Roaring Fork splits with Cedaredge in home finale
Hosting the Cedaredge Bruins in the final home game of the year, the Roaring Fork Rams’ girls basketball team came up short on Senior Night, dropping a 46-27 decision to the Bruins.
In the game, the Rams struggled to get going offensively, scoring just 20 first-half points before then scoring just one point in the third quarter, allowing the Bruins to pull away for the win.
On Senior Night, seniors Ashley Hall, Lyndsay Hansen, Lily Ramos, Katie Weimer, Jasmin Lopez, Ailyn Arevalo and Cindy Salinas combined for 22 of the 27 Roaring Fork points in the loss, wrapping up their Ram careers on their home floor.
Hansen led the way with seven points, while Hall and Lopez added six and five points, respectively.
Sitting at 8-10, 3-5 on the season, the Rams will wrap up the regular season today against the Aspen Skiers on the road.
ROARING FORK 59, CEDAREDGE 42
On Senior Night in Carbondale, Roaring Fork forward Justin Thompson had a night to remember, dropping a career-high 23 points in the Rams’ 59-42 win over the visiting Cedaredge Bruins.
Thompson scored 17 first-half points, including 12 points in the opening quarter to really jump-start the Roaring Fork offense on yet another explosive night for the Rams.
Along with Thompson, sophomore forward Joe Salinas scored 17 points for the Rams, including 10 points in the first quarter as Roaring Fork scored 22 first-half points.
Senior guards Aldo Pinela and Jassiel Petetan added 10 and three points, respectively, in the win.
For Roaring Fork (14-4, 6-2 3A Western Slope League), the Rams will wrap up the regular season today on the road against the Aspen Skiers.
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