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Rams to host 3A regionals

Winning the Class 3A District 2 boys and girls basketball tournaments has paid off for Roaring Fork as each team will now get to host its respective regional tournament in the state playoffs.

Both Ram teams will try to use home-court advantage in the first two rounds of the state tournament on Friday and Saturday, and if either or both advance, they will go on to the Great 8 taking place March 9-11 at Colorado State University in Fort Collins.

The top-seeded Roaring Fork boys team (19-2) will be matched up against No. 8 Ignacio (10-12) in the first round of the state tournament on Friday. No. 4 Holy Family (15-7) will play No. 5 Weld Central (16-7) in the other regional game at Roaring Fork on Friday. The winner of each game will then face off on Saturday at Roaring Fork, and the winner will be headed to Fort Collins.

The No. 2-seeded Roaring Fork girls basketball team (16-6) will take the court against No. 7 Estes Park (11-11) on Friday at Roaring Fork. The winner of that contest will face the winner of Friday’s No. 3 St. Mary’s Academy-No. 6 Classical Academy game on Saturday also at Roaring Fork.

Game times have not yet been set.

Having captured the Class 2A District 5 titles, the Grand Valley boys and girls basketball teams will now travel to Grand Junction for regional match-ups on Saturday.

The Grand Valley boys (20-2) will take the court against Nucla (12-9) at 11:45 a.m. Saturday at Grand Junction High School.

The girls (14-7) will face Mancos (9-12) at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Grand Junction High School.

With wins, each Grand Valley team will advance to the eight-team state tournament March 9-11 at the Pueblo Events Center.

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