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Tuesday's roundup: Baldry hits walk-off grand slam for Discovery Canyon
Discovery Canyon 16, Pueblo East 14
At Discovery Canyon: Discovery Canyon's Boyd Baldry picked a great time to pick up his first hit of the game, and it was a big one.
Baldry hit a walk-off grand slam in the bottom of the seventh inning to give the Thunder (1-0) the come-from-behind victory. Discovery Canyon trailed 9-0 before even getting to the plate, but rallied for the season-opening win.
"I tell you, it was an exciting way to start out our season," said first-year Discovery Canyon coach Adam Settle, who led Coronado to the playoffs a year ago. "I had a kid go 4-for-4 and another go 3-for-4. (Boyd Baldry) has one hit all day, and it's a walk-off grand slam."
Andy Stauffer was 4-for-4 with two RBIs and three runs scored, Tony Frost 2-for-3 with three RBIs and three runs scored and James Stiltner 3-for-4 with four runs scored. Isaac Holt had a pair of hits, two RBIs and scored three times.
Discovery Canyon led 12-11 after five innings, but Pueblo East rallied with three runs in the next two innings to take a 14-12 lead.
Peyton 9, Harrison 6
At Harrison: Kyle Gowen pitched two innings to earn the win and went 2-for-5 at the plate with two RBIs and two runs scored for Peyton (5-0).
Harrison (0-4) led 3-1, but Peyton scored four in the top of the fourth to take a two-run lead. Peyton tied the game at 5-5 in the bottom of the fourth, but allowed four runs in the next two innings.
Ty Baker was 2-for-3 with an RBI and two runs scored, and Colton Miller had two triples, an RBI and scored twice for Peyton.
Coronado 25, Wasson 3
At Wasson: Derek Spearman went 4-for-4 with four RBIs and four runs scored and pitched two innings of relief for Coronado (4-2).
Luke Brown struck out seven in three innings to earn the win for the Cougars and also had two hits and an RBI. Drew MacMillan was 4-for-5 with two RBIs and four runs scored, and Andrew Trujillo went 3-for-3 with three RBIs and a pair of runs scored.
Coronado jumped out to a 5-1 lead in the first, blew it open with five runs in the third and closed the game with eight in the fourth and seven in the fifth.
Michael Callan was 3-for-5 with three RBIs and three runs scored, while Craig Trujillo had two doubles, three RBIs and two runs scored.
No statistics were available for Wasson (0-3).
Canon City 15, Mitchell 0
At Canon City: Canon City (5-0) allowed just one hit and rode an 11-run second to the four-inning shutout.
The Tigers have outscored their opponents 72-16 this season.
Brett Shartzer had the lone hit for Mitchell (0-6).
Pine Creek 0, Rampart 0 (2OT)
At Pine Creek: Bri Legaspi played all 90 minutes in goal for Pine Creek (3-1-1), while Andrea Stump and Kaitlin Ruff combined for the shutout for Rampart (2-1-1).
Both teams were even on shots with nine apiece.
Mesa Ridge 1, Colorado Springs Christian School 1
At Colorado Springs Christian School: Emily Keller had a goal, Kelsey Eiles an assist and Hannah Mauro made 26 saves for Colorado Springs Christian School (0-2-1).
Mesa Ridge (0-0-1) led 1-0 at the half.
Fountain-Fort Carson 2, Pueblo East 1
At Fountain-Fort Carson: Desiray Crosby and Brittany McClain each scored, and Joslyn Trainer made three saves for Fountain-Fort Carson (5-1).
Pueblo East (2-3) managed a 1-1 tie at the half, but could not hold off the Trojans in the second half.
Florence 7, Sierra 0
At Florence: Florence (3-0) rode five first-half goals to the rout and has yet to allow a goal this season.
Sierra (1-4) fell for the third consecutive time and has been shut out in four of its five games.
Palmer Ridge def. Discovery Canyon 7-0
At Palmer Ridge: Sisters Shannon and Diane Babcock earned wins at No. 1 and No. 3 singles, respectively, and Palmer Ridge (1-1) won a trio of third-set tiebreakers.
The Bears got those tiebreaker victories at No. 2 singles and at No. 3 and 4 doubles.
"We lost to Lewis-Palmer last week, so we were glad to get the win this week," Palmer Ridge coach Sheri Hiester said. "We’re settled into our positions now, and we’re ready for the rest of the season. We have a really strong, young team, and we should do very well."
Canon City def. Mitchell 7-0
At Mitchell: Samara Hill's 6-1, 6-1 win at No. 1 singles and a 6-1, 6-1 win for the No. 1 doubles tandem of Tori Carnahan and Brieonna Sanders propelled Canon City (1-0).
Mitchell (0-1) did not win a set against the Tigers.
Discovery Canyon 121, Fountain-Fort Carson 58
At Discovery Canyon: Discovery Canyon swept all three relays and got multiple wins from Taylor Hand and Jonathan Donehower.
Donehower won the 50 freestyle in 25.58 seconds and also took the 500 free in 5:26.81, while Hand won the 100 backstroke in 57.54 and 200 free in 1:53.21.
Lewis-Palmer 9, Thompson Valley 6
At Thompson Valley: Robby LaPorta had two goals and an assist and David Shaum two goals to lead Lewis-Palmer (4-1).
Thompson Valley (1-2) stayed within one of the Rangers, but was blanked 2-0 in the third quarter.
Cheyenne Mountain 14, Fairview 12
At Fairview: Cheyenne Mountain (4-2) used a 6-0 second quarter to take an 8-2 lead, then held on for the win against Fairview (1-2).
Austin Davie had four goals and an assist for Fairview, which outscored the Indians 10-6 in the final two periods. Beau Scott and Chris Robinson each had two goals and two assists for Fairview.
No statistics were available for Cheyenne Mountain.
Air Academy 23, Heritage-Littleton 7
At Heritage: Natalie Berg scored six goals, and Air Academy (1-0) exploded for a 16-4 halftime lead.
Erin Todd had four goals and four assists, and Miranda Beal added four goals and two assists for the Kadets.
Hallie Kurtz's three goals and assist led Heritage-Littleton (0-3).
ThunderRidge 14, Cheyenne Mountain 13
At Cheyenne Mountain: Five goals from Sasha Hill and four from Tate Crosby weren't enough for Cheyenne Mountain (2-2) against ThunderRidge (4-0).
Morgan Burch added three assists for the Indians, who have lost two in a row.