CHS boys 5-3 after wins
By Wayne Crick
Published Thursday, January 14, 2016 10:16 am
Photo by Wayne Crick Cedaredge senior Shane Gates has excellent position on a box-out against a Basalt player in a game played prior to the Christmas holiday break. The Bruins fell to Basalt, 64-46, on Dec. 19. After two wins over the weekend, Cedaredge i
The Cedaredge boys are near the middle of the standings in 2A District 5 play with a 2-0 league mark and 5-3 overall.
Last week's games were against Meeker and Rangely. The Bruins knocked off Meeker, 60-45, and slipped past Rangely, 48-41.
Bruins 60, Meeker 45
Cedaredge led by four after one period and owned a 31-21 advantage at halftime.
The 10-point difference stayed the same after three periods of play with each team scoring 11 points in the third quarter.
An 18-13 run by Cedaredge in the fourth quarter produced the game's final score of 60-45.
Shane Gates topped Cedaredge scorers with 18 points and Chris Lindley added another 15 on five shots from beyond the 3-point arc. Christian Reynolds gave the Bruins three players in double figure scoring with another 12 points.
Bruins 48, Rangely 41
Rangely, just below the Bruins in league standings, 1-1 and 3-3, tried to answer Cedaredge's scoring but ran out of time as the Bruins built a 39-25 lead over three periods of play.
Rangely threw a scare into the Bruins with a 16-9 fourth-quarter run that fell short.
Reynolds led the Bruins in scoring with 18 points, including three 3-pointers. Garrett Meyers had 10 points for the winners.
The Bruins are on the road against Plateau Valley on Jan. 15 with game-time set for 7 p.m. On Saturday, Cedaredge is at Caprock Academy for a 3:30 p.m. tipoff.
Cedaredge hosts Hotchkiss on Jan. 19 at 7:30 p.m.