Cedaredge High School's Lady Bruins slipped to third place with a loss in Olathe (7-2, 10-2) over the weekend. The loss, 54-46, is just the second loss in league play but both come at the hands of Olathe.
Cedaredge fell to 7-2 and 9-3 after splitting games over the weekend. Grand Valley (7-1, 8-3) reclaimed the top spot, with Coal Ridge resting in fourth (6-3, 8-4).
The Lady Bruins played Roaring Fork on Friday and came away with a 54-42 win.
Bruins 54, Rams 42
Cedaredge eased its way to an 11-6 lead after one period and held a 22-17 halftime lead over the Lady Rams.
Second-half play saw big offensive performances from each team. The Lady Bruins had their big spurt in the third quarter with a 21-6 run and Roaring Fork finished the game with a 20-11 run in the fourth quarter.
Alyssa Isaman had 15 counters for Cedaredge, with teammate Kenzie Kehmeier adding another 10 points to lead the Lady Bruins' offense.
Maddi Nieslanik and Autumn Grandberry had 18 and 15 points respectively to pace Roaring Fork's point production. Nieslanik also had 11 rebounds in the game for the Lady Rams.
Olathe 54, CHS 46
Ryan Hilbig's Lady Bruins could not find relief from the constant pressure applied by Olathe in the first period of play and fell behind 20-5 and eventually lost the game 54-46.
Cedaredge managed to gain some momentum in the second stanza to outscore the Lady Pirates 13-9 but still trailed, 29-18, at the break.
Neither team had an advantage in the third quarter as each scored nine points.
Cedaredge shaved three points off Olathe's lead with a 19-16 run in the fourth quarter, giving the Lady Pirates a 54-46 victory.
The Lady Bruins host Aspen (0-7, 0-10) on Saturday (Feb. 1) with tipoff set for 4 p.m. Junior varsity play will take place prior to varsity play.blog comments powered by Disqus