Pitching and defense are always the cornerstones of a good baseball team, and unfortunately for the Chatfield Chargers, those were two areas that let them down in a 17-6 loss in five innings to Longmont on July 1 at Chatfield High School.
That was the joyous sound of celebration coming from Savannah Rickli off the top of Pikes Peak on the morning of June 27. The 16-year-old rising senior at Dakota Ridge High School did something that nobody younger than her has ever done.
In doubleheaders, most teams are content to get a split. But for the Dakota Ridge summer league baseball team, it left the field knowing it should have won both games of the Eagles’ doubleheader with Castle View on June 18 at Dakota Ridge High School.