Local Sports: Suplizio hosts Rockies Skills Challenge

With the 2017 JUCO World Series in the books, it was time for the local kids to get a chance to show their skills off now at Suplizio field on Sunday evening at the Colorado Rockies skills challenge.

More than 50 kids from around the area came to Suplizio field to show off their baseball skills.

The participants were both boys and girls aging anywhere from 6 to 13 years old.

The young ball players tested their skills in batting, throwing, and base running events, with winners being selected from each age group and gender.

The winners of the Grand Junction event will now advance to compete on the sectional and state levels throughout the summer.

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