Soroco girls grab league win | SteamboatToday.com
YOUR AD HERE »

Soroco girls grab league win

Soroco High School Rams
SorocoRams

— Chloe Veilleux didn’t see a ton of time Friday for the Soroco High School girls basketball team.

That was a part of the plan for coach David Bruner, who sent the sophomore to the bench once that game, a win against De Beque, was in hand.

Veilleux certainly got to burn off any excess energy Saturday. She scored 26 points to lead the Soroco girls to a 60-50 win against Rangely.

“She had a heck of a game,” Bruner said. “I knew she’d be a mismatch for Rangely with her speed and the fact that she just never gets tired.”

Soroco led by three points at half, then slowly pulled away throughout the second, hitting just enough of its free throws in a foul-heavy game — there were 60 free throws taken — to keep things from getting too close.

Mattie Rossi was the team’s only other player in double figures, scoring 13.

“We still have to get better, and we have a lot of work to do,” Bruner said, “but, it’s always nice to go on the road and get a win. Rangely’s a good team, and that’s a tough place to play, so we’re happy.”

Next up for the Rams, 7-1, is a trip Friday to play at Paonia, which is undefeated and ranked the No. 1 team in the state.

To reach Joel Reichenberger, call 970-871-4253, email jreichenberger@SteamboatToday.com or follow him on Twitter @JReich9


Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Steamboat and Routt County make the Steamboat Pilot & Today’s work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Each donation will be used exclusively for the development and creation of increased news coverage.

For tax deductible donations, click here.
 

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User