BOULDER -- Fairview rallied strong in the third quarter after trailing by 14 at halftime but couldn't get over the hump against Palmer, falling 63-44 in the third-place game of the Knights' own Fairview Festival on Saturday.

Sarah Kaufman scored 23 points to lead the Knights in the loss as FHS fell to 4-3 on the season.

Fairview, which cut their halftime deficit to 2 late in the third quarter before fading, is idle until playing at Mountain Range on Jan. 8.

Palmer 63, Fairview 44

At Fairview HS

PALMER (6-1)

Barela 0 0-0 0, Urbaniak 7 4-9 18, Leaf 9 2-4 21, Hardy 3 0-4 7, Brown 0 0-0 0, Loganas 0 1-2 1, Myers 3 1-6 7, Green 2 0-0 5, Flores 0 0-0 0, Epperson 1 0-0 2, Myres 1 0-0 2. Totals 26 8-25 63.

FAIRVIEW (4-3)

Kuosman 0 2-2 2, Lai 1 0-0 2, Breakell 0 0-0 0, Wolf 0 0-0 0, McCambridge 2 2-2 6, McKee 0 0-0 0, Miller 0 0-0 0, Davenport 1 0-0 2, Ryder 3 3-4 9, Kaufman 8 3-5 23. Totals 15 10-13 44.

Score by quarters:

Palmer 8 23 9 23 -- 63

Fairview 12 5 16 11 -- 44

3-point field goals -- Palmer (3): Leaf, Hardy, Green; Fairview (4): Kaufman 4. Total fouls -- Palmer 14, Fairview 21. Fouled out -- Kuosman. Technicals -- None.




RALSTON VALLEY 62, SILVER CREEK 34

Emilie Rembert scored 19 points, but it wasn't enough as Silver Creek fell in the fifth-place game of the Fairview Festival.

The Raptors dropped to 3-2 on the season. They'll play at Skyline on Tuesday.

At Fairview HS

SILVER CREEK (3-2)

Davis 3 1-2 7, Rembert 2 14-17 19, Bishop 1 0-0 2, Strub 0 0-0 0, Warner 1 0-0 3, Keil 1 0-1 2, Ramirez 0 0-0 0, Reed 1 0-0 2. Totals 9 15-20 34.

RALSTON VALLEY (5-2)

Feldmann 1 0-0 3, Iszier 4 2-2 11, Lefholz 4 2-2 11, Yowell 2 1-2 5, Roloson 5 3-3 13, Galbreath 4 2-3 10, Hornung 4 0-0 8. Totals 24 10-12 62.

Silver Creek 10 9 12 4 -- 34

Ralston Valley 19 12 19 11 -- 62

3-point field goals -- Silver Creek (2): Rembert, Warner; Ralston Valley (3): Feldmann, Iszier, Lefholz. Total fouls -- Silver Creek 12, Ralston Valley 20. Fouled out -- Ramirez. Technicals -- None.