Prep Sports Roundup
CARBONDALE ” Its signature stingy defense didn’t save the day for Roaring Fork’s boys basketball team against Cedaredge on Friday, as the Rams lost to the visiting Bruins, 75-67.
Torrey Udall and Matthias Weissl each put up 23 points for Roaring Fork. Walker Abrahamovich chipped in with 14.
But all that offense wasn’t enough, as Cedaredge countered with 24 from Gabe Parham, 14 from Bo Baker, 12 from David Laird and 10 by Payden Cerise.
Roaring Fork dropped to 14-3 overall and to 10-2 in the 3A Western Slope League.
CARBONDALE ” Roaring Fork’s girls basketball team demolished visiting Cedaredge on Saturday, gunning their way to a 67-31 win.
Four Rams struck for double-figures scoring totals, led by Nikki Smeins with 16 points. Heather Sebald chipped in 12 points, Maria Flores 11 and Rebecca Roeber 10.
The Rams are now 10-6 overall and 7-4 in the 3A WSL.
PALISADE ” Scott Rust poured in 22 points and Drew Blatchford had 18 as Rifle’s boys basketball squad outgunned host Palisade, 76-67, on Saturday.
The Bears improved to 12-8 overall and to 9-3 in the 4A WSL, while Palisade is now 12-9 overall and 6-7 in league.
PALISADE ” The Rifle girls basketball team fell to Palisade, 56-44, on Saturday at Palisade.
The Bears were in it through three quarters, but fell behind when the Bulldogs outscored Rifle, 23-12, in the fourth quarter.
Ciara Euler lead all scorers with 16 points, while Alissa Skinner had 11 ” including three first-half 3-pointers.
The Bears dropped to 7-5 in the Class 4A WSL and 11-10 overall.
They will travel to Eagle Valley on Thursday before taking on Delta on Friday in their regular season finale.
PEACH VALLEY ” Coal Ridge outscored Olathe 15-10 in the final quarter to snag a 49-41 girls basketball win over the visiting Pirates on Saturday.
Morgan Jessup led the Titans with 12 points, followed by Kaitlin Moeller with 10 and Tori Verdieck with eight.
Coal Ridge improved to 11-6 overall and to 7-5 in the 3A WSL.
In Sunday’s Post Independent story on Grand Valley wrestling, it was incorrectly reported that Cody Miles finished as runner-up in the 160-pound weight class at the Class 2A Region 1 Tournament at Grand Junction High School. He actually won the weight-class crown and was one of three Cardinal region champions.
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