“I can’t think of a better way to start the season than with Creek under the lights,” said assistant coach Brent Jackson (via twitter). The Titans will take on the Cherry Creek Bruins tonight under the lights at Double Angel Park.
Legend comes into the season ranked sixth in the CHSAA preseason poll, while the Bruins enter the year ranked fourth.
Tonight’s matchup will most likely showcases two of the best young pitchers in the state, Peyton Remy and Cody Wood.
Wood, a 5-foot-8 junior from Cherry Creek had a tremendous sophomore campaign. The two sport athlete had a 2.04 earned run average and 29 strikeouts in 34 and a third innings pitched.
Legend will send junior Peyton Remy to the bump for the season opener. The one year vet put up terrific numbers his sophomore year. Remy had a 3.03 earned-run-average and had 48 strikeouts in 38 innings pitched.
Remy does have his work cut out for him as he faces one of the best offences in Colorado. The Bruins had a team .383 batting average along with 22 home runs. Second baseman Jack Hallmark will lead the Bruins into Double Angel Field. The senior hit .386 last year with three doubles and nine runs batted in. The Bruins also return senior Matt Rindal who hit .328 as a junior and had three home runs.
Legend brings back seniors Carter Kling and Chandler Campbell, and junior Jordan Stephens. These three vets will play an intricate role if the Titans are to take down the Bruins tonight.