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Tennis: Aspen closes regular season with sweep of Hotchkiss

The Aspen High School boys tennis team finished the regular season with a 7-0 victory over Hotchkiss last weekend.

The Skiers, who had defeated Vail Mountain School, 6-1, earlier last week, finished their dual match season with a 6-1 record.

They will play in the Class 3A Regionals in Grand Junciton on Friday and Saturday.

The regionals will determine qualifiers to the State Tennis Championships on Oct. 10-12 in Pueblo.

Against Hotchkiss, here are the Aspen results:

No. 1 singles: Dylan Behr def. Azure Eller 6-1, 6-2.

No. 2 singles: Brad Broeking def. Michael Wilmore 6-2, 6-3.

No. 3 singles: Henry Godfrey def. Kaleb Bayles 6-1, 6-1.

No. 1 Doubles: Rocky Tschappat and Gordon Carr def. Josiiah Spano and Keegan Burk 6-1, 6-1.

No. 2 doubles: Victor Robinson and Matt Lambert def. Ulises Mendoza and Luke Yerion 6-3, 6-2.

No. 3 doubles Alex Reagan and Grnat Goodman def. Josh Parsons and Tyler Suppess 6-0, 6-0.

No. 4 doubles: Keegan Mehall – Andy vernier def. Eddie Cambria and Ethan Eller 6-1 6-2.

Softball: No. 10-ranked Basalt sweeps Gunnison doubleheader

The Longhorns keep marching along.

The Basalt High School softball team posted a 3-1 record during a busy stretch in their schedule last week, improving to 12-4 overall. The Longhorns are ranked No. 10 in the latest Class 3A softball poll.

With only a pair of league games remaining, the Longhorns likely will host the District Championships in Class 3A softball this season.

The Longhorns swept a league doubleheader against Montrose last weekend, 19-8 and 8-5.

“We had 23 hits in the first game,” Basalt head coach Colin Young said, adding that Maddie Nieslanik and Brittany Driscoll hit back-to-back home runs in the game.

“Everybody had multiple hits,”: Young said.

Cassidy Young was 3-for-5; Gavin LaCroix was 3-for-5; Nieslanik was 4-for-5; Bailey Strobel was 2-for-4; Keelie Roberts was 2-for-4.

Morgan Young and Driscoll combined in the circle, striking out eight.

In the second game, the Longhorns won a defensive battle.

“It was Britin Strobel’s best game at catcher. She kept their baserunning to a standstill,” Young said.

“We won it again in the sixth inning, with three runs,” the BAsalt head coach said.

Strobel had two hits as did LaCroix and Cassidy Young.

Driscoll pitched a complete game with six strikeouts and no walks.

Earlier last week, the Longhorns shut out Grand Valley 19-0 behind a no-hitter from Morgan Young.

The Longhorns also lost a 15-4 decision to Class 4A power Montrose.

The Longhorns will close the regular season with games against Aspen and Grand Valley. They were scheduled to play at Grand Valley in a makeup of a rain-out game.

On Thursday, the Longhorns will play Rifle in a nonleague game.

— Dale Strode

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