After giving up five runs in the top of the third inning, the Fort Collins High School baseball team answered by scoring five runs of its own in the bottom of the frame and went on to beat visiting Legacy 6-5.
“I wasn’t thinking five runs, but we have to answer right there,” Lambkins coach Marc Wagner said. “We have to show some resistance right there and show them we’re not just going to roll over.”
Jacob Moyer hit a triple in the third inning and drove in the winning run for the Lambkins (5-4, 2-1 Front Range League) with a double in the sixth, scoring Kyler Sigsbee who had led off with a walk and stolen second.
Quinn Tomasino and Richard Edwards hit doubles in the third inning for the Lambkins, and Michael Boxberger pitched the final two innings for the win, striking out four batters.
Jordan Luthi took the loss for Legacy (3-6, 0-2 FRL).
ROCKY MOUNTAIN 12, MONARCH 11 — Chad Bell drove in three runs on two hits and Garrett Hammer hit a home run to help Rocky Mountain edge host Monarch.
John Sorenson drove in two runs for the Lobos and picked up the win on the mound, allowing three runs and eight hits in four innings.
Cole Anderson and Daniel Ciraula also had two hits apiece for the Lobos (6-3, 3-0 FRL), who led 12-3 through 41/2 innings. Monarch (7-1-1, 2-1) scored two runs in the bottom of the fifth and six in the bottom of the sixth.
FOSSIL RIDGE 10, MOUNTAIN RANGE 1 —Shane Hammel had two hits and drove in two runs for Fossil Ridge in a win over visiting Mountain Range.
Codi Heuer pitched a two-hitter for the win, striking out 13 batters and walking none.
Evan Dummer also drove in two runs for the SaberCats.
BIRLEFFI MEMORIAL INVITATIONAL —Paige Gentry shot a 16-over-par 88 to finish seventh individually and lead Fossil Ridge’s girls golf team to a second-place finish in the John Birleffi Memorial Invitational at Boomerang Golf Links in Greeley.
Abbey Cosper and Kayla Elder each shot 91s to complete the scoring for the SaberCats in the 22-team tournament.
Windsor was 15th. Bria Duvall led the Wizards with a 105.
ROCKY MOUNTAIN 7, GREELEY WEST 1 — Madison Williams scored three goals and Morgan Abbit scored two and assisted on another to lead Rocky Mountain past visiting Greeley West.
Jade Gosar and Savannah Warner also scored for the Lobos (7-0, 4-0 FRL).
LIBERTY COMMON 3, STERLING 2 — Liz Yeh scored two goals and Olivia Bachelet assisted on all three Liberty Common goals to lead the Eagles (6-1) over host Sterling.
Sarah Schaffer also scored for Liberty Common, which led 2-1 at halftime. Yeh scored the winning goal with one minute remaining in the game.
BROOMFIELD 2, POUDRE 0 —Mekena Bambei and Kendyl McGinnis scored goals for Broomfield in a win over visiting Poudre. No other information was reported.
FORT COLLINS 130 HORIZON 45 —Jack Holter earned a state-qualifying time while winning the 500-yard freestyle in 5 minutes, 03.84 seconds and also won the 200 freestyle to lead Fort Collins over host Horizon in Thornton.
Matt Struckhoff (50 freestyle, 100 backstroke) and Jacob Oliver (100 freestyle, 200 freestyle) also won two events apiece for the Lambkins.
ROCKY MOUNTAIN 150, BROOMFIELD 136 — Jared Wright won the 200 individual medley and 100 backstroke to help Rocky Mountain beat visiting Broomfield.
Josh Collier (200 freestyle) and Will Morgan (diving) also won individual events for the Lobos.
THREE-WAY MEET — Ethan Ragatz and Justin Krebs won two individual events apiece to lead host Windsor to wins over Valley and Englewood in a three-team meet. The Wizards beat Valley 135-32 and defeated Englewood 141-35.
Ragatz won the 100 and 200 freestyle, while Krebs took the 100 backstroke and 200 individual medley.
FORT COLLINS 4, GREELEY CENTRAL 3 — Fort Collins swept the doubles to offset losses in all three singles matches and beat host Greeley Central.
The Lambkins’ doubles wins came from the No. 1 team of Delsie Johnson and Emily Hay-Arthur, the No. 2 team of Emma Floch and Camryn Berry, the No. 3 team of Laini Ritsch and Mona Dai and the No. 4 team of Jamie Tafoya and Karina Pedroza.
ROCKY MOUNTAIN 5, BROOMFIELD 2 — A sweep by singles players Kirsten Brodeen, Claudia Lombroni and Katherine Walter and a win by the No. 4 doubles teams carried Rocky Mountain past visiting Broomfield.
Brodeen won her match at No. 1 singles 6-1, 6-3, Lombroni was a 6-3, 6-3 winner at No. 2 and Walter won 6-2, 6-3 at No. 3.
The Lobos’ doubles win came from the team of Brooke Kennedy and Skyler Bowden.
FAIRVIEW 7, POUDRE 0 — Host Fairview took all three singles matches and all four doubles matches in a win over Poudre in Boulder.
Poudre’s No. 4 doubles team of Mimi Mijddorj and Sara Graves lost their match in a tiebreaking third set 13-11.
HOLY FAMILY 6, WINDSOR 1 —Sydney Myers, playing at No. 3 singles, picked up the line win for Windsor in a loss to visiting Holy Family. Myers won her match 6-0, 6-0.
The Nos. 1 and 2 doubles matches both went three sets, with Holy Family teams rallying to win each one after dropping the opening set.
Coloradoan reporter Kevin Lytle contributed to this report.