Saturday's High School Hoop Round-Up

By: Tom Giles Email
By: Tom Giles Email

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) -- The Grand Junction Tigers dropped a double-header against Fountain Fort Carson on Saturday afternoon. The boys team (6-4) lost 71-35, while the girls team (6-4) fell 55-52. Jamie Derrieux scored 20 points for the Lady Tigers in the loss.

Both teams return to the hardwood on Tuesday for a double-header matchup with Moffat County at Grand Junction High School.

The Fruita Monument boys (5-8) won a thriller in overtime 63-55 over the Heritage Eagles. T.J. Pollack had 18 points for the Wildcats. The Fruita girls (6-6) fell 50-46 to the Rock Canyon Jaguars.

Both teams will host Grand Junction Central on Friday night at Fruita Monument High School.

The Palisade Bulldogs boys team (4-5) fell to Glenwood Springs 42-31 in Glenwood on Saturday afternoon. The Bulldogs girls team (0-9) dropped their game to the Demons 45-38. Olevia Shafer had 16 points for Palisade.

The boys team hosts Aspen on Tuesday night, while the girls team hosts Moffat County on Saturday night.

The Central Warriors (8-3) won their final game at the Regis tournament, defeating Montbello 71-49 on Saturday evening. Amy Kame led the way with 23 points and Taylor Else added 21 for the Warriors. Central travels to Fruita Monument on Friday to take on the Wildcats.

KKCO firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKCO 11News.

powered by Disqus
KKCO NBC 11 News 2531 Blichmann Avenue Grand Junction, CO 81505 Station Phone: 970.243.1111 Business Fax: 970.243.1770 Newsroom Fax: 970.245.3793 News Tip & Contest Line: 970.255.8477
Copyright © 2002-2015 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 81083667 -
Gray Television, Inc.