Soroco High School girls basketball dominated its cross-county rival Hayden on Friday night, but both squads are facing long layoffs over the holiday break.
Area wrestlers competed in tournaments on the Front Range and in Oak Creek on Saturday, snagging some wins and making some noise on the state level in the process.
The Soroco boys basketball team snapped a long losing streak against Hayden on Saturday, blasting the Tigers in the Meeker Cowboy Shoot-Out.
The Soroco and Hayden boys basketball teams are scheduled to meet on Friday, but they'll get a chance at one another tomorrow first, in the final round of the Meeker Cowboy Shoot-Out tournament.
The Soroco High School wrestling program will play host to nine teams Saturday, an important tournament for wrestling in the region, according to Rams coach Jay Whaley.
The Hayden High School girls basketball team picked up its first win of the season.
It was only the first wrestling tournament of the season, but the results for Routt County wrestlers were huge and coaches can only hope it’s a sign of things to come.
Hayden High School boys basketball coach Mike Luppes has injuries and inexperienced players lining up on his bench. The Tigers went 0-2 during Saturday's doubleheader, but Luppes is confident in the direction his squad is traveling.
Playing four quarters is troubling Hayden High School girls basketball, the Tigers' coach said. On Saturday, Hayden played eight quarters but dropped both contests to Saratoga and Encampment.
A strong fourth quarter by North Park sank Hayden High School girls basketball to 0-1 after its season opener Thursday night.
Routt County high school sports kick into gear this weekend as teams head for tournaments and other action.
The wrestling teams of Routt County high schools don’t return with all the experience that they have had in past years, but coaches of the tree area teams are excited and confident nonetheless.
Graduation and injuries aren't doing Hayden boys basketball any favors in the early going, but head coach Mike Luppes said his young group has a chance to make some noise this season.
Proposed changes to high school football alignment could mean extra-long road trips for Hayden and Soroco, and the loss of a rival for Steamboat Springs.
Former Hayden and Moffat County athlete Chris Zirkle raced at the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics nationals in cross-country during the weekend.