Palisade serves Steamboat baseball 2 tough losses

PALISADE — To open the 2021 season, the Steamboat Springs High School baseball team traveled to known regional powerhouse Palisade.

The Bulldogs defeated the Sailors in shortened games, 19-1, 10-0, Saturday.

Steamboat scored the first run of the first inning in game one, but three runs in the first and five in the second help Palisade develop an 8-1 advantage. Eleven more runs in the third brought the score to 19-1. When the Sailors couldn’t cut into the deficit in the top of the fourth, the game was cut short.

In game two, Steamboat held the Bulldogs to a 1-0 lead through three innings but allowed nine runs in the fourth.

The game was cut short after four and a half innings.

Steamboat next plays Saturday at Battle Mountain.

Palisade 19, Steamboat Springs 1

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P 3511 XXX X – 19

Palisade 10, Steamboat Springs 0

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