Snead hurls no-hitter |

Snead hurls no-hitter

Rifle’s baseball team added to its winning streak, routing Battle Mountain, 12-0 and 24-0 Saturday.The Bears (7-2 overall, 3-1 league) have won six straight games and outscored their opponents 81-8 in the skein.The sweep moved the Bears into sole possession of second place in the Class 4A Western Slope League.Adam Krick tossed a two-hitter with seven strikeouts and had two of the Bears’ 13 hits in the first game with two RBIs.Brandon Lueallen had two doubles and knocked in six RBIs.Eli Snead threw a five inning no-hitter with five strikeouts in the afternoon contest. The Bears put the second game in the refrigerator when they scored 11 runs in the third inning after taking a 4-0 lead. Uriel Quezada had three doubles. Krick and Bryce Ewewold had four RBIs each.In other Saturday prep baseball games, Basalt dropped a home doubleheader to Olathe, 22-7 and 7-2, putting the Longhorns’ record at 0-5 in the 3A WSL and 1-6 overall.Basalt’s girls soccer team absorbed a 3-0 nonleague loss Saturday to Denver Christian.Crusaders goalkeeper Kiley Gill made seven saves as the visitors scored three first-half goals.Three players – Michelle Koele, Lindsay Landhuis and Chrissy West accounted for the scoring. The defeat evened Basalt’s record at 2-2 (2-0 league) for the year. On the tennis courts, Roaring Fork earned a 6-1 victory at Hotchkiss.Rams Autumn Evans and Crystal Wanner downed the Bulldogs’ No. 1 doubles team of Sarah Hatch and Katrina Manzella in straight sets, 6-2, 6-2.Roaring Fork’s No. 2 doubles team – Ashley Jammeron and Kate Thayn – took a 7-5, 6-3 win over Jessi Baker and Stephanie Leger. Stacie Cummings. Natasha Koziel polished off Hotchkiss’ No. 4 doubles team 6-2, 6-0. In the No. 3 doubles match, Kali Chestnut and Gilda Flores were extended into a third-game tiebreaker before taking a 6-4, 2-6, 10-3 win.No. 2 and No. 3 singles Renee French and Erica Pelland won theie matches in straight sets.Results from the Roaring Fork-Paonia match were unavailable.

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