Longhorns v-ball tops Olathe
Cassie Meyer had 10 kills as the Lady Longhorns beat Olathe 3 games to 1 in Basalt’s homecoming match Friday night at the BHS Big House.Winning 25-17, 25-23, 16-25, 25-18, Basalt improved to 3-3 in Class 3A Western Slope League play and 8-3 overall.”It’s nice to even ourselves out there in league,” said Basalt coach Billy Miller.”We had a good crowd, just a really fun night overall for all the girls.”
Bailey Holmes and Dayne Toney each had six kills for Basalt, while Jessica Barnes had 27 assists, including 12-service points. Holmes led the ‘Horns with four aces; Jenny Hamby had three aces.Olathe remained winless in league play.Basalt travels to face Battle Mountain on Tuesday at 6 p.m.”That’s going to be a supreme test for us,” said coach Miller. “They’re Class 4A and they’ve got a great program.”
Roaring Fork tops AspenRoaring Fork beat Aspen in three straight games – 25-5, 25-11 and 25-19 – to win its sixth consecutive Class 3A Western Slope League match on Saturday at AHS.Roaring Fork’s Carly Velasquez scored 10 straight points in the first game and teammate Sarah Armstrong scored seven in a row in the second game and 11 in a row in the final game.The match lasted some 45 minutes.
Roaring Fork improved to 8-3 overall and 6-0 in league play. Aspen dropped to 1-9 overall and 1-5 in league.Next up, Aspen hosts Cedaredge Saturday at 5 p.m., and Roaring Fork plays at Gunnison on Friday at 5:30 p.m.
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