Home, home on the Range(ly); Vail Mountain soccer wins, 6-2 | VailDaily.com

Home, home on the Range(ly); Vail Mountain soccer wins, 6-2

Chris Freud

RANGELY – Vail Mountain soccer has been an educational experience this school year. In the fall, we learned that Paonia was famous for its apples.Saturday, VMS discovered that Olathe was the home of sweet corn.Tuesday, well, we give you http://www.rangely.com.”Some locals say ‘Rangely is not the edge of the world, but you can see it from here,'” the site says. “Others point out that Rangely is simply ‘An unknown Utopia.'” Hard to believe that Rangely is unknown, but it was definitely a soccer Utopia as the VMS girls soccer team bounced the host Panthers, 6-2.”We’re coming back feeling as though we continue to progress, continue to understand that there is more and more flexibility in our system,” VMS coach Bob Bandoni said. “The players are beginning to get used to each other’s style. We still feel like we have a lot of work to do. It was a long day, leaving in a snow storm, and we’re coming home feeling OK.”And more good news is that VMS’ travel schedule for the rest of the regular season will contain nothing but trips down Highway 82 in the form of CRMS, Aspen and Roaring Fork.Wherever Z Warren is playing, she seems to be comfortable. Warren had her second hat trick in as many games, scoring three out of VMS’ first four goals. Molly Etters, got one in between Warren’s rampage. Lani Bruntz and Maddie Sullivan scored late to seal the rout.”We were talking about the fact that while our last two opponents were not formidable by any means, these situations do allow us to play under pressure,” Bandoni said. “They are able to experiment in game-like situations.”In a novel concept, VMS (1-0 in the 3A Slope and 2-1 overall) next has a home game at The Bob Saturday at 11 a.m. against Rangely.Sports Editor Chris Freud can be reached at 949-0555, ext. 614 or cfreud@vaildaily.com.Vail, Colorado

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