Fort Morgan Head Coach Brett Anderson and the Lady Mustangs earned their first win in over two years Saturday as they took down the Skyline Falcons (47-36). The Lady Mustangs last victory came against Weld Central back on January 8th, of 2022. The win also snapped a 14 game skid against the Falcons.
Fort Morgan had three in double figures, led by Shae Ramirez with 13 and Ava Taylor and Bella Phillips with 10 a piece. The Lady Mustangs begin their second trip through the Longs Peak league tomorrow night at home against Thompson Valley. Tip off at 6pm on hometown radio KFTM, 94.1 FM, and online at medialogicradio.com.
The Mustangs boys are still waiting for their first win of the season after they were defeated by the Falcons (85-59). The 85 scored by Skyline, are the most points Fort Morgan has given up all season. Aiden Garver led the Mustangs six scorers with 21 points in the loss. The boys are in Loveland tomorrow night for a 7pm tip at Thompson Valley.
The Wiggins Tiger basketball teams split their two games in two days over the weekend. On Friday the Lady Tigers lost to Briggsdale at home (41-31), then bounced back with a (51-39) road win at Heritage Christian. On the boys side, they won over the Falcons (60-56) in overtime then lost to the Eagles (77-37). Both squads travel to Sedgwick County on Friday at 4pm.
Move to the mat, where Fort Morgan won the Berthoud Invite on Saturday and had 14 placers and 5 champions. The Mustangs scored 235 points and secured the title 41.5 points ahead of runner up Berthoud. Fort Morgan has a busy week that starts on Wednesday at the Morgan County Triple Dual at 5pm, followed by Thompson Valley at home Thursday and the Mile High Classic on Saturday.
In other wrestling events this weekend, Brush was 23rd at the Top of the Rockies with two placers. Nick Dardanes finished 2nd at 132 and Christaun Astorga was fourth at 215. Brush next joins Fort Morgan in Wiggins on Wednesday.
Wiggins wrestling finished (1-4) at the Platte Valley invite and the Lady Tigers were 6th in Loveland to round out the weekend.