GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) Week eight of football meant two teams would be knocked from perfection - Montrose and Palisade. Meanwhile, the races for the top spots in the league standings continue to make big shifts.
The Delta Panthers went into the night knowing the top-ranked Palisade have been an unstoppable force, but that didn't stop them from putting their best foot forward. They put out a solid performance in the first half, leading the Bulldogs 21-7 going into halftime.
Palisade got back on track in the third and scored two unanswered to tie it at 21, but Delta would have the final say, defeating the once-undefeated 31-21.
In Hotchkiss, Paonia was doing all the talking. The Bulldogs were unable to score through all four quarters of play, while the Eagles would put out 21 points, shutting out their rival.
Below are the final results from week eight:
(10) Grand Junction def. (1) Montrose 36-33
(7) Durango def. Fruita Monument 17-10
Delta def. (1) Palisade 31-21
(10) Rifle def. Steamboat Springs 51-10
Glenwood Springs def. (6) Evergreen 35-7
Olathe def. Bayfield 21-20
(10) Gunnison def. Pagosa Springs 52-13
(7) Paonia def. (3) Hotchkiss 21-0
(6) Cedaredge def. Lake County 52-0