Prep briefs from Friday, Dec. 15: Aspen hockey can’t hang with No. 2 Regis Jesuit
Aspen hockey can’t hang with No. 2 Regis Jesuit
The Aspen High School hockey team lost 8-1 on Friday at No. 2-ranked Regis Jesuit. The loss drops AHS to 2-2 overall, its other loss coming 5-1 at No. 5 Cherry Creek in the season opener. The Skiers play again Saturday evening at Columbine.
Vail Christian sweeps Aspen boys, girls basketball
The Aspen High School girls basketball team lost 47-18 on Friday at Vail Christian. The Skiers trailed 29-3 at halftime, but were only outscored by three points in the second half. AHS heads into its winter break with a 1-4 overall record.
The Aspen High School boys basketball team lost 81-51 on Friday at Vail Christian, dropping the Skiers to 1-4 overall heading into their winter break.
Basalt girls rally not enough against Huskies
The Basalt High School girls basketball team lost 48-39 on Friday to Battle Mountain in Basalt. BHS outscored the Huskies 21-4 in the fourth quarter in the loss. The game was part of the team’s Longhorn Invitational, played in Basalt. Saturday, BHS (1-5) will play Coal Ridge at 9:30 a.m. and Montezuma-Cortez at noon to close out 2017 play.
Basalt boys basketball falls short in Montezuma
The Basalt High School boys basketball team lost 78-58 at Montezuma-Cortez on Friday in a tournament hosted by the Panthers. The Longhorns will conclude the tourney Saturday morning against Ignacio.
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Aspen High School senior Nic Pevny successfully defended his individual regional title Tuesday and the AHS boys golf team will head to the state tournament as the regional champion for the 12th time in 13 seasons. Basalt qualified three players to state after finishing third as a team.