Sports in Brief: Morris wins giant slalom, slalom
Morris wins giant slalom, slalom
Birgit Morris took first place in the giant slalom and in the slalom Sunday to lead the Powderhorn Racing Club in the J5 Finals at Powderhorn Ski Resort.
The 10-year-old posted the fastest time among 82 girls in her age division in both events.
Other Powderhorn Racing Club participants were Liam Kincaid, Augie Mueller, Matthew Meyers, Peter Carlson and Tanner Perkins.
GJ Fire FC tops Colorado Springs
The Grand Junction Soccer Club’s Fire FC Premier ‘97 girls team defeated the Colorado Springs Corinthians 3-1 in its season opener Saturday at Long Family Memorial Park.
Courtney Coffey, Taylor Wood and Mackenzie King each scored goals for Fire FC.
The Fire FC earned a number three seed for the upcoming Colorado Youth Soccer Association State Cup in the 13-under division. The State Cup is the last weekend in March.
Outlaw wrestlers shine in Arizona
Four Colorado Outlaw Club wrestlers placed in the Terminator World Championships tournament March 12-13 in Prescott, Ariz.
Dawson Collins took first place in the 8-under, 50-pound division and second place in the 10-under, 53-pound division.
Dylan Martinez took first in 10-under, 57 pounds, Skyler Marx was second in 12-under, 70 pounds and Isaac Rodriguez took second in 15-under, 130 pounds.
Jam for Sam coming to Brownson
The third annual Jam for Sam 3-on-3 basketball tournament is March 20 at Brownson Arena on the campus of Mesa State College.
The tournament is open to boys and girls in fifth grade and up and adults. The registration deadline is today and is $60 per team. Registration will be accepted after today with a fee of $25 per team added on to the original fee.
Fort Lewis wins regional title
All five Fort Lewis College starters scored in double figures Monday night to lead the Skyhawks to their first NCAA Division II Central Region championship.
Led by Abby Jackson’s 17 points, Fort Lewis defeated Concordia-St. Paul (Minn.) 73-64 in front of 1,875 fans in Durango.
Allison Rosel had 12 points and 17 rebounds for the Skyhawks (31-3), who won the RMAC regular-season championship but lost in the title game of the conference tournament.