HS BB Roundup: Central, Palisade, Fruita Monument, Gunnison score Tuesday wins

By: Zach Berridge Email
By: Zach Berridge Email

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. Tuesday was a very busy day on the baseball diamond, as several big local matchups led to shakeups within league standings.

In the Southwestern League, Fruita Monument handed Montrose their second loss in a row, as they come back from a four-run hole to win 5-4. The Wildcats are now 5-0 atop the SWL.

In the nightcap at Suplizio Field, Central's Michael Price threw a complete game shutout, allow just seven hits and striking out nine, as the Warriors knock off the Grand Junction Tigers 5-0.

Palisade met an 11-0 Delta team for the first time this year, and got a gem from Tass Crow. He throws 6.2 inning and allows no runs, as the Bulldogs prove again to be 4A Western Slope League's top team, downing the Panthers 6-2.

In 3A WSL, the Gunnison Cowboys were in Olathe after just being ranked #7 in 3A on Monday. They had no problem taking care of the Pirates 6-0.


5A/4A SWL Finals:
Fruita Monument 5, (1) Montrose 4
Central 5, Grand Junction 0

4A WSL Finals:
Palisade 6, (5) Delta 2

3A WSL Finals:
(7) Gunnison 6, Olathe 0

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