Sterling softball has been driving extreme all by way of the Tigers’ first 12 video recreations, and it’s not exhausting to see why.
Kenzley Palser (30) bats for Sterling Of their 5-0 win over Brush Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021. (Joe Skerjanec/OTSPORTSCHEK)
With a 5-0 win over Tenth-ranked Brush on Thursday, the Tigers improved to 9-3. The CHSAANow.com coaches ballot deemed them worthy of the No. 5 rating In school 3A as Solely a few teams have been In a place to take them down this season.
The Tigers started out the 2021 season with A troublesome 3-0 loss to Roosevelt, who presently sits at No. 9 In school 4A. It didn’t take Sterling prolonged to proper the ship after that. The Tigers bounced again, first with an 11-3 win over Longmont After which with A ten-0 beatdown of Greeley West.
They misplaced their second recreation of the season in a 12-9 showdown in the direction of Nebraska’s Scottsbluff, who’s presently 16-2. Their third, 5-4 loss acquired here By the palms of College, who’s presently ranked second in all Of sophistication 3A.
They did, however, handle to beat 3A’s third-ranked Eaton in a 7-1 choice.
The Tigers have scored 83 runs on 99 hits with 64 RBIs to their names, the final class of which is led by seniors Jenna Gordon and Ashley Wecker, Who’ve 14 and 12 RBIs. Reagan Fehringer has paced the Tigers on protection As a Outcome of the junior pitcher boasts a 1.31 Period. She’s given up 54 hits, 26 runs — 14 of which have been earned — whereas strolling 11.
Through all of that, she’s struck out an unimaginable 111 batters. That quantity places her squarely in second place in all Of sophistication 3A, as Lutheran’s Hailey Maestretti is The one completely different woman to have struck out A greater Number of batters at 117.
Sterling ought to have An straightforward matchup on Monday at 4 p.m. at Resurrection Christian, who has but to win a recreation. After that, the Tigers head to Valley on Tuesday earlier than internet hosting No. 4 Strasburg for what Should be an thrilling recreation on Thursday.