Rams boys, girls beat Olathe | PostIndependent.com

Rams boys, girls beat Olathe

Post Independent/Kara K. Pearson Roaring Fork's Whitney Campbell chases down a loose ball with Olathe's Ali Medina during Saturday's game.

Rolling on to their 11th win in a row, the Roaring Fork boys basketball team easily defeated Olathe by a score of 72-40 Saturday night in Carbondale.After a close first quarter that left Roaring Fork ahead 19-14, the Rams turned on their defense and held Olathe to eight points in each of the following quarters and 10 in the final frame.

The Rams were impressive on offense as well, hitting nine 3-pointers as a team while Olathe only made three.Adam Joiner led all scorers, sinking six 3-pointers and finishing with 20 points. Derek Parker added another 3 and totaled 19 points, while Christian Tena also hit a 3-pointer and scored 16. Kyle Raaflaub hit the Ram’s only other 3-pointer.Roaring Fork moves to 8-0 in Class 3A’s Western Slope League and 13-3 overall while Olathe drops to 5-3 in the WSL and 8-7 overall.

Roaring Fork will look for its 12th straight victory when it travels to Aspen for its next game at 7 p.m. on Friday.Roaring Fork gets back on winning track

After being upset by Gunnison in a 54-51 overtime loss on Friday night, the Roaring Fork girls basketball team came back with a vengeance on Saturday, trouncing Olathe 48-28.The Rams (7-2 Class 2A Western Slope League, 11-5 overall) came out playing hard, holding Olathe (0-8 WSL, 4-11) to four points in the first quarter and taking a 23-4 lead into the second frame.Laura Wright scored 13 for the Rams, Sarah Armstrong and Whitney Campbell added another eight and Celeste Comings chipped in a 3-pointer and six total points. Rebecca Roeber hit one 3-pointer and totaled five points and Jessica Smeins hit another 3 to finish with four points.

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