Grand Junction, Colo. (KKCO/KJCT) Grand Junction in game two against the Owlz. GJ scores early in the first. Eddy Diaz at third and Christian Koss with a grounder through short and that will bring in Diaz for their first run. Runners in scoring position and Colin Simpson with a nice bunt down third base line and a throwing error by the third baseman gets Simpson safe at first and another run. Owen Taylor grounds out to second and Koss scores on a fielders choice making it 3-0 going into the second.
It was a little quiet until the 6th, Simpson came up big with a homer to center field to extend their lead. He had a hot bat going 3-4 including 2 home runs, his second in the 8th.
Mitchell Kilkenny had a great outing on the hill Friday night keeping his era under 2. He walked away with 1 walk, 1 hit, and 5 strikeouts in just 5 innings.
Brenton Doyle, adding an insurance run with a home run of his own sending it to center.
Grand Junction split their home series with a 7-0 win. They will hit the road on Saturday to visit Orem's home field.