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EDWARDS – OK, to review. Vail Christian’s Jonathan Armstead was the point guard Saturday against Summit’s junior varsity team.The next thing you know, head coach Sheldon Kuhns will be moving Caleb Pearson to shooting guard and Bob Isbell will be coaching the team.With regular point guard Josh Glandorf out with the flu, desperate times demanded desperate measures. And, Armstead filled in more than admirably with 21 points, leading the Saints to a 60-44 win.”Jonathan was Mr. Versatility,” Kuhn said. “It was the first game of his career at point guard and he has a career-high 21 points. He had a great game scoring and moving our offense.Caleb Person put in 15 points, followed by Jaryd Francis with 10. Senior Jamie Graef, playing on Senior Day, had 8.”Jamie’s really banged up, but we sent him out in style,” Kuhns said. “The win was what he wanted. That’s two years in a row we’ve won on Senior Day. We’d like to make that a trend.”Vail Christian moved to 9-7 with the win.Lady Saints cruiseThe Vail Christian girls basketball team started against Summit’s junior varsity with their seniors and ended with them – and everyone lived happily ever after in a Saints’ 58-44 win.The team’s five seniors – Amanda Larson, Lauren Mutter, Rachel Glandorf, Sarah Sparling and Kelli Verdeber – started and the Saints rolled out to a 26-8 lead.Vail Christian and Summit played evenly in the second quarter.”I told the girls that if the lead was sufficient and we had good effort in the third, I would like to play all the bench,” Saints coach Paul Doughty said. “We built a 30-point lead in the third. In the final period, we played all of our players and let the seniors come out one at a time for recognition.”Glandorf led the Saints with 19 points, 13 rebounds and eight assists, followed by Megan Doughty with with 14 points and seven steals. Verderber had a double-double with 12 points and 10 board. Danielle Cavahaugh finished with a nice line of nine points, five rebounds and six steals.Both Vail Christian team finish the regular season at Ouray and Ridgeway next weekend.


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