Cowboys capture District 5 crown

The Meeker boys’ basketball team won the district tournament last weekend in Kremmling with wins over the Paonia Eagles in the first round and the West Grand Mustangs in the championship game. Cowboys; Dylan Mobley, Scott Smith, Trey Morris, Cooper Smith, Kevin Eli, Toby Casias, Raul Lopez, Jeremy Musgrave, Ben Fitzgibbons, Nate Walsh, Scott Smith and Gable Smith, will be the No. 1 seed in the Region 5 tournament held this weekend at Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction. The Cowboys (20-1) will play Del Norte (16-7) at 7:30 p.m. Friday, with the winner playing in the championship against the winner of the Lutheran (13-9) and Telluride (11-9) game. Only the champion will advance to the “Elite Eight” in Pueblo the following week.

MEEKER I The Meeker Cowboys won the District 5 tournament in Kremmling in convincing fashion Friday and Saturday with victories over Paonia on Friday 62-43 and West Grand on Saturday 70-56. With the wins, Meeker received the top seed in the Region 5 tournament this weekend in Grand Junction at Colorado Mesa University.