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.

GSHS soccer seniors, from left, Ella Johnson, Bianca Ortega, Paige Rightmire, Pam Rodriguez and Sydney Reinhold.
GSHS Athletics Facebook photo

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.

Weekend preps schedule



Rifle vs. Eagle Valley, DH 4 and 6 p.m.

Boys lacrosse

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.

Girls soccer

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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