Hotchkiss girls top Cedaredge
Jennifer Celis and Erin Jones had 11 points apiece as the host Hotchkiss girls basketball team defeated Cedaredge 54-39 Monday in a Class 3A Western Slope District Tournament pigtail game.
Hotchkiss (7-11) advanced to play at Rifle in a first round game 6 p.m. today.
“It was just our ability to maintain our focus,” Hotchkiss coach Josh Kasper said. “We built three double-digit leads and saw all three shrunk to four or five points, but we kept our focus through that.”
Hotchkiss led Cedaredge (3-17) 14-5 after the first quarter.
Rifle 86, Basalt 31: Tanner Quick had a game-high 14 points as host Rifle won a Class 3A Western Slope District pigtail.
Rifle (8-12) moves on to play a first-round game against Olathe at 6 p.m. on Wednesday.