Local Sports Weekend Roundup
The Coal Ridge Titans girls volleyball team posted a winning record at its first tournament of the season, going 3-2 at the Grand Valley Invitational this weekend in Parachute.Playing in best-of-three-games contests, Coal Ridge beat Grand Valley, Telluride and Soroco two games to none, but lost to North Park and Rangely two games to none.The Cardinals won one match in their home tourney, topping Telluride in two games.They lost to Soroco two games to one and were beaten in two-game matches by Vail Christian and Paonia.
The Rifle boys soccer team lost its first game of the season, falling to Montezuma-Cortez 3-0 on Friday.Garret Greer, Andrew Wright and Taylor Carson each scored a goal for the Panthers. The Bears got off six shots, but couldn’t get them into the back of the net.At goalkeeper, Edwin Sanabria made one save and allowed one goal in five minutes of play, while Brandon Borgard made five saves and allowed two goals playing the remainder of the game.
They both put up good fights, but Colorado Mountain College’s men’s and women’s soccer teams both suffered losses at the hands of Air Force Academy Prep teams on Friday.The men fell behind quickly as Air Force scored three goals in the first five minutes. But the Eagles got back into it. Jorge Alvarado assisted an Alex Giglio goal, then scored one of his own off a Dylan Weller assist.That was the end of CMC’s scoring, however, as AFA went on to win 4-2. The women’s match was a little closer for CMC. After the Falcons went up 2-0, Amanda Robinson scored an unassisted goal to bring CMC within one goal. Air Force committed a foul late in the second half, giving a penalty shot to Kaitlyn Melody who made it count and tied the game at 2. One minute later, Air Force received its own penalty shot and also made it for a 3-2 win.Playing in another game on Saturday, the women lost again, this time by a score of 5-1 to the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs’ club team. Nicole Baumann scored the first goal of the game and the only one for CMC.
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