Shelton: Legacy, Broomfield softball players ink letters of intent

Broomfield’s two biggest high schools have already enjoys successful college recruiting seasons. Legacy and Broomfield have signed off a combine seven athletes and recently the schools’ commitment list grew longer. The Lightning softball team had two players sign their letters of intent to play in college and Broomfield softball had one.

Legacy’s Paige Reichmuth committed to Adams State College and Angelique Archuleta to Kansas Wesleyan University in Salina. The infielders not bring the team’s total college commitments up to five, with two more Legacy seniors expected to sign in the coming weeks. Broomfield’s Katie Knudsen, on the other hand, is the first Eagles softball player to sign, inking her letter of intent with Santa Barbara City College.

The recent college commitments were among their teams’ top performers. Reichmuth finished the year with one of Legacy’s top batting averages (.366) and second-most RBIs (25). Archuleta had the second-most hits (31) and finished with an average of .443. The Legacy players helped their team to the Class 5A state semifinals in 2012. And Knudsen help Broomfield to the first round of the 4A tournament, finishing the year with .255 batting average and 8 RBIs.

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