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Prep Roundup: Steamboat girls rally past Roaring Fork in Brenda Patch Tourney

CARBONDALE — Daniella Santana finished with a game-high 11 points and Autumn Grandberry added six points for Roaring Fork High School’s girls basketball team, which saw Steamboat Springs pull away in the third quarter of a 37-22 victory on the first day of the annual Brenda Patch Tournament on Friday night.

Steamboat pulled away from the Rams (0-1) in the third quarter, outscoring Roaring Fork 14-2 to take a 31-15 lead into the final stanza.

“We were up 8-1 at one point [in the first quarter], and they got a big push on us from there,” Roaring Fork coach Kirk Cheney said. “We just weren’t able to handle that.



The Rams continue play in the annual tournament at Roaring Fork High School today against Eagle Valley. Tip off is scheduled for 6 p.m.

In another tournament game, Eagle Valley’s boys basketball team earned a 54-41 victory over Basalt on Friday.



BOYS

Holy Family 75, Grand Valley 49

BROOMFIELD — Grand Valley hung with the Tigers, the top-ranked boys basketball team in Class 3A, for a majority of the game before Holy Family pulled away in the second half on the first day of the Tiger Tip-Off Tournament.

Sam Parker and John Parker finished with a team-high 12 points, and Tanner McGee added eight for the Cardinals (0-1), who were tied with the Tigers, 18-18, after the first quarter. Grand Valley fell behind by 11 points at halftime.

“It was a 10-point game for a good portion of the time,” second-year Grand Valley coach Scott Parker said. “I really liked our effort. The runs they made were just too big for us to handle.”

Grand Valley continues tournament play at 1 p.m. today against Colorado Academy.


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