Basketball: Aspen teams fall on road at Moffat Co. |

Basketball: Aspen teams fall on road at Moffat Co.

Aspen's James Kistner blocks out Keenan Hildebrand (44) during the game at Moffat County. Dylan Kincade shoots the fouls shot for the host Bulldogs.
Andy Bockelman / Craig Daily Press |

The road proved rough for the Aspen High School basketball teams.

The Skiers lost both the girls and boys varsity games at Craig to host Moffat County.

The Western Slope League-leading Moffat County girls beat the Skiers, 70-24.

Moffat County’s boys got a tough 66-59 decision over the Aspen boys.

The Aspen boys started fast at the fieldhouse at Moffat County High School, putting up 21 points in the opening quarter.

The Bulldogs rallied in the second quarter to take a 32-30 halftime lead.

Moffat County surged ahead in the third quarter, carrying a hefty 11-point lead at 54-54 in the final period.

The Skiers outscored the Bulldogs 16-12 in the fourth to fall 66-59.

Jack Rosenthal scored 19 points for Aspen.

Will Hazen added 10 in the road game. Zack George scored seven.

Aspen fell to 4-7 on the season, 1-5 in the Western Slope League.

Moffat County’s boys improved to 3-9 overall, 2-5 in conference.

In the girls game, Leah Camilletti scored 15 points and Morgan Lawton added 17 in the Moffat County victory.

Kayla Pinnt added 10 points.

McKenna Woodrow led Aspen with six points.

Liza Vecciarello added four.

Moffat County’s girls improved to 10-2 overall, 7-0 in the Western Slope League. They were scheduled to play at Gunnison on Saturday.

The Aspen teams were scheduled to play at Roaring Fork on Saturday.


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