Babe Ruth takes third in state
After a tough start, the Velva Babe Ruth team came back to win three in a row before falling in close 5-6 game with Casselton and ending in third at last weekend’s State Babe Ruth Tournament in Mayville.
Velva got hammered in their opener, losing 0-17 to Hazen on July 31.
Dixon Bauer pitched the first 3 2/3 innings, throwing 4 hits, 3 strikeouts and allowing 6 runs.
Derek Fahy came in for 1 1/3 and threw 5 hits and allowed 6 runs. Drew Effertz and Chris Peterson each pitched one inning.
The only hit of the game for Velva came from Jacob Effertz.