State baseball games postponed by weather
STATEWIDE — The state baseball games scheduled for Friday in 2A, 3A, 4A and 5A have all been postponed.
The storm that blew in overnight Thursday has left the fields unplayable for Friday, leaving standing water. As a result, all games have been pushed back at least one day.
Here are the most recent updates for each classification:
The 3A and 4A tournaments will not resume until at least Monday.
The 5A tournament has been moved to a Sunday/Monday schedule.
The 2A tournament games have been postponed to Saturday and Sunday.
The following info has been sent to schools participating in the state baseball tournament:
Initially, all games for Friday have been postponed to at least Saturday with same schedule and times, all due to poor field conditions.
Class 1A: Championship game will be played as planned on Saturday, time to be determined when the Class 5A schedule has been set.
Class 2A: Heavy rain last night created the need for a minimum of one day’s postponement because of the field conditions at Runyon Complex in Pueblo. All schedules will shift one day. Additional postponements may be needed.
Class 3A: The earliest anticipated resumption of play will be Monday, May 22, and that may be adjusted. Currently, Northern Colorado has received more than 2 inches of rain, with more expected through today and into tomorrow. Additional extensions may be required.
Class 4A: The earliest anticipated resumption of play will be Monday, May 22, and that may be adjusted. There is standing water on both fields currently, with more precipitation anticipated through tomorrow. Additional extensions may be required.
Class 5A: The new schedule for the 5A tournament will be Sunday, May 21, and Monday, May 22. Game times and site locations (Metro State and All City) will remain the same as on the current bracket.
Decisions on the dates for the second weekend of the state tournaments will be made after the first weekend completes play.