Redfern scores 26 in ‘Horns victory |

Redfern scores 26 in ‘Horns victory

BASALT ” Lauren Redfern had a dominating 26-point performance to keep the Basalt Longhorns perfect in league play and alone on top of the Class 3A Western Slope girls basketball standings.

The Longhorns got off to a quick 16-point advantage in the first quarter and rolled to a 60-36 victory over league foe Hotchkiss Friday night at Basalt High School.

Redfern, who was a perfect 7-for-7 from the free-throw line, also pulled down five rebounds in the contest. Teammate Brittney Pollock finished with 11 points and Lindsey Soucie was the Longhorn’s rebounding leader with eight, including five on the offensive boards.

Basalt improves to 7-0 in league play (10-2 overall), while Hotchkiss falls to 3-4 (7-5).

The Longhorns host Olathe Friday.

BASALT ” Hugo Araujo and Darren Duroux notched 13 and 12 points, respectively, to lead the Basalt Longhorns to a 50-39 victory over Hotchkiss in Class 3A Western Slope League boys basketball action Friday.

Araujo got the ‘Horns off to a solid start with six points in the first quarter, then Duroux took over in the second frame with eight points before fouling out in the second half.

Basalt improves to 4-3 in league play (4-6 overall). Hotchkiss drops to 1-6 (3-9).

Basalt faced Summit County in a nonleague contest Saturday.

No score was available at press time.

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