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Weekend preps roundup: Rifle bows out of state softball playoffs

The 4A state softball playoffs ended for the Rifle Lady Bears Saturday with a pair of shutout losses to Elizabeth 10-0 and Roosevelt 8-0 in the regional round at Johnstown.

Game details and Rifle statistics were not available via Maxpreps on Sunday.

The Bears ended the season at 13-8 overall, 2-2 in the 4A Western Slope League. It was the last games in a Bears softball uniform for seniors Kaylie Stark, Isabel Harris, Jade Croy and Emma Poole.

Roosevelt went on to beat Air Academy 7-6 to qualify for the 4A state tournament along with Elizabeth, 7-5 winners over Air Academy.

Girls volleyball

Glenwood Springs @ Steamboat Springs, Thursday, Oct. 14

Steamboat Springs won 3 sets to 1 over Glenwood Springs (25-19, 17-25, 26-24, 25-18) at Steamboat.

Glenwood junior Mattea Enewold led the Demons with 10 kills and seven blocks, and junior Siri Henderson had nine kills and 21 digs. Senior Kenzie Winder also had 21 digs.

The Demons dropped to 9-9 overall and 5-4 in the 4A Western Slope League standings. Next up: at Palisade, 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Roaring Fork @ Cedaredge, Thursday, Oct. 14

Roaring Fork fell 3-1 at Cedaredge (25-15, 25-14, 20-25, 25-20). Senior Grace Ferguson had three serving aces and 22 digs for the Rams.

Coal Ridge @ Grand Valley, Thursday, Oct. 14

Coal Ridge scored a 3-1 match win at Grand Valley (17-25, 25-20, 29-27, 25-17).

Team leaders were senior Peyton Garrison (14 kills) and Justice Segovia (41 digs) for Coal Ridge, and sophomore Jaycee Pittman (nine kills), Linkin McCormick (eight blocks) and Abbey Parker (27 digs) for Grand Valley.

Rifle @ Basalt, Thursday, Oct. 14

Hosting the Rifle Bears, the Basalt Longhorns prevailed 3-1 (25-18, 15-25, 25-9, 25-21). Junior Amelia Allen had 15 kills for the Longhorns.

Coal Ridge vs. Montrose, Friday, Oct. 15

Visiting Montrose swept the Coal Ridge Titans in three straight sets in nonleague action Friday night (25-20, 25-11, 25-14) in New Castle.

Game stats were not available. The Titans fall to 6-9 overall and stand at 4-4 in the 3A Western Slope League. Next up: Cedaredge at home on Thursday, 6:30 p.m.

Roaring Fork @ Gunnison, Saturday, Oct. 16

Traveling to Gunnison on Saturday, Roaring Fork earned its first sweep of the season (25-18, 25-17, 25-22).

The Rams improved to 3-17 overall and 2-6 in league with the win. Team leaders were sophomore Ruby Denning with six kills and junior Bella Brown with a pair of serving aces. Senior Grace Ferguson, sophomore Nora Lindgren and freshman Erica Crownhart had 10 digs apiece.

Grand Valley vs. North Fork, Saturday, Oct. 16

The Miners downed the host Grand Valley Cardinals 3-1 on Saturday (25-18, 24-26, 25-10, 25-21).

Leading the Cardinals were senior Katie Ray with nine kills, and senior Jaycee Pittman and junior Linkin McCormick with five kills each. Grand Valley falls to 3-13 overall and 1-6 in league.

Next up: Roaring Fork at home on Thursday, 6:30 p.m.

Boys soccer scores

Oct. 14: Summit 2, Rifle 0; Roaring Fork 5, Basalt 0; Oct. 15: Coal Ridge 11, Moffat County 1; CRMS 3, Caprock Academy 2.

Senior Reporter/Managing Editor John Stroud can be reached at 970-384-9160 or jstroud@postindependent.com.

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