When Soroco High School senior Eric Logan moves to West Texas next fall, he admits he is going to miss the mountains and the snow. But he is chasing something he’s been yearning for since he could put on his own cowboy boots, and that chase could have led him nowhere else.
Friday at Coal Ridge High School, No. 4-seed Soroco (19-3) will face No. 5-seed Highland (15-7) at 3 p.m. The winner moves on to face either No. 1-seed Paonia (20-2) or No. 8-seed Lyons (15-7) in Saturday’s regional championship game in Rifle, the victor headed to the state tournament.
Soroco (19-3), the No. 4 seed in Region 3, will play No. 5 seed Highland (15-7) at 3 p.m. Friday at Coal Ridge High School. The winner moves on to Saturday’s regional championship against the winner of Friday’s late game between No. 1-seed Paonia and No. 8-seed Lyons.
Paonia defeated Cedaredge 45-33 to win the district tournament. All four district semifinalists, including Soroco, now await the announcement of the regional tournament bracket on Sunday.
The Soroco High School girls basketball team was fouled out, then knocked off Friday in the semifinal round of the District 5 tournament in De Beque.
The Rams, ranked seventh in Class 2A in the most recent chsaanow.com poll, are 18-2 entering Friday’s District 5 semifinal game against No. 2 Cedaredge (19-1). The game is being played at De Beque High School, beginning at 6 p.m.
It’s win-or-go-home time of the year for local high school basketball teams, so without any other context, without any other history, the Soroco High School girls basketball team’s District 5 home tournament game Tuesday night against Meeker had great import.
After so many wins and so much success — not just this season, but last — there was no denying the hurt Tuesday night for the Soroco High School boys basketball team.
The Colorado High School Activities Association unveiled Sunday the state playoff brackets for hockey and boys basketball, with the Steamboat Springs High School teams each drawing Lewis-Palmer as a first-round opponent.
Two Hayden High School wrestlers and one Steamboat Springs Sailor came home from state with medals after battling through the consolation bracket.
The season ended with a loss for both Soroco's Jace Logan and Steamboat's Hayden Johnson, but both young wrestlers came away from Saturday's state championship finals optimistic.
Soroco freshman Jace Logan and Steamboat sophomore Hayden Johnson both fought their way to Saturday's state championship matches at the state wrestling tournament in Denver.
The Soroco High School boys basketball team had its eight-game win streak snapped Thursday in a 62-58 loss at Rangely in the regular-season finale.
The Soroco High School girls basketball team took care of business Thursday night, beating Rangely on the road, 58-47. The team will now face one of its rivals Tuesday in a must-win game at home against Meeker.
Steamboat, Hayden get two wins each, Soroco one
The first round of the tournament didn’t exactly start well for local teams, but it picked up fast, and Steamboat, Hayden and Soroco all had wrestlers advance to Friday's quarterfinal round.