Adult Volleyball results for Jan. 26
The Soroco High School girls basketball team is all about keeping things in perspective. This weekend is huge on the court, but it's the things off the court that are far more important to the Rams.
The Steamboat Springs High School wrestling team split a Tuesday night triangular, beating Eagle Valley and losing to Glenwood Springs.
Steamboat Springs basketball gets back-to-back home games while the Sailors' hockey team closes out its home schedule. Hayden boys and girls basketball hosts De Beque then heads to Vail Christian. Steamboat and Soroco wrestling is a long way from home at the Valley Classic.
Elly Walters finished with 18 points to pace all scorers, and Rifle scored 18 unanswered points in the first half to take control against the Sailors early.
Robi Powers finished with a game-high 25 points for Steamboat, which pulled away from the scrappy Bears in the third quarter and held on for a 51-36 Class 4A Western Slope League victory at the Rifle High gymnasium.
Another slow start sank the Steamboat Springs High School boys hockey team.
The Soroco High School boys basketball team got off to a slow start Tuesday, but it played strong for three quarters and came out of a road trip to North Park with a crucial win, 41-34.
The Rams more than responded to adversity, walloping North Park, 70-17.
Nita Englund, who trained previously with the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club, put together the best weekend of ski jumping of her career at a World Cup event in Oberstdorf, Germany, Saturday and Sunday.
Steamboat Springs snowboarders competed at a United States of America Snowboard Association event Saturday and Sunday in snowboard and half-pipe competitions.
The U.S. Nordic combined Ski Team’s Continental Cup competitors had their best weekend of 2015 last weekend in Planica, Slovenia, where Ben Berend led the way with a 23rd place finish in the first competition.
Saturday was a breakout day for U.S. Nordic combined athlete Taylor Fletcher as he placed third in a World Cup event in Japan.
Payton McElhiney was tops among local competitors, winning the skier men’s 13-15 division by inserting the flat 540 spin he’d just learned.
The group was led by Riley Hodges, who finished second in the girls U15 division of the Rocky Qualifier Series/Devo event.