Prep roundup: Glenwood tops Delta for third girls soccer league win; Olathe sweeps Coal Ridge in baseball
DELTA — Glenwood Springs High School’s girls soccer team earned its third Class 4A Western Slope League win of the season on Monday, getting a goal and an assist from Quincy Dollahan in a 3-1 victory against the Delta Panthers.
Dollahan, a sophomore, assisted Erin Peterson’s goal in the seventh minute to put the Demons (4-6-0 overall, 3-5-0 4A WSL) up for good, and Nina Scruton’s goal in the 34th minute was assisted by Natasha Jordan. Dollahan added the Demons’ third and final goal off an assist from Mackenzi Johnson in the 45th minute. The Panthers (0-8-1) scored their goal in the second half.
The game was originally scheduled for this past Thursday before inclement weather in Delta moved it to Monday.
The Demons will continue league play today when they host the Battle Mountain Huskies.
Pirates sweep makeup doubleheader from Titans
OLATHE — Fielding errors made a big difference for the Coal Ridge High School baseball team during its Class 3A doubleheader losses against Olathe.
Combined, the Titans (7-6 overall, 6-3 3A Western Slope League) committed 11 errors in their 10-2 and 9-3 losses to Olathe, which entered the day tied with Coal Ridge for second place in the league standings. The Pirates are now 11-3 overall and 8-1 in league play.
For Coal Ridge, Caleb Maynard finished 2-for-3 batting with two RBIs in the Titans’ 10-2 loss, a game where Coal Ridge committed seven errors. In the second game, Coal Ridge committed four errors but got a pair of RBIs from Greyson Keener.
Coal Ridge will play again today in a nonleague game at Glenwood Springs.
Gunnison rolls past young Roaring Fork squad
GUNNISON — Using a lineup made up of only freshmen and sophomores, Roaring Fork High’s baseball team was swept in its Class 3A WSL doubleheader against Gunnison.
Roaring Fork (1-13 overall, 1-8 league) lost to Gunnison (13-1, 11-0) by scores of 21-4 and 19-2. Aldo Pinela had two hits and two RBIs in the first game, and John Jensen and Hayden Bernot each had two hits in the first game. In the second game, Jake Kelly doubled to lead Roaring Fork’s offensive attack.
“They are impressive,” Roaring Fork coach Marty Madsen said. “They are playing at a different level than everyone else. The good thing for us is that we might have gotten knocked around, but our guys didn’t quit.”
The Rams continue league play Saturday when they host a doubleheader against Aspen.
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It was a statement game featuring the two best boys basketball teams in the 4A Western Slope League on Saturday afternoon at the Chavez-Spencer Gymnasium in Glenwood Springs. And, just like in the old western shootouts, it was the Glenwood Demons who had spoken the loudest when all the dust had settled with a key 58-44 win over the Steamboat Springs Sailors.