Softball falls in nonconference action
In the first game, Devils senior pitcher Sarah LyBarger couldn’t overcome a pair of errors and bats that fell asleep, falling 4-1.
“We didn’t help her out at all. She pitched a pretty good game,” head coach Brad Stiles said. “We just couldn’t get the timely hit. It was a very winnable game for us.”
In the second game, the Panthers, part of the 4A Western Slope League, won 16-0.
Eagle Valley, 1-0 in 3A Western Slope and 2-5 overall, hosts 4A Rifle Friday at 4 p.m. at the Eagle County Fairgrounds.
Devils travel on Friday
GYPSUM –Eagle Valley football, 3-0 overall and 1-0 in the league, travels to Olathe (1-2, 0-1) Friday for a 7:30 p.m. start. The Devils go into the game ranked No. 9 by the Rocky Mountain News among 2A teams.
The Devils volleyball team, 5-2 overall and 1-0 in the league, will take the court at Olathe at 5:30 p.m.
Eagle Valley soccer improves to 2-1
CARBONDALE –Eagle Valley’s Jordan Miekle scored the golden goal in overtime Saturday at the Colorado Rocky Mountain School, as the Devils improved to 2-1 in the 3A Western Slope League.
Tommy Michelibrink, Matt Hogoboom and Nathan Hoza all scored in the last 10 minutes of the first half to take an early lead. CRMS rallied to tie the game late in the second half.
In the overtime, Miekle received a throw in from Hoza and one-timed it pass into the net.
The Devils travel to Vail Mountain School (3-1 overall, 3-0 in the league) Thursday for another league contest. Game time is scheduled for 4 p.m.
Vail Christian loses heartbreaker
EAGLE-VAIL –Northpark’s football team overcame a 22-6 halftime deficit to beat Vail Christian 30-28 Saturday, scoring a touchdown in the last four minutes of the game to seal the win.
Saints senior Steve Reid scored two touchdowns and added the two-point conversions, while senior Robbie Brgoch added two touchdowns himself.
“The guys have practiced hard and practiced well,” Saints head coach Bob Isbell said of his team’s reaction.
The Saints (1-2 overall and in the 1A Mountain League) travel to Silver State Saturday for a game starting at 1:30 p.m. The Patriots are 2-1 overall and 2-0 in league play.
“This team has the best record in the league,” Isbell said. “They have a pair of good running backs. Hopefully, we’ll play well and stay healthy.”
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