Briefs: Prep Sports Roundup September 13, 2008

GJ soccer plays well, but falls; Palisade softball team gets sweep


• The Grand Junction High School soccer team hung with Durango for 65 minutes Friday, but the Demons got two late goals to defeat the Tigers 4-2 at Canyon View Parik.

Grand Junction (1-3, 1-1 Southwestern League) held a 1-0 halftime lead on Tim Hofer’s goal off an assist from Raffi Cote.

Durango (2-1, 1-0 SWL) scored twice in a 11-minute span during the second half, but the Tigers’ Erick Villalobos tied the game

Dustin Geist had two goals and an assist in the second half, including the Demons’ final goal with two minutes remaining.


• Emily Crow got the win in both games as Palisade swept a doubleheader at Durango on Friday, 6-2, and 7-5.

The victories snapped a string of four losses in five games for the Bulldogs (4-6).

• Palisade completes its Four Corners road trip with another doubleheader at Cortez today.


• Fruita Monument got victories at all but the No. 1 singles position as the Wildcats defeated Montezuma-Cortez 6-1 in Fruita.

All six of the Wildcats’ wins were in straight sets, with JP Lambert giving up only one game in a 6-1, 6-0 victory over Mason White.

The Panthers’ lone victory came from Max Demby, who downed Tristan Beck 7-6, 6-4 .

Denver East handed Grand Junction its first dual loss of the season, defeating the Tigers 5-2.

Parker Hegstrom (No. 3 singles) and the No. 2 doubles team of Greg Coleman and Jake Frankhouser picked up Grand Junction’s two victories.


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