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CHEYENNE – The Cheyenne American Legion Post 6 baseball team picked up a pair of wins Saturday at the 33rd Tony Andenucio Memorial baseball tournament in Pueblo, Colorado, topping 4-Corners 4-0 before narrowing out Grand Junction 7-4.

In the shutout win, Cheyenne didn’t need much offense to win as its opponent managed only six hits.

Ross Melchior had a strong outing, going 2 for 3 at the plate with two RBIs.

Against Grand Junction, Cheyenne was able to outlast its opponent by putting it away late with two runs in the bottom of the fifth inning and additional runs in the sixth and seventh innings after the game was tied at 3-3.

Lincoln Trujillo went 2 for 3 and drove in a pair of runs while Inniss and Melchior each scored twice.


Mustangs post 2 lopsided wins over Casper Crush

CHEYENNE – The Cheyenne Mustangs American Amateur Baseball Congress baseball team had a pair of lopsided wins over the Casper Crush on Saturday, topping the Crush first 17-4, then again 13-1 to sweep the doubleheader at Mike Lansing Field in Casper.

Cheyenne totaled 29 hits combined between the two games, and scored early and often in both to earn a pair of wins.

In the first game, Riley Schlimm and Brett Thompson each had four RBIs.

In the second game, Parker Hamann led the way offensively by going 2 for 4 at the plate and driving in four runs.


Creel wins Adams Pro Tour event in Oklahoma

CHEYENNE – Josh Creel, a 2008 Cheyenne Central graduate, won the Adams Golf Pro Tour event Saturday in Miami, Oklahoma.

Creel fired a 5-under-par 67 in the final round and won the Buffalo Run Casino Classic at 25-under after four rounds at the Peoria Ridge Golf Course. He pocketed $25,000 for his efforts.

It is his fourth win on the Adams Pro Tour.

Creel was 21-under heading into the final seven holes but recorded five consecutive birdies before having that string interrupted by a bogey on Hole No. 17.

The 26-year-old now sits fifth on the Adams Pro Tour money list with nearly $30,000 in earnings this season.


Cheyenne Raptors go 5-3 in national tournament

CHEYENNE – The Cheyenne Raptors under-12 baseball team went 5-3 in the weeklong Cooperstown, New York Dreams Park baseball tournament.

Running from June 11-17, the Raptors played teams from Cleveland, Dallas, Chicago, Atlanta, Miami, Ann Arbor, Michigan, and two teams from Tampa, Florida.

In all, 104 teams competed in the tournament.

Cheyenne had seven different players hit out-of-the-park home runs during the tournament. Dominic Lopez finished the tournament with eight home runs, including a grand slam, and Israel Apodaca finish with six home runs.

The Raptors are only the second Wyoming team in history to participate in this tournament, and each player was inducted into the Youth Baseball Hall of Fame and given a YBHOF ring.

Team members include: Fisher Brown, Zack Costopoulos, Trey Bower, Dominic Lopez, Isaiah Rigg, Tegun Hitner, Kaden Anderson, Guy Andren, Gavin Goff, Israel Apodaca and Dorian Pacheco.


Extreme 12s showcase offense in Greeley tourney

CHEYENNE – The Cheyenne Extreme under-12 softball team went undefeated Saturday at the 4 Game Tournament being held in Greeley, Colorado, posting a 3-0 mark.

Cheyenne’s offense exploded, scoring a total of 36 runs on 37 hits.

Cheyenne picked up wins against Thunderstruck (15-0), Peak (8-5) and Boulder Pride (13-3).

Rylee Ward, Brogan Allen and Kaitlyn Ackerman all picked up wins as pitchers, while Ward threw a no-hitter.

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