Briefs: Prep Roundup April 26, 2009

High School Soccer

• Central rallies past Panthers in OT

Central High School came back from a 1-0 deficit Saturday to beat Montezuma-Cortez 2-1 in overtime.
Ariana Herrera scored the tying goal for the Warriors and Ashley Paul scored the winning goal on a header three minutes into overtime at Long Family Memorial Park.
“We started slow,” Central coach Doug Beach said. “Once they scored, it fired the girls up.”
Shelley Jantz scored the only goal for Cortez; Central goalie Savannah Moore recorded two saves.

• Grand Junction gave up a goal right before halftime to Durango’s Katerina Garcia, which was the difference in the Demons’ 2-1 victory.
Garcia put in another goal early in the first half and Grand Junction’s Kirsten Ryan scored the lone goal for the Tigers.

• In Palisade, the Bulldogs dominated Rifle 3-0.
Freshman Flannery Davis scored her first goal of the game in the first half and added two more in the second to round out the hat trick. Goalie Amelia Davis recorded six saves.

High School Baseball

• Fruita’s Pollock throws shutout in rout

Fruita Monument (11-6, 6-3 Southwestern League) defeated Montezuma-Cortez 11-0 in five innings.
TJ Pollock held the Panthers to four hits in tossing the shutout. Cody Rahmann and Tim Satterfield his doubles and Brackett Mays highlighted a five-run third inning with a three-run home run.
High School Lacrosse

• Grand Valley girls finish undefeated

The Grand Valley girls ended their first regular season a perfect 11-0, defeating Battle Mountain 14-3 at Canyon View Park.
Brianna True scored four goals for Grand Valley.
The Lightning won’t play again until the first round of the state playoffs, May 8.
The Grand Valley boys routed Battle Mountain 12-2. Jeff Cunningham finished with eight points on four goals and four assists. Luke Olsen was the Lightning’s leading scorer, scoring five goals.

High School Swimming

• Griffins dominate Demon Invitational

The District 51 Griffins had five state-qualifying times on their way to a win in the Demon Invitational in Glenwood Springs. District 51 defeated Delta 152-57, Glenwood Springs 174-14 and Moffat County 164-37.
“It’s a great pool and we tore it up,” District 51 coach Dale Leonhart said.
The state qualifiers were the 200-yard medley relay in 1 minute, 48.09 seconds and the 400-yard freestyle relay (3:35.46).
Tyler Walton qualified in the 100-yard butterfly (55.69) and the
100-yard backstroke (55.68). Sam Leonhart qualified in the backstroke, placing second in 56.55.

High School Tennis

• Fruita cruises to win at Durango

Fruita Monument defeated Durango 6-1.
The Wildcats swept the singles matches, with Janine Kirtland defeating Ellen Southworth 6-1, 6-0 at No. 3.
The doubles were highlighted by the No. 4 team of Amanda Stites and Taylor Blake, who defeated Kelsey Smith and Meagan Robinson 6-2, 6-1.
The regional tournamet is this weekend at the Elliott Tennis Center at Mesa State College.


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