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Roundup: DHS soccer blanks Grand Junction

FLC football falls, but other Skyhawks get RMAC wins
Fort Lewis College quarterback Brayden Miller tries to escape from a Colorado State University Pueblo defender on Saturday in Pueblo. The Thunderwolves won the game 75-3. (Courtesy)

The 4A Southwestern league-leading Durango High School boys soccer team beat the No. 2 team in the SWL, Grand Junction High School 3-0 on Saturday to tighten its grip on the league.

The Demons led 2-0 at halftime and added an insurance goal in the second to improve to 12-0 overall and 5-0 in the SWL. Grand Junction is now 8-3, 4-2 after suffering its first home loss of the year.

In the 4A/5A Southwestern volleyball league, Durango, also No. 1 in the standings, beat Grand Junction Central on Friday, 25-14, 25-11 and 25-15.

On Saturday, however, the Demons lost their first league game at Fruita Monument. The Wildcats won 25-20, 25-18, 21-25 and 25-22. Durango, however, still leads the league at 5-1 and 10-3 overall. Montrose (4-8, 3-1) is second with one league loss as well; the two teams will face off at 5 p.m. Thursday at DHS. Fruita is third at 6-7, 4-2.

The Durango softball team also had a league doubleheader with Grand Junction Central on Saturday. Central, however, was on fire at the plate and cruised past the Demons 14-3, 23-1.

The Ignacio High School volleyball team picked up a pair of league wins over Ridgway on Saturday, 25-8, 25-10, 25-5 and then 25-15, 25-19, 25-16 to improve to 9-7 overall and 3-1 in the 2A/1A San Juan Basin League. Ignacio is second in the league behind Dove Creek (15-0, 5-0).

Fort Lewis football played at Colorado State University Pueblo on Saturday and got blown out 75-3. CSU Pueblo averaged roughly 10 yards per play in the first half while holding FLC to about one yard per play to build a 49-3 halftime lead and cruise.

For FLC volleyball, senior libero Kamryn Lopez registered 19 digs in a four-set win over Westminster College on Saturday to become the 15th player in program history to surpass 1,000 career digs. FLC won the match 31-29, 25-20, 23-25 and 25-22. On Friday, however, No. 21 Colorado Mesa beat the Skyhawks, 25-15, 25-19 and 25-10.

Gabriel Legendre and Tomas Duenes both scored to lift the Fort Lewis College men's soccer team to its first Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference win of the season over Colorado Mesa University 2-1 on Friday night.

Senior Madyson Barela scored her second goal in as many games as the Fort Lewis College women's soccer team captured a 3-1 win over Colorado Christian University in RMAC play on Friday