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Busy weekend for Valley teams

Posted: Friday, Sep 21st, 2012

SAN LUIS VALLEY — The San Luis Valley was buzzing with sporting events that sounded all over the state of Colorado on Saturday.

Below is a recap of some of the prep action from this past weekend


Centauri 7, Paonia 6

LA JARA — The Centauri Falcons and Paonia Eagles played a defensive battle on Saturday at Centauri High School, w i t h t h e Falcons taking a 7-6 victory on a first quarter 19-yard touchdown reception from wide receiver Mitchell Wilson.

The defense for both teams domi nated until the fourth quarter, where the Eagles found the end zone for a 14-yard rushing touchdown.

The Falcons, who improve their season record to 2-1 , will be back in action Saturday when they face the Lake County Panthers from Leadville.

The Panthers, who lost to the Center Vikings 27-14 on Friday night, are 0-3 on the season.

Sanford 66, Mancos 30

S A N F O R D ­— L i k e several of the other San Luis Valley teams, the Sanford indians made quick work of the Mancos Blue Jays as they defeated them 66-30 on Saturday.

The Indians, who are now 2-1 on the season, will play next when they travel to La Veta for a A-8 West - Mountain Division contest on Friday.

The Redskins, who are coming off a 44-6 non-league loss to Caliche, are 0-2 on the season. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m.

Other scores:

Sierra Grande 34,

Manzanola 26

Hotchkiss 42,

Del Norte 12

Day Spring 47,

Sargent 24


Sangre de Cristo def.

  Sierra Grande

BLANCA — The Sangre de Cristo Thunderbirds defeated the Sierra Grande Panthers in Southern Peaks League action early Saturday morning in three straight sets. The Thunderbirds won with set scores of 25-14, 25-16 and 25-18.

The Panthers were led by Kendra Holtcamp, Brianna Archuleta and Brooke Lucero, who each had three kills during the contest.

Sierra Grande def. Manzanola

BLANCA— T h e L a d y Panthers rebounded with a win in the afternoon on Saturday as they defeated t h e M a n z a n o l a L a d y Bobcats in three straight sets. The set scores were 25-14 , 25-20 and 25-7 .

   Out of 28 team kills, senior Brianna Archuleta tallied 12 of them while the next closest player w a s Kendra Holtcamp with six.

Brooke Lucero and Holtcamp each had three aces.

With the win, the Panthers improved their season score to 7-2 and will be back in action Tuesday when they host Centennial.

Sangre de Cristo def.

Custer County

BLANCA — The Sangre de Cristo Thunderbirds completed a 2-win day on Saturday as they defeated the Custer Country Bobcats on a neutral court at Sierra Grande High School on Saturday. The 3-set win for the Thunderbirds were won with set scores of 25-22, 25-20 and 25-18 .

   The Thunderbirds, who are now 8-1 on the season, will play at Monte Vista on Tuesday.

Other scores Sanford def. Center, 3-0 (25-11 , 25-16 and 25-14 ) Del Norte def. Monte Vista, 3-0 (25-13 , 25-18 and 25-16 ) Sargent def. Crested Butte, 3-1 (25-7 , 25-8 , 20-25 and 25-19 ) Antonito def. Cripple Creek-Victor , 3-1 (25-20 , 25-22 and 25-15 ) Centennial def. Cotopaxi, 3-0

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