PREP ROUNDUP: Oysters stun Longhorns in boys soccer
BASALT — Jari Lindholm and Ben Jenkins each scored a pair of goals for Colorado Rocky Mountain School’s boys soccer team, which held off a late push from Basalt in the Oysters’ season-opening 2-1 victory on Tuesday.
Tyler Staples notched 15 saves in goal — 14 in the second half — to help CRMS (1-0-0) upset the ranked Longhorns.
“This is the first time in my history as coach that we’ve beaten Basalt on their field,” CRMS coach Dan Pattz said. “It might be the first time in the history of our school we’ve done that. Basalt might say they lost the game, but our boys went out there and won it.”
Patrick Flory assisted Lindholm’s goal in the 23rd minute, and Ben Holland’s assist of Jenkins’ goal helped give the Oysters a 2-0 halftime lead.
CRMS continues Class 3A Region 3 play Saturday at Grand Valley in Parachute.
Glenwood Springs 4, Eagle Valley 2
GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Alex Stepniewski’s goal in the 51st minute snapped a 2-all tie, and Cameron Horning’s second goal of the match not long afterward sealed the Demons’ Class 4A Western Slope League victory over the Devils.
Will Osier’s goal in the 20th minute gave the Demons (1-1-0 overall, 1-0-0 league play) a 2-0 lead before the devils knotted the score at 2-all at halftime. That’s when Stepniewski scored the go-ahead goal on Osier’s assist, giving Glenwood the lead for good.
The Demons will continue league play Thursday at top-ranked Battle Mountain.
Rifle 3, Moffat County 1
RIFLE — Junior Colvillo scored a match-tying goal in the second half, and Alexis Ramos and David Villalvazo added goals after that to give the Bears (1-2-0) their first victory of the season.
“Junior came in and scored, and it motivated our guys not to lay back anymore,” Rifle coach Rich Carter said. “That finally lit a fire under their butts.”
David Salgado added six saves in goal for Rifle, which will host Eagle Valley at Bears Stadium at 7 p.m. Thursday.
Roaring Fork 5, Aspen 2
ASPEN — Ben Carpenter scored goals in the 43rd, 63rd and 65th minute for Roaring Fork (3-1-0, 1-1-0 Region 3), which outshot the Skiers 20-11 in the Rams’ league victory over Aspen.
Juan Clement’s goal in the 39th minute opened the scoring for Roaring Fork, and Gustavo Olivia’s goal in the 70th capped it. Edwin Soto scored twice for the Skiers (1-2-0), with his goal in the 51st minute knotting the score at 2-2.
Roaring Fork def. Hotchkiss 25-18, 25-16, 25-16
CARBONDALE — Taila Howe had 12 kills, five aces and 12 digs and Toni Gross added 18 assists and eight digs as the Rams (4-4 overall) swept the nonleague match from the Bulldogs.
Emily Fuller added five kills, two aces and six digs, and Riley Marshall chipped in three kills and a solo block. Roaring Fork is off until Saturday when the Rams host Olathe.
Rifle finishes third at RVR tournament
CARBONDALE — Ty Caron and Teig Hauer each shot a 75 for Rifle High’s boys golf team, which finished third as a team in a tournament at River Valley Ranch.
Steamboat Springs won the team title at 221, with Aspen (232) and Rifle (233) following. Cody Capwell shot an 83 and Wyatt Carter an 85 to cap the scoring for the Bears, who play next at the Class 4A Regional Tournament at Gypsum Creek Golf Course next Monday and Tuesday.
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