Wheat Ridge baseball rolls over helpless Bulldogs

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WHEAT RIDGE - Wheat Ridge baseball overwhelmed Arvada with offense beating the Bulldogs 17-1 Saturday at Wheat Ridge High School.

Five different Farmers had multi-hit games and that didn’t include senior Danny Allen’s fourth inning grand slam.

Arvada, which opened the season undefeated in their first three games, has since lost three straight by a combined 36 points.

The Bulldogs (2-3-1) will attempt to get back on track when they play at Alameda Thursday at 4 p.m. Wheat Ridge (2-4) snapped a four game skid with their win. The Farmers will play at Conifer High School Thursday at 4 p.m.

BEARS BEAT BACK TO BACK

After winning three straight games Bear Creek baseball has dropped two straight games in ugly fashion. The Bears were beat 11-1 at Loveland High School on Thursday and then beat again 10-0 Saturday at Fairview High School. If the Bears plan on getting back on track it will be behind the bat of senior Bobby Baca who is hitting .370 this season.

Bear Creek (5-5) will host Westminster Saturday at 11 p.m.

PRIOLA LEADS WILDCATS

After dropping back-to-back one run games Arvada West used a brilliant pitching effort to win 10-1 at Castle View High School on Saturday.

Junior Nick Priola threw six innings of shutout baseball and then went 1-for-2 from the plate with an RBI.

Offensively the Wildcats combined for 11 hits as six different players

recorded hits.

However, Arvada West (2-7-1) has failed to find consistency this season from both their offense and pitching.

The Wildcats will play at Frederick High School Thursday at 4:15 p.m.

TIGERS TAKE LOSS

Lakewood baseball’s roller-coaster season continued with a 4-3 loss Wednesday at Legend High School. The Tigers scored two first inning runs but couldn’t hold on to a 3-1 lead. Lakewood senior Connor Leedholm went 2-for-3 and junior Parker Cormack hit a triple which drove in a run.

Senior George Coughlin took the loss but was solid in throwing a complete game.

The Tigers (5-4), who cannot find stability in the win-loss column, will host Thomas Jefferson Saturday at 11 a.m.

RAMS WIN BIG AGAIN

After losing three straight games Green Mountain bounced back with back-to-back victories.

The Rams beat Arvada 10-0 on Wednesday and then followed that up with a 7-1 win over Evergreen on Saturday.

In Green Mountain’s win over Evergreen freshman Wyatt Featherston didn’t have a hit but scored three times.

The Rams (4-3) will host Golden Friday at 4 p.m.

EAGLES WIN FOUR IN ROW

Faith Christian baseball beat up on Peak to Peak beating them 11-1 Saturday at Faith Christian High School.

Senior Ian Loffert went 2-for-2 which included a towering home run.

Fellow senior Steven Galambos went 2-for-3 with three RBI and he scored three times as well.

The Eagles have now won four straight games beating their opponents 42-6 in the process.

Faith Christian (5-1) will play at University High School Thursday at 4 p.m.

MUSTANGS GO STREAKING

Ralston Valley baseball is streaky.

After opening up the season with five straight victories the Mustangs have since lost their last four games.

Their latest loss was a 4-2 defeat Thursday at Monarch High School.

Their other three losses came to out of state opponents while participating in the Chris Moon Memorial Tournament in Arizona.

The Mustangs (5-4) will attempt to get back on track when they play Rock Canyon Saturday at Coors Field.