The Hotchkiss girls basketball team defeated Soroco, 58-51, Saturday to place third in the District 5 tournament at Soroco.
The win advances the Lady Bulldogs to this week's Region 1 tournament in Alamosa.
State wrestling can be so cruel. One moment you're on top in every way imaginable, the next thing you know you're flat on your back wishing you hadn't made that one tiny mistake.
For Hotchkiss senior 113-pounder Garrett Toothaker, the 2014 Colorado state wrestling tournament was both.
The Hotchkiss girls basketball team will end regulation play in third place in Western Slope League standings following a 59-34 conference loss Friday to Meeker, and a 57-29 win Saturday at Rangely.
The Lady Bulldogs were 7-1 and in third place in conference play heading into yesterday's season-final game at Paonia.