Delta High School's run for a state 3A baseball title began last weekend with a pair of wins in Region 4 play. As the state 3A's No. 5 RPI ranked, the Panthers hosted No. 31 Cortez (10-10), No. 10 La Junta (16-7) and No. 21 Kent Denver (10-12).
For all the long hours of sacrificing the comforts of life, the state's top 18 athletes competed one last time in track and field for the ultimate bragging rights for speed and distance in the state of Colorado. The Colorado State Track and Field Championships ran its course this past weekend with local high schools vying for top honors in Lakewood at Jefferson County Stadium.
Delta High School's girls track team had a successful season with personal best efforts coming throughout the year.
Junior Remi Baldwin was one of those athletes who constantly strived to create new personal bests at each competition.
Junior Nate Workman wanted nothing more than to be able to hit home runs after the Panthers basketball season had concluded in March. Workman has no home runs in 2019 and he agrees the best hit he could have is a walk off single against Montrose late Monday afternoon at Delta High School.
Last week's track meets marked the end of regular season competition and opportunities to earn top 18 berths in track and field.
Several athletes from both Cedaredge and Delta track teams managed to lower, or better their distances, in a last-ditch effort to earn top-18 berths in the coming state track meet, May 16-18.
Last week's baseball action produced another WSL title in Class 3A. In all, counting the 14-0 season in 2016 in the 4A WSL, Delta now owns its fourth straight league title and can now boast about another milestone record of 41 consecutive wins in league play.
Cedaredge High School solidified its hold on second place in 3A WSL play last week with three wins against conference foes.
The Bruins began the week (May 6) with a 7-1 decision over Aspen followed by Tuesday's 10-8 win in Gunnison.