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Garrett Ziegler, Lewis-Palmer lacrosse attacker, is the Peak Performer of the Week. Photographed at Lewis-Palmer on Monday, April 23, 2018.

(Nadav Soroker, The Gazette)
Garrett Ziegler, Lewis-Palmer lacrosse attacker, is the Peak Performer of the Week. Photographed at Lewis-Palmer on Monday, April 23, 2018. (Nadav Soroker, The Gazette)
Switchbacks forward AJ Ajeakwa tangles with Sounders FC 2 defender Rodrigue Ele at Weidner Field on Saturday, April 21, 2018.The Switchbacks tied the Sounders FC 2 0-0.

(Nadav Soroker, The Gazette)
Switchbacks forward AJ Ajeakwa tangles with Sounders FC 2 defender Rodrigue Ele at Weidner Field on Saturday, April 21, 2018.The Switchbacks tied the Sounders FC 2 0-0. (Nadav Soroker, The Gazette)
Whether the other side is at opposing United Soccer League stadiums or Weidner Field’s neighbor Security Service Field, coach Steve Trittschuh says he's tired of playing on what he feels is a sub-par surface.This screenshot from a Switchbacks broadcast shows a few of the problem areas on the playing field.
Manitou Springs forward Brooklyn Mack breaks through Colorado Springs School players while chasing the ball at CSS, on Thursday, April 19, 2018. Manitou Springs defeated Colorado Springs School 8-0.(Nadav Soroker, The Gazette)
Manitou Springs forward Brooklyn Mack breaks through Colorado Springs School defenders Autumn Crow (left) and Ali Graham while chasing the ball at CSS, on Thursday, April 19, 2018. Manitou Springs defeated Colorado Springs School 8-0. (Nadav Soroker, The Gazette)
Ereana McCallister
Harrison sprinter Ereana McCallister is the Peak Performer this week. Monday, April 16, 2018. . (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)
SWITCHBACKS PORTLAND TIMBERS II SOCCER
Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC midfielder Luke Vercollone (4) hits Portland Timbers II midfielder Andre Lewis (77) in the face as he attempts to gain possession of the ball at Weidner Stadium on Saturday March 24, 2018 in Colorado Springs. Portland Timbers II won the game 1-0. (Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette).
Sand Creek forward Sydney Lasater attempts a shot on goal at District 20 stadium on Thursday, April 12, 2018. Sand Creek defeated Discovery Canyon 6-0.

(Nadav Soroker, The Gazette)
Sand Creek forward Sydney Lasater attempts a shot on goal at District 20 stadium on Thursday, April 12, 2018. Sand Creek defeated Discovery Canyon 6-0. (Nadav Soroker, The Gazette)
SWITCHBACKS PORTLAND TIMBERS II SOCCER
Portland Timbers II defender Harold Hanson (45), left, and Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC defender Josh Suggs (5) go for a header at Weidner Stadium on Saturday March 24, 2018 in Colorado Springs. (Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette).
Jordan Burt (left), Josh Suggs (second from left), Shane Malcolm (second from right) and Jordan Schweitzer (right) celebrate Suggs' goal in the second half of Saturday's game against Rio Grande Valley at Weidner Field. Photo courtesy of Isaiah J. Downing, Switchbacks FC