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Steamboat girls hoops falls in quarterfinals at district tournament

Luke Graham

— The Steamboat Springs High School girls basketball team lost in the quarterfinals of the district tournament Thursday, falling 42-32 to Rifle.

It was Steamboat's third loss to Rifle this season.

Steamboat started well, taking a 10-8 lead after one quarter. But the Sailors struggled on offense after the first eight minutes.

The Bears led 22-17 at half and had extended that to 29-22 after three quarters.

Nikki Fry led Steamboat with eight points. Alice Holmquist had seven.

Steamboat next plays Durango at 6 p.m. Friday.

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The top seven teams from the tournament advance to state.

To reach Luke Graham, call 970-871-4229 or email lgraham@SteamboatToday.com

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