BRIGHTON - The No. 9 Brighton Bulldogs scored four runs in the fifth inning to help upset the No. 3 Dakota Ridge Eagles 6-2.
With the game tied 1-1 entering the bottom of the fifth, Rachel Lopez hit a single up the middle, scoring two runs to put the Bulldogs ahead before extending their lead to 5-1.
Lopez led all hitters, going 3-for-4 on the night.
Kayla Michel and Madison Motes each had a home run in the game as well, coming in the second and sixth inning.
Brighton improves to 2-0 on the season and will travel to play Northglenn next on Sept. 3, at 4:00 p.m. and Dakota Ridge will host Westminster Aug. 30 at 4:00 p.m.
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