Prep wrap from Tuesday, Sept. 26: Aspen High boys tennis rolls over Vail Mountain
The Aspen High School boys tennis team won 7-0 at Vail Mountain on Tuesday. Playing at No. 1 singles, Alex Ilic won 6-0, 6-0 and did not lose a game. Usual No. 1 Dillon Leasure played at No. 2 singles, winning 6-3, 6-0. Gabriel Suarez won 6-2, 6-2 at No. 3 singles.
Jonah Kelley and David Zalinksi won 6-3, 6-1 at No. 1 doubles; Christian Kelly and George Ghali 6-2, 6-2 at No. 2 doubles; Dylan DeGraff and Liam Sunkel 6-1, 6-4 at No. 3 doubles; and Luke Tralins and Bruce Coreys-Pearce 7-5, 6-2 at No. 4 doubles.
The Skiers next play at Dawson School on Thursday in a match of two teams that finished top five at state a year ago.
AHS boys golf finishes out regular season; state starts Monday
The Aspen High School boys golf team finished out its regular season schedule with a tournament in Westminster, hosted by Holy Family High School.
The Skiers’ best finish came from senior Miles McConnell, who took 13th out of 100 players, shooting 76 with four birdies. Charlie Guilander, Will Devers, Sloan Hamill and Jake Doyle also competed.
None of Aspen’s state-qualified players competed in the regular-season finale. The two-day state tournament begins Monday.
Longhorn boys soccer gets needed road win
The Basalt High School boys soccer team ended a five-game losing streak on Tuesday with a 3-2 win at Moffat County. BHS led 2-1 at halftime.
The Longhorns improved to 3-5 overall, while MCHS fell to 1-7. Basalt next plays at Grand Valley on Saturday.
Basalt softball cruises over Aspen
The Basalt High School softball team snapped a two-game skid on Tuesday with a 15-2 win over visiting Aspen. Basalt moved to 9-4 overall while the Skiers remained winless on the season.
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
With 5,000-square feet of turf, Elite Performance Academy will cater primarily to lacrosse and soccer at the start, but with hopes of expanding to other sports in the future.