HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER
The Glenwood Lady Demons’ season came to an end with last night’s 1-nothing playoff loss to Palisade at the Gates Soccer Park. Glenwood finishes the season at 8 and 7.
Grand Valley defeated Basalt 5 to 1 while Roaring Fork edged Aspen 3 to 2.
Delta—The Glenwood Demons lost to the top ranked Delta Panthers 10 to 2. Four Panther’s pitchers held Glenwood to two hits, both doubles by Chase Nieslanik and Ian Scrutin. Glenwood closes out the regular season tomorrow at home against the Summit Tigers at 11 and 1 o’clock. Both games will be broadcast live on line at KMTS.com, on the Tune-In radio app and rebroadcast on the radio tomorrow night at 7.
Rifle will wrap up the regular season Saturday with two at Battle Mountain.
ROCKIES WIN AGAIN
Denver—Carlos Gonzalez homered before leaving with a finger injury, Juan Nicasio pitched seven scoreless innings and drove in three runs, and the Colorado Rockies beat the New York Mets 7-4 on Thursday night. Corey Dickerson had three hits, including an RBI triple and Nolan Arenado singled leading off the third to extend the majors’ longest active streak to 21 games. He’s tied for the fourth-longest hitting streak in Rockies team history. Gonzalez connected for his sixth home run of the season in the first inning, driving a 3-2 offering from Bartolo Colon (bar-TOH’-loh koh-LOHN’) off the right-center field facing just below the second deck.
DENVER (AP) — The Denver Broncos have exercised their 2015 option on pass-rusher Von Miller. He now has two years remaining on his rookie deal. He’ll make $3.25 million this upcoming season and $9.75 million in 2015 if he’s on the Broncos roster next March. Miller was John Elway’s first draft pick.
ELSEWHERE IN SPORTS….
UNDATED (AP) – In NBA first-round playoff action this evening the Raptors are looking to close out the Nets, leading the series 3-2. The Spurs top the Mavericks by the same margin and tonight are in Dallas for Game 6. And in Portland the Blazers can finish off the Rockets with a win as they top that series by the same 3-2 margin.
UNDATED (AP) – Two NHL second-round playoff series get going today. In Pittsburgh the Penguins start play with the New York Rangers, while in Chicago the Blackhawks are facing the Minnesota Wild.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) – Second-round play is on tap today in the PGA’s Wells Fargo Championship. The man on top at the end of play yesterday was Angel (AHN’-hehl) Cabrera, who had seven birdies in a round of 6-under-66. Phil Mickelson, playing in his first event since the Masters, stood in second at 67 with Martin Flores.
IRVING, Texas (AP) – Suzann Pettersen (PEHT’-ur-suhn) starts today’s second round of the LPGA’s North Texas Shootout with a one-stroke lead. She shot a bogey-free 5-under 66 yesterday to take the lead over Cristie Kerr, Michelle Wie (WEE), Caroline Masson, Christina Kim, Cydney Clanton and Dori Carter.
THE WOODLANDS, Texas (AP) – This week’s Champions Tour event starts today in Texas. It’s the Insperity Invitational and the defending champion is Esteban Toledo (EHS’-teh-bahn toh-LAY’-doh). He led wire to wire for a two-stroke victory over Bernhard Langer.