Faith Christian run ends just short of title game

Staff report
Posted 6/5/18

It was a pleasantly surprising run for the Faith Christian Eagles this year, as the baseball team, asking much of new freshman players, came within a couple runs of an appearance in the state 3A …

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Faith Christian run ends just short of title game

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It was a pleasantly surprising run for the Faith Christian Eagles this year, as the baseball team, asking much of new freshman players, came within a couple runs of an appearance in the state 3A title game.

The Eagles season came to an abrupt end June 2, after losing to Lamar 3-1.

The game was a rematch of a May 25 playoff game, where Faith Christian won 2-0. That loss had sent the Lamar Savages to the ‘losers bracket’ side of the tourney where they had won two in a row, including a 6-5 squeaker past eventual champ University, to rematch against Faith for the shot at the title.

The Faith squad on the other hand, had beaten Kent Denver, Lamar, and Eaton (5-4) so far in the state tourney, held in Greeley this year. The team’s one stumble had been an extra-innings loss 6-5 to University.

The June 2 defensive battle went the way of Lamar, thanks to a double by C. Eberhardt and a triple by Lucas Watson that helped give the Savages a three run lead by the bottom of the third inning.

Freshman Eagle Garrett Everett hit a double off of a very stingy Lamar defense, and was later batted home by junior Michael Thorne for the team’s lone run.

That Lamar defense did not hold up to a determined University squad in the 3A title match later that day though, as University won 21-2.

Lamar ends the season at 24-3, as the state runner-up.

Faith Christian ends the season with an overall record of 21-5, and a league title.

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