Liberty 27, Palmer 7 (4 innings)
At Spurgeon Field: The Lancers produced 22 hits, including 10 for extra bases, en route their second win in three games in 5A Colorado Springs Metro League action.
Liberty scored 10 runs in the first inning to jump-start the onslaught, as Matthew Lively was 2 for 4 with four RBIs and a home run. William Dix and Cale Kline each batted in five runs, and Bryce Eisenreich had four RBIs.
Eisenreich also was solid on the mound for the Lancers (2-8, 2-2), pitching a complete game with eight strikeouts.
Justin Briggs and Adam Urquidi each had an RBI for Palmer (3-8, 1-3).
Fountain-Fort Carson 8, Rampart 7
At F-FC: The Trojans rallied from a 6-4 deficit by putting up four runs in the fourth inning to hold off Rampart and stay perfect in the 5A CSML standings.
The Rams (4-8, 2-3) scored one last run in the sixth but that wasn't enough.
Jarren Sly was 2 for 4 with two RBIs and a double for Fountain-Fort Carson (6-3, 3-0). Trojans pitcher Garrett Thibault came in to relieve in the third inning and threw out four batters.
Coronado 13, Doherty 9
At Doherty: The Cougars fell behind 5-3 in the fourth inning before exploding for 10 runs in their final three innings of the 5A CSML game.
Coronado (5-6, 2-3) won its last two games.
Lucas Colvin was 2 for 3 with three RBIs for Doherty (3-10, 1-6).
Salida 13, Manitou Springs 7
Salida 13, Manitou Springs 3 (5 innings)
At Salida: The Spartans waited until the fourth inning to start their rally in the first game of the 3A Tri-Peaks West League doubleheader, scoring all of their runs in the final three frames.
The Spartans did most of their damage in the first two innings of the second game, scoring seven runs, and Manitou Springs (3-9, 1-3) couldn't recover.
Eli Smith had an impressive showing for Salida (9-4, 4-2) in the latter contest, finishing with seven strikeouts.
South Park 22, Cripple Creek-Victor 0 (3 innings)
South Park 19, Cripple Creek-Victor 3 (3 innings)
At Cripple Creek-Victor: The Pioneers (0-8, 0-4) allowed 15 runs in the second inning and couldn't overcome the deficit in the first 2A District 1 League game.
In the second contest, South Park (3-7, 2-4) scored 11 runs in the third inning to put away the game.
Canon City 3, Cheyenne Mountain 2 (8 innings)
At Canon City: The Tigers scored a run in the extra inning to earn the nonconference win, as Lincoln Andrew went 2 for 3 with an RBI and Zac Hanenberg pitched six innings with three strikeouts.
Canon City (10-2) opened the first inning with two runs.
Cheyenne Mountain (8-3) lost its second straight game after going on an eight-game winning streak. Chase McCleary and Grant Mondejar each batted in a run for the Indians.
ECA 17, Elbert 3 (5 innings)
At ECA: Cam Rawlings went 3 for 4 with two RBIs, and the Eagles extended their winning streak to three games and handed Elbert its first loss of the season after jumping to a 10-0 lead in the first inning.
Charlie Schwinck was 2 for 2 with three RBIs for Evangelical Christian Academy (7-4) as teammates Andrew DeRuiter, Chansol Park, Ben DeRuiter and Daniel Perry each batted in two runs.
The Eagles used three pitchers, with Jay Yoo striking out four batters. Rawlings and Ben DeRuiter had three strikeouts apiece.
ECA put the game away by adding seven more runs in the second and third innings.
Elbert (5-1) scored a run in the fourth and two more in the fifth.
Widefield 9, Skyview 2
At Widefield Community Center Field: Brenna Heitz went 2 for 3 with two RBIs, and the Gladiators (6-7) survived 12 hits by Skyview to earn their second win in five games.
Isaiah Grima and Dylan Marks each had two hits for Widefield, which jumped to a 3-0 start in the first inning and put the game away with four more runs in the fourth.
Discovery Canyon 7, Woodland Park 3
At Woodland Park: Discovery Canyon (7-4) scored four runs in the fourth inning en route to its third straight win, while the Panthers dropped their second game in three tries.
Lou Levy was 3 for 3 with two RBIs for Woodland Park (7-6).
