Moffat County falls to Basalt, 54-41
Basalt finishes a solid shooting game against Moffat County and leaves the Bulldogs’ gym with a 54-41 win. Angelo Raftopoulos led MCHS with 14 points. Dylon Camilletti added 11.
For more on this story, visit http://www.craigdailypress.com Tuesday morning or see Wednesday’s Craig Daily Press.
MCHS scores only one field goal in the first five minutes of the third quarter, and Basalt gains a 10-point lead, 41-31, at the end of the third quarter.
Angelo Raftopoulos scored 4 points in the quarter for MCHS, and Dylon Camilletti added 3 points.
Two late fouls allowed Basalt to open up an 8-point lead going into the half. The Bulldogs trail, 30-22.
Bulldogs senior Dylon Camilletti scored 5 straight points for the Bulldogs in the second quarter, and Zach Raftopoulos added a big 3-pointer to cut the Longhorns’ lead to 4 points before two MCHS fouls.
Zach led the Bulldogs in the first half with 8 points.
A 3-pointer at the buzzer adds to the Basalt High School Longhorns lead at the end of the first quarter against the Moffat County High School Bulldogs. Basalt is up, 18-12, at MCHS. Angelo Raftopoulos led the Bulldogs offensively in the quarter with 5 points.
The Moffat County High School boys varsity basketball team returns from winter break today with a home game against the Basalt High School Longhorns.
The junior varsity is scheduled to play at 5 p.m., and the varsity at 6:30 p.m. at MCHS, 900 Finley Lane.
The Bulldogs varsity team comes in with a 1-6 record after three straight losses at the Palisade Tournament before the break.
The Bulldogs’ lone win was Dec. 13 against Grand Junction Central High School, 58-56.
The varsity Longhorns are 2-3 early in the season, and riding a two-game winning streak, which includes a victory over the Western Slope League’s Battle Mountain High School, 44-42.
Bulldogs head coach David Bradshaw said his team used the break to work on consistency and confidence.
— For score updates on tonight’s varsity game, visit http://www.craigdailypress.com. A full game recap can be found in Wednesday’s Craig Daily Press, or by visiting the newspaper’s website.
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