Jake Tomcheck was untouchable Saturday afternoon.
The left-handed pitcher for the Resurrection Christian baseball team threw a five-inning perfect game as the Cougars beat Denver Christian 13-0 in a contest ended by the 10-run mercy rule.
Tomcheck struck out 13 of 15 batters, had one three-ball count and threw 64 pitches. It’s the second perfect game in school history, the other from Chris Carls in 2004.
The Cougars (6-5), ranked No. 6 in Class 2A in the CHSAANow.com baseball poll, scored 13 runs in the first three innings, including seven in the first. Matt Schmitt had three RBIs and Luke Fick and Hayden Siebers had two each.
POUDRE 5, HORIZON 4 — The Impalas (3-10, 1-5 Front Range League) scored two runs in the top of the seventh for the comeback win at Horizon (2-10, 0-6 FRL). Cameron Spaeth hit a home run and picked up the win on the mound, throwing a complete game while allowing three earned runs and striking out five.
FORT COLLINS 10, FAIRVIEW 8 — Kyler Paterson had a double, a home run and four RBIs as the Lambkins (10-2, 5-1 FRL) won on the road at Fairview (5-7, 2-4 FRL), the defending league champion. Nathan Dill had two RBIs and Fort Collins had 11 hits to outlast Fairview’s three home runs.
ROCKY MOUNTAIN 11, MOUNTAIN RANGE 0 — Alex Gonzales had two doubles and three RBIs as the Lobos (8-4, 6-1 FRL) hammered 16 hits in the road win at Mountain Range (4-7, 2-3 FRL). Jadon Uhrich had a home run and two RBIs and Spencer Gendreau had two RBIs.
Austin Alarid (four innings) and John Sorensen (one inning) combined on the five-inning shutout.
WINDSOR 9, ERIE 4 — Zach Watts was 2-3 with two RBIs, plus the save on the mound. Colton Vickers and Mitchell Watson had two doubles and two RBIs each as the Wizards (10-3, 7-2 Tri-Valley) won at Erie (6-5, 4-3 TV).
BROOMFIELD 6, FOSSIL RIDGE 0 — The SaberCats (4-8, 2-4 FRL) had six hits in the shutout loss at home to Broomfield (6-5-1, 5-1 FRL).
DAYSPRING CHRISTIAN 4, LIBERTY COMMON 1 — Ted Webber and Josh Steffen had the lone hits for Liberty Common (5-5) as the Eagles lost at Dayspring Christian (6-1).
EAGLE INVITATIONAL — Fossil Ridge won the meet at the Air Force Academy, site of the state meet, edging top 4A team Cheyenne Mountain 501 to 427.5.
Danny Kovac won the 100-yard butterfly in 50.09 seconds and the 100 backstroke in 51.18. He was also on the first-place 200 medley relay and 200 free relay teams. Nolan Huey was second in the 200 IM (2:00.85) and third in the 500 free (5:01.36). Loren Gillilan was third in the 100 butterfly (50.91) and third in the 100 back (54.60) and was on the first-place 200 medley relay team.
MUSTANG INVITATIONAL — Rocky Mountain finished fifth in the meet at Veterans Memorial Aquatic Center in Thornton. Windsor was seventh and the top 4A finisher, and Poudre was 12th out of 15 teams.
Rocky Mountain’s Kyle Sherman was sixth in the 50 freestyle in a state-qualifying time of 23.12. Jack Miller was fifth in the 500 free and 10th in 200 free. Ben Chupik was seventh in 500 free, Taylor Scott was seventh in diving and Sawyer Kruse was eighth in the 100 fly.
Windsor’s Colby Horton was fourth in the 100 fly (55.55) and eighth in 100 back, and Riley Miller was sixth in the 500 free. Poudre’s Gabe Rabold was eighth in the 500 free.
WINDSOR INVITATIONAL — Fort Collins took first, with Delsie Johnson first at No. 2 singles and Emily Hay–Arthur first at No. 3 singles. Nicole Pihlstrom and Holly Faust were champions at No. 2 doubles. Windsor was second, with Julia Valdivia and Janeth Terrazas first at No. 3 doubles and Aly Kerr and Maddie Pigg champions at No. 4 doubles.
TRACK AND FIELD
KANSAS RELAYS — Fossil Ridge’s Jackson Powell was third in the boys 2,000-meter steeplechase. Allison Edwards finished eighth in the girls steeplechase. The SaberCats were fourth in the girls 1,600 relay.
STUTLER BOWL TWILIGHT — Late Friday night, the Fort Collins girls place second, 5.5 points behind defending state champs Cherokee Trail. The Fort Collins boys were third. Thomas Robillard won the 110-meter hurdles and the Lambkins won the 400 relay. Audra Koopman won the 100 and the long jump. Becca Schulte won the 800 and Jasmine Chesson won the 400.
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