Aspen wins again
Aspen’s Youth Football fifth/sixth grade team wins a big game versus Glenwood on a wet and wild field in Basalt. Aspen, anchored by the strong offensive line of Rylan McClain, Ryer Gardenswartz, Dylan Faraoni, Luke O’Callaghan, Max Coghlan and Matt Ferguson led Aspen to a 12-9 victory in the season finale.
J.J. Ready dominated the run game for Aspen in the first half before leaving the game with a knee injury. Tucker Beirne, Aspen’s quarterback, hit Matt Gregory on a 30-yard bomb that Gregory took all the way for Aspen’s first score, a 70-yard touchdown. Aspen’s second score came after a great defensive stand and a fumble recovery by Lincoln Keefe in the third quarter. Incredible receptions by Victor Robinson and Mak Grandy set the stage for Aspen’s next score, an acrobatic 20-yard flag pass caught by Henry Woodrow who then scampered another 15 yards for the score.
As the 2007 season comes to a close, both Aspen fifth/sixth grade teams head to the playoffs next week. Great thanks to the Aspen Elks Club, the Aspen Recreation Department and Ron Morehead for another amazing season.
Coach Dave Beirne
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