Thursday's prep roundup: Rampart downs Liberty in softball

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SOFTBALL

Rampart 13, Liberty 3, 5 innings

At Liberty: The Rams didn’t get things going until a four-run fourth inning. That output was followed by three runs in the fourth and five more in the fifth, as Rampart improved to 11-4 overall and 8-1 in the 5A Colorado Springs Metro League

Alexandrea Arronte went 2 for 3 and Olivia Garrison was 2 for 2 with an RBI for the Lancers (3-11, 2-5).

Doherty 19, Fountain-Fort Carson 12

At Doherty: The Spartans overcame an 8-4 deficit in the second inning by scoring at least one run in their final four frames -- including five in the third and six in the fourth. Doherty, which improved to 7-8 overall and 5-5 in the 5A CSML, won its first game in four tries.

Marian Vigil went 4 for 4 with two RBIs and Shawnee Phillips was 3 for 5 with two RBIs for the Trojans (8-8, 6-3).

Pine Creek 22, Coronado 4, 5 innings

At Coronado: The Eagles didn’t begin their onslaught until the second inning, when they scored five runs. They put up 10 runs in their final two innings to put the game away, enough to keep Pine Creek first in the 5A CSML with an 8-0 record, 9-6 overall.

Sarah Gardner had a stellar outing, finishing 4 for 5 with six RBIs. In all, the Eagles collected 16 hits against the Cougars (2-11, 1-8).

St. Mary’s 20, James Irwin 0, 4 innings

At El Pomar: Several players record multiple hits for the Pirates, including Peyton Richter and Elizabeth Gibson, who both finished with three RBIs. St. Mary’s, which improved to 9-5 overall and 3-4 in the 3A District 2 League standings, scored 15 runs in the final two innings.

Richter also had a home run and pitched a complete game with eight strikeouts against James Irwin (3-10, 1-8).

Canon City 16, Harrison 4

At Canon City: The Panthers (4-10, 1-4) couldn’t overcome an 11-run rally in the fourth and suffered their first loss in 4A CSML action against the Tigers (3-12, 1-3).

FOOTBALL

Doherty 21, Westminster 20

At Doherty: The Spartans held on for the nonconference win after Westminster missed an extra-point attempt to tie it up in the final quarter.

Doherty (3-1) took a 7-0 lead in the first quarter, thanks to a 3-yard touchdown. That was followed by two more touchdowns in the third quarter, as Julian Cooks ran it in from 3 yards and Logan Siffert threw a 10-yard score.

The Wolves (0-4) scored on a 5-yard touchdown pass in the fourth but failed on the kick attempt.

BOYS' SOCCER

Colorado Springs Christian School 2, Manitou Springs 1

At Colorado Springs Christian: The Lions broke up a tied game with a second-half goal to capture the 3A Tri-Peaks League opener.

Colorado Springs Christian improved to 4-2 overall, and Manitou Springs fell to 6-2.

Seamus Lowe scored the Mustangs’ lone goal in the first half.

Widefield 2, Elizabeth 0

At Widefield: Justin Clemens and Salif Doumbia each scored a goal in the second half to lead the Gladiators to open 4A Colorado Springs Metro League play with a win.

Goalkeeper Victor Luqin recorded 12 saves for Widefield, which improved to 3-4 overall.

Canon City 2, Harrison 1

At Harrison: Demitrius Slater and Garrett Walsworth each scored a goal to lift the Tigers past Harrison in the 4A CSML opener.

St. Mary's 3, Lamar 0

At Lamar: The Pirates scored two goals in the second half to pull away in the 3A TPL game.

St. Mary's has won six straight games.

BOYS’ TENNIS

Colorado Academy 7, Lewis-Palmer 0

At Lewis-Palmer: Lewis-Palmer senior Ben Rowland pushed Colorado Academy’s Jordan Wagner to three sets in the No. 3 singles match before falling 6-2, 1-6, 7-5.