Steamboat Springs 7, Cheyenne Mountain 6
At Steamboat Springs: The Indians scored four goals in the fourth quarter but couldn't overcome a 6-2 deficit against Steamboat Springs (10-3), dropping to 7-3 this season.
Cole Mika led Cheyenne Mountain with two goals, while teammates Jack Paul, Wiley Burkett, Kyle Elligott and James LaCerte each added a score.
Steamboat Springs scored a goal in the fourth quarter to seal the win.
Liberty 15, Santa Fe Prep 4
At D-20 Stadium: Olivia McCrary carried the scoring attack with five goals, and Taylor Rahalewich and Camille Callahan each added three scores for the Lancers.
A 10-0 halftime lead propelled Liberty (3-4) to the nonconference win.
Santa Fe Prep (2-3) suffered its third straight loss.
Pine Creek 8, Aspen 1
At Aspen: The Eagles scored four goals in each half to bounce back from losing their first game of the season.
Pine Creek (8-1) fell 10-5 to Columbine on Thursday.
Aspen (5-3) lost for the second time in three games.
Chaparral 17, Air Academy 7
At Chaparral: Air Academy (5-4) fell behind 11-5 at halftime en route to its fourth loss in five games.
Chaparral (7-2) won its third straight game, thanks to Hannah Mill's seven goals.
Coronado 6, Mesa Ridge 1
At Garry Berry Stadium: Erin Field and Sarah Ford each knocked in two goals, Kylie Anderson made six saves and the Cougars scored three of their goals in the second half against Mesa Ridge (1-7-1).
Anderson also stopped a penalty kick.
Isabella Janney had a goal and two assists for Coronado (5-6), while teammate Lindsey Bergen added a goal.
Mesa Ridge was coming off its first win of the season, a 3-2 overtime victory over Mitchell.
Sand Creek 10, Pueblo Central 0
At Sand Creek: Freshman Sydney Lasater was once again a scoring machine, recording six first-half goals, and teammate Maddie Schumann added two scores for the Scorpions (8-2).
Jaden Davis and Amanda Garrett also scored for Sand Creek, which had all of its goals in the first half. Meanwhile, goalkeeper Lexi Montero finished with the shutout.
Lasater has scored at least two goals in all but two games this season. Her season total is 22.
Pueblo Central (3-4) has lost three straight contests.
Canon City 6, Pueblo South 1
At Dutch Clark Stadium: Sammi Holt finished with her second hat trick of the season, Lisa Miller added two goals and the Tigers put up five goals in the first half against Pueblo South (2-5) to extend their winning streak to three games.
Abigail Rupp also scored for Canon City (6-3-1).
F-FC 3, Pueblo East 1
At Dutch Clark Stadium: Freshman Victoria Howard scored two goals, and the Trojans (3-4-2) broke up a tie score at halftime with a second-half goal.
Pueblo East (2-7) is on a five-game losing streak.
The Vanguard School 2, ECA 1
At The Vanguard School: The Coursers (3-4) scored a goal in each half to pick up their second win in three games, as Evangelical Christian Academy (1-8) dropped its second straight contest.
Pueblo Centennial 11, Palmer 1
At Garry Berry Stadium South: Lainee Vujcich had four goals, and Pueblo Centennial (8-1) expanded its 6-1 halftime lead with five scores in the second half.
Palmer (0-10) scored its only goal in the first half.
TRACK AND FIELD
At Jeffco Stadium: Jalen Lyon won the 200-meter race in 21.33 seconds, Deondre Ritter sprinted his way to first in the 100 dash in 10.64 and Fountain-Fort Carson captured the boys' team title with 113 points.
Runner-up Cherry Creek was close behind with 102, followed by Legend (51), Roosevelt (46) and Rock Canyon (42).
Also for F-FC, Jason Farrell took first in the 300 hurdles in 38.91; Jequan Hogan took first in the high jump at 6 feet, 6 inches and third in the 110 hurdles in 14.64 (right behind Overland's Joel Nyatusah, who won in 14.24); and Iosua Maika placed second in the shot put at 50-1 1/4.
The Trojans also won the 4x100, 4x200 and 4x400 relays.
On the girls' side, F-FC's 4x100 relay team took second with a 50.50 -- just behind Legend's 49.87. Also, Kiana Jackson took third in the triple jump with a leap of 37 feet for the Trojans.
Cherry Creek won the girls' title with 79 points. F-FC finished in an 11th-place tie with Cherokee Trail.