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.
The Soroco girls basketball team got points from nine different players Friday and beat Hayden, 72-26.
Soroco High School senior Lucy Carlson will continue her volleyball career at Cornerstone University in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
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.
There’s so much to do before May, Christi Valicenti explained, and even then, she said she knows it won’t be over. A senior at Lake Forest College in Illinois, Valicenti has been plenty busy. She reached the midway point of her final season of collegiate tennis in October, a successful stint that included a championship at No. 2 singles in the Midwest Conference tournament and a runners-up finish at No. 1 doubles.
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.
It was a slow start for the Soroco High School girls basketball team, but the same kind of fast finish the team has demonstrated in recent seasons. The Rams came on strong to win on the road against South Park, 58-34.
Whatever ailed the Soroco High School boys basketball team Friday night didn't follow the team on a road trip Saturday.
Rangely jumped out to a big, early lead, ahead 10-0 midway through the first quarter. That wasn’t much of a predictor for the outcome, however. Once the Rams had righted their ship, they sailed on for an easy victory, winning 78-42.
It was an up, down, up then, finally, down performance Friday night for the Soroco High School boys basketball.
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.