Published: March 10, 2014
Fountain-Fort Carson 4, Pine Creek 3
At Fountain-Fort Carson: Austin Powell's second double of the game was a walk-off hit to give Fountain-Fort Carson (1-0, 1-0 5A Colorado Springs Metro League) a surprising league victory over Pine Creek (0-1, 0-1).
The Trojans entered the sixth inning trailing 3-2. But they added one in the sixth to even the game and took walked off the field winners when Powell doubled home the game-winning run.
Powell finished with a pair of doubles and three RBIs, while starter Cooper Harris threw 6 2/3 innings of three-run baseball to notch the win for the Trojans.
Castle View 6, Liberty 5
At Castle View: Tony Rice took the loss after yielding three runs, one earned, as Liberty (0-1) fell to Castle View in a nonleague game.
Rice gave up four hits and two walks, and the Sabercats (1-0) took advantage of the Lancers' lone error.
The teams entered the seventh inning tied at 5, when Castle View pushed the walk-off run across.
Zach Estes went 2-for-3 with a triple and two runs scored for the Lancers. Senior Tyler Leasure smacked a two-run double, as the Lancers jumped on Castle View for four runs in the first.
But the Sabercats scored a run in each of the first three innings, and then added two in the bottom of the fifth, after Liberty had notched its first run.
Sierra 14, Mitchell 3
At Mitchell: Sierra (1-0) scored nine runs in the first inning and cruised past Mitchell (0-1) in a nonleague contest.
Anthony Sablan hit a two-run home run and finished three RBIs for the Stallions, who pounded out 20 hits in the game that was called after five innings because of the 10-run rule.
Winning pitcher Kyle Davis struck out 10 batters.
Sierra did not submit stats.
Cheyenne Mountain 10, Palmer 7
At Cheyenne Mountain: Sam Sheridan kicked off the Cheyenne Mountain (1-0) lacrosse season on the right foot. Five times even.
Sheridan scored five goals, Mitch Paige added three and the Indians used a three-goal second period, followed by a four-goal third, to pull away from Palmer (0-1) on Monday night at Cheyenne Mountain.
Sam Horning scored two goals and an assist for the Terrors, while goalie Caleb Espinoza kept them in the game with 19 saves.
Indians goalie Logan Jepson stopped eight shots.
The Terrors and Indians were tied after the first quarter 2-2. But the Indians got hot, outscoring Palmer 7-3 over the middle innings to open the season with a victory.
Rampart 15, Douglas County 4
At Douglas County: Rampart continues its torrid scoring pace to open the season.
The Rams (2-1) have averaged more than 15 goals a game through their first three games (even scoring 12 in a losing effort on Saturday), as they blew out Douglas County (0-1) with 10 goals in the first half.
This time it was three players who scored at least three goals for the Rams - Kelli Warmouth (5), Allie Popelar (4) and Lexi Alford (3). Warmouth and Smith each added two assists and Alford had one.
Falcon 10, Woodland Park 0
At Falcon: Emily Troscher scored four times and Jordan McQuesten added three goals and two assists, as Falcon (1-0) cruised in their season opener against Woodland Park (0-1).
Freshman Molly Riggs had a goal and three assists for the Falcons.