Weather postpones Mesa baseball, tennis

The quick-hitting snowstorm Thursday afternoon caused Mesa State College to scrub Thursday night’s RMAC baseball game against the University of Nebraska-Kearney at Suplizio Field.

Instead, the teams will play a doubleheader starting at 2 this afternoon at Suplizio and another doubleheader at 1 p.m. on Saturday. The RMAC does not schedule games on Easter Sunday.

Mesa State’s tennis teams were stuck on Vail Pass for more than an hour Thursday because of a rash of accidents on snowpacked roads and arrived in Denver just before 5 p.m. Their matches against Colorado Christian were postponed and coach Dan MacDonald said they plan to play the Cougars later this month in Albuquerque, N.M., the day before the RMAC tournament begins. Mesa plays today at CSU-Pueblo, weather permitting.

Youth Softball

Ballistix win 12-under championship

At this past weekend’s April Fools Softball Tournament in Grand Junction, the 12-under Grand Junction Ballistix won their division, finishing 4-0. The Ballistix defeated the Fruita ThunderCats 7-2 in the championship game.


Colorado West’s Young makes regional

Grayson Young qualified for the Level 7 regional meet with a top-10 finish at the Level 8 state championships last weekend in Northglenn.

The Colorado West gymnast and Grand Junction High School freshman had a 36.175 all-around score. She scored 9.1 on floor, 9.4 on vault and 9.45 on bars.

The Level 7 regional meet is April 17 in Colorado Springs.


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