Four-goal outburst to end game lifts GJ boys lacrosse team to win

Grand Junction's Josh Newhouse scores one of his four goals Tuesday in the Tigers' 11-7 victory over Telluride at Canyon View Park. Grand Junction scored four goals in the final 5 minutes, 26 seconds to snap a 7-7 tie. CHRISTOPHER TOMLINSON/ The Daily Sentinel

The Grand Junction High School boys lacrosse team scored four goals in the final 5 minutes, 26 seconds Tuesday at Canyon View Park to blow open a close game.

After Telluride (4-1) tied the game at 7-7, Grand Junction (2-0) scored three quick goals, including two in a five-second span by senior Josh Newhouse to make the score 9-7.

Ben Luker scored his second goal of the game, then Newhouse added a goal in the final minute to lead the Tigers to an 11-7 victory.

Bodin Willson scored four goals, three in the first half, and Newhouse also finished with four goals for the Tigers.

Girls soccer

After giving up a late goal, Delta bounced back with a goal in the first overtime period to defeat Palisade 2-1 at Long Family Park.

Friederike Kleinsorge scored a goal with less than two minutes to go in regulation for Palisade to tie the game at 1-1.

The goal came off an assist off a free kick by Justice McKee.

Delta's Missa Webb scored the game winner. Aubree Andre scored in the first half for the Panthers.


Grand Junction pounded out 14 hits and used a 10-run fourth inning to defeat Air Academy 14-3 in five innings at Canyon View Park.

Christian Hafey had three hits and four RBI, and Derek Shaver went 4 for 4 with three RBI. Jared Hanks added another three RBI on three hits, including a pair of doubles.

Jacob Melchor pitched all five innings with two walks and two strikeouts.

Montrose 10, Palisade 8: The Indians (9-2) used a five-run fourth to take a 9-2 lead and held on for the win.

Aaron Dietrich had three hits and two RBI for the Indians.

Sebastian Campbell and Nate Bollinger each had two hits and two RBI for the Bulldogs.

Girls Golf

Grand Junction's Brittlynn O'Dell won the Warrior Invitational at Tiara Rado Golf Course.

The sophomore shot a 74 for a six-shot victory over Rifle's Masi Smith.

Montrose's Ashlyn Manuel was third with an 82 and Grand Junction's Jenna Greenlee was fourth at 85.

Fruita Monument's best finisher was Rheanna DeCrow with a 94 to tie for sixth, and Palisade's Kayla Keith was eighth with a 95.

Central's best finisher was Reese Paronto in 14th.

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