Craig Sports Briefs for March 6, 2013: Moffat County girls golf has strong start

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— Moffat County High School’s girls golf team kicked off its season on a positive note Monday.

The Bulldogs played at Chipetta Golf Course in Grand Junction and took second out of 11 teams at the tournament hosted by Palisade.

The tournament featured a team scramble format, with the Bulldogs shooting a 67 on the day. Aspen was first with a 65. All players dealt with strong winds and less-than-ideal temperatures for golfing, Moffat County head coach Ann-Marie Roberts said.

While most teams at the tournament had four members on their scramble team, the Bulldogs got by with three. Shianna Dockins, Alex Bulla and Caitlin Harjes carried the load for the Bulldogs in the first tournament of the season.

The team is scheduled to play March 13 at Devil’s Thumb Golf Course in Delta.

Craig BCA pool league’s week 3 standings

The Billiards Congress of America pool league in Craig is now three weeks into its spring session, with six more spots in the city championship in June on the line.

In the early going, the standings are spread out in the Sunday league. Jean’s Angels leads everyone by more than 40 points, while Rehab’s for Quitters is nearly 40 points ahead of the rest in second place.

The standings are much tighter in Monday’s league. Team Kim and Get-R-Done are separated by just five points for the top spot. Up Against the Walls is in third.

Sunday league standings

  1. Jean’s Angels, 507 points
  2. Rehab’s for Quitters, 466
  3. Poke-n-Hope, 418
  4. Just Shooting the Sh—, 409
  5. The Wonder Balls, 363

Monday league standings

  1. Team Kim, 481 points
  2. Get-R-Done, 476
  3. Up Against the Walls, 430
  4. Jarrod, 415
  5. Kenny, 394

Matches are played each week on Sundays beginning at 5 p.m. and on Mondays at 6 p.m at the Popular Bar, 24 West Victory Way.

For more information, visit the league website at www.craigbca.weebly.com or call Jolene Walls at 970-620-0056.

Early March bowling league standings

The bowling season at Thunder Rolls Bowling Center in Craig is entering its home stretch, with teams still jockeying for position in the standings.

In the Tuesday Ladies Nite Out league, Thunder Rolls has led the entire way, but Mr. B’s closed the gap in recent weeks. Thunder Rolls sits at 73-19 with Mr. B’s at 71-21, while team Absolut has opened up a small cushion for third place at 55-37.

Craig Physical Therapy has come back to tie Country Living Realty in the Northwest Men’s League. Both teams now sit at 61-31, while Woody’s Outlaws jumped from fifth to third in recent weeks, at 51-41.

Napa Auto Parts and Thunder Rolls Bowling are each a point back in fourth place, 50-42.

There are just five weeks left in the Thursday Early Bird league, and anything seems possible. Team Duh held a 23-point lead just three weeks ago but is now tied for second place, nine points behind The 3 Stooges, who lead at 335-265.

KDD is the other second-place team, at 326-274.

Team Misfits continues to be the team to beat in Premier Mixed Doubles. Through 22 weeks of play, they are 56.5-27.5, ahead of second-place Has Been Gonna B (50-34).

Several teams are jammed together after that, led by the hottest team in the league, Melodie’s Gold (47-37).

In Friday Night Mixed Nuts, Vipers (63.5-32.5) continues to hold a small lead over Sandbaggers (61.5-34.5) for the top spot. Pick Up Sticks and RM Elect/Dry Creek are five points behind and in third and fourth, respectively.

High scratch scores from the week:

Men: Steve Baptist, 278

Women: Cherie Walker, 234

Schedule changes for MCHS sports

Due to the cold weather and snow-covered fields in Craig, some early spring sports have been rescheduled.

The Moffat County High School soccer team was set to host Roaring Fork in varsity and JV games Saturday, but the contests have been moved to 4 and 6 p.m. April 23 at Woodbury Sports Complex.

The baseball team was going to host Aspen in a doubleheader Saturday as well. Those games have been moved to March 11 at Canyon View Park in Grand Junction. The games will be played at 2 and 4 p.m.

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