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2013 Record

15-8 Overall

11-3 Conference




Welcome to the home of the Silver Creek High School Raptors Softball Squad.  Silver Creek is located in South West corner of Longmont, Colorado and is part of the always tough 4A Northern Conference. The Raptors have enjoyed conference championships in 2010 and 2011, and 4 straight appearances at state and look to continue their winning tradition in 2014

Raptors blast Grizzlies to ensure no weekend hang over

September 2, 2014, Raptor News Wire


After a rough weekend where the Raptors went 1-3 and struggled the field the ball, they cleaned up their defense Tuesday, but it didn’t matter as the offense tied a school record for hits in a game with 22, to blast the Nothridge Grizzlies to the tune of 21-9.  Katelyn Strub shook off an early season slump going 4 for 6 with 2 triples and 5 RBI’s.  That didn’t mean several other Raptors didn’t get on board.  Cassie Jones was 3-6 with 2 runs, an RBI and a stolen base, Haille Weber was 2-3 with an inside the park homer, 2 RBI’s, a walk and 2 HBP, Casey Wagner added a 3-4 day with 2 RBI’s and a triple, Dana Dwyer continued her hot hitting going 3-6 with 2 RBI’s and a double, Hope Fletcher was 1-2 with an RBI, Ashley Newton was 2-3 with a double, triple, a walk and 2 RBI’s, Rebecca Dunn was 1 for 2 and Emma Flynn 2-3.  


On the JV side Abbie Brown went to 2-0 in the circle and helped her cause with a triple,  Morgan cook went 2 for 2 with a double and 3 RBI’s, given her 10 in two games.  Nicole Martinez was 2 for 2 with a walk, and Bailey Graham went 1 for 2 with a walk.  The Raptors will be back in action at home Thursday vs. Thompson Valley

Silver Creek Raptors 21, Northridge Grizzlies 9

Silver Creek Raptors 8, Northridge Grizzlies 5


Silver Creek salvages split on Saturday

August 30, 2014, Raptor News Wire


After dropping game one in a tough 9-5 loss to Pueblo West,  the Raptors bounced back in the night cap.  Down 4-1 to the Cherokee Trail Cougars in the 6th inning.  Dana Dwyer led off with a walked, but the Raptors got picked off 1st base.  Sheyann Ludwig then singled followed by Emma Flynn reaching on an error.  Hope Fletcher and Katelyn Strub promptly then plated two runs, before the lineup turned over to Cassie Jones who walked.  3 hits in a row by Haille Weber, Casey Wagner and Dana Dwyer gave the Raptors a 8-4 lead.  Jayden Crawford added an RBI double in the next inning for an insurance run.  The Raptors came out of a rough weekend given up 45 runs in the last 5 games, with only 16 of them being earned.  The still hold a 3-0 conference record heading back into conference play next week and are 4-3 overall


Silver Creek Raptors 5, Pueblo West Cyclones 9

Siver Creek Raptors 9, Cherokee Trail Cougars 4


Dwyer gets no help in 8-4 loss to Ralston Valley

August 29, 2014, Raptor News Wire


Dana Dwyer has been getting it done at the plate no doubt, in the circle when glancing at a box score, one might think the opposite, however, her defense continued to victimize her Saturday.  In her last 3 starts, her defense has committed 18 errors, allowing 20 earned runs out of the 32 scored.  Against Ralston on Saturday, the Raptors surrendered 8 runs, only 2 earned as the Raptors lost 8-4.  Dwyer added a 2 run homer from the plate as the Silver Creek Squad competed, but couldn’t get it done.


Silver Creek Raptors 4, Ralston Valley Mustangs 8


Silver Creek forgets bats and gloves vs. Frederick

August 28, 2014, Raptor News Wire


As the Raptors took the field against Frederick on Thursday, it was clear they would need to play clean to compete with a talented Frederick Warriors squad.  Unfortunately, they struggled all day as 7 errors led to 15 runs, only 6 earned on the day en route to a 15-0 drubbing.  The bats could only manage 5 hits on the day,  Casey Wagner and Dana Dwyer added 2 a piece, and Haille Weber added a 1 for 1 day with 2 walks.  


