Sports briefs: Baseball, soccer teams to face Steamboat
The Moffat County High School varsity baseball and girls varsity soccer teams will play rival Steamboat Springs High School today.
The MCHS girls varsity soccer team (4-7 overall, 3-6 in the Western Slope League) lost, 8-0, on March 29 against the Sailors (6-3 overall, 5-2 in the WSL).
The varsity teams will play at 4 p.m. at Woodbury Sports Complex, 350 S. Mack Lane, and the junior varsity will play at 6 p.m.
The varsity baseball team (5-5 overall, 3-4 in the WSL) beat the Sailors (3-12 overall, 2-8 in the WSL), 15-7, on April 13.
Boys swimming finishes second in Glenwood
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Swimming Saturday in Glenwood Springs, the Moffat County High School boys varsity swimming team was able to finish second with 54 points.
Montrose finished first with 146 points.
In the 50-yard freestyle, Chance Peterson finished second and Curtis Ellgen was third.
Charlie Griffiths was third in the 100-yard freestyle and 200-individual medley.
John Kirk finished third in the 200-yard freestyle and second in the 100-yard backstroke.
Matt Hulstine finished in second place by a fraction of a second in the 100-yard butterfly, but won the 100-yard breaststroke.
The 200-yard freestyle relay and 200-yard medley relay teams finished second.
Bad Dogs wrapping up season in Parachute
The Craig Bad Dogs youth wrestling team competed in its next to last tournament April 24 in Parachute.
Overall, eight of the 21 wrestlers who traveled finished in first place.
Kaden Hixson, Dagan White, Luke Pleasant, Daniel Caddy, Corbin Beck, Mikinzie Klimper, Deven Mosman and Shandon Hadley all finished in first place.
Cody Baker, Greg Hixson, Thomas Baker, Lane Gonzales and Mikey Bingham finished in second place.
Caden Call and Dominic Beck finished in third place while Anthony Duran, Hugo Hernandez and Issik Herod finished in fourth place.
The last Bad Dogs tournament will be Saturday in Rangely.
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