CHEYENNE – The Cheyenne Extreme under-18 fastpitch softball team went 2-1 and won its pool at the Farewell to Our Seniors tournament Saturday in Fort Lupton, Colorado.
Cheyenne opened the day with a 6-5 loss to Fever-Weinbender of Greeley, Colorado. It followed with a 9-1 win over Northern Colorado Sting-Meza, and a 5-3 win over Sting-Flores.
The Extreme (29-14-1) return to action today.
Cheyenne led Fever 4-3 after two innings, but Fever pushed across two runs in the third and another in the fifth to forge a 6-4 lead. Extreme got one run back in the fifth, but the rally fell short.
Jaylyn Christensen, Ella Neider and Michaela Moorehouse all had hits for Cheyenne. Moorehouse also drove home two runs. Christensen’s hit was a double.
Against Sting-Meza, Cheyenne took control with a five-run third inning. Janey Adair was 3 for 3 with a double and an RBI. Trista Stehwien was 2 for 2 with a double and two RBIs. Christensen added a double and two RBIs. Brogan Allen had one hit and drove home two runs.
Adair also picked up the complete game in the pitcher’s circle, giving up just two hits across four innings.
In the final game of the day, Cheyenne overcame a 3-1 deficit by scoring three runs in the third to take a 4-3 lead. It added an insurance run in the fourth.
Junior Alexis Naughton was 2 for 2 with a double, a home run and an RBI. Gracie Oswald also drove home a run.
Ariana Galicia went the distance in the circle, striking out four.
FEVER 6, CHEYENNE 5
Fever…… 302 10 – 6 5 1
Cheyenne…… 220 01 – 5 3 2
Fever pitching: Weinbender and Lopez-Puente. Cheyenne pitching: Moorehouse, Adair (5) and Neider.
W: Weinbender. L: Moorehouse (8-4).
2B: Fever 2 (Kingsley, Smith); Cheyenne 1 (Christensen). 3B: Fever 1 (Bradshaw). HR: Fever 1 (Lopez-Puente).
CHEYENNE 9, STING-MEZA 1
Cheyenne…… 205 2 – 9 10 2
Sting-Meza…… 010 0 – 1 2 0
Cheyenne pitching: Adair and Naughton. Sting-Meza pitching: Young, Trujillo (3) and Stewart.
W: Adair (7-5). L: Young.
2B: Cheyenne 4 (Adair, Allen, Stehwien, Christensen); Sting-Meza 1 (Meza). 3B: Sting-Meza 1 (Garcia).
CHEYENNE 5, STING-FLORES 3
Sting-Flores…… 003 00 – 3 8 3
Cheyenne…… 013 1X – 5 5 2
Sting-Flores pitching: Unavailable. Cheyenne pitching: Galicia and Stehwien.
W: Galicia (13-7). L: Unavailable.
2B: Sting-Flores 3 (McDonald, Knapp, Keller); Cheyenne 1 (Naughton). HR: Sting-Flores 1; Cheyenne 1 (Naughton).