PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP
Glenood Springs, CO Colorado
GRAND JUNCTION, Colorado ” For the second time in as many days, Glenwood Springs’ girls golf team took second at a tournament.
Led by Michelle Stripp’s fourth-place 87, the Demons finished in a second-place tie with Grand Junction at Tuesday’s Bulldog Invitational at Lincoln Park Golf Course in Grand Junction.
Glenwood recorded a team score of 278 and finished behind only Grand Junction Central (251).
Tasha Derby finished sixth with a 93 and Kelsey Warkentin shot a 98 for the Demons.
Ex-Rifle High School golfer Loren Forney, who now attends Grand Junction Central, won her second tourney in as many days, leading the field with a 78.
FRUITA, Colorado ” The Glenwood Springs girls golf team finished second overall at Monday’s Fruita Monument-hosted tournament at Adobe Creek Golf Course.
Michelle Stripp shot an 82 to nab fifth in the individual standings, while Tasha Derby (92) tied for seventh and Haley Peterson (95) tied for ninth.
Brittaney Cole shot a 98 and Kelsey Warkentin carded a 99 to finish just outside the top 10 for the Demons, whose team score of 269 put them below only Grand Junction Central (235).
Former Rifle golfer Loren Forney finished atop the leaderboard, shooting a 76 to lead Central to the win.
RIFLE, Colorado ” Sydney Wright scored twice and Chelsie Ryan and Audrey Asplund added goals as Coal Ridge knocked off Rifle 4-1 in girls soccer play on Tuesday.
The Titans improved to 2-0-0 overall, while the Bears dropped to 1-1-0.
Next on the schedule for Rifle is a Thursday home date with Palisade, while Coal Ridge is penciled in for a trip to Basalt the same day.
CARBONDALE, Colorado ” Despite low program numbers forcing a bunch of girls to play both varsity and junior varsity, Roaring Fork’s girls soccer team nearly knocked off Vail Mountain on Tuesday, losing 6-4.
“We’re struggling with having enough girls for two teams, with eligibility and a few injuries,” first-year Rams coach Ivone Munoz said. “We played with one girl less ” 10 ” on JV and with pretty much no subs on varsity.”
Daniella Abarca and Hanna Burleigh scored two goals apiece for Roaring Fork (0-3-0). Charlene Salinas, Yesenia Flores and Shawn Clapper were also cited for solid play by Munoz.
Munoz said the Ram girls soccer program will likely be dropping from two teams to just a varsity squad in the near future.
ASPEN, Colorado ” Stephanie Hilgenbrinck’s 21 saves in net weren’t enough to propel Grand Valley’s girls soccer team past Aspen on Tuesday.
The Skiers slipped six past the busy goalkeeper to improve to 3-0-0 on the season.
“It’s not the result I wanted,” Grand Valley coach Kelly Clark said. “We still have a lot of issues to work out.”
The Cardinals dropped to 0-3-0 in their first year with a varsity team. They’ll be at home Saturday against Vail Mountain.
EL JEBEL/PAONIA , Colorado” Roaring Fork suffered a pair of baseball losses Monday and Tuesday, losing to Paonia 10-0 on Tuesday and falling to Aspen 8-3 on Monday.
Playing Aspen in El Jebel, the Rams stormed out to a three-run lead in the first inning before the Skiers surged ahead with five runs of their own in the same frame.
Roaring Fork is now 0-3 overall and to 0-1 in the 3A Western Slope League.
GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colorado ” On Monday, Glenwood Springs’ track and field distance runners braved a grueling course that a day earlier was occupied by local runners in one of the toughest 5K races around ” the Sequoia Glen 5K.
Ryan Buchanan and Katrina Selsor were able to beat Sunday’s winning times on the challenging, hilly course.
Buchanan clocked in at 22 minutes, 26 seconds. Selsor wrapped her run in 26:54.
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With the game slipping away in the second half, Kylie Kenny and Mia Seltzer were the catalysts in Aspen’s 12-11 stunner on Monday over visiting Roaring Fork on the AHS turf, a win that keeps the Skiers undefeated on the young season.