Playing its first game in nearly three weeks, the Colfax High varsity baseball team probably would have liked to have a better fate Tuesday afternoon in its Pioneer Valley League opener at Lincoln.
Leading late in the game, the Falcons faltered and surrendered four runs over the last two frames in dropping a 7-6 contest to the host Zebras.
Colfax, 3-2 overall and 0-1 in PVL games, led 5-3 after five frames thanks mostly to big hitting from Austin Young (2x2) and sophomores Ryan Glazner (2x4) and Devon Loomis (2x5).
But the Colfax bullpen allowed three runs in the sixth to allow the Zebras to tie the game before the hosts pushed across the winner in the bottom of the seventh.
Colfax will travel to Foothill today for a 4 p.m. PVL game with the Mustangs and then host Golden Sierra Friday in a non-league tilt also scheduled for 4 p.m.
Girls softball tops Truckee on Tuesday
Colfax High?s girls softball team celebrated getting back on its field after being detoured by the recent wet weather by ripping Truckee, 14-1, in a non-league game on Tuesday.
Randi Anderson earned the pitching win by allowing just four hits in the abbreviated five inning game.
Nelly Steinhoff led the offense by going 2-for-2 with three RBIs. Ashley Scott was 2-for-4 with two RBIs as Colfax improved to 1-1 on the year.
Colfax will host Foothill today at 4 p.m. in a Pioneer Valley league game.
The Lady Falcons will also entertain Nevada Union on Friday at 4 p.m.
Girls soccer plays at home this afternoon
After a slew of rain outs, the Colfax High girls soccer team will be busy in getting its Pioneer Valley League season underway.
The Lady Falcons will entertain Center today at 4 p.m. in its PVL opener. JV action will follow at approximately 5:30 p.m.
On Friday, the Colfax squads will play at Placer with JV action starting at 5 p.m. followed by the varsity match under the lights in Placer?s stadium at 7:15 p.m.
Golfers fall to Bruins in Lake of the Pines
Bear River?s Aubrey Harwell carded a 4-over-par 39 to take medalist honors in leading the Bruins past Colfax?s golf team, 208-216 Tuesday at Lake of the Pines.
Chris Bauer shot 40 to pace the Falcons. Pat Cabrera added a 41, Cory Sending shot a 44, Jay Lynch had a 45 and Paul Ramseth tossed in a 46 for Colfax.