This week on the Sports in the Rockies Coaches show, we really focus in on the postseason.
The Cotopaxi Pirates made a late charge on Thursday night at Kim Branson, but couldn’t overcome a double digit deficit in their comeback attempt, falling 25-30 in the second round of the 2021 1A girls basketball postseason.
The Salida Spartans capped off their first season under Coach Lee Lewis with a win on the road at Banning Lewis.
The Buena Vista Demons struggled in 2021, but they ended the season for the girls basketball team on a high note!
The Cotopaxi Pirates and Custer County Bobcats were playing for league supremacy this year when we headed up to Westcliff for the action.
The annual Chaffee County Showdown was a bit different this year, with the boys in Buena Vista while the girls tussled in Salida.
Buena Vista girls and boys basketball took the opening spots before giving way to the Lake County Panthers to talk some skiing action, and to Demon wrestling to talk about how their work on the mats is going.
The South Park Burros were in a tough matchup when they traveled to Monte Vista to battle the Pirates, and while they would fall, the Burros would show some fight towards the end of the game.
The Cotopaxi girls basketball team earned an impressive 55-34 win over a scrappy Moffat Cowboys team, before they watched their boys struggle in a double dip in the San Luis Valley, with the Pirates surviving a 47-42 win.
The Buena Vista Demons bounced back from some tough losses on the basketball court with their girls to earn a big win over the newest face in the Tri-Peaks League.
The Salida Spartans couldn’t topple the Lions in Colorado Springs, but, man, did they give them a scare.
The Buena Vista Demons would split on the road in Ellicott, as the boys earned a 58-36 win, while the girls fell in a tough 43-29 loss.