take second at State
The Camas Prairie Zephyrs Senior Babe Ruth team took second in the State Tournament, which was held at Lewiston this past weekend.
The Zephyrs won 2 and lost 2 during the tournament with C. J. Rieman picking up both of the wins.
In pool play they lost to Moscow 2-5 then beat Lewiston 8-6 and Moscow 14-6 to get into the championship game where they lost to Lewiston 2-6.
In the opener against Moscow Stephen Key pitched the first 4 innings allowing 3 hits and 2 earned runs with 5 strikeouts and 4 walks. Doug Cole pitching the final 2 innings allowing 3 hits and 2 earned runs with 2 walks.
Key had a double and 2 RBI while Brayden Healey, Cole, Phil Henry and Wade Peterson each had a single.
In the second game Rieman pitched a complete game allowing 8 hits and 5 earned runs with 5 strikeouts and 1 walk on 95 pitches.
Gene Fogleman had a big game at the plate with a double, single and triple. Healey also had 3 hits and 3 RBI. Rieman helped his own cause with 2 hits and 2 RBI. Glen Caldwell had 2 hits and Jason Seloske had a double and Henry and Peterson 1 hit each.
Rieman came right back the next day with another complete game victory as he allowed 3 hits and 3 earned runs with 6 strikeouts and 1 walk on 85 pitches.
Fogleman had a double and single and 4 RBI in the game while Healey had 2 singles and 2 RBI. Key had 1 hit and 2 RBI while Rieman and Seloske each had 1 hit and 1 RBI. Key, Henry, Peterson and Caldwell each had a hit and Cole had an RBI.
In the championship game the Zephyrs led 2-0 going into the 7th inning but Lewiston rallied for 6 runs in the final frame.
The Zephyrs had just 9 players available for the tournament with temperatures over 100 in the shade. Coach Ryan Peterson said the heat and a few minor injuries caught up to the team on Saturday.
Fogleman started on the mound and pitched 6 innings of shutout ball but gave up 5 earned runs in the seventh while recording just 1out. He allowed 7 hits with 6 strikeouts and 3 walks. Healey picked up the final 2 outs allowing 1 hit and 1 earned run with 1 strikeout and 1 walk.
The Zephyrs were held to just 1 hit, a single by Healey.
The Zephyrs completed a fun season with most players getting over 70 at-bats in their 25 games.