A crosstown matchup under the lights at City Park ended with a 5-1 win for the Rocky Mountain High School baseball team, which defeated Fort Collins Tuesday night.
Both teams hit home runs but a four-run fourth inning helped lift the Lobos to their 10th straight victory.
Rocky’s Chad Bell went 2 for 3, which included hitting a home run and a double with three RBI. Quinn Tomasino hit a solo home run in the top of the sixth inning and finished with two of the Lambkins’ eight hits.
John Sorensen pitched a complete game for the Lobos, picking up the win while striking out six batters. Preston Snavely was dealt the loss on the mound for Fort Collins, posting four strikeouts, five hits and four earned runs through five innings pitched.
Rocky Mountain is ranked No. 1 in Class 5A in this week’s Associated Press media poll. The Lobos (11-3, 8-0 Front Range League) will next play on the road at Greeley West at 4 p.m. Wednesday.
Fort Collins (7-5, 4-2 FRL) will next play Grand Junction Central at home at the same time and day.
FOSSIL RIDGE 3, POUDRE 2 — The SaberCats scored the game-winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning in their home win after Poudre tied the score earlier in the frame.
Fossil Ridge’s Jadon Uhrich went 3 for 3 with two RBI. Mitchell Salmela was credited with the win on the mound, while Poudre’s Taylor Gaes was dealt the loss.
The SaberCats (6-7, 4-2 FRL) will next play at Loveland at 2 p.m. Thursday. The Impalas (1-11, 0-6 FRL) will next play Horizon at home at 4 p.m. Wednesday.
RESURRECTION CHRISTIAN 11, DAWSON SCHOOL 1 — Luke Mondt went 2 for 3 with four RBI and scored twice in the Cougars’ win at home that was cut short after five innings. Jake Tomcheck got the win on the mound, striking out eight batters.
RCS is ranked No. 2 in 2A in this week’s AP poll. The Cougars (9-2, 4-0 District 4) will next play The Academy in a doubleheader at home beginning at 11 a.m. Saturday.
LYONS 5, LIBERTY COMMON 4 — The Eagles fell on the road despite having a one-run lead entering the bottom of the seventh inning. No individual statistics were reported.
Liberty Common (6-7, 2-4 Mile High League) will next play Dayspring Christian Academy in a doubleheader at home beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday.
FRONT RANGE LEAGUE MATCH 4 — Fossil Ridge finished second and Poudre was 10th among 10 teams competing at Eagle Trace Golf Course in Broomfield.
The SaberCats shot a combined score of 344 and were led by Kenzi Heuter, who finished tied for sixth place individually with an 83. The Impalas carded a 509 and led by a 116 from Emily Blomberg.
LIBERTY COMMON 10, VALLEY 0 — Liz Yeh scored six goals in the Eagles’ road win. Olivia Bachelet added three goals and Sarah Schaffer contributed one.
Liberty Common is ranked No. 5 in 3A in this week’s CHSAA poll. The Eagles (9-1, 6-1 Region 4) will next play Dawson School at home at 4 p.m. Thursday.
ROCKY MOUNTAIN 10, HORIZON 0 — Savannah Warner scored three goals and Riley Ostler added two in the Lobos’ home win.
Rocky Mountain is ranked No. 8 in 5A in this week’s CHSAA poll. The Lobos (9-1-1, 7-1-1 FRL) will next play at No. 6 Broomfield at 6 p.m. Thursday.
FORT COLLINS 1, MONARCH 1 (2OT) — The Lambkins scored in the first half but ended up drawing a tie on the road. No individual statistics were reported.
Fort Collins (5-5-1, 4-3-1 FRL) will next play Horizon at home at 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
LEGACY 4, POUDRE 1 — The Impalas suffered their third straight loss in a defeat at home. No individual statistics were reported.
Poudre (4-6, 2-5 FRL) will next play Fairview at home at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.
HERITAGE CHRISTIAN 6, NEDERLAND 1 — Ellie Beery scored four goals and had one assist in the Eagles’ home win. Morgan Sackett added two goals.
Heritage Christian (2-6) will next play Resurrection Christian at home at 4 p.m. Thursday.
QUAD MEET — Fort Collins finished second and Rocky Mountain was fourth in a quad meet held at Edora Pool Ice Center. The Lambkins finished just five point behind Fairview and Loveland took third.
Alex Dragan won both the 100 free and 100 back for Fort Collins. Kurt Seitzinger added a win in dive for the Lambkins, as did Jack Holter in the 500 free. Fort Collins also won the 200 free relay.
Rocky Mountain was led by Kyle Sherman, who won the 50 free, and Josh Collier finishing first in the 100 fly.
WINDSOR 7, ERIE 0 — The Wizards swept every match in their league win at home. Amanda Ward, Angela DeSimone and Sydney Myers won their respective singles matches.
Mikaela Skaare and Taylor Pankewicz won at No. 1 doubles, as did Carissa Meline and Amanda Stieb at No. 2 doubles. Anna Boyle and Nancy Stanley took No. 3 doubles, and Bree Peters and Maria D’Rosario claimed No. 4 doubles.
Windsor (6-1, 5-1 Region 4) will next play Skyline at home at 3:30 p.m. Thursday.
TRACK AND FIELD
LIBERTY EAGLES QUALIFIER — Both the Liberty Common boys and girls won among eight teams competing.
Hannah Ellis won both the 100 and 200. Emily Frasco won the 100 hurdles, as did Krista Frable in the 300 hurdles. The Liberty Common boys swept every relay.
The Heritage Christian boys took third and its girls were fourth. Resurrection Christian finished fourth in the boys results and fifth in girls.
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