Hoop shots…

The Rio Blanco County middle school boys’ basketball teams met in Meeker last week for their second meeting this season and have one more week before the league tournament in two weeks. The RBC seventh grade teams have each won a game and lost a game to each other and the Barone Middle School eighth-grade A-team has only lost to Craig but will get another chance at them today at 4:30 p.m. Playing for the Barone Middle School seventh-grade team (right) are (back row) Austin Russell, Josh Cochran, Hunter Garcia, Tristan Sheehan, Cole Brown and coach Andy Goettel. (Front row) Clay Anderson, Tell Blanke, Chase Rule, Layton Bair and Sheridan Harvey (front). (Center) Playing on the eighth-grade team are (back) Coach Matt Dupire, Noah Overton, Sam Lange, Jacob Henderson, Tommy Chitwood and Nick Burri. (In front) Kash Atwood, Ty Dunham, Sam Nieslanik and Jake Smith. (At left) Playing for this year’s seventh-grade Rangely Panthers are (front) Trevor Austin, Marshall Richens, Doug Denison, Kobe Broom, Nathaniel Abel, Gavan Lancaster and Malichi Ivie, in (back) coach Jared Heaps, Jarrod Fiscus, Zach Sulser, Mike Sheppard, Anthony Martin, Shane Nash, David Fox and Caleb Noel.