Sports briefs for April 29, 2011: Fiesta Time golf tournament scheduled for May 6

The Tin Cup Grill and Yampa Valley Golf Course will host the Fiesta Time couples golf tournament May 6 at the golf course, 2179 Colorado Highway 394.

The tournament will be a four-person scramble and is set to tee-off at 5:30 p.m.

This is the first of the golf course’s TGIF couples tournaments, which the course hosts twice a month during the summer.

The cost of registration is $46 per couple and includes nine holes of golf and a Mexican dinner.

Participants are encouraged to dress in their favorite fiesta attire. A prize will be awarded for the best dressed.

For more information, call the golf course at 824-3673.

Memorial soccer tourney accepting registration

The 3rd Annual Emily Johnson Play It Forward 3-on-3 soccer tournament will take place June 4 and 5 at Gates Soccer Park, 6500 County Road 144, in Glenwood Springs.

Play will begin at 8 a.m. June 4 and finish in the afternoon June 5.

The tournament is to honor Emily Johnson, a Coal Ridge High School soccer player who died after an ATV accident in November 2008.

Players ages 8 to 18 and adults are encouraged to play.

There will be multiple divisions for girls and boys as well as a co-ed adults division.

Teams consist of six players. The cost of registration is $150 per team or $25 per player.

Each team is guaranteed to play at least three games.

The 3A and 4A Western Slope League all-conference soccer teams will play June 3, with the boys teams starting at 5 p.m. and girls teams at 7 p.m.

All proceeds will go into the Emily Johnson Play It Forward Fund for three scholarships offered to high school students.

To register, visit www.emilyjohnsonplayitforward.org.

Youth basketball team wins tourney title

The Moffat County seventh-grade youth basketball team took first place in a 3-on-3 tournament April 23 in New Castle.

The Bulldogs won the first two games, 15-10 against the Parachute B-team and 15-12 against Coal Ridge, but lost the third game, 15-13, to the Parachute A-team.

The team took on Coal Ridge again in the seventh-grade finals and again came out on top, 17-13, to win the tournament.

Kody Fief led the team in scoring with 23 points and Scott Foster added another 16. Dylan Kincade had 15 points, Kort Hathorne had 12 and Blake Hudgate added 2 points.

The team’s first tournament championship ended the season for the Bulldogs and head coach Josh Fief, finishing with an overall record of 12-8.

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