Silver Creek Raptors 0, Frederick Warriors 15


Raptors on 3-0 run vs. Niwot

August 26, 2014, Raptor News Wire


The Raptors over the last 2 seasons have found their stride vs. Niwot.  Silver Creek leads the series 8-6 since 2007, but in the last 3 meetings they have won 13-1, 14-3 and 11-9, outscoring the Cougars 38-13.  It wasn’t easy Tuesday however.  Freshman Dana Dwyer was helped by a double play early and only faced the minimum of 7 hitters heading into the 3rd inning with one out.  She was staked by a 7-0 lead as the Raptors hung 7 in the 2nd inning helped by Niwot errors and timely hitting.  However facing the 8-9 hitters Dwyer walked back to back hitters before giving up a homer to make it 7-3 after 3 innings.  They gave up 2 more in the 4th to make it 9-5, and one more in the 5th.  After plating a couple more, the Raptors led 11-6 heading to the 7th.  4 errors in the inning however made it a nail biter winning 11-9.  The 6 errors and 5 walks on the day overshadowed what otherwise was a solid performance for Dwyer as she scattered 7 hits over 7 innings.  Big performances came from Dwyer who was 3 for 3 with a walk, and Sheyann Ludwig making her debut after a concussion going 3 for 3 with 2 RBI’s.  Cassie Jones was 3 for 5 and Hope Fletcher 1 for 2 with a double and 2 walks.  On the JV side,  Morgan Cook had a huge day going 3 for 3 with a double, triple, walk and 7 RBI’s, and Abbie Brown added a triple earning her first win, throwing a 2 hitter.


Silver Creek Raptors 11, Niwot Cougars 9

Silver Creek Raptors (JV) 19, Niwot Cougars (JV) 2


First meeting against Boulder, Raptors in charge

August 21, 2014, Raptor News Wire


The Raptors pounded out 15 hits, 4 doubles and 12 RBI’s in the first ever meeting between the two schools.  Casey Wagner paced the Raptors with 3 hits, 3 RBI’s and a double as well as a walk, while Alicia Pressler, Hope Fletcher and Katelyn Strub all drove in 2 runs as well.  Dana Dwyer earned her second win in the circle.  Despite the Raptors easy victory,  the coaching staff was more concerned with the lack of focus, and level of flatness with the teams demeanor on the day,  as if they were looking past that game to games next week. “I hope we keep focus and respect the game and don’t ever take for granted any game we play in here at Creek”, said Coach Beavers

Silver Creek Raptors 15, Boulder Panthers 1


Raptor Ron and the Raptors blow past Longmont

August 19, 2014, Raptor News Wire


The Raptors opened up the season at home vs. cross town rival Longmont led by 5 year old Mikey Kisor streaking around the bases in his “Raptor Ron” costume.  It was a light hearted moment leading to a big break out day for the Raptors.  The Raptors plated at least one run in the first 3 innings to take a 4-1 lead into the 4th inning.  Things got scary at that point as two crucial errors lead to a 4 run Trojan 4th inning.  In the bottom of the 4th, the Raptors punched back, plating 9 runs on 6 hits including a 2 run jack by Casey Wagner and a 2 run triple by Hope Fletcher, as well as 4 walks.  They added 2 more runs in the 5th on a would be inside the park home run by Cassie Jones, but as 15 runs had been plated before she scored, the game was shortened to a 15-5 and a Jones double.  All 10 hitters in the game produced in pounding out 12 hits, 8 walks and 2 hit batters.  “Our defense cannot make 4 errors if we are to complete in October, but all in all it was a great start to the 2014 campaign,” said Coach Beavers.  Hidden in the mix was the poise of freshman pitcher Dana Dwyer.  She scattered 6 hits with 0 walks for the complete game win.  The Raptors stole 6 bags in the contest.

Silver Creek Raptors 15, Longmont Trojans 5


Raptors Sloppy performance means early exit from state

October 19, 2013, Raptor News Wire


The first four Erie Tigers sent to the plate were walked on Saturday setting up a play from behind scenario as the Raptors were bumped from the State tournament early. 5 walks, two hit batters and 3 errors were too much to over come as they dropped the game 11-1 despite only giving up 7 hits.  One of the bright spots for the Raptors was Freshman Casey Wagner who was 1 for 1 with a walk and stolen base.  Devin Aubry also finished up her Senior campaign impressively going 8 for 10 in the post season with 7 RBI’s, 4 Stolen bases and a walk.

