Prep: Aspen, Basalt girls soccer keep winning, play Thursday
The Aspen High School girls soccer team won its fifth straight game Tuesday, defeating Roaring Fork 3-1 in Carbondale. The game originally was scheduled to be played at AHS, but wintry weather forced the game to be moved down valley.
The Skiers led 2-1 at halftime before scoring the lone goal of the second half.
The Rams fell to 4-4-2 overall and 3-3 in league play. Aspen improved to 8-4 overall and 6-2 in league play. The Skiers have three games remaining in the regular season, their next game coming Thursday at Basalt.
The Longhorns rolled to an 8-0 win Tuesday at Moffat County. BHS led 5-0 at halftime.
After on 0-2 start to the season, Basalt now has won 10 straight to reach 10-2 overall. They remain undefeated in league play at 7-0, a record they share with only Vail Mountain. The teams will play each other March 2 in Basalt, the Longhorns’ regular season finale.
Basalt also has a home game Saturday against Roaring Fork to round out its remaining schedule.
Boys lacrosse shuts down Montrose
The Aspen High School boys lacrosse team won 11-0 Tuesday at Montrose for its third straight win. It was the second shutout of the season for the Skiers, the first coming 17-0 on March 17, also against Montrose.
The win improves Aspen to 8-3 overall and 6-0 in league play. The Skiers have four regular-season games remaining, next being a Thursday afternoon game at home against Grand Junction (4-9, 4-4). Aspen’s final home game is scheduled for Saturday against Telluride.
The Aspen boys continue to hold down a top-5 RPI ranking in Class 4A. They are No. 8 in this week’s media/coaches poll.
The Aspen High School girls lacrosse team is scheduled to play its final league game Wednesday at Eagle Valley (4-5, 1-3). A win for the Skiers, 7-5 overall, would mean an undefeated league record and outright league title. AHS still has two non-league games at Chaparral and Cheyenne Mountain remaining to finish out the regular season.
Basalt, Aspen baseball fall short
The Basalt High School baseball team lost 13-2 Tuesday at Delta (11-4, 5-0). The Longhorns fell to 5-7 overall and 2-4 in league play with the loss. They next play a non-league game Thursday at Buena Vista (9-4).
The Aspen High baseball team lost 12-2 Tuesday at Gunnison. AHS led 2-1 going into the bottom of the fifth inning, but errors led to a big inning for the Cowboys, now 11-3.
Harry Kahn hit a home run in the top of the second for the Skiers, now 5-9 overall. AHS is scheduled to host Delta on Saturday.
Back and better than ever this year, Aspen Valley Ski and Snowboard Club will host its annual Sports Swap on Sunday, Oct. 9, on Market Street in Willits.
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