Preps roundup: Coal Ridge volleyball grinds out win at Cedaredge |

Preps roundup: Coal Ridge volleyball grinds out win at Cedaredge

Wiescamp returns for Titans

Playing on the road at Cedaredge Tuesday, the Coal Ridge High School volleyball team scored a tough win in five sets, 3-2, over the Bruins.

The Titans and Bruins exchanged 25-20 wins in the first two sets. Set three went to the Bruins in a 25-21 win, then it was the Titans 25-22 and 15-11 in the deciding frames to take the win.

The 3A Western Slope League match signaled the return of Coal Ridge senior captain Taylor Wiescamp, who finished with 18 kills and 11 blocks on the night. Wiescamp had been out for several weeks due to a knee injury.

Senior Phoebe Young finished with 15 kills and 28 digs, and senior Brecken Guccini had 15 kills, 29 digs and two aces.

Other stats for the night: senior Ari cornejo, 50 digs and three aces; sophomore Emma Morgan, 23 assists, five blocks and two aces; senior Kallie Bumgardner, 26 assists and three aces; junior Peyton Garrison, three kills, three aces and two blocks.

The third-place Titans move to 5-1 in league play and 7-3 overall ahead of a key road match at first-place Basalt, at 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

In other Tuesday night volleyball action, it was Delta, 3-0, over Rifle; Rangely, 3-2, over Grand Valley; and Aspen, 3-0, over Roaring Fork.

Boys Soccer

Roaring Fork 5, Aspen 1

Playing at Aspen Tuesday, the Roaring Fork boys soccer team scored a 5-1 victory to improve to 4-2 in the 3A Western Slope League and 5-3 overall.

The Rams currently sit in fourth place in league behind Coal Ridge, Delta and Vail Mountain, with a chance to leap frog on Thursday against the Gore Rangers at Vail.

Ridgway 3, CRMS 2

In Monday 2A WSL soccer action, it was Ridgway opening with three goals in the first half to defeat Colorado Rocky Mountain School in Carbondale. The host Oysters’ two goals came in the second half.

Senior Reporter/Managing Editor John Stroud can be reached at 970-384-9160 or

Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Glenwood Springs and Garfield County make the Post Independent’s work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Each donation will be used exclusively for the development and creation of increased news coverage.