Danielle Lewis, playing for Fuhgidabowdit Pizza, puts the tag at home on Wazee Electric’s Sam Keller during the annual United Power Softball Tournament at the Justice Complex Sports Complex Saturday. Keller was trying to turn a triple into an inside-the-park home run when she ran into Lewis and the ball. Fuhgidabowdit beat Wazee 18-8 to advance to the semifinals. Proceeds from the tournament fund Thanksgiving dinners for those less fortunate.
The Brighton Bulldogs 12U AAA Triple Crown team poses for a team picture after winning a tournament championship in Windsor. In the top row, from left, are coach Chris Edwards, Hunter Nelson, Jesse Davis, coach Marty Stricklett, Jaden Torrez, coach Ray Velasquez, Rueben Portillo, Andrew Edwards, coach Shawn Jones and Dylon Stricklett. In the bottom row, from left, are Dylan Kroll, Garren Szafraniec, Jake Kroll, Garrod Zweifel and David Velasquez.
United Power’s third annual charity softball tournament will be at the Brighton Sports Complex starting at 8 a.m., Aug. 4.
The tournament is open to coed, slow-pitch teams. Registration fee is $200 for the double-elimination tournament, and proceeds will benefit local food banks in the co-op’s service area.
Last year, the Dirty Tigers won the tournament, and it raised almost $2,500. Call Jennifer at 637-1248 with questions.
Brighton rec center is taking registrations for fall youth soccer and Lil Kicker soccer programs.
Registration for the youth soccer program ends Aug. 3 at the recreation center, 555 N. 11th Ave. It’s open to 6- to 12-year-olds. Registration for the Lil Kicker program (4- and 5-year-olds) ends Aug. 7.
Call 303-655-2200 for details.
BRIGHTON -- Brighton will host the American Legion B and D state tournaments this week.
Play begins July 26.
A doubleheader of championship games starts at 5 p.m., July 30. Email email@example.com with questions.
The Legion C tournament (to which Brighton will send a team) starts its state tournament July 26 at Suitts Field at Scott Carpenter Park in Boulder. Brighton faces Thompson Valley in the 10 a.m. game. The winner draws either Liberty or Sterling Friday afternoon at 4.
BROOMFIELD — The June 22 Colorado Association of Recreational Athletics youth tennis match went on despite triple-digit heat.
The focus was on doubles. Coach Jonathan Evangelista said some of his younger players played one, six-game set because of the conditions. Others played a pro set to nine games.
“They held up pretty well, and we had some good results,” he said.
Parley Kovach and Devin Martinez had to play three sets before winning 4-6, 7-6, 7-3.
PARKER — Two members of Brighton’s Colorado Association of Recreational Athletics youth track team placed in the top six of their respective events Saturday at the Colorado Hershey state finals at Sports Authority Stadium in Parker.