It was a rough, but rewarding, road trip to Rangely for the Cedaredge girls' basketball team. The play was physical and a win made it all the more special.
A trip to Rangely over the weekend proved to be an exciting adventure for Craig Cerise's Cedaredge Bruin boys basketball team. The Bruins and Panthers were involved in a back-and-forth ballgame for much of the night with the outcome in doubt until the end.
A huge first period from Montrose senior Kade Terrell was instrumental in propelling the Indians to a 49-43 non-conference basketball win in Delta last Friday night. Terrell tossed in 14 points (including four three-point goals) enabling Montrose to take a 16-7 lead to the second quarter.
Last weekend's basketball games were a mixture of ups and downs for Delta High School's girls. On Friday, Montrose visited the Panthers and refused to give any quarter for the first eight minutes of the game.
Delta High School's swim team traveled to Frisco to participate in the Summit Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 13. The Panthers placed third out of five teams with 141 points. Glenwood Springs won the team title with 418 points.
Last week's lone basketball action for Cedaredge High School was against Olathe. The girls team stayed unbeaten with a lopsided 40-15 decision.
A new year brought about changes which were pleasing for some and not so for others in Delta High School's basketball camp. The girls' program suffered its first loss of the season last year in the First Colorado National Bank tournament when Cedaredge's Bruins won a closely played title game.
Hotchkiss High School's basketball teams enjoyed a successful weekend of hoops with victories over league foes Caprock Academy and Plateau Valley. The Bulldogs defeated Caprock in girls action by a score of 72-7 while the boys scored 77 points to just 26 counters for the Eagles on Friday night.