Area basketball recap: Hayden teams fall to Rangely; Soroco girls defeat West Grand |

Area basketball recap: Hayden teams fall to Rangely; Soroco girls defeat West Grand

Rangely sweeps Hayden, Soroco girls win over West Grand

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The Hayden High School girls and boys basketball teams had their first contests since the winter break, hosting Rangely on Saturday, Jan. 11.

The boys started slow, trailing 21-6 in the first quarter. The Tigers outscored the Panthers 22-4 in the final frame, but Hayden lost 66-51.

The girls started similarly, finding themselves in an early hole. Despite the Tigers outscoring Rangely 28-12 in the second half, the Panthers won out 41-38.

As of Tuesday, Jan. 14, the Hayden girls are ranked No. 18 in the 2A RPI standings, while Rangley is No. 10. The Tiger boys are ranked No. 50.

Meanwhile, the Soroco High School Rams traveled to West Grand. The girls defeated the Mustangs handedly, 55-37, but the boys had more trouble.

The Rams led 10-6 after one quarter but were down 30-16 at the half. The Mustangs maintained their advantage and won 61-42.

The Soroco girls are ranked No. 22 among 2A teams in the RPI standings, and the boys are No. 29.

Boys basketball
Rangely 66, Hayden 51

R 21 25 16 4 – 66
H 6 15 8 22 – 51

West Grand 61, Soroco 42
S 10 6 10 16 – 42
WG 6 24 14 17 – 61

Girls basketball
Rangely 41, Hayden 38

R 13 16 4 8 – 41
H 5 5 14 14 – 38

Soroco 55, West Grand 37
Scoring: Kayedence Bruner 23, Kourtney Bruner 7, Makinley Parker 6, Morgan Geiger 4, Sophia Benjamin 4, Peyton Parker 3, Jadyn Ellis 2, Eden Mayer 1. Fouls: 26. FTs: 19-35. 3-pointers: 4 (Ka. Bruner 3). Rebounds: 26 (Ko. Bruner 7). Assists: 4. Steals: 23 (Ka. Bruner, Ko. Bruner 6).

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