Wednesday's prep roundup: Palmer Ridge baseball rallies to beat Lewis-Palmer

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Highlights from Wednesday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region.


Palmer Ridge 9, Lewis-Palmer 8

At Lewis-Palmer: Palmer Ridge (10-4-1, 7-3 5A/4A Pikes Peak Athletic Conference) scored two runs in the top of the seventh to beat rival Lewis-Palmer (10-6, 7-4).

The Bears scored five runs over the last two innings to erase a four-run deficit.

They pounded out 15 hits. Charlie Deeds had three hits and two RBIs, Bridger Havens drove in two and Beau Stamper had three hits, two doubles and a run batted in.

Brady Choban, who gave up seven runs (three earned), homered and drove in four runs for the Rangers.

Falcon 5, Vista Ridge 4, 10 innings

At Vista Ridge: Pikes Peak region 4A No. 2 Falcon (10-5, 6-4 5A/4A PPAC) rallied with two runs in the top of the sixth to force extra innings, then got the game-winning run in the top of the 10th against 5A Vista Ridge (2-14, 1-10). Daniel Metts drove in two runs for the Wolves.

Falcon did not report stats.

TCA 15, Manitou Springs 3

At Manitou Springs: Class 4A The Classical Academy (6-9) defeated 3A Manitou Springs (10-4), putting up five runs in the fifth and six in the seventh. Sean Whalen drove in two runs for the Mustangs.

St. Mary's 14, Ellicott 4

At St. Mary's: Pikes Peak region 3A and below No. 3 St. Mary's (9-6) defeated Ellicott (2-10). No stats were reported.

Pine Creek 11, Palmer 5

At Spurgeon Field: Toby Scoles had four hits and three RBIs to lead Pikes Peak region 5A No. 1 Pine Creek (10-5, 9-0 5A Colorado Springs Metro League) past Palmer (5-10, 3-5). Teammate Grant Wilkinson had three hits and two RBIs.



Pine Creek 11, Cheyenne Mountain 7

At Cheyenne Mountain: Pine Creek (9-4, 3-2 Southern League) scored six first-half goals to hand Pikes Peak region No. 3 Cheyenne Mountain (7-3, 3-1) its first loss in league play.

Kate Hatchell and Brittney White each scored four goals to lead the Eagles, who have won three straight following three consecutive losses.

Madelyn Lewis, Madison Luster and Rylie Maready each scored twice for the Indians. The loss snaps a five-game winning streak for Cheyenne Mountain.

Palmer Ridge 18, Pueblo West 1

At Palmer Ridge: Pikes Peak region No. 2 Palmer Ridge (8-4, 3-1 Southern League) cruised past Pueblo West (3-8, 0-5).

Liz Reich had four goals and Sam Rippley three goals and an assist for the Bears. Four other players scored two goals for Palmer Ridge.



Pine Creek 4, Coronado 3

At Coronado: Pine Creek withstood a stiff test from Coronado, as No. 1 doubles Shreya Shrestha and Tori Hillebrandt rallied 4-6, 6-1, 6-1 in the final match to secure the victory.

"One doubles played really well today, they were down a set and rallied," Pine Creek coach Dave Lehman said.

Amy Wang won at No. 3 singles for the Eagles 6-1, 6-0.

The Eagles are scheduled to play Doherty on Friday in what would determine the league champ, weather permitting.

Coronado No. 1 singles Savannah Leifer won 6-3, 6-4.

Doherty 4, Rampart 3

At Doherty: Doherty won three matches in doubles, led by No. 2 doubles Edee Chesire and Maggie Frye who won 6-0, 6-2, to stay undefeated in league play. Rachel Lee won at No. 2 singles for the Spartans, 6-2, 5-7, 10-4 (tiebreaker).

Canon City 7, Widefield 0

At Canon City: Canon City won three matches in three sets, including No. 1 singles Lorin Tedesko rallying after dropping the first set, 3-6, 6-4, 6-4. No. 3 singles Ally Meins won by the widest margin, 6-1, 6-1.

Liberty 6, Fountain-Fort Carson 1

At Liberty: Liberty won all three singles matches, including Camille Slocum at No. 2 singles, 6-2, 4-6, 10-6 (tiebreaker), to defeat Fountain-Fort Carson. F-FC won at No. 2 doubles when Grace Durbin and Ashley Davis pulled out a 7-5, 7-6 (5) win.

Vanguard 5, Palmer 2

At Palmer: Class 3A The Vanguard School won all three singles matches to defeat 5A Palmer. No. 1 singles Delaney Wilklow won 7-6 (4), 6-4, No. 2 Krista Davis won 6-2, 6-1, and Idalia Jackson won at No. 3 singles 6-1, 6-2.

Palmer No. 1 doubles Abby Timmins and Annaliese Bronner won 7-6 (5), 6-0.



Cheyenne Mountain 208, Air Academy 106

At Air Academy: Cheyenne Mountain won 10 of 12 events to beat Air Academy by 102 points. The Indians won all three relays, while Daniel Carr, Kyle Leach and Jerry Birnbaum each won two individual events.