Colorado High School Baseball - Northridge nudged by Fort MorganMay 12, 2018: Fort Morgan, CO 80701
The Northridge Grizzlies baseball team (Greeley, CO), was tipped 8-7 in Saturday's non-league outing with the host Fort Morgan Mustangs (Fort Morgan, CO)
The Mustangs now hold a 16-5 record. They put it on the line next when they travel to Cheyenne Mountain for a non-league outing on Saturday, May 12. Fort Morgan will confront a Indians team coming off a 4-3 league loss to Palmer Ridge (Monument, CO). The Indians record now stands at 13-6.
Northridge loses an extra inning game to Ft. Morgan by the score of 8-7. The Grizzlies finish their season with an 11 - 9 record. Northridge committed 5 errors in the game which leads to 6 unearned runs for Morgan. Northridge gets out of a bases loaded jam in the bottom of the 7th to force extra innings and scores 4 in the top of the 8th to take a 4 run lead then gives up 3 unearned runs as Morgan scores 5 times for the walk off win. In the bottom of the 8th with the score 7 - 5 Ft. Morgan has the bases loaded with 2 outs and the Grizzlies have a throwing error which scores 2 runs for Morgan to tie the game and 2 batters later with the bases loaded Ft. Morgan gets a single for the walk off win. Kaylor Werner takes the loss on the mound in relief to finish the year at 6-3. Chance Eben pitches well going 6 2/3 innings with a no decision giving up 4 hits, 0 earned runs, 1 walk and 6 strikeouts. Northridge gets 8 hits, as Chance Eben hits a solo homer, Tayler Aguilar a 2 run homer.