Glenwood Middle School 8th grade boys win another PEG League title
The Glenwood Springs Middle School eighth grade boys won a third straight PEG league championship this fall.
Coached by Talon Hallagin, the Glenwood Demons went undefeated in regular-season league play and swept the Dec. 7 league tournament with wins over Grand Valley, Rifle and Riverside to go 13-2 on the season.
Glenwood’s only losses came to Summit Middle School in the Eagle Valley Tournament on Nov. 9.
On the season, the Glenwood boys scored an impressive 635 points through 15 games, while limiting their opponents to 311 points.
Luis Venagas led the team in both scoring and rebounding for the season, compiling 143 points and pulling down 135 rebounds (59 offensive).
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Second-leading scorer for the Demons was Joaquin Sandoval with 128 points, followed by Sim Wenger with 109. Sandoval and Wenger also had 52 and 45 rebounds on the season, respectively.
As a team, Glenwood made 41% of its field goal attempts, and was good for 42% of its free throws.
Glenwood 62, Grand Valley 23
Glenwood 39, Carbondale 22
Glenwood 51, Basalt 11
Glenwood 23, Riverside 17
Eagle Valley tourney, Nov. 9
Glenwood 36, St. Clare 15
Glenwood 23, Eagle Valley 9
Summit 39, Glenwood 38
Glenwood 40, Steamboat 28
Summit 33, Glenwood 29
Glenwood 56, Riverview 11
Glenwood 51, Aspen 11
Glenwood 46, Rifle 28
League tourney, Dec. 7
Glenwood 47, Grand Valley 13
Glenwood 57, Rifle 18
Glenwood 37, Riverside 33
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The teams aren’t vying to one up the other in the rankings or looking to get a leg up in the league standings this fall, but that will hardly make the stakes any less meaningful for Basalt and Glenwood Springs high schools when they meet on the football field Friday night.