Prep briefs: BHS baseball falls to Battle Mountain on Wednesday
The Basalt High School baseball team lost 5-4 Wednesday in a home game against Battle Mountain.
Scoreless after two innings in Basalt’s official home opener, the Huskies scored three runs in the top of the third to break the game open. BHS got a run back in both the third and fourth innings, but Battle Mountain countered with runs in the fifth and sixth innings.
The Longhorns made a push late, scoring a run in the bottom of the sixth and seventh innings, but eventually ran out of at-bats.
The Huskies improved to 3-6 overall with the win, while Basalt fell to 1-2. BHS is next scheduled to play Friday at Buena Vista (3-1).
Basalt girls soccer gets first win of season
Tuesday, the Basalt High School girls soccer team got its first win of the season, winning 6-0 at Vail Christian. Four of the goals were scored in the second half. Callahan Card led the team with two goals.
Basalt now is 1-2 overall with the win and is scheduled to play at Roaring Fork (2-2) Thursday at 4 p.m. in a non-league game.
Aspen girls lacrosse short in California
Monday, the Aspen High School girls lacrosse team lost 9-4 in a game played at Cate High School, near Santa Barbara, California. Junior Caroline Moriarty had two goals to lead the team, to go with five takeaways.
The Skiers are in California for spring break. That was the only game they were scheduled to play. They next will play at Pine Creek on April 7.
College recruiter to host seminar in Glenwood Springs
Matt Rogers, director of regional recruiting and head national scout at the National Collegiate Scouting Association, will be in the area next week answering questions during two seminars.
The workshops will focus on high school recruiting, and the rules and guidelines associated with the process. It’s part of the College Next Spring Seminars.
The first workshop takes place Tuesday at Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction. The second takes place Wednesday at Colorado Mountain College’s Spring Valley Campus in Glenwood Springs. Both sessions take place from 6 to 9 p.m. and are free and open to the public.
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