Basketball: Grand Valley tops Basalt boys |

Basketball: Grand Valley tops Basalt boys

The Basalt High School boys basketball team dropped a tough 53-38 decision at Grand Valley on Saturday night in a Western Slope League game.

The Cardinals led 24-21 at halftime. They used a big 20-point fourth quarter for the win, holding Basalt to 11 in the period.

Grand Valley improved to 10-2 in league play, 14-3 overall with the Saturday victory. Basalt is 13-4 overall, 8-4 in the Western Slope League. The Longhorns won by 20 points Friday night at Gunnison.

In girls basketball, the Grand Valley girls stopped the Basalt girls 68-27 to improve to 14-2 overall.

Basalt’s girls are 2-15 overall, 2-10 in league play.

Also in girls basketball Saturday, the Aspen Skiers lost 42-31 at Gunnison.

Claire Boronski led the Skiers with 13 points.

Basalt is scheduled to play at Aspen on Friday night before hosting Olathe next Saturday.

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