Briefs: Prep Roundup Sept. 16, 2009

High School Golf

• Berg claims first tournament title

Fruita Monument freshman Will Berg shot a 77 to win medalist honors at the Aspen Invitational, his first career victory.

Fruita’s Ryan Blair and Jeff Cunningham each shot 83 to tie for 12th.

• Steamboat Springs won the team title with 240. Gunnison took second with 242 and Fruita Monument was third with 243. Central placed eighth with 268, led by Chad Johnson’s 80.

High School Soccer

• Montrose hangs on to beat Fruita

Montrose scored the game’s first two goals, then held off Fruita Monument for a 2-1 victory in Montrose in the Southwestern League opener for both teams.

Fruita Monument (1-3, 0-1 SWL) got its goal from Mitchell Van Ackeren in the second half.

• Palisade earned a 2-2 tie at Rifle. The tie ended a three-game Western Slope League losing streak for the Bulldogs.

Brett Hawkins and Samuel Tarin scored goals for Palisade (1-4-1, 0-3-1 WSL). 

High School Softball

• Warriors roll, remain undefeated

Central rolled to a 17-4, five-inning victory over Montrose at Kronkright Complex.

The Warriors scored four runs in the first inning, then pulled away for an 8-3 lead in the second.

Alexis Walters earned the victory.

Danielle Romine, Tayler Else and Mikayla Duffy each had three hits for the Warriors (10-0, 1-0 SWL).

• Delta used a three-run fourth inning to overtake Palisade 6-4.

Tiffany Schaaf had three hits to pace the Panthers and pitched a four-hitter for the victory.

Regan Van Noy had two of the four hits for Palisade (3-3-1, 0-1 WSL).

High School Tennis

• Grand Junction handles Central

Grand Junction won all but the No. 3 singles match as the Tigers defeated Central 6-1 at Central.

Spencer Weinberg (No. 1) and Parker Hegstrom (No. 2) won their singles matches in straight sets for Grand Junction.

The Warriors got their victory from James D’Annible, who topped Greg Coleman in three sets at No. 3 singles.

Fruita Monument took a 6-1 Southwestern League victory at Montrose.

The Wildcats won the three singles matches the hard way, all by 6-4 scores in the third set.

They also won the No. 4 doubles match in a three-set match, with Jeff Hoffman and Alex Lickers taking the third set in a 7-6 tiebreaker.

High School Volleyball

• Central goes 5 to beat Montrose

Central had to go five games to defeat Montrose 25-18, 15-25, 25-22, 17-25, 15-11 at Central.

A balanced Central offensive attack had Amy Kame with 13 kills, Ashley Wells with 12 and Kristina Lindsey with nine. Kame and Wells were also tough defensively with six and four blocks, respectively.

Alyce Albright and Haleigh Higgins paced the defense for Central (3-0, 1-0 Southwestern League) with 17 and 14 digs, respectively.


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