Triple R Report’s Game(s) of the Day September 15th, 2016: Florence Huskies @ Rocky Ford Meloneers (Softball)

“This is their year!”, ask any Rocky Ford Meloneers softball fan and they will tell you this about this year’s team. The Meloneers are on quite a roll heading into their Thursday contest with the Florence Lady Huskies. The Meloneers look to continue to dominate and prove to be the best in the state of Colorado. Standing in their way is the Huskies of Florence, here is how each team stacks up heading into the matchup:


Florence Huskies:

  • Comes in (5-3) Overall & (1-0) in Tri-Peaks League
    • Currently 3rd in Tri-Peaks League
      • Behind Lamar & Rocky Ford
  • Last week they went (2-0)
    • Defeated Harrison 23-2 (3 Innings)
    • Defeated Mitchell 12-7
    • Defeated James Irwin 14-12 on Tuesday
  • Currently ranked 24th in Class 3A Softball
  • Currently on a 3-Game win streak
  • Player to Watch:
    • Aspen Crider (Senior)

Rocky FOrd MEloneers:

  • Comes in (10-1) Overall & (4-0) in Tri-Peaks League
    • Currently 2nd in Tri-Peaks League
      • Only behind Lamar
  • Last week they went (5-0)
    • Defeated St. Mary’s 13-0 (5 Innings)
    • Brush Tournament:
      • Defeated Valley 7-1
      • Defeated Lyons 21-3 (6 Innings)
      • Defeated Brush 5-0
      • Defeated The Academy 10-5
  • Currently ranked 2nd in Class 3A Softball & 150th Nationally
  • Currently on 7-game win streak.
  • Players to Watch:
    • Selena Medina (Senior)
    • Whitney Nelson (Senior)

Triple R’s Bold Prediction of the Game:

“Rocky Ford is far to powerful at this point in the season. They’re going to dominate this double header. Rather easily that is, look for them to get out early and stay out front the entire way.”

Triple R’s Game Prediction:

“Rocky Ford wins Game 1 23-4.”

“Rocky Ford wins Game 2 19-3.”

 



Rocky Ford vs. Florence has a first pitch schedule for 4pm for Game 1 and 6pm for Game 2. If you’re in the valley catch the action on 92.1 FM KTHN or network1sports.com for those out of range of the station.

–Triple R