PREP ROUNDUP: Glenwood’s Lisa Kelley wins Eagle Invitational
Competing at the Eagle Valley Devils Invitational Wednesday at Gypsum Creek Golf Course, Glenwood’s Lisa Kelley rolled to an impressive 15-stroke win in the 7-team tournament.
Kelley shot an even round, finishing 15 strokes ahead of Fruita Monument’s Rheanna DeCrow with a round of +15, while Eagle’s Kylee Hughes finished third with a round of +16. Kelley’s 15-stroke win is one of the largest on the Western Slope this season in girls golf.
Outside of Kelley’s great day, Rifle’s Breanna Seay finished fifth with a round of +20, while Glenwood’s Maggie Friemel finished 12th with a round of +29. Rifle’s Caroline Hays finished tied for 21st with Eagle’s Kaitlin Medina with a round of +41, while Glenwood’s Maddie Riley finished 23rd with a round of +42.
Glenwood teammates Emma Price and Katelyn Brennan finished 27th and 28th with rounds of +49 and +52, while Rifle’s Ashley Jewell finished 30th with a round of +61.
In team scores, Fruita Monument shot a +64 to win classic, while Glenwood placed second with a team score of +71. Palisade (+74), Eagle Valley (+81), Vail Mountain (+87), Grand Junction (+96), and Rifle (+122) rounded out the team scores at Gypsum Creek.
Glenwood Spring 6, Eagle Valley 0
Making the trip to Eagle Valley Wednesday for a 4A Western Slope league battle with the Devils on the diamond, the Glenwood Springs Demons baseball team rolled to a 6-0 win, banging out eight hits as a team.
Against the Devils, Glenwood scored two runs in the third inning and four runs in the fourth inning while shutting out the Devils on the afternoon.
Offensively, senior Dylan Lee led the Demons with two hits, while junior Ashlan Stolley, senior Chano Gonzalez, senior Kai Kanzer, junior Sam Fitzwilliams, senior Liam McMahon, and senior Tyler Dollahan recorded one hit each in the win. Gonzalez and Kanzer recorded one double each, while Dollahan continued to swing a hot bat, homering in the shutout win.
Gonzalez and Dollahan led the Demons with two RBIs each, while Lee and Stolley drove in a run apiece.
On the mound in the league battle, Lee worked five clean innings, allowing just two hits while striking out two and walking one to pick up the win. Sophomore Wheatley Nieslanik worked two clean innings in relief for the save, allowing two hits while walking one and striking out two.
The win improves the Demons to 8-7 (4-1 in 4A WSL) on the season. Glenwood returns to action Friday at Glenwood Springs Middle School in a 4A Western Slope League doubleheader with the Summit Tigers, starting at 3 p.m.
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