Prep roundup: Aspen to host weekend volleyball tournament
The Aspen Times
The Aspen High School volleyball team will serve up a brand new season in a big way.
The Skiers will host the Aspen Skiers Volleyball Tournament on Friday and Saturday in the two gymnasiums at the high school.
The eight-team, round-robin tournament will feature four matches for each of the eight entries.
Play will begin at 4 p.m. Friday. Play will resume at 9 a.m. Saturday.
In Pool A, teams are Aspen, Rangely, West Grand (Kremmling) and Hotchkiss.
Teams in Pool B are Basalt, Cedaredge, Meeker and Moffat County (Craig).
The schedule calls for Aspen to take on Hotchkiss at 4 p.m. Friday in the big gymnasium.
At 5:30 p.m., West Grand will play Rangely.
Meanwhile, in the Skierdome, Basalt will take on Cedaredge at 4 p.m. Moffat County will take on Meeker at 5:30 p.m. in the Skierdome.
On Saturday, Aspen will play West Grand at 9 a.m., Rangely at noon and Meeker at 4:30 p.m.
Also Saturday, Basalt will take on Moffat County at 9 a.m. and Meeker at noon.
Basalt will take on Rangely at 3 p.m. in the inaugural volleyball tournament of the season.
The Aspen High School volleyball team will head to Delta on Sept. 5-6 for the annual Delta Tournament.
The Basalt High School girls softball team, including players from Glenwood Springs and Roaring Fork, started the new season with a 2-2 record.
The Longhorns beat Eagle Valley 15-1 before stopping Rifle 18-6.
Last weekend, Basalt lost a doubleheader at Green Mountain 15-5 and 24-14.
In the win at Rifle, Cassidy Young finished 2-for-4 with a double, a home run and six RBIs for Longhorns.
Bailey Strobel, Carly Schimp and Kate Schrock each scored three runs for Basalt, which reached the Class 3A state tournament a year ago.
The next game for the Basalt softball team will be Thursday against Aspen, starting at 4 p.m. That will be Aspen’s season opener.
On Sept. 6, the Longhorns will play Faith Christian and Evergreen in a doubleheader at Arvada.
The Aspen High School cross country team will launch the new season Friday afternoon at the Delta Invitational, held at Confluence Park on the edge of Delta.
More than 45 runners turned out for coach Chris Keleher’s cross country program.
Support Local Journalism
Support Local Journalism
Readers around Aspen and Snowmass Village make the Aspen Times’ work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.
Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.
Each donation will be used exclusively for the development and creation of increased news coverage.
Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.
User Legend: Moderator Trusted User
A couple of deep breaths helped steady Aspen High School’s Brooke O’Sullivan after a triple bogey nearly derailed her final few holes on Tuesday in the second round of the girls golf state championship in Pueblo. This led to solo 10th for the rising Skier, while Tessa Guthrie finished 29th overall.