Preps report: Demons, Devils play to 1-1 girls soccer tie; Glenwood LAX falls at Fruita
The Glenwood Springs High School girls soccer team battled back from a 1-0 deficit in the second half on senior night at Stubler Memorial Field Thursday to earn a 1-1 tie with Eagle Valley.
The visiting Devils took the early lead in an important 4A Western Slope League matchup, but the Lady Demons rose to the challenge with a second-half goal.
It was the final home game for seniors Ella Johnson, Paige Rightmire, Pam Rodriguez, Sydney Reinhold and Bianca Ortega.
Glenwood Springs stands at 5-7-1 overall and 3-4-1 in league play, and sits in fourth place in league with two road games remaining, at Battle Mountain on Saturday and at Summit May 5.
Other Thursday soccer scores: Grand Valley 8, Moffat County 0; Delta 2, Coal Ridge 0; Aspen 5, Rifle 0.
In boys lacrosse action, the undefeated Fruita-Monument Wildcats handed Glenwood Springs a 14-8 loss on the road Thursday.
Fruita went up 6-1 in the first quarter and held the lead throughout. The Demons scored five goals in the fourth quarter to try to make a run, but the Wildcats were equal to the challenge, scoring five of their own.
Glenwood Springs falls to 2-8 overall and 2-5 in the 4A/5A Mountain League. Fruita remains on top of the league standings at 8-0 (12-1 overall).
In Tuesday lacrosse action this week, it was Green Mountain over Glenwood, 15-6.
The Roaring Fork girls won 10-7 over Fruita on Tuesday.
The Roaring Fork Rams welcomed 3A WSL foe Delta for a doubleheader on Wednesday in Carbondale, falling 12-0 in the first but winning an extra-innings thriller 15-14 in the nightcap.
The Rams tied it 10-10 in the bottom of the seventh inning, then won it with two runs in the bottom of the ninth. Senior David Good was 4-for-5 with six RBIs, and junior Eddie Hernandez was 5-for-7 with three RBIs. Senior Henry Richardson was 4-for-5 with an RBI and also picked up the pitching win in relief.
Roaring Fork stands at 7-8 overall and 3-5 in league.
In other Wednesday baseball action is was Aspen 11-7 over Grand Valley.
Rifle vs. Eagle Valley, DH 4 and 6 p.m.
Glenwood Springs vs. Durango, 4 p.m.
Glenwood Springs vs. Steamboat Springs, DH 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Roaring Fork vs. Coal Ridge, DH 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Grand Valley @ Olathe, DH 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Glenwood Springs @ Battle Mountain, 10 a.m.
Coal Ridge vs. Roaring Fork, 11 a.m.
Grand Valley @ Vail Christian, 4:30 p.m.
Track & Field
Glenwood Springs, Coal Ridge (split squad), Grand Valley and Rifle @ Clint Wells Invitational, Hayden; Roaring Fork, Coal Ridge (split squad) @ Montrose Invitational
Source: MaxPreps Colorado
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