Rifle boys rally past Panthers in OT
RIFLE — Tanner Quick’s reverse layup with 15 seconds remaining sent Rifle High School’s boys basketball team into overtime against the Delta Panthers, and the Bears prevailed in the extra frame for a 52-45 Class 4A Western Slope League victory on Friday night.
Tanner Rust added 10 points for the Bears, and Trenton Brown finished 4-for-4 shooting from the foul line in OT.
Rifle continues league play on Tuesday against Steamboat Springs at home.
Coal Ridge 46, Cedaredge 39
CEDAREDGE — Andy Bowles scored 12 points to go with 10 points from Elu Arreola, helping the Titans prevail over the Bruins in the Class 3A WSL game.
Trent Walker finished with 14 points to pace Cedaredge, but the Bruins weren’t able to rally from a 35-28 deficit headed into the fourth quarter.
“We bounced back [from a loss against Grand Valley on Tuesday] really strong,” Coal Ridge coach Paul Harvey said. “We hope this win carries over into our game with Roaring Fork on Tuesday.”
Aspen 36, Roaring Fork 33
CARBONDALE — The Skiers earned a Class 3A WSL win over the Rams. No other information was available as of press time.
Rifle 59, Delta 53
RIFLE — Carsyn Copeland had a career night for the Bears, finishing with 15 points, 11 rebounds, four assists and five steals in their victory over the Panthers.
Roaring Fork 67, Aspen 22
CARBONDALE — Autumn Grandberry finished with a game-high 28 points and Maddie Nieslanik added 13 to pace the Rams to their first victory of the season. Mary Landis and Olivia Crawford each scored six points to pace the Skiers.
Cedaredge 45, Coal Ridge 39
CEDAREDGE — Britini Allen finished with 14 points and Paige Ryan added 12, but the Bruins held on for the victory and handed the Titans their second loss in a row.
Nellie Freman scored a game-high 15 points to pace Cedaredge in the victory.
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After bowing out of the 3A state soccer playoffs in the quarterfinals and semifinals the past two seasons, the Roaring Fork Rams finally get their shot at a state title on Saturday.