Preparations roundup: Basalt football continues to roll in league play;  tennis prepares for the regionals |  New

Preparations roundup: Basalt football continues to roll in league play; tennis prepares for the regionals | New

This is how final week went in Roaring Fork Valley Excessive Faculty Sports activities:

Cross nation

Whereas the remainder of the group competed in Delta at Pantherfest, the highest two racers from Basalt traveled to Mesa, Arizona for the Desert Twilight race in opposition to a number of the greatest competitors within the space. Within the race for the draw, Katelyn Maley took twenty first place general with a time of 18 minutes and 28.8 seconds, and Ava Lane took thirty first place with a time of simply over 19 minutes flat.

Again in Colorado, the Longhorns took second place within the boys and fourth within the ladies, with out Maley and Lane. Junior Owen Lambert took seventh place, senior Misha Logan ninth and rookie Towler Scott tenth as Basalt fell simply behind first place Battle Mountain by 13 factors within the ultimate standings.

Sophomore Isabella Moon led the pack on the women facet for Basalt with a tenth place end.

The Aspen ladies took third place at Delta, capped off by sixth place Julia Diaz, a few minute behind first place. Senior Michaela Kenny got here in thirteenth and second Eden Bohart got here in tenth.

Glenwood Springs senior Sophia Connerton-Nevin raced solo, ending third.


Aspen and Basalt wrapped up their common season schedule final week – together with a one-on-one matchup – forward of the regional sport beginning Thursday.

The 2 met in Aspen on Wednesday because the Skiers received 6-1. The Skiers swept each match besides Doubles No. 4, during which Basalt freshmen Mikyl Martin and Catcher Davis fell to the wire in opposition to Aspen seniors Tucker Livingston and Wilder Rothberg in three units.

No. 1 singles participant Chase Kelly conceded no factors to Aspen in straight units 6-0, and No. 3 singles participant Alex Schlosser conceded only one in straight units.

Basalt recovered Thursday in opposition to Steamboat Springs in a 4-3 win, successful all 4 doubles matches. In keeping with MaxPreps, Basalt closed their common season 3-6 general and 2-4 within the league.

The combat in opposition to Basalt was Aspen’s final on the common season schedule, ending 6-3 general and 6-2 within the league, tied with Grand Junction for probably the most common season league wins.

Each groups journey to College Colorado Mesa in Grand Junction for regionals Thursday and Friday with bids for the state championship on the road.


The boys’ golf season led to Denver on Wednesday with the 3A State Championships for Aspen and Basalt. Each groups landed gamers within the prime 10 particular person finalists – Garrett Exelbert for Basalt and Carson Miller for Aspen, who tied for ninth place – however fell in need of expectations.

Aspen completed fifth and Basalt completed eighth out of 12 groups. (Aspen Every day Information lined the match in additional element in its Wednesday version.)

Comfortable ball

Basalt bounced again from Friday’s 10-6 loss to Rifle with two highway wins on Monday and Tuesday. First, the Longhorns beat Battle Mountain 22-9, then adopted that up with a 16-9 win over Eagle Valley.

The Longhorns improved to 11-5 general and 5-3 within the 3A Western Slope league, shifting them into third place going into the league’s ultimate 4 video games heading into the weekend.

Aspen fell to 0-13 this season with a 15-0 loss at Meeker on Monday. The Skiers nonetheless have two video games on the schedule: Thursday with Delta within the house ultimate and Saturday at Alamosa.


Basalt continued their excellent run within the first week of league play, beating Grand Valley 42-6 at house to enhance to 5-0.

The Longhorns had 4 touchdowns within the first quarter and two extra within the second earlier than bringing within the junior varsity group after halftime with a 42-0 benefit. Senior Cooper Crawford rushed for 137 yards on simply six carries, scoring thrice. Fellow senior Trevin Beckman additionally scored on a run and senior quarterback Kade Schneider went 6-for-7 passing for 97 yards and two touchdowns, one every to Will Keating and Beckman.

Aspen additionally obtained off to a superb begin within the league, beating Coal Ridge 17-6 on the highway Friday night time. Skiers didn’t have particular person statistics accessible in MaxPreps.

It was Aspen’s second general win of the season, shifting to 2-3 with 4 video games left on the schedule, beginning with a house sport in opposition to Grand Valley on Friday.

Roaring Fork went down 38-0 to Gunnison to start out their Championship schedule. The Rams went 1-4 general this season.


Roaring Fork led their successful streak to 4 video games with a 1-0 non-league win over Crested Butte on Friday courtesy of a second-half purpose from junior Foster Hayes. After shedding two video games in a row, the defending champions received every of the following 4 video games, with an combination rating of 13-6. The Rams are 6-2 with a 2-1 league report.

Elsewhere, Aspen drew 1-1 at host Delta on Thursday and 2-2 at Basalt on Monday earlier than falling 4-0 at Coal Ridge on Tuesday. The skiers are 1-5-2 on the yr.

The draw in opposition to Aspen was Basalt’s solely sport of the week, going 3-5-1 this yr.

Glenwood Springs tied Summit 2-2 on Thursday in Frisco and misplaced 3-1 to Grand Junction at house on Tuesday. The Demons sit at 2-7-2.


Roaring Fork received their comeback bout with Moffat County on Tuesday 3-1 to separate themselves from the pack on the 3A Western Slope rankings. Delta sits 6-0 within the league — however at 3-1 within the league, the Rams are the one different group above .500. Roaring Fork fell to Delta 3-2 on Thursday during which every of the primary 4 units was determined by lower than six factors.

Towards the Bulldogs on Tuesday, the Rams received the primary two units, together with a 25-10 rating within the second, earlier than prevailing within the fourth set by a rating of 25-13 over the Bulldogs. Senior Bella Brown recorded 12 kills within the win.

Elsewhere, Glenwood Springs went 1-1 with a win at Summit on Thursday and a loss to Eagle Valley on Tuesday. The Demons are 11-4 with a 3-4 league report.

Basalt went 1-1, knocking out Coal Ridge on Tuesday in a 3-0 sweep to redeem a 3-2 loss at Hotchkiss on Thursday. The Longhorns are 3-11 general and 2-2 within the league.

Aspen dropped its two video games of the week to fall to 5-8 on combination and 1-3 within the league, first at Battle Mountain on Thursday by a rating of 3-2 and at house to Delta 3-1 on Tuesday.

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