Barone Middle School’s eighth-grade basketball team capped off an undefeated season Saturday by winning the league tournament at Meeker High School. From left, team members Jordan Smith, Dannon Bolton, Piper Haney, Taylor Neilson, Aly Ridings and Liz Fellows celebrated.
RBC I Undefeated Barone Middle School will host Saturday’s league tournament. Meeker’s eighth-grade A team (6-0) beat Steamboat Springs 51-21 in its final tuneup last week, while the B team won 41-20.
RANGELY I There were some close games last week involving the county’s junior high basketball teams.
RBC I Meeker’s Barone Middle School eighth-graders beat rival Rangely last week for the second time in two weeks. The BMS A team won 54-21, while the B team scrimmaged Rangely. “The girls played well,” said Meeker coach Deb Henderson. “The girls are really starting to understand the system.” Rangely
RBC I Rangely Junior High girls’ basketball players will have a quick turnaround this week. They officially started practice Tuesday — Monday was an in-service day — and four days later they will play their first games of the season.
MEEKER I After overcoming a 17-point deficit, Meeker’s Barone Middle School almost pulled off the big comeback. But the eighth-graders came up short, losing to Craig 37-35 in last Saturday’s district championship game. “This one did not start well,” said coach Neil Joy.
MEEKER I Barone Middle School’s eighth-grade boys’ basketball team will go into Saturday’s district tournament on a winning note. Both the A and B teams won their games against Steamboat Springs before the Thanksgiving break. The B team won 29-14, while the A team won 35-28.
MEEKER I In a good start to the season, Barone Middle School’s eighth-grade boys’ basketball teams won their openers Saturday against Craig. In the A game, Jake Boesch scored 11 points, Dylan Mobley six and Kevin Eli five to lead the way in Barone’s 26-20 win.
MEEKER — The Barone Middle School boys’ basketball teams opened the season last Saturday at home against county rival Rangely. The seventh- and eighth-grade A teams split, with the BMS seventh-graders winning and Rangely’s eighth-grade team winning.