Utah teams come up short in baseball tournament

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Utah teams went winless in three games during the opening round of Monday's Hard Nine National Classic baseball tournament in Fullerton, Calif.

Spanish Fork was beaten 3-2 by a walk run in the bottom of the seventh by Esperanza (Calif.) High, while Gahr (Calif.) defeated Cottonwood 12-0 and El Dorado (Calif.) defeated Taylorsville, 3-0.

The 16-team tournament continues Tuesday through Thursday with games at CS Fullerton's Goodwin Field.