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Rams keep rolling through WSL

G. Sean Kelly
Post Independent Photo/Kara K. Pearson Roaring Fork's Aaron Markham (1) pulls up for a jumper against Olathe's Kyle Pietak (33) during Saturday night's game. The Rams won, klasjd-asdlkj.
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CARBONDALE – The Roaring Fork boys basketball team isn’t getting challenged much so far in Class 3A Western Slope League play.The Rams, who have yet to play a league game decided by less than 20 points, stayed unbeaten in league play with a pair of blowouts over Aspen on Friday and Olathe Saturday.

Roaring Fork downed Aspen 62-28 and rounded out their weekend with a 63-31 victory over the Pirates Saturday.In Saturday’s game, Olathe tried to work the slow-down system, playing methodically on offense in an attempt to keep the scoring down. It worked for about two minutes.With the score tied at 4-all early in the first quarter, the Rams (4-0 WSL, 7-0 overall) put the game away with a 25-4 run that extended deep into the second quarter.

Of course the blowout win wasn’t perfect, according to Nic Lough, who led the Rams with 20 points and seven boards.”It was kind of an ugly win, but we got it and did some good things,” he said.Pity the team Roaring Fork faces when it’s a pretty win.

The other benefit is giving the bench plenty of playing time.”It gets the young guys tons of experience, and the deeper we can make our bench the better off we’ll be in the postseason,” the senior said.Point guard Aaron Markham posted a double-double with 14 points and 10 assists to go along with five steals. In Friday’s game against Aspen (1-2, 2-8) Markham netted 17 points, while A.J. Joiner and Lough finished with 14 and 13 points, respectively.


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