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Football: Basalt gets first win, blows out Grand Valley

The Basalt High School football team got its first win of the season Friday, winning 49-7 at Grand Valley (1-1) on Friday in Parachute.

The Longhorns led 7-0 after a quarter on a short Ian Lumsden touchdown run and early in the second quarter made it 14-0 when quarterback Miles Levy found Kyle Roberts on an 18-yard connection.

Grand Valley’s lone score came right after that to make it 14-7, only to have Roberts answer with a 90-yard kickoff return for a touchdown. By halftime, Basalt led 42-7, and the game was no longer in doubt.

“I’d like to give a lot of credit to the offensive line. Our offensive line really played well,” Basalt coach Carl Frerichs said. “We bent a little bit, but we stayed strong. Alex Alberto, Trevor Reuss and Raul Torres all had huge games on the defensive side of the ball.”

Basalt, now 1-1 with the loss coming two weeks ago against Class 3A powerhouse Rifle, will turn its attention toward next week’s game at Delta (1-1), which won at Moffat County on Friday, 50-13.

“We are going to enjoy this one tonight,” Frerichs said of beating Grand Valley. “Right now we have no idea what we are getting into (against Delta).”

acolbert@aspentimes.com


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