Snow keeps Glenwood Springs golfers from the links
GOLDEN,Colorado On Sunday, Glenwood Springs girls golfers made the trip to the Front Range for Mondays tournament at Rolling Hills Country Club in Golden. With five inches of snow blanketing the course Monday morning, the Demons had to turn around and head right back over the passes after organizers called the tourney.And that was just one of two snowed-out tourneys Glenwood missed out on.The Demons were going to send half their team to Golden and half to Craig for a tournament at Yampa Valley Golf Course. Six inches of snow postponed the action in Craig. Glenwood coach Kathy Whiting said that the tournament in Craig has been tentatively rescheduled for Thursday. If it happens, shell have a full squad there.
PARACHUTE, Colorado Goals by Kathy Vega, Kelly Farris and Danelia Abarca paced Roaring Fork to a 3-2 girls soccer win at Grand Valley on Monday.The win upped Roaring Forks record to 3-11-0 overall, while Grand Valley wrapped its first varsity season with a 1-13-1 mark.The Rams close out their season today at home against Rangely.
CARBONDALE, Colorado Ram seniors Matt Alberico, Michael Black, Dana Holley and Jack Stokan suited up for the final time in Roaring Forks 12-2 baseball loss to Aspen on Monday.Jake Strack-Loertscher had a pair of hits to pace the Rams, who completed a 6-13 season.With a junior, three sophomores and six freshmen on its 2009 roster, Roaring Fork will return a young core of players to the diamond next year.
PARACHUTE, Colorado Grand Valleys baseball team saw its season come to an end with a 19-9 loss to visiting Olathe on Monday.Senior Cameron King had a pair of hits for the Cardinals in defeat. Another senior, Josh Swindell, contributed valuable innings in relief. Grand Valley, which closed its season with a 4-13 overall record, fell behind early and could never fully recover.
MONTROSE, Colorado Windy conditions did little to slow Glenwood Springs girls track and field team.The Demons not only crushed all comers in the team standings at Fridays Montrose Invitational, but select speedsters took down school records. The girls 4×100-meter relay team, comprising Meg Waibel, Laura Young, Connor Adams and Jolie Dubois, clocked in at 50.36 seconds to break a school record set last year. Glenwoods all-freshmen 4×200 relay group of Madi Goodstein, Adams, Kaila Fox and Lexie Warkentin crossed the line in 1:50.27 to shatter a 10-year-old school record.Both records were good enough for first-place finishes.Dubois (100, 12.87; 200, 26.13), Katrina Selsor (800, 2:23.42; 1,600, 5:29.2), Laura Young (300 hurdles, 46.41) and the Demons 4×400 (4:12.28) and 800 sprint medley (1:51.41) relays also won events.Several others scored top-three finishes as the Demons edged out second-place Eagle Valley by nearly 100 points (160-63.5).Glenwoods boys werent bad, either. The Demons took third in the team standings behind first-place Eagle Valley and second-place Delta.Sixteen season-best performances were recorded, including a 4×800 relay run of 8:21.86. Ryan Buchanans 2:00.3 anchor leg sealed the victory for the foursome. The boys 4×100 relay team also prevailed, clocking in at a season-tops 44.51.Kurt Hartmann won the 110 hurdles for the Demons. He timed in at 15.48.
MONTROSE, Colorado Rifle and Coal Ridge also made the Friday trip to Montrose. Coal Ridges Chelyn McCain sped to respective second- and third-place finishes in the 100 hurdles (16.39) and 300 hurdles (48.11). Titan girls relay teams were second in the 4×200 (1:53.1) and third in the 4×400 (4:24.29).For Coal Ridges boys, Colby Fauser took second in the 200 (23.45), Brandon Schlegel nabbed second in the triple jump (41 feet, 2 inches) and DaLin Murphy was third in the 1,600 (4:48.14) and the 3,200 (10:29.62). The Titan boys 4×200 relay team finished third (1:33.88).Rifles Tyler Rust took second in the high jump, topping out with a 6-3 clearance. Rifle boys relay teams nabbed second in both the 4×200 (1:33.38) and the 800 sprint medley (1:43.57).Bear girls were second in the 4×400 relay (4:18.14) and 800 sprint medley (1:56.49) and third in the 4×100 relay (52.89).
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Area prep soccer players and their coaches were well-represented in the 3A and 4A All Western Slope League selections announced this week.