Panthers soar over Eagles

Rangely senior David Contreras lets go of a 3-pointer with teammates Jake Massey and Connor Phelan (10) positioned to rebound during a home game against Paonia last Friday. Rangely will host Vail Mountain Friday and North Park Saturday.

RANGELY I The Panthers boys’ basketball team delighted its fans Friday last, defeating the Paonia Eagles 68-59. In Hayden Saturday, the Panthers lost 60-74. The Panthers will host Vail Mountain Friday and North Park Saturday.

Panthers split games

RANGELY I The Panther boys’ basketball team lost its first game of 2012 on the road but won its first in the new year at home, losing to the Plateau Valley Cowboys in Collbran Friday last before beating the DeBeque Dragons Saturday in Rangely.