Prep roundup: Rocky Mountain, Fossil Ridge share conference volleyball title

Prep roundup: Rocky Mountain, Fossil Ridge share conference volleyball title


Prep roundup: Rocky Mountain, Fossil Ridge share conference volleyball title


The Rocky Mountain volleyball team swept Fort Collins on Thursday night, 28-26, 25-23, 25-20.

The win finishes the regular season for the Lobos with a record of 13-5 (10-1 in conference).

The Lambkins finished the regular season with a record of 14-5 and 7-4 in conference play.

The victory gives Rocky a split of the conference title with crosstown rivals Fossil Ridge.

“The girls are just thrilled about that,” Rocky coach Glenn Gainley said.

Gainley singled out the play of setter Hanna Wiggins, Desi Klaer and Ellen Donnelly, his three seniors. Klaer had 13 kills, and Donnelly finished off the match with the final two kills.

Despite graduating eight players from a team that went undefeated in conference last year, the Lobos were still able to stay at the top of the conference.

“These girls bonded,” Gainley said. “They don’t win pretty, but they win. They’ve been a joy to coach.”

Fossil Ridge 3, Poudre 0

The Fossil Ridge volleyball team earned a tie for the conference championship with Rocky Mountain with a 3-0 sweep of Poudre, 25-20, 25-14, 25-9. Bridgette Lococo had five blocks for Fossil, Hannah Casebolt had three aces.

The SaberCats are now 13-5 on the season and 10-1 in conference. Poudre finished with a 6-5 record in conference after not winning a league game last year. Overall the Impalas are 11-8.

Fossil Ridge 1, Poudre 0

The Fossil Ridge boys soccer team now has a five-game winning streak after beating Poudre 1-0 on Thursday night.

The SaberCats (12-2, 7-2) will find out their playoff placement on Sunday after winning the conference championship. Poudre is now 8-6-1 (3-6-1) in conference after the game.

Rocky Mountain 1, Fort Collins 0

The Rocky Mountain soccer team used a 20th-minute goal from Shane Wagner to take a 1-0 win over Fort Collins on Thursday night. The Lobos finish the regular season with an overall record of 8-5-2 (6-2-2 in conference) and will find out their playoff seeding Sunday.

The loss leaves Fort Collins with a 5-8-2 overall record and 4-5-1 in conference.

Liberty Common 10, Union Colony 0

The Liberty Common soccer team sealed a playoff berth in its first year in CHSAA with a mercy-rule win over Union Colony. Arjun Gill scored three goals, Rob Knab had a goal and an assist and James Keaton had one goal and three assists.

The Eagles (8-4-3, 4-2-1) will find out who they face in the playoffs when the seedings come out on Sunday.


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