Roland into the Little League

Roland Madrid, the 12-year-old son of Delilah and Roland Madrid, pitches for the 12-and-under Durango All-Stars during a game against the Southwest Colorado All-Stars from Cortez on Saturday at Folsom Park. The game was the first of the weekend for Durango in the Little League District 4 double-elimination tournament, the inaugural district tournament for Durango in its new Little League environment. The tournament will continue today, with the championship game Monday at Folsom Park. Enlarge photo

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Roland Madrid, the 12-year-old son of Delilah and Roland Madrid, pitches for the 12-and-under Durango All-Stars during a game against the Southwest Colorado All-Stars from Cortez on Saturday at Folsom Park. The game was the first of the weekend for Durango in the Little League District 4 double-elimination tournament, the inaugural district tournament for Durango in its new Little League environment. The tournament will continue today, with the championship game Monday at Folsom Park.

Jason Pennington, 13, Alexander Hise, 12, and Dylan Ridgway, 13, of the 12-and-under Durango All-Stars follow the action from the dugout during their game against the Southwest Colorado All-Stars from Cortez on Saturday at Folsom Park. Jason is the son of Lisa Pennington, Alexander is the son of Jody and John Hise, and Dylan is the son of Audrey and Dustin Ridgway. Enlarge photo

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Jason Pennington, 13, Alexander Hise, 12, and Dylan Ridgway, 13, of the 12-and-under Durango All-Stars follow the action from the dugout during their game against the Southwest Colorado All-Stars from Cortez on Saturday at Folsom Park. Jason is the son of Lisa Pennington, Alexander is the son of Jody and John Hise, and Dylan is the son of Audrey and Dustin Ridgway.

Griffyn Hyson, 11, takes a swing for the 12-and-under Durango All-Stars during their game against the Southwest Colorado All-Stars from Cortez on Saturday at Folsom Park. Griffyn is the son of Cole and Jennifer Hyson. Enlarge photo

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Griffyn Hyson, 11, takes a swing for the 12-and-under Durango All-Stars during their game against the Southwest Colorado All-Stars from Cortez on Saturday at Folsom Park. Griffyn is the son of Cole and Jennifer Hyson.