Local Sports Briefs
Glenwood Squirt Silver hockey team unbeaten during weekend
The Glenwood Springs Grizzlies Squirt Silver hockey team went unbeaten against Steamboat Springs and was the most successful youth hockey teams among squads playing through the Glenwood Springs Youth Hockey Association this past weekend.
The Squirt Silver team went 2-0-2, getting three goals from Brandon Exelbert and two from Anver Mangeot. For the season, goalies Hinter Oger and Tanner Hadsock combined to face 124 shots on goal.
Facing almost that many shots in three games this past weekend was Glenwood Bantam Silver goalie Hunter Hadsock, who faced 96 shots in three losses to Telluride. Scoring goals for the Grizzlies was Ryan Kotz and Zach Weiker.
Glenwood’s Pee Wee Black team beat the Vail Mountaineers 7-0 behind a hat trick from Kelton McPherson and a shutout by goalie Rio Kauffman. The Grizzlies finished with a 28-shots-on-goal advantage.
The Glenwood Pee Wee Black Silver team dropped 6-1 and 4-3 decisions to Pueblo, but the Grizzlies got goals from Anders Marty, Tomas Bensch, Cody Roberts and Traven Hammond. The biggest individual performance of the weekend for all teams came from Cooper Luetke, who scored five goals in Glenwood Squirt Purple’s 6-2 victory Sunday over Steamboat Springs Squirt C Red. The Squirt Purple went 1-3-0 on the weekend and is now 3-5-0 this season.
Adult recreational volleyball taking place in Glenwood
Glenwood Springs Recreation is putting together 4-on-4 and 6-on-6 recreational volleyball leagues in the coming months.
Games will be played at 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. each Wednesday at the Glenwood Springs Community Center, and championship T-shirts will be given to members of the first-place team. There must be at least one female on each team, and the season will last from Jan. 21 to March 18.
The team registration deadline is Wednesday, Jan. 14. Cost is $140 for each 4-on-4 team and $240 for each 6-on-6 team. Fees must accompany registration.
Information/registration: James Main, Glenwood Springs Recreation, 970-384-6311, or http://www.glenwoodrec.com.
Annual Sequoia Glen 5K set for March 14
The annual Kenny Cline Memorial Sequoia Glen 5K, the first leg of the Colorado River Valley Charity Race Series, will take place March 14 in Glenwood Springs. The race series uses its proceeds to donate money to charitable causes throughout Garfield County, and the Sequoia Glen run is the first of the series’ six races.
The race takes place at 3 p.m. March 14.
Information: Mike Vidakovich, email@example.com.
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