Wednesday's prep roundup: Rampart golfer Arielle Keating wins Trojan Invitational

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

 

GIRLS' GOLF

Trojan Invitational

At Cheyenne Shadows: Despite recently aerated greens, Rampart's Arielle Keating shot a 1-under par 72 at Cheyenne Shadows to win the Trojan Invitational on Wednesday, beating the field by nine strokes.

Keating also led the Rams to the team title, as they shot 253, 25 strokes better than second-place Coronado, which was one better than third-place Pine Creek.

Air Academy's Isabell Deak took second at 8-over. Pine Creek's Elly Carlson was third, a stroke behind Deak.

 

BASEBALL

Coronado 12, Cañon City 4

At Coronado: Just hours after signing his National Letter of Intent, Tanner Mayberry tripled in the bottom of the sixth, driving in two runs and breaking the game open to lead Coronado (6-4) past 4A Cañon City (6-3).

"Pretty good day to get a hit like that on the day you sign your letter of intent," Cougars coach Trevor Stewart said.

The Cougars, tied for second in this week's Pikes Peak region 5A rankings, led 4-3 heading to the bottom of the sixth before blowing open the game with eight runs.

"That's a pretty solid win," Stewart said. "Cañon City is a very good team."

Bryce McKee got the win, going six innings and giving up three earned runs.

St. Mary's 14, Florence 4

St. Mary’s honored baseball coach Bill Percy on Wednesday for his January induction into the American Baseball Coaches Association’s Hall of Fame. (Courtesy of St. Mary's High School) 

At St. Mary's: Pikes Peak region 3A and below No. 3 St. Mary's (6-4) took care of Florence (2-8) in a game shortened by the 10-run rule.

St. Mary's coach Bill Percy was honored earlier in the day by the school for his induction into the American Baseball Coaches Association's Hall of Fame.

Percy was inducted into the hall in January.

Stats were not reported from the game.

Peyton 10, Swink 7

At Peyton: Pikes Peak region 3A and below No. 2 Peyton (10-0) continued its perfect run to the season, holding off Swink (1-7).

The Panthers scored three runs in each of the first three innings and led 9-2 heading to the fourth.

Swink made it close with five runs over the fourth and fifth, but the Panthers held on.

Rodney Gregg and Caleb Yutzy each drove in two runs and scored twice for the Panthers.

 

GIRLS' LACROSSE

Palmer Ridge 10, Pine Creek 8

At Pine Creek: Palmer Ridge (5-4, 1-1 Southern League) scored six goals in the first half and held off Pikes Peak No. 1 Pine Creek (6-2, 1-1) as the Eagles tried to rally in the second half.

Brittney White scored five goals for the Eagles.

Palmer Ridge, which led 6-2 at half, did not report stats.

Rampart 15, Palmer 14

At Garry Berry: Rampart (2-5, 2-0 Southern League) held off Palmer (0-7, 0-2).

No stats were reported.

Air Academy 19, Liberty 5

At Liberty: No. 2 Air Academy (6-2, 3-0 Southern) cruised past Liberty (1-5, 0-2).

Olivia McCrary scored three goals for the Lancers.

The Kadets did not report stats.

 

BOYS' LACROSSE

Cheyenne Mountain 12, Fountain Valley 2

At Fountain Valley: Cullen Nordeman notched a hat trick as Pikes Peak region No. 2 Cheyenne Mountain (6-3, 2-0 Southern League) scored four goals in both the first and third quarters to beat Fountain Valley (3-2, 0-2).

Jack Clancy and Jack Bell each scored twice for the Indians.

Air Academy 20, Pueblo West 9

At Pueblo West: No. 3 Air Academy (4-3, 1-0 Southern) opened league play with a win over Pueblo West (2-2, 0-1).

Stats were not reported.