Prep roundup: Syracuse baseball falls into elimination bracket, losing to American Fork
OREM — No. 14 Syracuse High baseball gave up five runs in the first inning and could not recover, falling 9-3 in a 6A bracket play loss to No. 7 American Fork (17-11) on Tuesday evening at Utah Valley University.
Austin Burton hit an RBI double for Syracuse (16-15). Easton Hamblin added a double and scored a run. Tatum Martin and Kyson Curtis got the other two Syracuse hits.
The Titans will have a rematch with No. 6 Riverton, who it defeated Monday, at 11 a.m. Wednesday in a 6A elimination game.
FARMINGTON 8, WEST 3
HOLLADAY — No. 8 Farmington lived to play another day by downing No. 7 West (16-6) in a 6A elimination game at Big Cottonwood Regional Park.
Lexi Crowley batted 2 for 4 with a home run, three RBIs and three runs scored for Farmington (12-6). Nev Carrasquel batted 3 for 4 with a triple and an RBI. Lisa Rasmussen drove in two. Madison Kelker pitched a complete game for the win.
The Phoenix will face No. 3 Skyridge at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday. If Farmington beats the Falcons, the Phoenix will get a rematch with No. 2 Herriman at 12:30 p.m.
HERRIMAN 17, FARMINGTON 0 (4)
HOLLADAY — No. 8 Farmington managed only two hits in a 6A bracket play loss to No. 2 Herriman (21-4) at Big Cottonwood Regional Park.
Elle Mortesen and Riley Eckhardt each had a hit for Farmington. Nev Carrasquel drew two walks in two plate appearances.
6A GIRLS SEMIFINAL
No. 5 Mountain Ridge 12, No. 1 Farmington 7
4A GIRLS SEMIFINAL
No. 1 Bear River 21, No. 5 Waterford 3
4A championship game: No. 1 Bear River vs. No. 2 Mountain Crest, 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Zions Bank Stadium