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The spring sports season is ending, and with it comes some great regular season games to close out the season.  

This week’s Games of the Week showcases girls’ golf, baseball, track and field, and more. 

Here are this week’s top Games of the Week to watch in Pueblo:     

(Please note that times are subject to change without notice.) 

Girls Golf 

South Colt Invite at Elmwood Golf Course Monday, May 6, 2024, 8:30 a.m. 

  • Pueblo County, Pueblo East, Pueblo Central, Pueblo West, Pueblo South, Pueblo Centennial, Rye, Swallows Charter 

Rye Thunderbolt Invite at Hollydot (Colorado City) Friday, May 10, 2024 9 a.m. 

  • Pueblo South, Pueblo County, Pueblo East, Pueblo Central, Pueblo West, Pueblo Centennial, Swallow Charter, Rye 

There are two golf tournaments in town this week as the South Colt Invite takes place at Elmwood Golf Course and also Hollydot for the Rye Thunderbolt invite. This past week, Emma Garcia of Rye and Sofia Contreras of Pueblo Central finished tied for first in the SCL girls championship.  

More: ‘Battle-tested’ Rye Thunderbolts baseball team eyeing a potential playoff run

Baseball 

  • Discovery Canyon vs. Pueblo South at Runyon Sports Complex Monday, May 6, 2024, 7 p.m. 
  • Pueblo South vs. Pueblo Centennial at Runyon Sports Complex Tuesday, May 7, 2024, 4 p.m. 
  • Pueblo County vs. Pueblo West at Pueblo West High School on Tuesday, May 7, 2024, 4 p.m
  • Pueblo East vs. Pueblo Central at Runyon Sports Complex Tuesday, May 7, 2024, 7 p.m. 
  • Las Animas vs. Rye at Greenhorn Park Wednesday, May 8, 2024, 2:30 p.m. 
  • Las Animas vs. Rye at Greenhorn Park Wednesday, May 8, 2024, 4:30 p.m. 
  • Swink vs. Dolores Huerta at Runyon Sports Complex, Wednesday, May 8, 2024, 7 p.m. 
  • Pueblo County vs. Pueblo East at Runyon Field Saturday, May 11, 2024, 10 a.m. 
  • Pueblo Centennial vs. Pueblo Central at Runyon Sports Complex Saturday, May 11, 2024, 1 p.m. 
  • Pueblo West vs. Pueblo South at Runyon Field Saturday, May 11, 2024, 4 p.m. 

Baseball is starting to wind down as it enters its final two weeks of the season. There will be a battle for playoff positioning for some teams and an opportunity to make it to the playoffs. The action kicks off with Pueblo South hosting Discover Canyon on Monday. On Tuesday, South will face Central, while County will face off against West, and finally East will take on Central. Wednesday sees action for Class 2A as Dolores Huerta hosts Swink and Rye will have a doubleheader against Las Animas. To end the week, County and East will battle on Saturday. 

Track & Field 

Friday Night Lights Invitational Friday at Pueblo West High School May 10, 2024, 1 p.m. 

  • Pueblo County, Pueblo Central, Pueblo West, Pueblo East, Pueblo Centennial, Pueblo South, Swallows Charter, Rye  

John Tate Invitational at Dutch Clark Stadium Saturday, May 11, 2024, 10 a.m. 

  • Pueblo County, Pueblo Central, Pueblo West, Pueblo East, Pueblo Centennial, Pueblo South, Swallows Charter, Rye 

Lastly, track has two more events in town this week as the season approaches the finish line. Any athlete looking to qualify for the state tournament must push at either of these events. Friday afternoon, Pueblo West will host their Friday Nights Lights Invitational, and then on Saturday, the John Tate Invitational will take place at Dutch Clark.  

Playoff Picture Update

This week, girls soccer, girls tennis, and boys lacrosse will find out if they made the postseason and where they will be playing. This information has not yet been made available by CHSAA at the time of writing this article.

More: CHSAA approves girls flag football as well as shot clock changes in high school basketball

Local Baseball and Soccer standings 

Baseball  

  •     Pueblo East 15-6 (7-1) 
  •    Pueblo County 14-5 (6-1)  
  •     Pueblo West 10-9 53-2)  
  •     Pueblo Central 12-7 (3-4)  
  •    Pueblo South 6-13 (1-7)  
  •     Pueblo Centennial 5-14 (0-7)  
  •     Rye High School 6-9 (4-1)  
  •    Dolores Huerta 10-11 (2-2)  

Soccer  

  •    Pueblo County 13-1-1 (9-0-1)
  •    Pueblo West 9-4-2 (8-1-1) 
  •    Pueblo Centennial 9-5-1 (6-4)  
  •     Pueblo South 5-9-1 (3-7)  
  •    Pueblo East 4-11-0 (3-7)  
  •     Pueblo Central 1-14-0 (0-10)  
  •     Rye 9-6 (2-1)  
  •     Dolores Huerta 0-6 (0-3) 

Christopher Abdelmalek is a sports reporter for the Pueblo Chieftain and can be reached at cabdelmalek@gannett.com or follow him on X, formerly Twitter, @chowebacca. Support local news, subscribe to The Pueblo Chieftain at subscribe.chieftain.com 

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