Sports in Brief: Grand Junction girls down Aspen in lacrosse
Grand Junction girls down Aspen
In a make-up game from last week, the Grand Junction High School girls lacrosse team defeated Aspen 13-5. The Tigers caught fire in the second half, expanding on a 4-3 halftime lead.
“Everything finally clicked,” Grand Junction coach Kathaleen Recker said. “This is a great confidence booster.”
The Tigers were led by Santana Martinez, who had five goals and three assists. Morgan Armbruster added four goals, and goalie Holly Meer finished with nine saves.
Grand Junction (4-1) now prepares for Thursday’s showdown with Fruita Monument at Walker Field at 6 p.m.
Outlaw wrestlers place in Denver
Two Colorado Outlaw wrestlers placed at the Colorado State Middle School Championships last weekend in Denver.
Isaac Rodriguez took first place at 135 pounds and Jacob Seeley placed third at 125.
The tournament is for wrestlers in the sixth, seventh and eighth grades.
Mesa team defeats Boulder Babes
The Mesa State Women’s Rugby Club defeated the Boulder Babes 36-10, Saturday at Canyon View Park. The Mesa State Women are now 5-0-1 in its first season of play.
Mesa ends its season on April 18 against the University of Northern Colorado women’s club.
Fruita wins Grand Valley invite
The Fruita Monument High School girls golf team finished first at the Grand Valley Invitational at Battlement Mesa Golf Course. The Wildcats finished with a 289. Jessica Sinner led the way shooting an 89, which was good enough to finish first in the tournament.
Other scores for the Wildcats were Summer Igo with a 95, Liz Tomaschko with a 105, Jaye LeFevre with a 120 and Hannah Englebrecht with a 120.
“It was brutally tough today,” Wildcats coach Tim Coit said. “The wind made it pretty nasty.”
The Wildcats hit the links again Wednesday in the Delta Invitational.