Ruth Team wins tournament
The Central Idaho Babe Ruth League Tournament was in Grangeville on Saturday. Cottonwood played Grangeville and beat them and then beat Nezperce for the championship. 2nd--Nezperce, 3rd--Culdesac and 4th--Grangeville. They still have games to play this Tues, Thurs and next week Tues, Thurs. Shown are back from left: Coach/Manager--Kevin Daly, Coach Arnie Chandler, Michael Hattrup, Devon Schmidt, Sandy Wainio, David Sigler, Conner Rieman, Dilon Prigge, Kyle Daly, Joe Schumacher. Front from left are: Eric Daly, Kyle Holthaus, Steven Baerlocher, Pat Gallaher, Ronnie Chandler and Seth Guyer.
Zephyrs win doubleheader
The Camas Prairie Zephyrs Senior Babe Ruth team (16-18 year olds) won a double header 12-3 and 6-1 over Lewiston Friday, June 16.
Cottonwood’s C.J. Rieman won the first game allowing 4 hits and 3 runs with 5 strikeouts. Phillip Henry was his catcher for the game.
Henry also had 2 hits as did Steven Key and Doug Cole. Collecting 1 hit each were Rieman, Brayden Healey, Gene Fogelman and Wade Peterson.
Healey was the winning pitcher in the second game with Fogelman pitching the final two innings. Healey allowed only 1 hit and 1 run with 2 strikeouts while Fogelman had 4 strikeouts and allowed no hits and no runs.
Henry and Key each had 2 hits in the game and Fogelman had 1 hit.
Zephyrs win twice
The Camas Prairie Zephyrs Senior Babe Ruth team won twice on Sunday, June 18 at Moscow. They defeated Moscow 6-5 and then defeated Lewiston 15-13.
In the game against Moscow Steven Key won pitching 5 1/3 innings with C.J. Rieman taking over in the 6th and pitching the final 1 2/3 innings. Key had 7 strikeouts and allowed just 1 hit. Rieman allowed 3 hits with 4 strikeouts.
Rieman also had 3 hits to lead the offense. Phillip Henry and Gene Fogelman had 2 hits each with Brayden Healey, Key, Doug Cole, Wade Peterson, Glen Caldwell and Jason Seloske collecting 1 hit each.
Against Lewiston Fogelman started and went 4 2/3 innings allowing 6 hits with 4 strikeouts. Cole pitched 1 1/3 innings allowing 4 hits and Healey finished up allowing 1 hit with 3 strikeouts in 2 innings.
Healey also had 4 hits to lead the offense with Rieman and Cole collecting 3 hits each. Key and Peterson had 2 hits each and Henry and Seloske had 1 hit each.
With only 10 plays, the Zephyrs are looking to pick up 4 or 5 more in the next couple of weeks. They have a solid team and just need a few more guys to mix in so they can compete better in the 4 to 6 game weekend tourneys and series.
This weekend the Zephyrs will be at the Single A Legion Tournament in St. Maries with games at 6 p.m. Friday, and 8 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. on Saturday. Sundays game times are to be announced.
30-at Moscow, 6 and 8 p.m.
8-Lewiston here, 3 and 5 p.m.
14-at Lewiston, 5:30 and 7:30 p.m.
15-Clarkston, McCall, here, times TBA
16-Clarkston or Lewiston, time TBA
18 or 19-State Tournament at Lewiston. Teams: Lewiston, Moscow, Camas Prairie, McCall, Boise, Nampa and Twin Falls.
26-30-Regional Tournament at Calgary, Canada.