Colorado High School Basketball - Rifle nipped by Battle MountainJanuary 25, 2018: Rifle, CO 81650
The Battle Mountain Huskies tipped the host Rifle Bears basketball team by a final score of 54-50 in Thursday's league game.
In their next game, the Huskies face the Palisade Bulldogs (Palisade, CO) in a 4A Western Slope game, on Friday, January 26. Battle Mountain will attempt to move on its 8-8 season record. The Bulldogs enter the game with a 4-12 record after their 51-38 league loss to Glenwood Springs (Glenwood Springs, CO).
With the defeat, Rifle moves to 2-14 on the year. The Bears travel to Palisade (Palisade, CO) to face the Bulldogs in a 4A Western Slope game on Friday, February 2. The Bulldogs enter the game with a record of 4-13. Palisade lost 51-40 in their recent league game against Battle Mountain (Edwards, CO)