Saturday’s area sports wrap-up
Sparked by the second-place run of freshman Katrina Selsor, the Glenwood Springs girls finished second as a team in Saturday’s Delta Invitational Cross-Country meet. Battle Mountain won the girls meet team championship with a low score of 52, followed by Glenwood’s 91. Basalt was third.Selsor completed the course in a team-best 19 minutes, 4 seconds. Her older sister, Sharaya Selsor, in her first running action after suffering a leg injury last spring, took eighth place in 20:29, 12 seconds back of Basalt’s Amy Lund. Two other area girls – Kate Wilson of Basalt (21:04) and Glenwood’s Amanda Alberico (21:06) finished in the top 15.The Longhorns, fourth overall, had the highest team finish among area boys in the team standings. Glenwood was sixth. Collin Stewart turned Basalt’s fastest time with a 16:39 finish, three seconds ahead of teammate Casey Weaver. Duncan McDaniel of the Longhorns was 17th in 17:40. Glenwood’s Ryan Ward (18:13) and Justin Davis (18:14) finished 29th and 30th, respectively.The Demons are scheduled to run in Steamboat next Saturday. Basalt is at the Longmont Invitational.
On the road at Colorado Springs and Scottsbluff, Neb., Colorado Mountain College’s men’s soccer team ended their first weekend of the 2005 season at 1-1.”I was very pleased with the results,” said Eagles coach Steve White. The Eagles face Salt Lake (Utah) Community College in a women’s/men’s doubleheader Sept. 10 at Gates Soccer Park at the college’s Spring Valley campus.On Friday, the Eagles earned a 5-1 victory over Air Force Prep. CMC took a 3-0 lead in the first half, then padded their lead on a pair of second-half goals.Four different players scored goals for the Eagles in the contest.CMC dropped a 1-0 decision at Western Nebraska Community College Saturday.
The Longhorns and Cardinals ended the annual Grand Valley Invitational volleyball tournament in Parachute by playing each other in the championship game.Basalt won the title with a 2-0 sweep over the Cardinals, who won three of four pool-play matches. Grand Valley’s victories included a 2-0 sweep over Coal Ridge and a 2-1 win against Telluride. Coal Ridge, in their first high school match, concluded the tournament 0-5.The Titans return to the court Tuesday at Rangely. Grand Valley is off until next weekend’s road match at Meeker. Basalt travels to Gunnison Friday.
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The 50th Carbondale Mountain Fair last weekend included the 42nd running of the Mt. Sopris Runoff 14-miler and its companion 4-Mile Fair Run foot races after a one-year hiatus due to the pandemic.