Summit High spring sports wrap up, March 31 – April 6
Ryan Summerlin April 7, 2014
With Summit High School’s spring break on the horizon, Tigers spring sports head into the final month of competition this week.
It was another up-and-down week for Tigers teams, with a couple of big wins and disappointing finishes.
Baseball: The struggling Tigers’ woes continued as they dropped to 1-7 with back-to-back losses at Delta, Saturday. Delta won both games in convincing fashion, 10-5 and 10-0. Tuesday’s game (April 1) at Battle Mountain was canceled due to field conditions. The game has been rescheduled for Monday, May 5. The team will travel to Buena Vista for its next game, Tuesday, April 8.
Girls lacrosse: The girls faced a busy week, with a makeup game on Friday against Dakota Ridge, in addition to scheduled games at home against Green Mountain, Wednesday, and at St. Mary’s, Saturday. The lady Tigers went 1-3 on the week, falling 20-12 to Green Mountain and 11-10 in a close one against Dakota Ridge. After the two early losses, the Tigers came up big on Saturday, topping St. Mary’s in convincing fashion 19-0.
With the win Saturday the Tigers moved to 3-5 on the season. They’ll play at Battle Mountain Wednesday.
Boys lacrosse: The boys split games this week with a strong 12-1 win at home over Bishop Machebeuf, Tuesday, April 1, followed by a 16-2 loss at Aspen, Thursday. With the split the boys team moved to 4-6 on the season.
The team will host Glenwood on Wednesday in a makeup game, and then head into a long spring break later this week. The next scheduled game is Thursday, April 24. The team closes the season with three consecutive home games and one away game over the course of eight days.
The Tigers will host Eagle Valley, Thursday, April 24; Battle Mountain, Monday, April 28; and Steamboat Springs, Thursday, May 1; they travel to Thompson Valley, Friday, May 2.
Girls soccer: The girls team split two games at home last week. They fell to Glenwood 2-1, Thursday, April 3, and topped St. Mary’s 3-2 in a back-and-forth contest Saturday. With the split the team moved to 2-7 on the season. The girls will travel to Steamboat Springs Tuesday and host Eagle Valley Thursday.
Track and field: Summit track traveled to Fort Collins Friday for the Poudre High School Invite. The meet included a mix of 4A and 5A schools.
Tiger coach Kristy McClain said it was an opportunity for her team to see how it stacks up against some of the larger Front Range schools. Summit’s Mckenna Ramsay, Ruthie Boyd and Liam Meirow rose to the occasion.
Ramsay led the way, finishing first in the 400-meters with a time of 58.5 seconds. Meirow set a new Summit High record in the 3,200, finishing just shy of the podium in fourth in 9:51.93. Now a senior, he set the previous school record his sophomore year. Ruthie Boyd also finished strong in the 3,200, earning fifth in 11:50.11.
The girls 4×400 relay team made the podium with a second-place finish. Ramsay, Boyd, Megan McDonnel and Jessica Horii combined to run the course in 4:08.99.
The team traveled to Eagle Valley Saturday; results were unavailable at press time. The Tigers compete in the Coal Ridge Invite, Friday, April 11, and travel to Mullen High School for a meet Saturday.
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