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Roaring Fork splits with Gunnison

In other area high school basketball over the weekend, Roaring Fork split two games at Gunnison on Friday night.

The Roaring Fork girls, with a second-half surge, beat Gunnison 57-45 to improve to 7-2 in the 3A Western Slope League. The Rams are 11-5 overall.

A big fourth quarter (19 points) solidified the victory on the road.



Tarn Udall and Brie Bath each scored 13 for Roaring Fork’s girls while Jessi Rochel added 10.

Freshman Carly Velasquez and senior Emily Markham each scored nine.



Ranae Romero and Lara Garren led Gunnison with 15 points each.

Shalee Keener added nine.

The Roaring Fork girls will host Paonia on Friday, Feb. 22, to conclude the regular season.

The Roaring Fork boys lost another heartbreaker at Gunnison Friday, losing 58-56.

After leading by three entering the second quarter, Roaring Fork’s boys trailed 29-26 at halftime.

The Rams cut the deficit by a point in the third quarter.

Each team scored 22 points in the fourth with Gunnison holding on for the two-point win.

Juan Quintero led all scorers with 22 points for Roaring Fork.

Kevin Broadhurst added nine and Kaid Harris eight for the foul-plagued Rams.

Noel Collman and Mark Collins scored 20 each for Gunnison, which converted 19-of-30 free throws. Roaring Fork managed 10-of-15 at the line.

The Roaring Fork boys are 5-4 in league play and 8-9 overall. They host Paonia on Friday night.


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