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Prep Roundup: Coal Ridge boys, girls top Olathe; Coombs wins wrestling title for Rifle in Delta

OLATHE — Richie Winkler scored a game-high 12 points and Andy Bowles chipped in 11 for the Coal Ridge High School boys basketball team, which earned its first victory of the season with a 42-28 Class 3A Western Slope League victory over Olathe on Saturday afternoon.

Alex Herrera added six points for the Titans (1-4 overall, 1-1 3A WSL), who limited the Pirates to just 11 first-half points on their way to a 20-11 halftime lead. Coal Ridge outscored Olathe 12-3 in the third quarter to essentially pull away.

Mitch Cotson scored 10 points and Brad Harris added seven to pace the Pirates. Coal Ridge is off until Friday when it continues league play at home against Gunnison.



GIRLS

Coal Ridge 42, Olathe 39



OLATHE — Paige Ryan scored a game-high 16 points and Kaitlyn Detlefsen added 11, and Coal Ridge held off a late surge from the Pirates to come away with a Class 3A WSL victory.

Coal Ridge (4-1, 2-0 league) took a 35-29 lead into the fourth quarter and held on. Theresa Tafoya and Taylor Gibson each scored 11 points to pace Olathe (3-1, 1-1).

“We had a solid defensive effort,” Coal Ridge coach Damon Marinez said. “Hopefully we can build on this and continue to develop our team.”

WRESTLING

Coombs wins title for Rifle at Delta Invitational

DELTA — Clayton Coombs had the top performance among Garfield County wrestlers at the Delta Invitational by winning the individual title at 195 pounds.

Coombs beat Alejandro Medina of Delta, pinning him in 2 minutes, 50 seconds. Rifle finished fifth in the eight-team tournament, with Coal Ridge finishing seventh.

Also faring well was Rifle’s Alex Cordova, who won the third-place match at 113 pounds with a pin of Calvin Shepherd in 2:04. Also taking third was Rifle heavyweight Jose Prado at heavyweight and Nelson Bell of Coal Ridge, who pinned Rifle’s Colton Baumgardner in 2:52 in the third-place match at 182 pounds. Finishing fourth for Coal Ridge was Jerry Jurado (152), Nick Carbone (160) and Cristian Keith (170).


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