Preps roundup: Glenwood, Coal Ridge volleyball score wins; Demon booters fall to Battle Mountain at home
Roaring Fork earns first soccer win of the season over Palisade
The Glenwood Springs girls volleyball team won its second match in two days Tuesday night, downing Summit on the road 3 games to none.
Glenwood won by scores of 25-22, 25-14 and 25-18.
“This was our first night back with our full roster,” head Demons coach Kehau Rust said, noting that five of her varsity players were gone for spring break last week.
“We had a slow start, but picked it up and started to play our game,” she said.
Senior middle hitter Charlotte Olszewski led the team in kills, and sisters Reese and Rilyn Goluba held the service line with several aces.
The Tuesday win for the Lady Demons came on the heels of a 3-0 home win over Aspen on Monday (25-16, 25-20, 25-20).
In the non-league win, Glenwood had seven kills each from Olszewski, fellow junior Taylor Adis and freshman Rilyn Goluba, and five kills from junior Kenzie Winder.
Sophomore Mattea Enewold and Rilyn Goluba served up five aces apiece, and senior Reese Goluba had 18 digs.
Glenwood improves to an even 3-3 overall and 1-1 in the 4A Western Slope League headed into a key league match at home Thursday against Palisade at 6 p.m.
Coal Ridge 3, Moffat County 0
Coal Ridge also picked up another key 3A WSL win Tuesday at Moffat County, 3-0 (25-9, 25-17, 25-15).
Playing without their senior captain, Taylor Wiescamp, who went down with a knee injury against Roaring Fork over the weekend, the Titans relied on their deep talent to keep on the winning track.
Senior outside hitters Brecken Guccini and Phoebe Young had nine and 10 kills, respectively. Guccini added two blocks and two aces on the night, and Young had 10 digs and two aces.
Other key stats — junior Lydia Dye: seven blocks, three kills and two aces; senior Ari Cornejo: 17 Digs, five aces; sophomore Emma Morgan; 13 assists and six digs; Kallie Bumgardner: 11 assists and three aces.
Next up for the Titans (4-1, 2-0) is a league match at home against Delta on Saturday at 1 p.m.
In other action this week, it was Moffat County 3, Rifle 1 on Monday (22-25, 25-22, 25-12, 25-16)
Battle Mountain 6, Glenwood Springs 1
The visiting Huskies jumped on the Demons early at Stubler Memorial Field Tuesday night, with four first-half goals to none for Glenwood.
The Demons managed a goal in the second, but the Huskies were good for two more to stay atop the 4A WSL standings at a perfect 4-0.
Glenwood (3-2 overall and in league) hosts Eagle Valley at 11 a.m. Saturday in another key league game.
Roaring Fork 2, Palisade 0
The Roaring Fork Rams hosted Palisade in a 3A WSL match Tuesday, earning their first win of the season, 2-0.
Both of the Rams goals came in the first half, the first from sophomore Emiliano Magana off the foot of senior Daniel Carreno, and the second from junior Ross Barlow.
Roaring Fork improves to 1-3 overall and 1-2 in league, ahead of a trip to play Moffat County on Thursday.
Coal Ridge 4, Basalt 0
Coal Ridge stayed unbeaten at 6-0 versus Basalt at home in the other Tuesday night match.
The Titans’ defense dominated the game, with goals coming from senior Samual Fulk (2), and one each from seniors Jack Price and Eddie Salazar.
Coal Ridge (3-0 league) is at Delta on Saturday.
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