Basketball briefs: Soroco girls basketball continues dominance at Center Tourney
CENTER — The Soroco High School girls basketball team won two games this weekend at the Center Tournament. The Rams defeated Calhan 63-8 Friday evening and topped Center 50-31 Saturday afternoon.
Soroco led Center by just 22-18 at the half but outscored the Vikings 16-2 in the third quarter to seal the win.
The team is now 6-1 and ranked No. 7 among all 2A teams in the state.
Soroco plays at Olathe next on Jan. 7.
Soroco 63, Calhan 8
Soroco 50, Center 31
Hayden girls lose at Center Tournament
CENTER — The Hayden Valley High School girls basketball team is now 1-3 after losing 29-17 to Center at the Center Holiday Tournament. The Tigers have lost their past three games after winning their first game of the season. The team next plays Jan. 7 at Cedaredge.
Center 29, Hayden 17
Tiger boys fall to 1-4
CENTER — The Hayden Valley High School boys basketball team is 1-4 after two losses at the Center Tournament on Friday and Saturday. The Tigers fell to Sierra Grande 60-24 Friday and 49-47 against Calhan the next day. Hayden next plays Jan. 7 at Cedaredge.
Sierra Grande 60, Hayden 24
Calhan 49, Hayden 47
Sailor girls basketball lose at Gunnison
GUNNISON — The Steamboat Springs High School girls basketball team traveled to the Gunnison Tournament this weekend and lost three games.
First, the Sailors fell to Monte Vista 53-30 Friday. Then they dropped a game to Gunnison 46-33 Saturday. Steamboat wrapped up the tournament with a game against Crested Butte, of which the score has yet to be reported. The team is now 1-8 and won’t play again until after the new year when they travel to Basalt on Jan. 4.
Monte Vista 53, Steamboat Springs 30
Gunnison 46, Steamboat Springs 33
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