Because they are on the same side of the bracket, Paonia and Hotchkiss could face each other again this Friday. In round one of regional playoffs, No. 1 seed Paonia will face No. 16 Sargent at 10 a.m. Friday at Runyon Sports Complex in Pueblo. and eighth-seeded Hotchkiss will face No. 9 Dayspring Christian Academy. The winners will play in the quarterfinal round, with only one team advancing to semifinals on May 27.
According to the Colorado State Patrol, alcohol is suspected in an accident that killed a 16-year-old Delta boy and injured three others June 11. The accident occurred on Highway 65 just a short distance from the Highway 92 intersection at about 1:35 a.m.