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Eagles’ baseball defeats Denver Academy 5-4

Track squad participates in Ram Charger meet

by Patty Unruh

Baseball Action

Gilpin High School’s baseball team prevailed 5-4 over the Mustangs of Denver Academy (DA) in a conference game on April 23. The game was played at Denver Academy, with Gilpin listed as the home team. The Eagles have improved their record to 2-6, both wins coming in league play. Denver Academy holds a 2-5 tally for league games. DA’s overall record is 6-8, so Gilpin’s victory over the stronger team was especially satisfying for the Eagles.

Gilpin scored runs in 3 of the innings and garnered 6 hits. The five Gilpin players who came in with runs were Angel Gomez, Dallas LeBeau, Chad Holmes, Cooper Lindberg, and Blaizun Diamond. Gomez and Will Lorenz got 2 hits each, and Gomez claimed 1 RBI. Holmes led the team in stolen bases with 3 of 9 total.

In fielding, Blake Boulter was tops for the Eagles with 12. LeBeau contributed 3 assists.

Lorenz was the winning pitcher, striking out 14 batters in 3 innings. LeBeau also pitched, maintaining Gilpin’s lead with a save for the winners.

Gilpin suffered a 14-1 loss to Dayspring Christian Academy of Greeley on April 25. Lorenz scored the Eagles’ run on a hit by Cooper Lindberg.

Track and Field at Lakewood

  Gilpin’s track team hit the lanes at the non-conference “Ram Charger Invite” Meet on Saturday, April 27 at Lakewood. Eagles boys finished 24th of 31 teams, with Pueblo East finishing 1st. The girls’ team did not place; however, Nicole Adams earned 9th position in the high jump with a height of 4’8”. Colorado Springs’ Classical Academy took the 1st place title for the girls.

Gilpin boys’ results:

100-meter dash: 12th-Stephen King, 11.93.

200-meter dash: 7th-Stephen King, 23.75; Blake Boulter, 30.09.

400-meter dash: Seth Gordon, 1:06.28; Jessie Felty, 1:07.03.

4×100-meter relay: Gilpin County Relay Team, 53.08.

Gilpin girls’ results:

100-meter dash: Nicole Adams, 14.89; Callie Ralstin, 15.97.

200-meter dash: Nicole Adams, 31.63; Lena Warren, 32.51.

400-meter dash: Lena Warren, 1:12.61; Madison Altman, 1:15.11; Sarah Trujillo, 1:17.81.

800-meter: Sam Smith, 3:10.02.

4×100-meter relay: Gilpin County Relay Team, 59.24.

4×400-meter relay: Gilpin County Relay Team, 5:26.96.

800 sprint medley: Gilpin County Relay Team, 2:13.19.

Long jump: Jasmine Crook-Arends, 10’3.50”.

High jump: 9th-Nicole Adams, 4’8.00”.

Shot put: Madison Altman, 25’7.75”; Callie Ralstin, 20’9.50.”

 

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