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Football: Aspen falls at Craig

Staff report

The Aspen High School football team pressured league-leading Moffat County early in Friday night’s game in Craig.

But the Bulldogs picked up momentum and secured a 46-11 victory over the visiting Skiers.

Moffat County, after leading only 13-11, scored the final 33 points of the Western Slope North League game in cold conditions in northwest Colorado.

Moffat County improved to 4-0 in conference, 6-2 overall.

Aspen, after undergoing a midseason coaching change, moved to 2-6 overall and 0-4 in the Western Slope North.

Aspen will host Basalt next week in the regular-season finale.

In other area football games Friday night, Glenwood Springs beat Summit 27-13 for the Demons’ first win of the season;

Roaring Fork beat Coal Ridge 27-0;

Rifle shut out Steamboat Springs 41-0;

Gunnison beat Pagosa Springs 42-18;

Olathe beat Cortez 17-0;

Meeker beat Grand Valley 55-8;

Paonia stopped Hotchkiss 49-14.

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