Steamboat Springs hockey falls in opening weekend on the road |

Steamboat Springs hockey falls in opening weekend on the road

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The youth on the Steamboat Springs High School hockey team showed improvement this weekend as seven players made their varsity debut.

The Sailors dropped their first game to Dakota Ridge 6-0, but Saturday’s game against Cherry Creek showed some improvement. Senior Wyatt Boatright found the back of the net twice, but the team fell by a score of 9-2.

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Nov. 30: at Dakota Ridge, L 6-0 Dec. 1: at Cherry Creek, L 9-2 Dec. 7: vs. Crested Butte, L 6-2 Dec. 8: vs Crested Butte, W 5-3 Dec. 11: at Summit, W 5-2 Dec. 15: at Glenwood Springs, L 3-2 Dec. 21: at Aspen, L 4-0 Jan. 4: vs. Chaparral, L 4-1 Jan. 5: vs. Aspen, L 4-2 Jan. 18: vs. Battle Mountain, L 8-1 Jan. 19: vs. Mullen, L 3-1 Jan. 25: at Fort Collins, L 8-1 Jan. 26: at Palmer, W 3-2 Jan. 30: at Battle Mountain, L 8-1 Feb. 1: vs. Summit, W 5-4 Feb. 2: vs. Glenwood Springs, L 4-3 Feb. 5: vs. Battle Mountain, L 5-3 Feb. 8: at Denver East, 7:15 p.m. Feb. 9: at Colorado Academy, 8:30 p.m. Feb. 15: vs. Mountain Vista, 7:45 p.m.

Senior Patrick Sumner and sophomore Ryan McNamara saw action in goal. The junior varsity team tied Cherry Creek 2-2 then lost to Heritage 9-0.

The Sailors (0-2, 0-0) open home competition against Crested Butte (1-0, 1-0) at 7:45 p.m. on Friday and 3 p.m. Saturday at Howelsen Ice Arena.

Hayden boys basketball 1-1 during weekend

Following a 49-22 loss to Peyton, the Tigers bounced back with a 50-46 victory over Kiowa. The Tigers had four players score in the double figures. Chris Carrouth led the charge with 13 points.

To reach Leah Vann, call 970-871-4253, email or follow her on Twitter @LVann_Sports.

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