Rangers' rally falls short against Roughnecks

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Jul. 20—The Laramie Rangers dropped their final game of the Gabe Pando Memorial tournament, falling to the Colorado Roughnecks, 7-5, Sunday in Fort Collins, Colorado.

Laramie (38-19) trailed the Roughnecks 5-2 entering the fourth inning. It pushed two runs across in the top of the fourth to trim the lead to 5-4. Colorado added two more runs in the fourth to take a 7-4 lead.

Diego Medina drew a walk to lead off the seventh and reached third on Brandon Chavez's double to left field.

Billy Jenkin scored Medina with a sacrifice fly to center to cut the lead to 7-5.

Senior Garrett Dodd was 2 for 2 with a double and an RBI.

Laramie plays a Class AA East Conference doubleheader at Sheridan at 5 p.m. tonight.

COLORADO 7, LARAMIE 5

Laramie...... 020 200 1 — 5 8 3

Colorado...... 230 200 X — 7 9 2

Laramie pitching: Malone, Moore (5) and Medina. Colorado pitching: Niccoli and Lynch.

W: Niccoli. L: Malone (1-2).

2B: Laramie 2 (Dodd, Chavez). 3B: Colorado 1 (Lawrence).

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