Broomfield Claims Lead In Fifth Inning To Defeat Rock Canyon and Advance to the State Tournament
Broomfield nabbed the lead late in the game in a 12-2 victory over Rock Canyon on Saturday. The game was tied at two with the Eagles batting in the bottom of the fifth when Breeana Fiala singled on a 1-0 count, scoring one run. They tallied six runs in the sixth inning. Elyana Braly, Avery Gines, and Jenna Kapelke all contributed in the big inning with RBIs.
Ireland Heer was the winning pitcher, The righty lasted four and a third innings, allowing four hits and zero runs while striking out four and walking zero. Fiala started the game for Broomfield and allowed one hit and two runs over one and two-thirds innings, striking out one.
The Eagles had 11 hits in the game. Caylie Eiguren, Kiley Wheaton, and Kapelke each racked up multiple hits with Kapelke, Wheaton, and Eiguren each collecting two hits to lead the way.
Broomfield didn’t commit a single error in the field. Eiguren had the most chances in the field with eight.