Preps Jan. 25: Aspen girls get another win, Basalt boys end losing streak
Aspen girls basketball gets another win as boys fall to Olathe
The Aspen High School girls basketball team held on to beat visiting Olathe 35-33 on Friday night inside the AHS gymnasium. Climary Sanchez led the way with 10 points, while Ella Trane had 9 and Meghann Smiddy had 8.
The win improves the AHS girls to 4-7 overall. The four wins match their win total from the past four years combined, where they won only a single game each season.
The Aspen High School boys basketball team lost 69-51 to Olathe, doomed by a slow third quarter. The AHS boys fell to 4-9 overall.
The Skiers will play at Roaring Fork on Saturday.
Aspen hockey finishes in 2-2 tie with Summit
The Aspen High School hockey team played Friday night at Summit, with the game ending in a 2-2 tie. The Tigers led 1-0 midway through the first period, but Aspen’s Robbie Fitzgerald made it 1-1 about five minutes later.
The Skiers took a 2-1 lead early in the second period after a goal from Jack Pevny, only to have Summit get the equalizer in the final seconds of the period. Neither team scored in the third.
Aspen, now 5-4-4 overall, plays Saturday at Mountain Vista.
Basalt boys basketball ends losing streak in win over Cedaredge; girls fall
The Basalt High School boys basketball team won 52-30 over visiting Cedaredge on Friday. The win snapped a five-game losing streak for the Longhorns, going back to a 44-40 win at Aspen on Dec. 12. Trevor Reuss had a team-high 17 points.
The Basalt High School girls basketball team lost 41-36 to visiting Cedaredge on Friday night. BHS led by 10 points entering the fourth quarter but couldn’t hold on. Now 1-12 overall, the Longhorns play at Moffat County on Saturday.
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