Longhorns upend Delta; Olathe shut out

In a cold and rainy night in Basalt, the Longhorns pulled away from Delta for a big 35-7 win over the Panthers in Class 2A action.

Basalt took a 14-7 lead at halftime, then went up 21-7 to go on to the nonconference win.

In Class 1A Western Slope Conference action, Olathe (2-1) was handed its first loss of the season, 14-0 against Centarui.

Cedaredge (1-2) earned its first win of the season with a 
28-12 win over Vail Christian.

Paonia (2-1) was a 43-6 winner over Ridge View Academy, and Grand Valley (2-1) beat Roaring Fork, 41-0.

Cross country

In a rare night race, the Southwest Sunset Cross Country race also served as the Southwestern League championships at Hillcrest Golf Club in Durango.

A pair of Central boys runners finished in the top four.

Cole Munoz of Widefield won the boys race with a time of 15 minutes, 55.88 seconds.

Evan Graff of Montrose was right behind him in second place at 15:58.06.

That earned him the SWL individual title.

Central’s Tyman Smart was third at 16:02.67, with teammate David Cardenas right behind in fourth at 16:04.46.

Durango swept the top three spots in the girls race with Kiara Hamlin winning in 19:32.81.

Durango’s Ruth Holcomb was second at 19:33.59 and Abby Scott third at 19:33.95.

Central senior Ivory Espinoza ran a strong race to finish fourth in 19:42.17.

Grand Junction freshmen Dolcie Hanlon was ninth at 20:25.76 and Mandy Moran 12th with a time of 20:29.74.


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