Soroco keeps playing, Hayden boys ends season
Editors note: This story was updated at 10:39 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26 with the details of Soroco’s next game.
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — After a play-in victory on Monday, Feb. 24, the No. 7 Soroco High School boys basketball team traveled to face No. 2 Meeker.
The Rams were down just 32-25. However, the Cowboys outscored the visitors 27-10 in the third en route to a 77-39 victory on Tuesday, Feb. 25. The team will face West Grand in De Beque in the district consolation bracket.
Soroco earned its way to the quarterfinal with a 47-44 win over Caprock Academy 24 hours earlier.
The Rams led 23-15 at the half, but allowed 18 points in the third to go into the fourth tied at 33. Soroco outscored the Eagles 14-11 in the final quarter for the win.
The Hayden High School boys basketball team ended its season in a play-in loss to West Grand when the Mustangs won 48-43 at home. The Tigers finished the 2019-20 season with a 5-15 record.
The teams were tied at 20 at the half. Hayden lit up the scoreboard in the third, scoring 21 points to earn a 41-32 lead. However, the Tigers couldn’t keep it going in the fourth, scoring 2 points while West Grand netted 16 for the win.
Tuesday, Feb. 25
Meeker 77, Soroco 39
S 8 17 10 4 – 39
M 15 17 27 18 – 77
Monday, Feb. 24
Soroco 47, Caprock Academy 44
CA 4 11 18 11 – 44
S 9 14 10 14 – 47
West Grand 48, Hayden 43
H 12 8 21 2 – 43
WG 13 7 12 16 – 48
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