Craig Sports Briefs for Oct. 6, 2014: College volleyball to play in Craig
Craig — The Spartans of Colorado Northwestern Community College will face off Monday against Laramie County Community College in a match free to the public in the gym at Moffat County High School, 900 Finley Lane.
The team is coming off road games that have taken them throughout the northwestern United States against College of Southern Idaho, North Idaho College and Washington’s Spokane Falls Community College.
Moffat County soccer shut down by Basalt
The Moffat County High School boys varsity soccer team lost, 2-1, on Thursday while on the road in Basalt.
The Longhorns put in two goals quickly, and the Bulldogs were to answer, struggling the first half, eventually getting onto the board in the latter half thanks to a penalty kick goal by Luis Lopez.
Back in goal after an injury, Alex Arellano had 17 saves. The Bulldogs recorded 11 shots, with four alone by Ulises Silva.
The team is 1-7-1 overall, 1-4 in 3A Region 3. Three games are coming up this week, all league matches, at Vail Christian on Tuesday, then the Bulldogs return home to host Rifle and Roaring Fork on Wednesday and Thursday.
“We really need to work on coming out aggressive,” coach Harry Tripp said about the need to improve from the Basalt game.
Moffat County cross-country competes in Northglenn
The Moffat County High School girls and boys cross-country teams finished 18th and 23rd respectively Friday at the Pat Amato Classic in Northglenn.
The first competition since the teams’ Sept. 20 home meet contained a large field. Emily Womble led the Bulldogs in the girls race, ranking 44 out of 224 at a time of 20 minutes and six seconds. Ashley Suits ran a 17:48 to come in 92 out of 257, his time one of nine personal bests by the MCHS boys.
The boys also fielded enough runners for the junior varsity race, placing 25th among teams, led by Remmy Kohpay, with a 20:07 time and a 115 placing.
Runners will travel Thursday to the Rifle Invitational for their last race before the district meet in Delta on Oct. 17.
Runner — Time, Ranking
Emily Womble — 20:06, 44
Allie Dilldine — 20:51, 81
Ary Shaffer — 21:03, 87
Kaylee Durham — 22:08, 143
Delaney Baker — 23:00, 172
Makenna Baker — 23:36, 184
Ashley Suits — 17:48, 92
Riley Allen — 18:10, 109
Isiac Roop — 18:31, 128
Steven Walls — 18:44, 146
Andrew Keiss — 18:45, 149
Brandon Beason — 18:52, 162
Isaac Chacon — 19:44, 209
Remmy Kohpay — 20:07, 115
Drew Rothermund — 20:14, 122
Garrett Flint — 20:29, 130
Nick Pugh — 21:38, 175
Connor Knez — 22:28, 191
Doak Walker football results for weeks 5 and 6
Craig Parks and Recreation’s Doak Walker tackle football program is nearing the end of its season for fifth- and sixth-graders and third- and fourth-graders. Games on Tuesday and Wednesday last week had to be postponed, some of which were played Thursday, with the fifth- and sixth-grade bracket’s Hayden Tigers beating the Cook Chevrolet Broncos, 12-8, and the Hertzog Photography Packers winning, 19-13, in overtime against the Craig Daily Press Vikings. In the third- and fourth-grade games, the Masterworks Mechanical Saints shut out the Intermountain Appliance Chargers, 8-0. The remaining games for Week 6 will be played Monday at Woodbury Sports Complex.
Fifth- and sixth-graders
• Cook Chevrolet Broncos — 25
Victory Motors Chargers — 20
• Hertzog Photography Packers — 26
Boy-Ko Supply Saints — 13
• Hayden Tigers — 37
Craig Daily Press Vikings — 19
Third- and fourth-graders
• Three Sons Construction Broncos — 43
Hayden I Tigers — 19
• Masterworks Mechanical Saints — 19
Clarion Inn & Suites Raiders — 6
• Hayden II Tigers — 25
Craig Police Department Titans — 6
• Bye week: Intermountain Appliance Chargers
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Following pressure from parents and a consultation with Moffat County Public Health, the Moffat County School District reversed course Monday and will now allow fans at sporting events in Season B.