Colorado High School Softball - ThunderRidge can't get by Dakota Ridge
(August 27, 2011: Littleton, CO 80127) The Dakota Ridge Eagles softball team scored 3 points and limited the visiting ThunderRidge Grizzlies to 2 in the Eagles non-league triumph on Saturday.
With the triumph, Dakota Ridge moves its record to 3-0 on the year. The Eagles travel to Evergreen (Evergreen, CO) to clash with the Cougars in a non-league game on Monday, August 29. The Cougars come into the game with a record of 1-1. Evergreen lost 8-6 in their recent non-league game against Faith Christian (Arvada, CO)
In their next game, the Grizzlies clash with the Loveland Indians (Loveland, CO) in a non-league game, on Friday, September 9. ThunderRidge will attempt to move on its 2-1 season record.
Ciara Archer pitched 6 strong innings and took a 2-0 lead into the 7th courtesy of a Ginger Hamilton 2 out 2 run home run to deep left field in the first inning but it wasn't enough as the Eagles clawed back in it in the 7th with a lead off walk and back to back doubles to tie the game. The Eagles capped off the scoring capitalizing on a ThunderRidge error to score the game winner.