The Rangers dropped to 7-2 overall and 3-1 in the 4A Region 1 League.

Pine Creek 4, Coronado 3

At Pine Creek: No. 1 Bradley Ma, No. 2 Luke Miller and No. 3 Kyle Ma all won their singles matches to lift the 7-1 Eagles to the narrow win, putting Pine Creek atop the CSML with a 4-0 record.

The Eagles’ Michael Barto and Christian Sisneros squeezed out a 7-5, 6-3 win in the No. 1 doubles match, while No. 2 Noah Enoch/Jackson Shaeffer, No. 3 Zach Garcia/Nicholas Pharris and No. 4 William White/Michael Ellis earned victories for Cougars (7-1, 3-1).

VOLLEYBALL

Lewis-Palmer 3, Valor Christian 0

At Lewis-Palmer: Jadie DeLange led with 12 kills, Riley Putnicki added nine kills, and Gianna Bartalo came up with 12 digs in the Rangers' 25-20, 25-21 and 25-15 nonconference win to remain unbeaten at 8-0.

Valor Christian dropped to 5-3 and suffered its first loss in four matches.

Florence 3, Mitchell 0

At Mitchell: Emily Rivera produced four kills and 20 digs but the Marauders fell 25-18, 25-21 and 25-17 in the nonconference match.

Mitchell dropped to 3-8 overall.

Colorado Springs Christian School 3, Atlas Prep 0

At Hilltop Baptist Church: Megan Engesser collected seven kills and seven digs, and Avery Stein contributed with nine kills to lead to the Lions to easily win 25-4, 25-3, 25-2 to improve to 4-1 in the 3A Tri-Peaks League.

Atlas Prep fell to 0-8 overall and 0-6 in league play.

Widefield 3, Fountain-Fort Carson 0

At Widefield: Aaliyah Stewart collected seven kills, Madison Villers came up with 11 digs and the Gladiators rolled 25-13, 25-22 and 25-16 in the nonconference match.

Widefield improved to 8-3 overall, and F-FC fell to 7-8.

Coronado 3, Cheyenne Mountain 0

At Cheyenne Mountain: The Cougars (9-2) captured their straight victory after rallying 25-14, 25-11, 25-8 over the Indians (2-6) in the nonconference match.

Mara Abernethy had nine kills and and Delaney St. Pierre added six kills for Coronado.

Evangelical Christian 3, Fountain Valley 2

At Evangelical Christian Academy: Liz Bristow led with 12 kills, and Amy Antes and Karoline Garwood collected 23 and 22 digs, respectively, to help the Eagles squeak by Fountain Valley 18-25, 25-14, 12-25, 25-20, 15-13 in the 2A District 8 League match.

Evangelical Christian improved to 2-8 overall and 1-1 in league play, and Fountain Valley fell to 3-3 and 0-1.

TCA 3, Manitou Springs 2

At Manitou Springs: Raegan Bervig led with 19 kills, Autumn Boyles finished with 10 kills and Olivia Jacobsen collected eight blocks in the Titans’ 25-27, 20-25, 25-14, 25-19, 15-8 nonconference win over the Mustangs (5-6 overall).

The Titans improved to 6-5.

James Irwin 3, Trinidad 1

At James Irwin: Tanea Warner had 13 kills and Noelani Tulensa finished with 11 kills to lead the Jaguars past Trinidad 25-27, 25-22, 25-22, 25-14 in the 3A TPL matchup.

James Irwin improved to 4-8 overall and 1-5 in league play, while Trinidad dropped to 1-10 and 0-5.

Discovery Canyon 3, St. Mary's 2

At St. Mary's: Leah Lester and Taylor Wanderscheid each had 12 kills to lead the Thunder in the 19-25, 25-11, 25-23, 21-25, 15-12 nonconference win over the Pirates.

Discovery Canyon won for the first time in five matches, improving to 4-5 overall. St. Mary's dropped to 4-6.