The Soroco High School boys basketball team turned a strong start into a big win Saturday. After a huge first quarter, the Rams cruised to a 69-39 win against Lake County.
Saturday’s home game against Lake County didn’t offer the girls team much of a tune up. The Rams won big.
Despite a solid 8-3 record heading into Saturday’s game against Lake County, the Soroco High School boys’ basketball team hasn’t been quite right this season. There have been impressive wins, but equally baffling losses.
Soroco and Hayden basketball both host home games this weekend, while Steamboat hockey looks to rebound with a game at Kent Denver on Saturday.
David Bruner has seen plenty of basketball in his eight years as the coach of the Soroco girls program, but he said Monday’s game at Gilpin County stood out.
Steamboat Springs took fourth in Evergreen, Hayden won its dual tournament in Highland and Soroco was strong in Rangely.
The Rams led 40-20 at halftime and used an even stronger third quarter to roll to the win. Senior Eric Logan led the team with 25 points.
Senior Briana Peterson led the Rams with 28 points, while junior DaKota Bruner had 18. Coach David Bruner also noted a strong defensive performance from sophomore Mattie Rossi.
The Hayden boys and girls basketball teams open the weekend Thursday night with home games against Meeker.
It was a step back for the Soroco High School boys basketball team Tuesday night as it lost on the road at Vail Christian 65-36.
The Soroco girls basketball team overcame a five-point halftime deficit to win on the road against a top league challenger, Vail Christian.
The Steamboat Springs and Soroco High School wrestling teams opened the 2016 portion of their season Saturday at the Eagle Valley Invitational. Hayden competed at Vernal's Tournament of Champions.
Despite a halftime lead, the Soroco High School boys basketball team didn’t feel it was giving its all against West Grand Saturday in Oak Creek. The defense was average, shots were forced, and the Mustangs were very much in the game.
Soroco High School girls’ basketball coach David Bruner did what any coach would have done with his team struggling against a good team — he asked his two returning all-conference players to go win the game.
The Soroco High School boys basketball team took care of business Friday night against a young Hayden team, setting up an important game Saturday at home against West Grand.