Baseball team beats ALA, Summit Academy
Apr 20, 2017 | 674 views | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend | print
The Grand County High School baseball team won both of its non-region games during spring break last week, beating both American Leadership Academy (ALA) and Summit Academy on the road.

As reported in last week’s issue of The Times-Independent, the Red Devils defeated ALA in Spanish Fork on Monday, April 10, by a score of 24-2, with sophomore Brody Williams picking up the pitching victory.

After spending the night in Provo, the Red Devils faced Summit Academy in Draper on Tuesday afternoon, April 11. Due to a miscommunication, the game didn’t start until around 3:30 p.m., 90 minutes later than originally scheduled.

Grand opened the game with one run in the first inning, then added four more in the fourth, eventually beating Summit Academy 6-0. Junior Josh Jones went the distance on the mound for the Red Devils, picking up the shutout win and holding the Bears to just two hits.

Grand (now 14-2 overall, 5-1 in region play) is scheduled to play region rival Gunnison Valley twice this week. Gunnison (16-2 overall) is currently the No. 1 team in the 2A East with a 6-0 region record. According to a mutual agreement reached Monday after considering the weather forecast, Grand and Gunnison will switch venues for the two contests this week, playing at Moab on Tuesday, April 18 and at Gunnison on Friday, April 21.

Copyright 2013 The Times-Independent. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

report abuse...

Express yourself:

We're glad to give readers a forum to express their points of view on issues important to this community. That forum is the “Letters to the Editor.” Letters to the editor may be submitted directly to The Times-Independent through this link and will be published in the print edition of the newspaper. All letters must be the original work of the letter writer – form letters will not be accepted. All letters must include the actual first and last name of the letter writer, the writer’s address, city and state and telephone number. Anonymous letters will not be accepted.

Letters may not exceed 400 words in length, must be regarding issues of general interest to the community, and may not include personal attacks, offensive language, ethnic or racial slurs, or attacks on personal or religious beliefs. Letters should focus on a single issue. Letters that proselytize or focus on theological debates will not be published. During political campaigns, The Times-Independent will not publish letters supporting or opposing any local candidate. Thank you letters are generally not accepted for publication unless the letter has a public purpose. Thank you letters dealing with private matters that compliment or complain about a business or individual will not be published. Nor will letters listing the names of individuals and/or businesses that supported a cause or event. Thank you letters about good Samaritan acts will be considered at the discretion of the newspaper.