Soroco girls get back on win wagon
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Following a 31-26 loss to Paonia, its first of the season, the Soroco High School girls basketball team got back to its winning ways with a 65-32 victory at North Park on Thursday.
The Soroco boys won 73-43 over North Park, getting back to their winning ways as well.
Senior Tyler Koler-Wixom paced the Rams with 24 points behind six 3-pointers. Luke Duksa added 11 points, while Jed Kirby netted 10.
Boys: Soroco 73, North Park 43
NP 2 10 17 14 – 43
S 19 28 19 7 – 73
Scoring: S, Tyler Koler-Wixom 24, Luke Duksa 11, Jed Kirby 10, Joey McLaughlin 9, Greg Rubalcaba 4, Bradley Hoskinson 4, Chase Delamater 1.
Girls: Soroco 65, North Park 32
Sailors hockey defeats Battle Mountain
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — A pair of power play goals helped the Steamboat Springs High School hockey team to a 4-2 victory over Battle Mountain on Friday night.
In the first period, Sailors Walker Ripley and Cade Baier scored on the man-advantage with 48 seconds of each other to put Steamboat up 2-0.
Battle Mountain answered in the second but Max Kenney scored to push the lead to 3-1.
Battle Mountain added one more in the third to make it a 3-2 game, but Quinn Dorris scored an empty net goal to put the game away.
Goaltender Indiana Kretzschmar made 28 saves to earn the win.
Steamboat Springs 4, Battle Mountain 2
SS – Walker Ripley (Max Kenney, Quinn Dorris), PP, 15:10
SS – Cade Baier (Trey Haggarty), PP 15:58
BM – Wyatt Horn (Jack Eastabrooks, Kyle Parliament), 15:26
SS – Kenney (Ripley, Dorris), 16:17
BM – Parliament (Horn), 11:41
SS – Dorris, SH, 16:41
Saves: BM, Logan Gremmer 19. SS, Indiana Kretzschmar 28.
To reach Shelby Reardon, call 970-871-4253, email sreardon@SteamboatPilot.com or follow her on Twitter @ByShelbyReardon.
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