Prep wrap from Sept. 21: Basalt volleyball beats Lake County, wins third straight |

Prep wrap from Sept. 21: Basalt volleyball beats Lake County, wins third straight

The Basalt High School volleyball team won its third straight match on Thursday, sweeping through host Lake County. Set scores were 25-23, 25-18, 25-23.

After back-to-back 3-1 losses to Aspen and Gunnison, the Longhorns have swept Roaring Fork, Rifle and now the Panthers to reach 3-2 on the season. BHS is next scheduled to play at Moffat County in a Saturday doubleheader.

Aspen High boys tennis beats Grand Junction

The Aspen High School boys tennis team improved to 7-0 in dual play with a 4-3 win at Grand Junction on Thursday. Dillon Leasure won 6-2, 6-2 at No. 1 singles for AHS, while Alex Ilic won 6-3, 6-3 at No. 2 singles. Aspen’s Gabriel Suarez lost an intense 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 match at No. 3 singles.

The teams split the doubles matches. Aspen’s No. 1 duo of Jonah Kelley and David Zalinksi won 6-2, 4-6, 7-5, while the No. 2 team of George Ghali and Liam Sunkel won 7-6, 6-1.

Aspen next travels to Vail on Tuesday.

Aspen boys soccer falls at Middle Park

The Aspen High School boys soccer team fell to 2-4 overall with a 3-1 loss at Middle Park on Thursday.

The Skiers are next scheduled to play at Vail Mountain on Saturday.

Aspen softball swept by Gunnison

The Aspen High School softball team fell to 0-6 on the season with 25-4 and 29-6 losses at Gunnison on Thursday.

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.