Preparations: Volleyball Basalt beat Aspen in the league, big games ahead for football

Preparations: Volleyball Basalt beat Aspen in the league, big games ahead for football

Basalt Excessive Faculty junior Grace Garcia, left, celebrates a degree with senior Kaylee Garrigus in opposition to Aspen on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022, inside AHS Gymnasium. The Longhorns rallied for a 3-1 victory.
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The Basalt Excessive Faculty volleyball workforce rallied from an early set loss to beat Aspen 3-1 Thursday contained in the AHS gymnasium. The win avenged a 3-1 loss to the Skiers on Sept. 13 at Basalt.

Aspen received the primary set on Thursday, 25-19, but it surely was Basalt who received the ultimate three units by scores of 25-22, 25-22 and 25-21. It was a vital league win for the Longhorns, who’ve now received three of 4 video games to go 5-12 within the fall. Regardless of the dismal general report, BHS at the moment are 4-2 within the league and in a two-game shedding streak with Rifle and Roaring Fork for second place behind Delta.

Aspen fell to 7-9 general after seeing their two-game profitable streak come to an finish. The Skiers at the moment are 2-4 within the league and can play subsequent Tuesday at Roaring Fork.

Kelly falls in first spherical at state tennis

Aspen Excessive Faculty junior Chase Kelly misplaced within the first spherical of the Class 4A Boys State Tennis Event Thursday in Pueblo. The Skiers’ solely state qualifier, Kelly fell within the No. 1 singles bracket to Discovery Canyon junior Sean Bratkowsky, 6-4, 6-2. Bratkowsky additionally received his second-round match to advance to Friday’s semifinals, that means Kelly nonetheless has an opportunity to make the studying rounds.

Basalt soccer profitable streak ends at Coal Ridge

The Basalt Excessive Faculty males’s soccer workforce loved its three-game profitable streak Thursday with an 8-2 loss to No. 3 Class 3A Coal Ridge (10-1-2). The loss got here two days after a 1-0 win at Aspen.

Now 6-6-1 general, BHS performs Roaring Fork on Tuesday in what’s at the moment its final scheduled common season recreation.

The Skiers performed Thursday at Roaring Fork (10-2), shedding 3-0 to drop to 1-9-2 general. Aspen has three extra video games scheduled to play, beginning with a Saturday journey to Moffat County.

Basalt softball gears up for regional play

The Basalt Excessive Faculty softball workforce is scheduled to start regional play Saturday. The Longhorns (12-8 general) are the No. 17 seed and can face No. 16 Resurrection Christian (12-7) at 12:15 p.m. Saturday of their Class 3A Area 1 battle.

The four-team area is hosted by No. 1 seed Strasbourg (20-3), who host No. 32 Englewood (9-8) early within the recreation at 10 a.m. The winners meet within the regional title match at 2:30. pm Saturday for a spot within the state match.

Aspen Softball completed the season 0-16 general and didn’t make regional play.

Basalt and Moffat soccer will play for the highest of the league

The Class 2A Western Slope League – formally known as League 6 this season – will doubtless be selected Friday night time when No. 4 Basalt (6-0) performs No. 8 Moffat County (5-1) in Craig. Each groups are 2-0 within the league, with the Bulldogs’ solely loss coming 36-6 to Class 3A Resurrection Christian (5-1) of their first recreation of the season.

Moffat County has league wins over Rifle (29-26) and Coal Ridge (48-6), whereas Basalt has wins over Grand Valley (42-6) and Rifle (22-7).

Grand Valley and Aspen each enter this week 1-1 within the league, whereas Rifle and Coal Ridge are each 0-2 within the six-team league.

The Skiers (2-4 general) host Rifle (2-4) at 7 p.m. Friday for the reunion.

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