Silver Creek Raptors 1, Erie Tigers 11


Raptors advance to State Tourne for 4th straight year

October 12, 2013, Raptor News Wire


The Raptors got contributions across the board including Casey Wagner’s 3 for 4 day with 2 doubles and homer in game one, and Sheyann Ludwigs 4 for 4 day in game three, but the star was Devin Aubry who was 7 for 7 on the day with a walk, 4 stolen bases, and 6 RBI’s on the afternoon

Silver Creek Raptors 10, Pueblo Central Wildcats 4

Silver Creek Raptors 4, Broomfield Eagles 6

Silver Creek Raptors 11, Pueblo Central Wildcats 9


Chilly last game of regular season a bang for the Raptors

October 5, 2013, Raptor News Wire


The Raptors jumped out to a 7-0 lead Saturday morning enroute to a 10-4 victory over Thompson Valley.  Keegan Wergin was 3 for 3 with 4 RBI’s, and her 3rd homer in the last two games


Silver Creek Raptors 10, Thompson Valley Eagles 4


Huge offensive production for all on Senior games

October 3, 2013, Raptor News Wire


The Raptors scored 41 runs in two games in a double header at home.


Silver Creek Raptors 24, Greeley Central Wildcats 0

Silver Creek Raptors 17, Greeley Central Wildcats 4


Defensive woes lead to 11 unearned runs in big game

October 1, 2013, Raptor News Wire


5 critical errors cost the Raptors a chance at a conference title as they allowed 11 unearned runs, losing 12-7.  JV also dropped their game


Silver Creek Raptors 7, Mountain View Mountain Lions 12

Silver Creek Raptors (JV) 0, Mountain View Mountain Lions (JV) 11


Despite sloppy defense, Raptors dominate Warriors

September 28, 2013, Raptor News Wire


Despite 5 errors and three base running mistakes, the Raptors pounded out 16 hits and got a 5 hitter from Marisa Yost to beat the Warriors 12-2 Saturday.  Keegan Wergin was 4 for 4 and Marisa Yost was 2 for 2.  The JV squad also had a big day winning 25-6


Silver Creek Raptors 12, Centaurus Warriors 2

Silver Creek Raptors (JV) 25, Centaurus Warriors (JV) 6


Wagner’s Big day helps Raptors Sweep Cougars

September 26, 2013, Raptor News Wire


After starting the day down 3-0 in the 2nd vs. the Cougars, the Raptors never looked back. Down 3-0,  Keegan Wergin and Katelyn Strub led off the 2nd with walks, and Marisa Yost reached on an error to load the bases.  Casey Wagner hit a sac fly to plate one, and Devin Aubry and Cassie Jones both slapped singles to knot the game.  In the 3rd, the Raptors blew it open.  Singles by Sheyann Ludiwg and Katelyn Strub set the table.  2 walks, a hit batter and a fielding error allowed 4 runs to plate in the inning to make the score 9-3.  In the 4th the Raptors added 5 more, helped by a 3 RBI triple by Freshman Casey Wagner who finished the day 1 for 1 with 4 RBI’s, a walks and a Sac Fly.


Silver Creek Raptors 14, Niwot Cougars 3

Silver Creek Raptors (JV) 22, Niwot Cougars (JV) 12


Raptors break 3 game losing streak with 4-3 win

September 24, 2013, Raptor News Wire


The last time the Raptors lost a game to the Longmont Trojans was in 2007 when they lost a tight game 5-4.  Since then they have lead in the series 9-1.  While getting a great outing from Marisa Yost in the circle.  The Raptors botched key opportunites, but still hung on for the win.  Two run downs in which Raptors base runners were picked off, and another opportunity where the Raptors had the Trojans in a run down, all led to a swing in runs.  But Yost pitched shut out ball after the Raptors took the lead 4-3 in the 4th to ensure the win.  Haille Weber was 3 for 4 and Devin Aubry was 3 for 3


Silver Creek Raptors 4, Longmont Trojans 3


Raptors drop another vs. Lions

September 21, 2013, Raptor News Wire


The Raptors had the lead twice in the game Saturday, but the Lions scored late to put the game away 11–6


Silver Creek Raptors 6, Mountain View Mountain Lions 11

Silver Creek Raptors (JV) 0, Mountain View Mountain Lions (JV) 19


Raptors offense struggles vs. Eagles production

September 19, 2013, Raptor News Wire


The Raptors took a 1-0 lead after the first inning Thursday in the first game played since the monumental flooding shut down high school activities.  It was the only lead they would have.  Bolstered by a 17 hit performance, the Broomfield Eagles did to the Raptors what the Raptors did to them first time around.  Keegan Wergin was 2 for 4 with 2 doubles and Sheyann Ludwig was 2 for 4 with an RBI to place the Raptor offense.  But 9 hits and 5 runs late werent’ enough to stem a 11-5 loss to the Eagles.


