11/01/2004 1:00AM

High Strike Zone wins

Jessica East/Coady Photography
High Strike Zone wins the $50,000 Marshland at Delta Downs on Saturday.

High Strike Zone made a successful transition to two turns on Saturday when he won the $50,000 Marshland by 2 1/2 lengths over Monty Man at Delta Downs in Vinton, La. It was another three lengths back in third to Dusty Spike.

High Strike Zone ($3.80) stalked the pace in third in the one-mile race, then overtook the leaders in the stretch and went on to cover the distance in 1:39.56. Ricky Faul rode the winner for trainer Amos Laborde.