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Roaring Fork soccer tops Rifle, 2-0

Hosting the Rifle Bears boys soccer team Tuesday in Carbondale, the Roaring Fork Rams shook off a rough first half to pick up a 2-0 win in non-league action, moving to 4-0 on the young season, while handing the Bears their first loss of the season.

Against Rifle, sophomore Ross Barlow and freshman Daniel Vega scored second-half goals.

The Rams opened the season with a 4-0 road win over the rival Basalt Longhorns, before topping Vail Mountain (3-2) and Strive Prep – Smart Academy (2-1) in overtime. The Bears opened the season with a pair of road wins, 2-1 over Steamboat Springs and 4-1 over Eagle Valley before Tuesday’s tilt in Carbondale.

Roaring Fork (3-0) travels to Delta Saturday morning for a nonleague matchup with the 3A Western Slope League foe Panthers at 11 a.m., while Rifle (2-1) has a tough road trip Thursday to Edwards to take on the defending 4A Western Slope League champion Battle Mountain Huskies at 6 p.m.

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VOLLEYBALL

Roaring Fork 3, Rifle 2

Traveling to Rifle Tuesday night for a non-league matchup with the Bears’ girls volleyball team, the Roaring Fork Rams picked up a tough 3-2 win by scores of 23-25, 21-25, 25-18, 25-21, and 15-6.

Rifle, after winning three key games at Rangely’s tournament last weekend, returned to action in front of a home crowd and raced out to a 2-0 lead. Unfortunately, the Bears couldn’t hold the lead, losing the final 3 sets to Roaring Fork to drop the match.

The loss drops Rifle to 3-4 on the season. Rifle hosts Grand Junction Central Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in a nonleague battle with the Warriors, while Roaring Fork (2-2) hosts Olathe Saturday at 5 p.m.

jcarney@postindependent.com


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