Sports briefs: Western Slope weekend football results |

Sports briefs: Western Slope weekend football results

The high school football season may be coming to an end, but teams are still battling for the playoffs.

Glenwood Springs (8-1 overall) remains undefeated within the 3A Western Slope League, standing 6-0 after a 24-7 win against Delta (5-4, 3-3) on Friday night.

Rifle (6-3, 4-2) lost their second consecutive game to a team of Bulldogs — Palisade (8-1, 5-1) — falling 38-20.

Battle Mountain (2-7, 1-5) picked up a victory against Steamboat Springs (0-9, 0-6), winning 12-7, while back in the Vail Valley, Moffat County (5-4, 4-2) beat Eagle Valley (2-6, 1-5), 34-14.

In local results, Hayden (5-4, 4-1) comes off a 58-13 win against Lake County (3-6, 1-4), landing them in the 1A division playoffs. Other teams did not make the cut, as Rangely (0-8, 0-5) lost 44-8 to Paonia (4-5, 3-2), and Meeker (5-4, 2-3) fell to Hotchkiss (8-1, 5-0), 46-6.

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Saturday saw varied results for smaller teams in the region, as eight-man Soroco (6-3, 3-2) slipped 67-14 against Greeley’s Dayspring Christian (8-1, 4-1). In Baggs, Wyo., Little Snake River Valley (8-0, 6-0) continued their stellar season, slamming Farson-Eden (0-8, 0-7) 64-0 in the first round of the six-man playoffs.

CNCC loses final game of inaugural season

The Craig branch of Colorado Northwestern Community College’s soccer team was defeated, 6-2, in its Sunday game against the Craig Adults.

The team was down, 1-0, at halftime. CNCC players Jim Early and Jose Quezada scored in the second half.

The team’s final season record is 2-3, with two wins against CNCC’s Rangely team and losses to the Steamboat Springs Co-Ed Adult Town League All-Stars and the Glenwood Springs branch of Colorado Mountain College.

For more information about the CNCC soccer program, call coach Bill Sawer at 824-0116.

Pee-wee wrestling lessons to begin

Craig resident Travis Linsacum will offer youth wrestling lessons beginning Nov. 11.

The lessons will take place at Rehabilitation Services of Craig, 473 Yampa Ave. This is the second year Linsacum has offered the program, which is for children wanting to learn the basics of the sport at an introductory level.

Lessons are available to athletes from kindergarten through sixth grade.

For more information, call Linsacum at 846-7514.

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