Preps roundup: Demons volleyball wins a pair
The Glenwood Spring girls volleyball team rebounded from three straight losses in recent weeks to score back-to-back 3-1 wins over Battle Mountain and Eagle Valley this weekend.
The Lady Demons opened strong against Battle Mountain in Edwards Friday, winning the first two sets 25-15 and 25-16, before giving up the third set to the Huskies 25-20. Glenwood closed out the win with a 25-20 fourth set. Game details were not immediately available from the Demons’ win against Eagle Valley at home on Saturday.
Glenwood improves to 9-8 overall and 5-3 in the 4A Western Slope League. Next up is Steamboat Springs on the road Oct. 14. The Demons are back home Oct. 18 versus Grand Junction Central.
In other volleyball action this weekend, it was Moffat County 3-0 over Grand Valley on Saturday.
Boys soccer scores: Steamboat Springs 5, Rifle 1; Roaring Fork 9, CRMS 1
Basalt junior Katelyn Maley crossed the finish line just .1 seconds before Fruita Monument senior Jadyn Heil to take first in the varsity girls race in the Pantherfest 2021 at Confluence Park in Delta on Friday.
Just over 10 seconds after the top finishers, Glenwood Springs senior Ella Johnson crossed the line to complete the podium. All told, the top four finishers were separated by fewer than 20 seconds.
Overall, Basalt finished third as a team in the girls race, with Glenwood and Coal Ridge behind them, respectively.
On the boys side, Coal Ridge junior Tyler Parker paced local teams with a 12th-place finish. Fellow Titan Dallin Karen, a sophomore, was the next closest Garfield/Roaring Fork boy at 26th with Rifle senior Patrick Whitt slotting in just behind him.
The Bears accrued 185 points for a fourth-place finish in the event. Coal Ridge placed eighth and Glenwood Springs finished 13th.
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The 4A state softball playoffs ended for the Rifle Lady Bears Saturday with a pair of shutout losses to Elizabeth 10-0 and Roosevelt 8-0 in the regional round at Johnstown.