Soroco begins a critical, three-game stretch, Friday traveling to play at intra-county rival Hayden. The Rams return home Saturday to face undefeated West Grand, and Tuesday, they hit the road again to play at Vail Christian, considered another of the top teams in the league.
After a long winter break high school sports action gets going quickly this weekend.
All three Routt County high school wrestling teams competed at the West Grand Invitational in Kremmling on Saturday. It was the final competition for each team before the holiday break.
This is the final weekend of play for area teams before heading into winter break.
The Soroco High School boys basketball team took Round 1 of the intra-county rivalry against Hayden, winning Saturday in the final round of the Meeker Cowboy Shoot Out, 60-20.
The Soroco High School wrestling team hosted its own invitational Saturday in Oak Creek, which included Hayden High School. The two teams accounted for seven first-place finishers and two runner-ups.
The Hayden High School girls basketball team split its Saturday doubleheader against a pair of Wyoming teams, losing in the morning after a slow start against Encampment, 46-32, then winning in overtime in the afternoon against Dubois, 47-41.
The Hayden High School girls basketball team opened its stint in the Carbon County Classic tournament Friday night in Wyoming with a win, 26-23, against Cokeville High School.
Road trips await all four Hayden and Soroco high school basketball teams this weekend.
Players like Steamboat Springs High School’s Maddie Labor rarely win player of the year awards. The problem is, the senior is a libero on the Sailors’ volleyball team, a defensive position, a spot that is often passed up for awards in favor of the taller girls up front who do the hitting and blocking.
All three Routt County high school wrestling teams took to the mat in Granby on Saturday, where they competed in the Middle Park Panther Invitational, the first competition of the season for both Soroco and Hayden. Steamboat Springs opened its season Thursday by winning a triangular with Battle Mountain and Summit.
It simply wasn’t a good day for the Hayden High School girls basketball team, coach Michelle Wilkie said. The Tigers lost at the Meeker Cowboy Shoot Out against Nucla, 34-27.
Three Tigers scored in double digits Friday night as the Hayden High School girls basketball team picked up its first win of the season, knocking off the Olathe junior varsity team in the Meeker Cowboy Shoot Out.
It was a loss, but Hayden High School girls basketball coach Michelle Wilkie said there were plenty of positives.
Sailors host Battle Mountain, Summit today. Hayden and Soroco open season Saturday at Middle Park Tournament.