Craig sports roundup: CMS track begins April 5 |

Craig sports roundup: CMS track begins April 5

The Craig Middle School track team will kick off its season with an April 5 practice.

The CMS seventh- and eighth-grade track teams will have their first meet of the season at 9 a.m. April 17 in Rangely.

The team’s lone home meet of the season is April 24 at the Moffat County High School track, 900 Finley Lane.

On May 1, the track team will be in Meeker before finishing its season May 7 in Baggs, Wyo.

AAU basketball claims 1st in Grand Junction

The Craig sixth-grade girls AAU basketball team has done what no other team has done:

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It defeated the Supreme Court AAU basketball team.

The team defeated Supreme Court, 26-17, on March 21 in Grand Junction in the championship game.

Coach Brad King said he couldn’t remember a time when the AAU basketball team had defeated Supreme Court.

“We practiced for two months just for that game,” he said. “And they did it.”

The Craig team finished first out of nine teams.

The team played six games, winning over Gunnison, 58-4, losing to Olathe, 24-16, winning over Montrose twice, 14-13 and 26-6, and Cedaredge, 18-15, to set up the championship game.

Bad Dogs wrestlers to host April 3 tournament

The Craig Bad Dogs youth wrestling team will host the fourth annual Bad Dogs Wrestling Classic at 9:30 a.m. April 3.

The tournament will be at the Moffat County High School gymnasium, 900 Finley Lane.

The tournament will be an eight-wrestler double elimination bracket, separated by age and weight.

Wrestler fees will be $15 per wrestler, and $2 for general admission.

For ages 8 and under, there will be a weigh-in at 7 a.m. April 3 and wrestling will start at 9:30 a.m.

For ages 14 and under, the weigh in will be at 11 a.m., and wrestling will start at 1:30 p.m.

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