Sports
Saturday August 01, 2015

Delta was represented in the recently played Junior Division playoffs for baseball and girls’ softball. Both teams finished second in their respective divisions.

With summer winding down, teams involved in Bill Heddles Recreation leagues find themselves at tournament time on the fields of Mountain View Complex in Delta.
Three separate leagues are in the waning stages of their summer campaigns, with tournament play the final step to a seven or eight-week season.

The Denver Post recently named Paonia sophomore Brianna Van Vleet as the Class 2A track and field athlete of the year.
Van Vleet, the daughter of Tracy and David Van Vleet, ran on the state champion 800-meter relay team with Marisa Edmondson, Emily Pieper, and her sister, junior Ashley Van Vleet; and the state champion 1600m relay team of Pieper, Ashley VanVleet and Randi Rapke.

The Paonia High School volleyball team has begun its summer season and competed last week at the annual team tournament at Grand Valley and will compete this week at the three-day Northern Colorado Volleyball Camps at Greeley.
One of the things that makes summer camps possible is fundraising. During this year’s Cherry Days festivities, the team served its annual barbecue lunch during Downtown Day, bringing in $1,800 after expenses, according to head coach Krista Carsten.

Tunget Gymnastics had 14 gymnasts compete in the Silver State Meet the third weekend in June.
In Session 1, Child Division, Lily Sinkay was third on vault, fourth on bars, 10th on beam, first on floor and second all around.

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