Orchard Mesa Wins Opening Game

** CORRECTS NAME OF YOUTH LEAGUE ** Jericho Scott, 9, warms up on the pitching mound in New Haven, Conn. Saturday Aug. 23, 2008. Officials with the Youth Baseball League of New Haven say they will disband Scott's team because his coach won't stop him from pitching. They say his hard throws may frighten other players in the baseball league for beginners. (AP Photo/Douglas Healey).
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GRAND JUNCTION, Colo - The Orchard Mesa 10 & 11 year-old All-Stars won their opening game of the 2009 State little league tournament on Saturday.

Orchard Mesa defeated Tri-Lakes 9-2 in their first-round game and advanced in the winner's bracket. Sunday Orchard Mesa should face a tougher test when the meet Summit County.

Summit Co. beat North Boulder 33-0 in their opening-round game.

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