High School Fall Sports Summary |  New

High School Fall Sports Summary | New

Some state title defenses have failed in native highschool sports activities, however Roaring Fork Valley groups have been making a whole lot of noise through the fall season.

Basalt was maybe the most important first-quarter winner on the sports activities calendar, with a playoff quartet capitalized on what was seemingly the varsity’s first undefeated season in soccer.

The Longhorns went 9-0 within the league in purely dominant style, coming into the playoffs as one in every of two undefeated groups in 2A soccer — the opposite, Delta, will play for the state championship on Saturday. No workforce within the league has completed inside 10 factors of Basalt in a head-to-head match.

They gained their first playoff recreation since 2019 at residence in opposition to Woodland Park in a remaining 45-24 rout. All of it got here to an abrupt finish within the quarterfinals, nonetheless, in opposition to two-time defending state champion Eaton, who will search the hat-trick in opposition to Delta this weekend.

Main working again Cooper Crawford is anticipated to earn massive recognition within the postseason awards, speeding for 1,489 yards, 100 greater than another 2A participant, in line with knowledge from MaxPreps. His 21 touchdowns path solely Bennett’s Connor Rayburn, who had 25.

Basalt additionally noticed the arrival of its golf workforce – a cooperative effort between the Longhorns, Roaring Fork and Glenwood Springs. The Longhorns positioned second on the River Valley Ranch Regionals in Carbondale, one shot behind eventual state champion Vail Mountain. On the state, they completed eighth out of 12 groups.

However with three juniors – Garrett Exelbert, Jase Joslin and Alec Claassen – and a sophomore – Jackson Stewart – the workforce plans to convey all of its rivals again subsequent yr, with another yr of expertise. Exelbert was named a first-team All-State and Joslin earned an honorable point out.

On the paths, Basalt cross-country star Katelyn Maley had her bid for a 3rd particular person state championship thwarted by a record-breaking efficiency from Liberty Frequent’s Isabel Allori. Maley nonetheless completed second in his senior state meet. Becoming a member of her on the rostrum was good good friend and fellow senior Ava Lane, who had her greatest state efficiency of her highschool profession, ending sixth. Each had been named to the States First Group by CHSAA. The Longhorns additionally noticed their males’s workforce advance to statehood, a yr after having just one boy on the workforce.

The Basalt softball workforce completed 12-9 and earned a playoff berth after lacking the playoffs a yr prior. The workforce gained eight of 9 video games in the course of the schedule, ending fourth within the league however nonetheless qualifying for regionals, falling within the first recreation. Senior Kiera Larson acquired honorable point out on the all-state workforce.

Basalt soccer snuck into the 3A playoffs, gaining momentum late within the season and practically upsetting defending state champion Roaring Fork on their senior night time. The soccer workforce fell within the first spherical of the playoffs, however will solely graduate three seniors in line with MaxPreps. Freshman defenseman Arym Mellin acquired honorable point out on the all-state workforce.


The spotlight of Aspen Excessive’s fall was the resurgence of the lads’s golf workforce in its title protection season, regardless of dropping key championship gamers. The skiers certified 4 gamers for state out of regionals, permitting them to compete as a workforce. There they overtook Basalt within the remaining standings, ending fifth. Senior Carson Miller was named to the all-state first-team roster and senior Sky Sosna was named to the second-team.

The volleyball skier completed 11-11 this season, sneaking into the regional playoff spherical because the No. 33 seed. They upset No. 21 Bennett however fell to No. 4 Religion Christian and failed to maneuver ahead.

Aspen Cross Nation additionally despatched two male runners to the state and certified the feminine workforce, which completed 14th total.

On the tennis court docket, junior Chase Kelly was regional champion, advancing because the No. 1 participant in singles on the state match. He fell in his first match in opposition to Discovery Canyon’s Sean Bratkowsky. No. 2 singles skier Josh Ward and No. 2 doubles Daane Reische and Nico Smith every discovered themselves one spot out of state qualification, listed as substitutes.

Roaring Fork

The Rams’ 2021 Cinderella Boys State Soccer Championship did not get the sequel the workforce hoped for, dropping out of the state playoffs within the quarterfinals in opposition to Liberty Frequent.

Roaring Fork completed 15-3 however fell to the most effective opponents they’ve confronted, twice Liberty Frequent and division rival – and champion – Coal Ridge. Junior Foster Hayes made the all-state first-team roster and senior Emi Magana made the second-team. Senior Max Brooke and Junior Jake Barlow earned honorable mentions.

In volleyball, the Rams turned a 15-10 document right into a No. 26 seed within the regional spherical of the playoffs. They topped the No. 14 Vanguard Faculty however fell to No. 11 Christian Resurrection to finish their season.

In non-CHSAA competitors, senior Corbin Carpenter completed sixth within the Colorado Excessive Faculty Biking League state mountain bike championships, slowed by sickness.

Glenwood Springs

A turnaround season for volleyball noticed Glenwood Springs clinch twenty second place in Regional Spherical 4A. The Demons went 15-10 on the season, their first successful marketing campaign in three years. Seniors Siri Henderson and Mattea Enewold earned all-conference choices. Not all state rosters have been introduced for volleyball but.

Demon Soccer noticed an upset remaining week knock them out of the playoffs, coming into the season finale at Palisade on the bubble for a berth. Once they had been down 42-8, they fell to 5-5 on mixture and retired from the race.

In cross nation, Sophia Connerton-Nevin was the one qualifier, ending forty ninth within the state in 4A.

In mountain biking, senior Chloe Lutgring climbed a number of spots to complete fourth within the state.

After the Thanksgiving vacation, winter sports activities seasons will start, with space skiers hitting the slopes and Aspen basketball following its undefeated championship season with a brand new roster.

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