Prep Memories: Steamboat baseball splits doubleheader, No. 2 Sailors football team drops to No. 1 Durango

Steamboat Springs rookie Jessie Hamric scores a run in the fourth inning of a baseball game against Moffat County Tuesday at Craig.
Eli Pace / Steamboat Pilot and Today

The Steamboat Springs High School baseball team shared a doubleheader on the road to Glenwood Springs on Saturday, April 30.

The Sailors opened the day with a 5-2 victory over the Demons, but the home side responded with a 17-2 victory later.

Game 1 was tied 2-2 after three sets and stayed that way for some time.

Glenwood pitcher Evan Heyl was tough, striking out 11 to 6 and 2/3 innings, but Steamboat beat him in the final inning and scored three to take the lead and win.

The Demons broke in the first inning of Game 2, scoring 6 runs. They followed with 4 more in second, 1 in third and 6 in fourth for the dominant four-set victory.

Steamboat will next play Middle Park on Tuesday, May 3 at 3 p.m.

Steamboat Springs 5, Glenwood Springs 2

SS 020 000 3 – 5 6 1

GS 011 000 0 – 2 3 2

Glenwood Springs 17, Steamboat Springs 2

GS 641 6XX X – 17 15 1

SS 000 2XX X – 2 5 3

No. 2 Sailor football falls to No. 1 Durango

The No. 2 Steamboat Springs High School women’s soccer team faced its biggest challenge yet in a game against No. 1 Durango on the road on Friday, April 29.

The match was scoreless after one half, but the Demons attacked in the second, scoring twice.

The Sailors failed to break through Durango’s defense, however, and were shut out for the first time this year. Yet Steamboat is still ranked #2 in the Colorado High School Activities Association’s RPI.

Durango remains the top team among 4A schools.

Steamboat’s final home game is Thursday, May 5 against Battle Mountain

Durango 2, Steamboat Springs 0

SS 0 0 – 0

D 0 2 – 2

Steamboat Boys lacrosse trumps Summit

The Steamboat Springs High School men’s lacrosse team is now 5-8 overall after an 8-5 win over Summit on Thursday, April 28.

The team has two games left in the regular season, starting with an away game at Vail Mountain on Tuesday, May 3 and ending Friday, May 6 in Aspen.