Bulldog baseball drops 2 to Delta in Grand Junction

Playing Tuesday in Grand Junction, the Moffat County High School varsity baseball team was swept in a doubleheader against Delta.

With the two losses, MCHS’ playoff hopes took a hit, as the Bulldogs (8-9 overall, 6-8 in the Western Slope League) entered into a three-way tie for fourth-place with Glenwood Springs and Rifle.

The Bulldogs were hammered in game one against Delta (13-5 overall, 11-3 in the WSL), 14-3.

In the second game, the two teams were tied, 1-1, until the third inning, when Delta scored a run.

In the fourth, the Panthers added five more, and although the Bulldogs made a late push, the team couldn’t recover and lost, 7-5.

Coach Justin Folley said he would learn Wednesday if MCHS can make the playoffs.

“We have our all-conference meeting (Wednesday),” he said. “That’s when we name the all-conference team and find out if we made it.”

MCHS has now lost four games in a row.

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