Elyana Braly's Big Day Propels Broomfield past Poudre
Elyana Braly drove in four runs on three hits to lead Broomfield past Poudre 18-1 on Tuesday. Braly singled in the fourth scoring two, doubled in the first scoring one, and singled in the fourth scoring one. The Eagles scored 10 runs in the fourth inning on the way to victory. Maleea Taga doubled, scoring one run, Braly singled, scoring one run, Mailee Blenman doubled, scoring two runs, Brynlee Taga singled, scoring one run, Avery Gines singled, scoring two runs, Kiley Wheaton singled, scoring one run, and Braly singled, scoring two runs. They got on the board in the top of the first inning after Ireland Heer tripled, and Braly doubled, each scoring one run. Broomfield added to their early lead in the top of the second inning when Koko Pottorff tripled, scoring two runs, Jenna Kapelke grounded out, scoring one run, and Wheaton drew a walk, scoring one run. The Eagles added to their early lead in the top of the third inning after Lauren Martinez singled, and Kapelke doubled, each scoring one run. Heer earned the win for Broomfield. They gave up zero hits and one run (zero earned) over three innings, striking out five and walking three. Taga threw one inning of shutout ball in relief. They allowed one hit, striking out one and walking one. Broomfield tallied 18 hits in the game. Wheaton, Kapelke, Blenman, Martinez, and Gines each collected multiple hits for the Eagles. They had a strong eye at the plate, accumulating five walks for the game. Wheaton and Lauren Hernandez led the team with two free passes each. Wheaton stole two bases.