Palisade splits pair at Montrose Invite
Palisade’s Tate Herland pitched a complete-game four-hitter and homered as the Palisade High School baseball team downed Emery, Utah, 8-1, at the Montrose Invitational.
Later, Montrose beat Palisade, 9-3, as Indians pitcher Zane Hemond threw a complete game.
Hemond struck out six and allowed five hits.
Herland hit his second home run of the day for Palisade.
Fruita Monument 13, Valencia 6: The Wildcats (3-2) cracked 11 hits and had a six-run fourth inning in a 13-6 victory over Valencia in the Kirtland Central Tournament in Kirtland, N.M.
Delta won three of four doubles matches in a 4-3 home victory over Montrose.
“I was so proud of these girls and the way they focused and fought back,” Delta coach Christina Curtis said. “(Thursday) in practice we did a drill that taught them how to focus and be consistent when they were tired and frustrated. I felt like the work our girls did in that drill yesterday transferred over to our match today and helped our team get this win.”