The Baker Blaze Babe Ruth Baseball season has come to an end. The Baker Blaze Baseball joined two Babe Ruth League’s this year - winning the League Championship in both Glendive and Miles City.
The Baker Blaze traveled to Glendive on July 17 & 18 for the year end double elimination tournament. Baker received a first round bye as they were the League Champions. Their first game was on Friday night against Stockman Bank. The Blaze came away with the win by a score of 13-3. That put Baker into Saturday afternoon play against a very good Squad Sports team. After a tough game Baker was defeated 10-14. That put Baker into loser out play on Sunday afternoon where they faced VFW. Baker Blaze came away with an impressive 10-0 win. With that win they were into the Championship game where they once again faced Squad Sports. Baker came up short in the Championship game with a score of 8-9.
On July 24 - July 26 Baker Blaze were in Miles City for the year end tournament. They played four pool play games and came out with and impressive record of 4-0. Baker vs. Kiwanis (Miles City) - 15-1; Baker vs. Big Sky (Miles City) - 18-3; Baker vs. Rotary (Miles City) - 6-3; Baker vs. Glendive - 4-3.
With an undefeated record in pool play the Baker Blaze were in the Championship game on Sunday evening at 7 p.m. with a 7-inning game scheduled. After three hours of play and two extra innings the Baker Blaze came off the field with an exciting 9-8 victory!
The Baker Blaze Babe Ruth were coached by Bo Lingle, Mike Griffith and Chris Brawley.
Great Season Baker Blaze!!