Colton baseball ends tumultuous season
Colton's baseball team had a tumultuous season, never able to string together more than two wins in a row. It was a season that started off with promise, after Colton downed East Linn Christian Academy 14-4 on Thursday, March 14.
From there Colton dropped four games straight, including a trio at the Volcanoes Stadium in Keizer. They bounced back strong with a pair of wins at a double header at Sheridan on Wednesday, April 3. After that moment, the team went 1-2 against Country Christian, Western Christian, and Culver. The team was swept by Kennedy, but went 2-1 against Santiam.
Colton finished fifth in the Special District 2 with an 8-10 record, and ended its season with a 9-14 overall record.
Colton's bats were the fifth best in the league as well with 147 runs scored, while the defense was in the same position as the team allowed 188 against. The team wound up ranked at 28th in the state out of 52 teams.