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Sailor boys fall to Eagle Valley in regular season finale

Steamboat Springs junior guard Ethan Hoy passes the ball after driving toward the hoop as the Sailors face Eagle Valley in a boys basketball game on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2022, in Steamboat. Eagle Valley won 52-44.
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The Steamboat Springs High School boys basketball team will not share a piece of the Western Slope title, as Eagle Valley defeated the Sailors at home 52-44 on Thursday, Feb. 17.

Steamboat jumped out to a small lead in the first quarter. With 1 minute, 37 seconds left in the first half, Devils senior Erich Petersen scored to tie the game at 20.

Eagle Valley scored the next six points and led 26-22 going into the locker rooms.



The Devils pushed that lead to almost double digits, 42-33, over the third quarter.

Steamboat shifted gears and started to execute a comeback late in the game as Sailors senior Parker Lindquist went off. He used a 3-pointer to make it 42-39 with 6:21 left to play. He scored a team-high 14 points.



A few minutes later, senior Kellen Adams cut the deficit to 43-40 and junior Ethan Hoy kept it close, 45-42, with a jump shot and Lindquist shrunk the gap with a layup. With less than a minute to play, Steamboat trailed 46-44.

The Sailors proceeded to foul the Devils, who made their free throws. Meanwhile, Steamboat couldn’t score, and Eagle Valley pulled ahead 52-44.

Steamboat ended regular season play with a 9-3 league record.

Meanwhile, the Sailor girls fell to Eagle Valley 60-49, ending their regular season with a 7-5 record against Western Slope teams.

Steamboat senior Ben Bogan passes the ball in front of the student section as the Sailors face Eagle Valley on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2022, in Steamboat. Eagle Valley won 52-44.
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Sailors junior Austin Moore pulls down an offensive rebound against Eagle Valley on Thursday, Feb. 19, 2022.
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Steamboat Springs junior Cade Gedeon steals the ball in the fourth quarter versus Eagle Valley. Despite Steamboat keeping the score close throughout the game, Eagle Valley escaped with a 52-44 victory on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2022.
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Steamboat Springs senior Parker Lindquist shoots over Nikko Vonstralendorff on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2022.
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Steamboat Springs senior Samantha Campbell shoots a free throw late in a girls basketball game against Eagle Valley on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2022 in Steamboat Springs.
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Sailors senior Caroline Mclaughlin takes a jump shot versus Eagle Valley on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2022.
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Steamboat guard Reina Bomberski drives toward the hoop against Eagle Valley on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2022.
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Senior point guard Darby Martinez passes to a Sailors teammate on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2022 versus Eagle Valley.
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Seamboat Springs’ Samantha Campbell saves the ball from going out of bounds as the Sailors take on Eagle Valley at home on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2022.
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