BRIGHTON -- Brighton High School's softball team did as expected Saturday.
The Bulldogs advanced to the state 5A softball tournament by beating Arvada West 10-0 in five innings and by turning back Rock Canyon 6-1.
Melissa Rahrich threw all 12 innings for BHS. She allowed one run. Kayla Michel had the big hit in the second game, a three-run double in the third inning. Natalie Sanchez added a two-run double in the fifth inning.
The state 5A tournament pairings are due out Oct. 13. We'll have coverage here and twitter.com/sportsland.