Titans shut out Longhorns
In a pivotal 3A Western Slope League matchup against the Basalt Longhorns in New Castle, the Coal Ridge Titans came away with a big 3-0 shutout soccer win over the Longhorns behind goals from juniors Marcus Amaya and Josh Fulk, as well as senior Luis Galaviz to roll to the win.
Fulk also added an assist while Ezequiel Vasquez and Gustavo Archilla chipped in with one assist each.
“Ever since I’ve been coaching, Basalt has been one of the big rivalry games for us,” Coal Ridge Head Coach Michael Mikalakis said. “I think that always brings out the best play from both of the teams. Tonight was a pretty solid game and was hard fought throughout the 80 minutes. It’s just nice to see our play continue to grow and become established as the regular season begins to wind down.”
With the win, Coal Ridge improves to 11-1 (5-1 3A WSL) on the season. The Titans will take on the Aspen Skiers on Saturday in New Castle with the regular season winding down.
RAMS DOWN CARDINALS
On the road for a league matchup against the Grand Valley Cardinals in Parachute, the Roaring Fork Rams rolled to a 7-0 win in a 3A Western Slope League soccer game.
The Rams received two goals from Lorenzo Andrade, as well as one goal each from Ariahn Barajas, Danny Dipangrazio, Marco Ramos and Ronald Clemente before the Cardinals added an own goal to wrap up the 7-0 win for Roaring Fork.
With the win over Grand Valley, Roaring Fork moves to 8-4 (4-2 3A WSL) on the season, while the Cardinals fall to 0-10-1 (0-6 3A WSL). The Rams will travel to Moffat County on Thursday, while the Cardinals will travel to Moffat County on Saturday.
DEMONS FALL TO TIGERS
Looking to pick up another win over the Summit Tigers Tuesday in a pivotal 4A Western Slope League soccer match on the road, the Glenwood Springs Demons dropped a 2-0 decision to the Tigers.
Summit netted a goal in the first half before capping off the win with a goal in the second half to preserve the shutout over the Demons.
With the loss, Glenwood falls to 6-7 (4-6 4A WSL) on the season. The Demons will travel to Battle Mountain on Thursday for another big 4A WSL game with playoff implications.
DEMONS SWEPT BY DEVILS
Traveling to Eagle Valley for a big 4A Western Slope League volleyball match against the Eagle Valley Devils, the Glenwood Springs Demons had a rough go of things in a 3-0 loss to the Devils by scores of 13-25, 10-25 and 18-25.
With the loss on the road, Glenwood falls to 8-7 (3-6 4A WSL) on the season. The Demons will host Grand Junction on Friday before taking on Summit at home on Saturday.
CARDINALS TOP COWBOYS IN FOUR SETS
Hosting the Meeker Cowboys on Pink Out Night, the Grand Valley Cardinals girls volleyball team picked up a big win in four sets over the Cowboys by scores of 23-25, 25-18, 25-13 and 25-17.
After dropping the first set of the match, the Cardinals responded in a big way behind veteran leaders to win the next three sets and top the Cowboys.
With the win, Grand Valley improves to 9-5 (3-2 3A WSL) on the season.
The Cardinals will travel to Roaring Fork for a matchup with the Rams on Thursday in a big 3A WSL game.
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