Photo by Jon Mitchell

Delta High School’s Megan Sandoval, left, Jenna Sutliff, left center, Keilee Womack, right center and Lily Lockhart, right, have combined to hit 31 home runs this season to lead the Panthers to the Class 4A Western Slope League title. That total leads all Colorado softball teams heading into Saturday’s 4A state playoffs.

Digging the long ball

Panthers top team in state at hitting home runs

DELTA — Lily Lockhart hears the question after every Delta High School softball team game.
“I’ll go down the hallway and I’ll have someone come up to me and ask me, ‘Did you hit another one?’ or ‘How many home runs did you have?’ ” the junior first baseman said. “That’s great and all, but that’s not what I’m all about. That’s not what we’re all about.”
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