NORTHWEST COLORADO NEWS AND SPORTS FOR SUNDAY, MARCH 3RD

3-PEAT! LSRV WINS STATE! MOFFAT COUNTY, MEEKER & HAYDEN GRAB DISTRICT TITLES

YESTERDAY IN BASKETBALL:

At the Wyoming 1A State Tournament:
The Little Snake River Valley girls fell to Upton 60-45 to take 4th place.

The Little Snake River Valley boys defeated Ten Sleep 69-58 to win their 3rd consecutive State Championship

In 3-A:
Moffat County’s girls defeated Olathe 46-41 for the District Championship!

The Moffat County boys fell to Roaring Fork 59-54 for the District Championship.

Both Moffat County teams now advance to the State Tournament round of 32/16, where a single loss eliminates a team from the tournament.  As the district champion the Moffat County girls will host a round of 32 and 16 sub-regional tournament on March 8th and 9th.  On Friday the Moffat County girls (19-3) will play Broomfield’s Jefferson Academy (10-12).  With a win they will play the winner of the Kent Denver (18-4) Middle Park (14-7) game on Saturday.

The Moffat County boys will travel to Brush to face Classical Academy (14-8) on Friday.  With a win they will play the winner of the Brush (19-3) and Basalt (8-14) game on Saturday.

In 2-A:

The Rangely girls lost to Hotchkiss 40-38, taking 4th place.

The Meeker girls edged Paonia 61-58 for the District 5 Championship.

The Hayden boys beat Meeker 64-51 for the District 5 Championship.

This weekend the Meeker girls (16-6) and the Hayden boys (20-2) will both play in the single elimination Regional tournament at Grand Junction High School.  On Friday Meeker will take on Dolores (15-6)  and Hayden will play Sangre De Cristo (15-7).  With wins, Meeker will face the winner of the Simla (15-6) Sargent (13-9) game, and Hayden will play the winner of the Dolores (15-6) and Yuma (19-2) game.

This weekend the Rangely girls (12-10) and the Meeker boys (16-6) will both play in the single elimination Regional tournament at Mullen High School.  On Friday Rangely will take on Wray (10-12)  and Meeker will play Haxtun (16-5).  With wins, Meeker will face the winner of the Denver Christian (16-6) Highland (7-15) game, and Rangely will play the winner of the Lutheran (21-0) and Heritage Christian (14-8) game.