Photo Essay: A look back at the best sports images of 2019 in western Garfield County | PostIndependent.com

Photo Essay: A look back at the best sports images of 2019 in western Garfield County

The Rifle Bears softball team react to the crowd gathered at the roundabouts near I-70 to send them off as they trave to Aurora for the state softball torunament. More than 40 family members, friends and fans gathered Thursday for the send off as the team was excorted out of town by the Rifle Police Department.
Before walking off the court for the final time an emotional Coal Ridge senior Payton White embraces former teammate Jared Whitaker, who now plays at Resurrection Christian School in Loveland, after the Titans season ended at the hands of the Cougars Saturday in New Castle. See sports for more.
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Rifle’s Levi Warfel runs away from the Englewood defense for his second touchdown in the first quarter Saturday at Bears Stadium in Rifle. The Bears defeated the Pirates 48-15 to advance to the second round of the 2A State Football Playoffs.
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Coal Ridge’s Taylor Wiescamp blasts a shot passed Moffatt County’s Cayden King earlier in the season.
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Grand Valley pitcher Austin White fires a pitch towards the plate in the second inning against Roaring Fork Thursday in Parachute. White gave up one run in the first inning as the Cardinals defeated the Rams 4-1.
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