Prep roundup: Ahumada rallies’ for singles win in Rams’ loss
CARBONDALE — Leelah Ahumada of Roaring Fork rallied for a three-set tiebreaking victory at No. 2 singles during the Rams’ dual match against Cedaredge on Monday.
Ahumada prevailed 2-6, 7-6, 1-0 over Cedaredge’s Katie O’Hern in a match that took close to two hours to complete. Also winning for Roaring Fork was the Rams’ No. 3 doubles team of Dani Minor and Ariel Murphy, who earned a straight-set victory, 7-5, 6-1, over Megan Wick and Emily Anderson.
Cedaredge won the dual, 5-2, earning straight-set victories in each of its five wins. The closest of the five came at No. 2 and No. 4 doubles, where Diana Flores and Stephanie Vega (No. 2), along with Emily Henley and Caitlin O’Gormon each lost by identical scores, 6-3, 6-4.
Demons nearly break 100 in Gypsum
GYPSUM — Kylie Fleming posted the top individual finish for the Glenwood Springs High School girls golf team at the Eagle Valley Invitational at Gypsum Creek Golf Course.
Fleming carded a score of 101 to lead the Demons. Melissa Thrun had a 105 and Audrey Jones had a 112 to round out the scoring for the Demons.
No other results were available prior to press time.
Glenwood will host its own golf tournament at River Valley Ranch in Carbondale today.
Fruita Monument 17, Glenwood Springs 4
GRAND JUNCTION — Glenwood Springs High’s boys lacrosse team played close with the Wildcats until the fourth quarter, when Fruita scored six goals to pull away from the fatigued Demons.
Glenwood, which fell to 0-11 overall and 0-10 in Mountain League play with the loss, has a roster with many players who have moved up from junior varsity due to injuries over the course of the season. Glenwood also lost its game on Saturday at Durango, 17-1.
“We’re learning now,” Glenwood coach Rick Stevens said. “The guys are starting to create opportunities instead of waiting for things to happen. They’re having success, and that makes it fun for everyone.”
Sam Liotta scored three goals and Ben Liotta added a goal to cap the scoring for the Demons, who finish the season May 2 against Eagle Valley.
Demons place three at Delta Invitational tournament
DELTA — Ivy Wight of Glenwood Springs earned the top finish for the Demons at the Delta Invitational tennis tournament on Saturday.
Wight fell 6-1, 6-1 in the No. 3 singles championship match. Sophie Nelson and Luise Wollesen finished third at No. 1 doubles with a 6-3, 6-4 victory. No other information was available.
Glenwood plays again on Thursday in a dual match at Vail Mountain School.
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