Cornerstone Home Lending drew a bye in the first round of Tuesday night's Gold Coed League tournament on June 28. Number four Delta Metals (3-9) and number five Twist Off (1-11) opened the tournament with first-game honors, and the right to face Hometown in round two. Twist Off won the battle and advanced to second play against Cornerstone.
Delta Metals slipped into the losers' bracket, where it played Bad News Beers, a loser to Berries and Cheeries in game two of tournament play.
Delta Metals eliminated Bad News Beers in game four and then sent Twist Off, a loser to Cornerstone in game three, home after a game six win.
In winner bracket play, Cornerstone remained unbeaten with a victory in last week's 8:30 p.m. game against Berries and Cherries.
The loss sent Berries and Cherries to the tournament's seventh game in the losers' bracket, on July 5, where they played Delta Metals.
An 18-17 win over Delta Metals sent Berries and Cheeries to the title game against Cornerstone and eliminated Delta Metals.
A win by Cornerstone would have ended the tournament, but Berries and Cheeries had other ideas about that. Berries and Cheeries surprised Cornerstone with a 23-7 win forcing a second title game.
The league-winners (Cornerstone) came back in the second contest to outlast Berries and Cheeries, 27-23, to earn the Gold Coed tournament title and conclude 2016 Tuesday schedule.
On Dec. 4 Delta County Commissioners Doug Atchley, Mark Roeber and Don Suppes denied the application of Paonia Holdings, LLC for a change of land use for the property at 41322 Highway 133, with an adjacent residence at 41402 Highway 133 and an ancillary property at 16180 Stevens Gulch Road.
The property is owned by Bowie Resources, LLC, and was formerly used as a coal load-out site.