BRIGHTON -- James Smith pitched and batted Brighton High School to a 3-1 win over Northglenn Friday night. The win gave the Bulldogs the Eastern Metro Athletic Conference baseball crown.
Smith hit the game-winning, two-run home run in the last of the sixth inning. He also threw a complete game against the Norse. Smith allowed five hits, walked one and struck out nine.
Conner Reynolds started the scoring for BHS with a solo home run in the second inning. Seth Armentout and Caden Pratt stole two bases.
The 5A playoff draw comes out Wednesday. We'll have coverage here and at twitter.com/sportsland. We'll have more on the Northglenn game in Wednesday's Brighton Standard Blade.