Delta soccer team ends year

By Eric Goold

Delta's final soccer match of the season was a 1-0 win over Palisade, in a contest played on the campus of CMU.

Sophomore Ian Downey scored the match's only goal at the 27:05 mark of the first half.

Nathaniel Gomez was credited with an assist. Delta had five shots on goal, and the Bulldogs took four shots.

Battle Mountain won the league title with an 11-1 league record and 13-2 overall. Steamboat Springs was second, 9-3 and 12-3, Eagle Valley finished third, 9-3 and 12-3, Glenwood Springs was fourth at 7-5 and 9-6, with Delta finishing fifth with marks of 4-9 and 4-11.

The 4A State Soccer Championships are underway this week, with four teams from the western slope making the field.

Number three Battle Mountain hosted No. 30 Mitchell, No. 13 Eagle Valley took on No. 20 Palmer Ridge, Steamboat Springs was slated to face 17th-seed D'Evelyn and No. 22 Montrose was at No. 11 Standley Lake. All games began on Oct. 28 with times being set by hosting sites.