Silver Creek Raptors 5, Broomfield Eagles 11


Raptors blow late lead against Poudre Impalas

September 6, 2013, Raptor News Wire


The Raptors struggled offensively all day at the plate against Poudre, managing only 2 hits through the first 5 innings on Saturday morning. Thankfully for the Raptors, Marisa Yost kept the Impala’s in check as well taking a 0-0 tie into the 6th inning.  In the bottom of the 6th, Cassie Jones led off the inning with an infield single.  Two outs later, Sheyann Ludwig drilled a pitch over the left field wall to go up 2 nothing, and tacked on another to head to the top of the 7th 3-0.  In the 7th inning disaster struck.  With a runner on 2nd and two outs,  the Raptors walked the 9 hole hitter to turn the lineup over.  The next three hitters struck for hits, the 3rd one being a 3 run homer to put the Impalas up 5-3 all with two outs.  The Raptors return to league play Tuesday against Mountain View (4-6)


The JV squad struggled in a 17-6 loss


Silver Creek Raptors 3, Poudre Impalas 5

Silver Creek Raptors (JV) 6, Poudre Impalas (JV) 17


Raptors stay perfect in conference play with win over Warriors

September 4, 2013, Raptor News Wire


The Raptors looked shaky with the bats to a degree Wednesday night.  Even though they had 10 hits on the 5 inning outing, nothing was really hit hard.  The shining star however was Cassie Jones however who returned to the lineup from injury and promptly slapped 3 hits on the day scoring all 3 times and stealing a base.  

The JV squad couldn’t overcome pitching woes and lost 21-14 on the JV side.


Silver Creek Raptors 10, Centaurus Warriors 0

Silver Creek Raptors (JV) 14, Centaurus Warriors (JV) 21


Raptors Deal Damage, get Damage dealt on weekend

August 31, 2013, Raptor News Wire


The Raptor squad showed chinks in the armor in a big way Saturday as they struggled, after winning two games big to start the season 6-0, the best start in school history.  After winning games 10-2 and 11-1 on Friday night, they lost big on Saturday 12-1 and 16-1 after committing 8 errors and unable to get timely hits, stranding the bases loaded 3 different times on Saturday.  They return to action this week with conference play.


Silver Creek Raptors 10, Pueblo West Cyclones 2

Silver Creek Raptors 11, Liberty Lancers 1

Silver Creek Raptors 1, Tahlequah, Oklahoma 12

Silver Creek Raptors, 1, Ralston Valley Mustangs 16


Raptors Blast Cougars on the Road

August 29, 2013, Raptor News Wire


Haille Weber’s lead off at bat was deposited over the Center Field wall for a monster home run to lead off the game.  That was the tone for the remainder of the day as the Raptors dominated the rival Cougars 13-1 on the road.  Several players had big days as the Raptors rolled each inning.  Haille Weber was for 2-3 with a homer and a walk, Devin Aubry 2 for 4, Keegan Wergin 1 for 1 with a double and 3 walks, and Sheyann Ludwig with the biggest day with a 3 for 4 performance with 2 doubles and 5 RBI’s.  Katelyn Strub added a 2 for 4 performance with 2 RBI’s and Marisa Yost added a 1 for 2 day with 2 walks to add to a complete game 3 hitter to go to 4-0 on the year


The JV squad put up huge numbers in a 27-9 win vs. Niwot’s JV.  Sasha Taylor just missed the cycle, hitting a single, double and triple on the afternoon


