Summit High Sports Wrap-Up: Baseball notches three straight wins
The boys baseball team led the charge for the Tigers this week finding their first win and following it up with two more. The team went undefeated with a win at Jefferson followed by back-to-back wins in a Saturday double-header at Rifle. The Tigers won in convincing fashion at Jefferson 22-1 last Tuesday. Summit’s Luke Egging recorded the win. The Tigers combined pitching efforts held Jefferson to just three hits. Summit’s Jake Latta went five for five on the day with a triple. Latta was closely followed by Thomas DeBonville. The senior went four for five with a home run.
Egging had another strong outing pitching Saturday against Rifle. The Tigers topped the Bears 14-7 in the first game and 5-3 in the second. Summit’s Mitchell Gray pitched a complete game for the Tigers in the second game.
The wins bump the Tigers to 3-2 on the season, 2-2 in-conference.
The team will travel to Craig Tuesday for a game against Steamboat Springs.
Track: The boys and girls track and field team traveled to Fort Collins Saturday for the annual 4A/5A Runners Roost Invitational. The girls team finished 15th of 24 teams, while the boys finished 17 of 19. The 4×400 meter relay team led the way for the Tiger girls with a first-place finish. Summit’s Ruthie Boyd, Jessica Horii, Megan McDonnell and McKenna Ramsay finished in a combined 4 minutes 9.51 seconds.
Ramsay, McDonnell and Horrii also earned a third-place finish in the sprint medley relay, along with teammate Luda Kosmowski.
Boyd took sixth in the 1600 meter finishing in 5:39.46.
For the boys, Alex Veleta, Zach Johnson, Logan Ramsay and Ben Jorgenson combined for a sixth-place finish in the 4×400. They ran the course in 3:39.33.
After a week off, the team will travel back to Fort Collins for the Poudre Invite on Saturday, April 4.
Boys lacrosse: The boys lacrosse team split games last week with an 8-3 home win over Green Mountain and a 5-4 overtime loss at Thompson Valley. The split moved the Tigers to 2-3 on the season, 1-1 in-conference. The team will host a three-game homestand this week with games against Vail Mountain School Monday, Battle Mountain Wednesday and Clear Creek Friday.
Girls lacrosse: The Summit girls will host Battle Mountain this Thursday, March 26, at Tiger Stadium. The lady Tigers are currently 1-2 on the year.
Soccer: The struggles continued for the young Tiger girls soccer team. The team fell to undefeated Western Slope League leader Battle Mountain 4-0 on Tuesday, and 4-0 to Green Mountain Thursday. The losses drop the team to 0-6-1 on the season. They’ll try to turn things around when they host Eagle Valley this Tuesday, March 24.
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