CHS boys 5-3 after wins

By Wayne Crick

CHS boys 5-3 after wins | CHS, Basketball

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.