Prep Sports Roundup
Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado
DENVER, Colorado ” Glenwood Springs lost to Peyton 64-46 in its Preview Classic finale at D’Evelyn High School on Saturday.
The Demons, playing without several players who just wrapped up the football season with a state title last Saturday, went 0-3 in the three-day tournament.
William Rosas led Glenwood (1-3 overall) with 12 points. Kevin Flohr, Kevin Screen and Patrick Hailey each scored nine points for the Demons, who fell behind 30-19 at halftime and couldn’t recover.
On Friday, the Demons were outscored 22-8 in the fourth quarter of a 74-62 loss to D’Evelyn. Screen scored 23 points to pace Glenwood. Flohr added 12 points and Russell Collins scored 10 points for the Demons.
Mountain Vista beat the Demons 92-71 on Thursday.
ASPEN, Colorado ” The Grand Valley Cardinals started their season 2-0 after beating Eagle Valley 55-25 in their season opener on Friday, and then downing Classical Academy 50-34 on Saturday.
Against Classical, Derek Witt led the team in scoring with 16 points, followed by Colton Cowan’s nine, and Landon Paskett’s eight.
“They definitely started better than the night before,” Cardinal head coach Mark Cowan said after Saturday’s win. “We talked really well, and at this point of the year I’m pretty happy with how we played defensively.”
Cowan said the team seemed a little offensively shy against Eagle Valley and hesitant to shoot, but he played that off since it was their first game of the year.
In the Eagle Valley win, Michael Shepard dropped 23 points, Colton Cowan had 12, and Derek Witt had 10.
The Cardinals face Cedaredge on Thursday, an important 3A Western Slope League game.
“We’re just going to continue to do what we do,” the Cardinal coach said. “We’ll try to do a better job when we get different defenses thrown at us.”
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