The De Beque boys and girls track team were welcomed back with an escort after great finishes at the state tournament.
Fruita Monument responded to every score the Tigers had and scored the game winning run on a Dylan Weaver RBI single in the fourth.
Junior forward Lila Dere scored her 30th goal of the season just 20 seconds into the game.
Both teams went back and forth scoring all night but Grand Junction secures the 11-9 win.
Fruita Monument and Grand Junction lead the team scores after day one in 5A and 4A, respectively.
After scoring an own goal, Fruita Monument scored two straight and it was enough to finish the Tigers.
Railey Largent beats older sister, Jentry Largent in 100-meter dash
Central loses 4th straight game Friday night against Fruita, 12-4
After trading goals in the first half, Summit pulled away to win.
Palisade keep winning streak alive with four games left
Grand Junction remains undefeated after a win over Aspen and has only four games left
Fruita Monument wins their third straight as the they beat Central in five innings, 12-2.
Grand Junction remains undefeated after winning over Fruita, 11-9
Palisade survives a scare with a seven run sixth inning to win 13-11 over Eagle Valley.
Donovan Andrus, Jacob Melchor, JT Skalecki and Hunter Tobiasson signed to play college athletics.
Three volleyball players, two lacrosse, one wrestler and one track athlete all signed to play their sport at...
Fruita Monument junior Lila Dere scored a hat trick in the first half leading to a 5-2 win.
Grand Junction lost 8-2 at home to Montrose Tuesday afternoon.