LITTLETON -- The Columbine Rebels outlasted the Smoky Hill Buffaloes in the opening game of the Dave Sanders Memorial softball tournament on Thursday afternoon.
The game was largely in the hands of the Rebels leading the Buffs 9-1 in the 6th inning and then 11-3 heading into the 7th inning.
However, the Buffs proving they don't give up tallied five runs in the last inning, but were unable to catch the Rebels.
Columbine wins the first game of the tournament 11-8.
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