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AHS girls lose opener

Staff report

The Aspen High School girls basketball team opened the season Friday on the road at the annual Vail Christian Tournament.

The Skiers, with a slow start offensively, fell to Shining Mountain Waldorf School, of Boulder, 25-17 in the first round of the tourney.

Shining Mountain jumped out to a 6-2 lead after the opening quarter. Shining Mountain led 13-6 at halftime.

The Skiers picked up the offense in the fourth quarter, outscoring the Lions 9-5.

The win was the first of the season for Shining Mountain (1-0).

The Skiers (0-1), led by first-year head coach Rolf Schildman, will play host Vail Christian at 3:30 p.m. today in the Vail Christian Tournament.

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The Aspen girls will open the Class 3A Western Slope League season Tuesday at Grand Valley.

The Skiers will play at West Grand (Kremmling) in a nonleague game Dec. 13. They will close the pre-holiday schedule by hosting Cedaredge on Dec. 17 in a conference game.