Prep Basketball Roundup
Titan boys put away Olathe
OLATHE ” A balanced offensive output and a desire to put Friday’s loss to Aspen behind it helped Coal Ridge to a 55-41 boys basketball win at Olathe on Saturday.
Andy Smedra led the Titans, now 7-3 overall and 4-2 in the Class 3A Western Slope League, with 13 points. Eric Schmitz added 12, Skyler James had 11 and Blake Todd chipped in with seven points.
Rifle boys outgun Delta
DELTA ” Rifle kept pace in the 4A WSL boys basketball race with a 77-57 win at Delta on Saturday. The second-place Bears are now 9-6 overall and 6-1 in league play.
Rams hold off Bruins
CEDAREDGE ” Roaring Fork held off Cedaredge for a 49-39 boys basketball win on Saturday.
“We kind of pulled away at the end,” Rams coach Roger Walters said. “Our effort in the second half was really good.”
Walters’ squad improved to 9-2 overall and to 5-1 in the 3A WSL.
Bears blow out Delta
DELTA ” After trailing 29-26 at halftime, Rifle’s girls basketball team more than found its offensive rhythm in the second half, blowing out Delta 71-45 on Saturday.
Alissa Skinner paced the Bears, now 9-7 overall and 5-2 in the 4A WSL, with 23 points, hitting seven 3-pointers in the process. Chelsea Webb added 11 points, Ciara Euler 10 and Cortney Cordova nine.
Coal Ridge girls edge Olathe
OLATHE ” In a defensive affair at Olathe Saturday, Coal Ridge outscored the Pirates 17-6 in the fourth quarter to escape with a 34-30 girls basketball win.
Mikaela Guettler finished with a team-high nine points for the Titans. Morgan Jessup added seven, and Tori Verdieck chipped in with six points.
With the win, the Titans improved to 8-3 overall and to 4-2 in the 3A WSL.
Roaring Fork doubles up Cedaredge
CEDAREDGE ” Roaring Fork’s girls basketball team stomped host Cedaredge 56-28 on Saturday.
The Rams outscored the Bruins 20-5 in the second quarter to run away with it.
Celeste Comings led Roaring Fork, now 8-3 overall and 5-1 in the 3A WSL, with 16 points. Jade Bath added 10 points, Rebecca Roeber and Heather Sebald had eight, and Maria Flores finished with six.
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