Prep Roundup: Cardinals top Rams in four sets; Glenwood edges Summit in 5
CARBONDALE — Kyra Chenoweth finished with 18 kills and 12 digs for Grand Valley High School’s volleyball team, which held off a comeback attempt from Roaring Fork on its way to a 25-9, 25-19, 22-25, 25-14 victory against the Rams in a Class 3A Western Slope League match on Tuesday night.
Kylyn Rigsby added a match-high 58 assists for the Cardinals (9-8 overall, 4-1 league play), who rebounded from a four-set loss at Olathe on Saturday. Also contributing for Grand Valley was Jordan Scott (16 kills, four stuff-blocks), Allie Dovey (11 digs) and Megan Smith (11 kills).
Lily Ramos finished with 21 digs, Grace Brown finished with 18 digs and Ashley Hall chipped in 10 digs for the Rams (6-10, 2-4), who also lost to Olathe this past weekend. Madison Kuhl added five service aces and three block assists for Roaring Fork.
The Cardinals will continue league play on the road on Thursday when they play a key league match at Coal Ridge. Roaring Fork will continue league play on Saturday when they host their regular-season finale against Aspen.
Glenwood Springs def. Summit 26-24, 27-25, 15-25, 17-25, 16-14
GLENWOOD SPRINGS — The Demons went five sets with the Tigers for the second time this season and prevailed for a second time, using a long fifth set to come away with a Class 4A Western Slope League victory.
The win moved Glenwood to 7-10 overall and 5-6 in league play. Summit dropped to 2-13 and 1-10
Glenwood will continue league play Thursday when the Demons host Delta.
Glenwood Springs 5, Delta 3
GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Oscar Gallegos scored a pair of goals — including his second goal of the game that put the Demons ahead to stay — and Glenwood ( 7-8-0, 5-7-0 4A WSL) ended its season on a high note with a victory over the Panthers.
Miguel Peralta scored the first goal of the game in the 17th minute, and Gallegos scored on a penalty kick in the 48th minute and on his go-ahead goal in the 69th minute.
“This was a very nice way for our senior to end their soccer careers,” first-year Glenwood coach Wayne Smith said. “I’m very happy with the leadership that our seniors showed this season, because I think our guys will be able to carry that over into next year.”
Ryan Nott finished with eight saves in goal for Glenwood.
Moffat County 8, Grand Valley 0
PARACHUTE — Grand Valley’s boys soccer team was unable to rally from a 3-0 halftime deficit in the cardinals’ season finale against Moffat County. With the loss, Grand Valley finished the season 0-15-0, 0-8-0 in 3A WSL play.
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The Coal Ridge High boys suffered their first 3A Western Slope League loss of the year Thursday night on the road at Gunnison, falling to the defending league champion Cowboys 65-45.