Summit High Sports Wrap-up
Spring sports are in midseason form as athletes look forward to the playoffs, which will start early next month for each team.
Baseball: The Summit baseball team faced a back-and-forth game against Coal Ridge on Wednesday, April 1. The Tigers scored a run in each of the last three innings to beat out the home team, winning 7-4 and improving to 8-3 on the season. Senior Luke Egging went 1 for 3 in the game including two RBIs to help cement the Tigers’ victory. Egging was also the pitcher on record, earning a win after recording three scoreless innings in relief duty. Summit will take on Alameda High School at 3 p.m. today at Alameda.
Boys lacrosse: The Summit boys lacrosse team fell below 500 on the season with a close loss at Steamboat Springs on April 2. This was the second loss in a row for the team after a decisive 20-2 victory at Englewood on March 30. The team record now sits at 4-5 as the Tigers prepare for a matchup at Fruita Monument on April 18.
Girls lacrosse: The girls lacrosse team has suffered some difficult losses this season, the most recent being a 16-4 defeat against Grand Junction on April 2. The team will look to improve on their 1-4 record as Fruita Monument travels to Summit today for a 4 p.m. non-conference game.
Girls soccer: Girls soccer will look for the first victory of the season when the team travels to Glenwood Springs today for an evening game. The team has struggled this season sitting on a record of 0-8-1, with their most recent loss coming to Steamboat Springs in the form of a 5-0 shutout. The upcoming game with Glenwood could be a good place for that first victory as Glenwood holds a record of 1-5.
Track and field: Both the boys and girls track and field teams traveled to the Poudre Invitational on April 3. The boys team finished seventh out of nine teams while the girls team finished sixth out of 11. Junior McKenna Ramsay took first in the 400-meter dash finishing her lap in 57.44. The 4×400 team took second in the relay finishing in 4:13:53.
Senior Zach Johnson was the top finisher for the boys track and field team coming in third in the high jump with a height of 5’11”. Both the girls and boys will travel to Clear Creek High School for the Clear Creek Invite today at 2 p.m.
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