AURORA, Colo. — Two of the top East Metro baseball teams met on Thursday afternoon for a game important for their league standings.
Brighton shook off a slow start to defeat Vista PEAK 5-3 on the road to remain undefeated in league play. The Bulldogs improved to 8-1 overall with a 5-0 mark in EML play, while Vista PEAK fell to 6-2 (4-1 EML).
Jordan Sandoval powered Brighton offensively, recording three of the Bulldogs' seven total hits (3-for-4, two runs, two RBI). Isaac Rodriguez and Bryce Peterson contributed two hits each.
Peterson also threw five innings on the mound, striking out seven batters while allowing two earned runs.
Omar Ruiz and Brody Severin led the Bison with two hits apiece.
>>Watch the extended video above and see the highlights on the 9NEWS Prep Rally this weekend!
RELATED: Prep Rally Honor Roll (5/25/21)
SUGGESTED VIDEOS: Sports
> Top stories curated daily just for you! Sign up for the 9NEWSLETTER to get can’t-miss stories, Next and Broncos content, weather and more delivered right to your inbox.
MORE WAYS TO GET 9NEWS
Subscribe to our daily 9NEWSLETTER
HOW TO ADD THE 9NEWS APP TO YOUR STREAMING DEVICE
ROKU: add the channel from the ROKU store or by searching for KUSA.
For both Apple TV and Fire TV, search for "9news" to find the free app to add to your account. Another option for Fire TV is to have the app delivered directly to your Fire TV through Amazon.