They’re back again.
For the third year in a row, the Fossil Ridge High School softball team is into the Class 5A state semifinals.
The No. 7 SaberCats (16-6-1) beat No. 10 Legend in the first round Saturday at Aurora Sports Park. Fossil Ridge then took down No. 2 Brighton 1-0 in the quarterfinals.
The quarterfinal opposite Fossil Ridge is still playing to determine the SaberCats semifinal opponent.
Semis will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Aurora Sports Complex B. The championship is at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Aurora Sports Complex C.
No. 5 Rocky Mountain beat No. 12 Eaglecrest 7-6 in comeback fashion Saturday in the first round. The Lobos (17-6) then lost 7-0 to No. 4 Mountain Range in the quarterfinals.
No. 6 Fort Collins (15-7) lost 8-4 to defending 5A champion and No. 11-seeded Grandview. It was the Lambkins first state appearance since 2011.
In 4A, No. 7 Windsor (13-9) lost 14-6 to No. 10 Silver Creek in the first round.
Check back to Coloradoan.com for more updates.
Follow sports reporter Kevin Lytle at twitter.com/Kevin_Lytle and at facebook.com/KevinSLytle.