Poudre High School’s girls tennis team won both matches that went to a third set Friday and came out on top of two other tight two-set matches to beat visiting Steamboat Springs 5-2.
Poudre’s Kayl Ecton held off Rachel Grubbs 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (7-3) at No. 1 singles, and the Impalas’ No. 4 doubles team of Alisa Petersen and Emma Dickerson edged Sydney Boyd and Sabena Barend 6-4, 4-6, 10-3.
Lauren Petersen, Poudre’s No. 3 singles player, had to win a first-set tiebreaker in a 7-6 (9-7), 6-4 win over Kira Lorenzen, and the Impalas’ No. 3 doubles team of Koy Ecton and Grace Farley held off Hanna Haggerty and Malia Fraioli 6-3, 7-5.
Poudre (2-0) also had straight-sets wins from its Nos. 1 and 2 doubles teams, which both won their matches 6-4, 6-2.
WINDSOR 3, FREDERICK 2 — Trevor Knott pitched a complete game and struck out seven batters, and Patrick Fischer had two hits to lead Windsor (5-3, 2-1 Tri-Valley League) over visiting Frederick (2-4, 0-2).
Stephen Wheeler had a hit and scored a run for Windsor. The Wizards had a four-game winning streak snapped Thursday in a 6-5 loss to Roosevelt.
GATEWAY 12, POUDRE 11 — Tyler Fitzgerald went 2 for 3 with two RBIs and also made a diving catch at third base to start a double play for Gateway (2-6) in a win over visiting Poudre (0-5) in the Olympians’ tournament.
Poudre scored eight runs in the top of the fourth inning for an 8-7 lead and added three more in the top of the sixth for an 11-8 edge. Gateway responded with four runs in the bottom of the sixth to regain the lead, then held on for the win by holding the Impalas scoreless in the top of the seventh.
Jonah Mitchell and Eric Ayon also had two hits and two RBIs apiece for Gateway.
Poudre did not report results.
Poudre continues tournament play with a game Saturday against Fountain-Fort Carson.