fork tallied four unanswered scores in the seventh for the victory.

Jake Boyle, who came in to relieve Dan Markoya in the fourth inning was credited with the pitching victory.

Quinn Garvik and Ben Wright paced the Rams offensively. Garvik was 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI, while Wright was 2-for-2 with an RBI and two runs scored.

Roaring Fork 7, Cedaredge 6

Roaring Fork 001 101 4-7 6 4

Cedaredge 130 002 0-6 6 4

Dan Markoya, Jake Boyle (4) and Quinn Garvik. Cedaredge battery not available.

ROARING FORK – Max Green 0-3, Markoya 0-3, Taylor Arbaney 0-4, Jake Boyle 1-3, Garvik 2-4, Ben Wright 2-2, Misael Fernandez 0-4, Nate Cheney 1-3, Chad Minor 0-3, Casey Griffith 0-1.

CEDAREDGE – Not available.

Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Glenwood Springs and Garfield County make the Post Independent’s work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Each donation will be used exclusively for the development and creation of increased news coverage.