Briefs: Local Sports March 08, 2009

Coal Ridge, Aspen use home court to earn trips to Ft. Collins

Prep Basketbal

• Two Class 3A Western Slope League boys basketball teams took full advantage of their home courts Saturday to earn berths in this weekend’s state championships in Fort Collins.
Aspen defeated Buena Vista 53-43 and Coal Ridge downed Colorado Academy 58-42 in regional finals action.
Coal Ridge hit 10 3-pointers, including Andy Smedra’s three. Smedra led all scorers with 22 points.
Gunnion lost at Peyton 69-48 in its regional final.
Gunnison’s girls hit 9 of 10 free throws, including two down the stretch, to nip Monte Vista 41-40 and advance to the Class 3A girls Great 8.
Coal Ridge was eliminated with a 41-39 loss at St. Mary’s.

CLASS 1A

• The Crested Butte boys were the only Western Slope team to advance to the Great 8 at Butler-Hancock Arena on the UNC campus in Greeley.
The Titans defeated South Baca County 55-41 at Adams State College.
In other 1A boys action, Ouray lost its regional final 57-45 to Granada at Dove Creek High School.
\Neither of the Western Slope 1A girls teams won their regional championship game on Saturday.
Dove Creek lost on its home court 62-41 to Eads. Crested Butte lost 79-32 to Kim in Lamar.

Prep Soccer

• Grand Junction completed a two-game road trip to the Colorado Springs area with a 4-1 victory over Sand Creek on Saturday.
Stephanie Drake scored twice and Kyleigh Larson and Whitney Ravan once each for the Tigers.
Grand Junction opened the trip with a 1-0 victory over Coronado on Friday, Victoria Rentie scoring the game’s only goal.
Fruita Monument lost its second consecutive game, falling to Coronado on Saturday 4-0.
The Cougars scored all four goals in the first half.
The Wildcats (0-2) were blanked 2-0 by Sand Creek on Friday.

Prep Soccer

• Grand Junction completed a two-game road trip to the Colorado Springs area with a 4-1 victory over Sand Creek on Saturday.
Stephanie Drake scored twice and Kyleigh Larson and Whitney Ravan once each for the Tigers.
Grand Junction opened the trip with a 1-0 victory over Coronado on Friday, Victoria Rentie scoring the game’s only goal.
Fruita Monument lost its second consecutive game, falling to Coronado on Saturday 4-0. The Cougars scored all four goals in the first half.
The Wildcats (0-2) were blanked 2-0 by Sand Creek on Friday.

College Tennis

• The Mesa State College men’s and women’s tennis teams began their spring break trip with victories.
The men (8-0) shut out Glendale (Ariz.) Community College 9-0 with straight-set victories in all six singles matches and didn’t give up a game in two of the three doubles matches.
The women (7-1) easily swept the doubles and won five of the six singles matches in straight sets for an 8-1 victory. Glendale’s Anela Pehlic defeated Kate Lowder 7-5, 6-4 at No. 1 singles.


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