The Hotchkiss Bulldogs ended the dual season with an 8-10 varsity record and a win after defeating Gunnison, 42-33 Thursday night at Western State Colorado University. The teams wrestled only six matches, with Gunnison winning by pinfall at 145 pounds.
For the past four years, the names Jennifer Celis and Natalie Anderson have been synonymous with prep running in Colorado.
Among their numerous accomplishments were leading the Bulldogs to Class 2A cross country titles in 2012 and 2013 and winning numerous state and league titles in track.
The Hotchkiss basketball team ended the week in third place in 2A Western Slope League standings following two conference wins and a 56-55 conference loss to Vail Christian.
"We had an opportunity but we didn't finish some easy ones," said head coach Kyle Crowder of the Feb. 4 game against the No. 1-ranked Saints.
With just five games remaining on the schedule, the Hotchkiss Lady Bulldogs are 8-5 overall and remain undefeated in Class 2A Western Slope League play. They are currently in third place in the league behind No. 1 Meeker (13-1, 5-0) and Paonia (11-3, 4-0).