Briefs: Prep Sports Roundup September 27, 2008
Seguin leads Aspen to rout of Cedaredge
• Aspen’s high-scoring offense overpowered the Cedaredge Bruins 41-0 on Friday at home.
Senior Beaux Seguin scored two of the Skiers’ first three touchdowns on a 19-yard run and a 26-yard catch to propel Aspen to the victory. He finished the day with 70 yards rushing on 13 carries.
Sophomore Nicki Uskes added 96 yards on 12 carries with one touchdown. The Skiers’ junior quarterback, Anderson Cole, was nearly perfect on the day going 8 of 9 for 139 yards with two touchdowns. His second touchdown was a 56-yard pass to Walker Moriarty.
• The defense of Montrose shut down the Pueblo West Cyclones as the Indians won 34-6 on Friday in 4A action in Montrose.
The Indians took a 27-0 lead into halftime against a team that head coach Todd Casebier said was ranked tenth in the state. After the game, Casebier said the defense of his unranked squad played outstanding.
• The Paonia Eagles held off a late charge by Hayden to defend their home turf and win 24-19.
The Eagles kept the ball on the ground, running behind senior Josh Burns, who amassed 79 yards and scored once. Paonia only attempted five passes all game, but managed to score on a five-yard dump-off to Jordan Van Vleet. The Eagles scored again on a run by junior running back Taylor Bradford. After going into halftime with the score 24-6, the offense was shutout in the second half. However, the defense was able to slow Hayden down just enough to hang on for the five-point win.
• In a defensive struggle, Delta beat Moffat County at home 12-10. The Glenwood Springs Demons stomped on Battle Mountain 56-7. In an offensive battle, Montezuma-Cortez outgunned Rifle 56-31. The Olathe Pirates defeated Coal Ridge 50-21.
• After a scoreless first half, Grand Junction scored twice within 10 minutes to knock off Montezuma-Cortez 2-0 on Friday in high school boys soccer action at Montezuma-Cortez.
The Tigers had one goal called back in the first half, but kept the pressure on in the second, and only allowed three shots on goal in the entire game.
“Persistence was the key in this one,” coach Hal Templeton said. “Calling back the goal in the first half fired the guys up.”
• Durango High School scored one minute into the second half to take the lead as they went on to shutout Fruita Monument High School 2-0 on Friday at home.
• Palisade needed little effort to sweep Moffat County 25-14,
25-18, 25-15 on Friday at home.
Palisade, which improves to 6-5 overall and 4-2 in league play, was led by Deanette Whittington, who had team-highs in assists and digs. Kendra Collette led the team with four aces and eight kills.
After an impressive overall performance, Palisade plays its next game at 1 p.m. today as they host Steamboat Springs.
• Fruita Monument rolled in Cortez taking down the Panthers 3-0.
Cortez played the Wildcats tight as Fruita won 25-20, 26-24, 25-23.
“It was a great all-around match,” Fruita coach Amelia Connor said. “We had solid performances on blocking and controlled the pass well.”
• The Grand Junction Tigers overwhelmed the Durango Demons 7-0 as they swept the singles and doubles matches without losing a set.
Owen Gartner of Grand Junction defeated Dylan Shapiro 6-3, 6-3.
Coach Carol Elliott said although she was happy with the team’s performance, the Tigers are trying to get better.
• Central lost one set the entire match as they defeated Montezuma-Cortez 7-0.
The Warriors’ No. 1 singles player, Isaac Brown, dropped his first set 2-6, but rallied back to defeat Mack Denzey 6-3, 6-4. At No. 3, Tom Morrison took care of Mason White 6-0, 6-0.
• The Fruita Monument Wildcats swept the Montezuma-Cortez Panthers 6-1 and 4-2 in Southwestern League action at Montezuma-Cortez.
Junior Krystina Pacheco got the win in the first game as she allowed one run on five hits and struck out seven. Freshman Shanyn Thomas homered in the seventh inning to give the Wildcats some breathing room.