Silver Creek Raptors 13, Niwot Cougars 1

Silver Creek Raptors (JV) 27, Niwot Cougars (JV) 9


Early surge continues for Raptors vs. Trojans

August 27, 2013, Raptor News Wire


The Raptors had a tougher task Tuesday facing MacKenzie Murray from Longmont.  Haille Weber helped set the tone however battling a walk out of a 10 pitch at bat to lead off the same.  She promptly stole second, was moved to third, and then scored the first run for a 1-0 lead in the first.  Offense was hard to come by however during the early part of the same.  In the 3rd inning. Devin Aubry singled and stole second and third before Keegan Wergin drove a single through the right side to make it 2-0.  After Longmont answered with one of their own, the Rators headed into the 5th with just a 2-1 lead.  In the 5th however, Jessie Lester reached base on a strikeout, and after a wild pitch, Jade Crawford bunted her to 3rd.   Haille Weber then hit a come backer to the pitcher, but pinch runner Hope Fletcher got a good push and beat the throw home.  Later int he inning Sheyann Ludwig drove home another to make it 4-1.  In the 6th, Hits by Jordyn Ballard, Haille Weber, Devin Aubry, Keegan Wergin and Sheyann Ludwig plated 4 more runs to seal the deal at 8-1.  Marisa Yost won the decision throwing a 5 hitter.


Silver Creek Raptors 8, Longmont Trojans 1


Wergin powers Raptors to win vs. Broomfield

August 24, 2013, Raptor News Wire


The Raptors put pressure early and often against Broomfield in an early and pivotal game for the season.  Keegan Wergin paced the Raptors going 5 for 5 with 4 RBI’s on the day with 2 doubles. But was helped by other sharp performances.   Katelyn Strub was 3 for 4 with 4 RBI’s (8 RBI’s in first two games), and Jessie Lester added a 3 for 4 day with 2 RBI’s.   Marisa Yost was sharp in the circle taking a 9-0 shutout into the 6th before the Eagles scored two to cut the lead to 9-2.  The Raptors added 4 more in the 7th to make it 13-2 before the Eagles tried to make a late rally scoring 4 in the 7th.  The Raptors take on Longmont and Niwot next week.


The JV squad struggled in a 17-1 defeat against Broomfield, the first loss suffered in 7 years to the Eagles at the JV level


Silver Creek Raptors 13, Broomfield Eagles 6

Silver Creek Raptors (JV) 1, Broomfield Eagles (JV) 17


Raptors open up 2013 season with convincing win over Eagles

August 22, 2013, Raptor News Wire


The talk on the street was how Silver Creek would look after the biggest re-tooling job they’ve had to contend with in the last seven years.  After losing Shelby Keil, McKenna Kostelecky, Macy Child and Ashley Beavers all to the collegiate ranks, the Raptors had to replace their SS, 3B, CF and Pitching positions.  Going into Thursday’s game only 3 players were playing the same position as they did in 2012.  The Raptors helped their cause answering some of those questions pounding out 12 hits, forcing 4 errors and drawing 7 free passes in a 16-0 shutout of the Eagles. Marisa Yost took the circle throwing a 2 hit shutout, and some returning players from 2012 made a statement. Katelyn Strub was the player of the game going 3 for 4 with 4 RBI’s including a key double.  Keegan Wergin added a 2 for 2 day with 2 walks, 2 stolen bases and 4 runs scored and Sheyann Ludwig hit two doubles in a 2 for 3 day with a walk and three RBI’s.

The JV squad relinquished an early lead with 7 errors and let starter Reiley Eutsler down as they came from behind to score only 2 earned runs, but unfortunately 8 total, as the Raptors dropped their opener 8-7.  It was the first time in 7 years that the Raptor JV players had lost a game to Thompson Valley.  Casey Wagner was the player of the game hitting both a double and triple.


Silver Creek Raptors 16, Thompson Valley Eagles 0

Silver Creek Raptors (JV) 7, Thompson Valley Eagles (JV) 8


Raptors make quick exit from state in tough loss

October 19, 2012, Raptor News Wire


The Raptors battled back from an early 5-1 deficit, but couldn’t overcome 7 hits int eh first 2 innings from Discovery Canyon to exit in the first round of the state tournament.  The Raptors got 2 for 4 days at the late from both McKenna Kostelecky and Haille Weber, but couldn’t solve Discovery Canyon to ever get the lead after leading 1-0 in the top of the first.  Macy Child stole 3 bases as well in the losing effort as they dropped the game 6-4.  The Raptors finish 17-6 on the seaosn making their 3rd appearance in a row in the state tournament.


Silver Creek Raptors 4, Discovery Canyon Thunder 6