Steamboat to face off against Moffat County today |

Steamboat to face off against Moffat County today

Big game for Sailors girls varsity basketball in Moffat County today

Ben Bulkeley

— The Steamboat Springs girls varsity basketball team is looking for a win against Moffat County tonight to help the team into the playoffs.

The slate of games starts at 3 p.m. today, when the girls junior varsity team plays the Sailors, followed by the boys junior varsity at 4:30 p.m., the girls varsity team at 6 p.m. and the boys varsity team at 7:30 p.m.

The Moffat County girls varsity (9-13 overall, 7-5 in the Western Slope League) is coming off weekend losses to Glenwood Springs and Rifle.

The loss against Rifle was the team's first loss at home this season.

The Sailors (14-6, 9-3 in the WSL) are jockeying for a spot in the class 4A playoffs.

Steamboat won a Jan. 26 game between the two rivals, 45-34.

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The Moffat County boys take the court after the girls game.

The boys (5-16 overall, 3-9 in league play) are 2-1 in their past three games, including a 67-64 win Saturday at home against Rifle.

Steamboat (12-8, 9-3 in the WSL) beat Moffat County, 49-39, on Jan. 26.

All games will be played at the MCHS gymnasium, 900 Finley Lane.