SPORTS

HIGH SCHOOL STATE GOLF

Pueblo—The Rifle Lady Bears captured third place in the 4A State Golf Tournament played at the Pueblo Country Club. Rifle’s two-day team total of 546 was a dozen strokes ahead of Northridge High School. Rifle’s Elly Walters shot an 81 on the final day of competition for a total of 159 and sixth place on the leader board. Her teammate, Masi Smith finished three strokes behind her and in a tie for 7th place. Other golfers from the Western Slope that fared well include Dolores Sharaf of Aspen (175), Glenwood Springs’ Lauren Murphy (179) and Cheyanne Williams of Coal Ridge (198). Colorado Academy took the team championship with a team score of 468 while Silver Creek’s Erin Sargent amazing two-day score of 5 over par, 149 was one stroke better than Caroline Johnson of Colorado Academy.

ROCKIES LOSE TO RED SOX

BOSTON (AP) – David Price scattered five hits over seven innings and Jackie Bradley Jr. had a pair of hits to extend his streak to 28 games as the Boston Red Sox beat the Colorado Rockies 8-3 on Tuesday night. David Ortiz had a two-run double and a two-run single, and Dustin Pedroia added three hits to help Boston win its third straight game. Price (7-1) allowed three runs, walking one and striking out six to earn his third consecutive win. Colorado lost for the fifth time in six games. Jorge De La Rosa (1-4) made his first start after spending almost a month on the disabled list with a left groin strain. He gave up two runs in the first, two more in the second and left with one out in the fourth with two on and one run already in.

SANCHEZ WORKS OUT WITH BRONCOS WITH BAD THUMB

ENGLEWOOD(AP) – Mark Sanchez isn’t allowing his injured left thumb to sideline him at the start of the Denver Broncos’ organized team activities. Wearing a black brace on his surgically repaired thumb, Sanchez took snaps Tuesday ahead of second-year quarterback Trevor Siemian and first-round draft pick Paxton Lynch. The Super Bowl champs’ new starting quarterback had been expected to miss the first week of workouts after a weight room mishap May 13. There were a handful of no-shows at the start of OTAs, most notably Von Miller, the Super Bowl MVP who has skipped all offseason workouts while awaiting a long-term contract extension. Also sitting out: DeMarcus Ware and second-round draft pick Adam Gotsis, who is recovering from knee surgery.