Combs-Talbott combo powers Palisade to win
Marques Combs scored five goals, three on assists from Joe Talbott, as Palisade defeated Rifle 7-4 in Western Slope League boys soccer Monday.
Talbott added a goal with an assist from Spencer Jackson, who assisted on two other goals.
Rifle trailed 3-1 at the half, but pulled within 5-4 on Angel Diaz’s goal in the 64th minute, his third goal of the game. The Bulldogs responded with a goal in the 65th minute by Combs, who was assisted by Damick Kinson, and Kinson delivered the final goal in the 72nd minute.
Palisade outshot the Bears 34-23, and goalkeeper Conner Carey made 12 saves for the Bulldogs, who improved to 6-6 overall.