Group off to first Babe Ruth tourney feeling confident While The Dalles 12U Softball All Stars are venturing into unchartered waters, there is hope that a positive experience at the upcoming Babe Ruth Pacific Northwest Regionals will be the start of something promising in the future.
After 20-6 triumph last week, TD drops a route on Clackamas It is never a bad idea to start a winning streak right before one of the biggest stretches of the summer baseball season. That is exactly what the 15U Babe Ruth All stars are doing right now, as they upended Clackamas in a second-game tiebreaker, 13-1 Monday night. In those two games, the Tribe had their offense and pitching working for a 33-7 scoring margin.
Going through the struggles of a season-high four-game losing streak, the Columbia Gorge ‘AAA’ Hustlers got back on the winning track with an 8-5 win over the Tri-County Outlaws Tuesday in American Legion Post 19 baseball action at Quinton Street Ballpark.
Softball team wins six in a row at one point, but loses finale to N. Medford Entering last weekend’s ASA state softball tournament, the defending 2012 12U champion Cherry City Crush had a target squarely on their backs, this time on the 14U circuit.
Babe Ruth team re-energized for state tournament this weekend in The Dalles
Hermiston pitchers cool off hot bats in two victories For the first four games, The Dalles Little League 12U All Stars had everything going their way. They had already skipped past Columbia, John Day River, Bend North and Bend South, using a combination of pitching, hitting and defense to punch a final game ticket.
After loss in Saturday’s title game, TDLL 11U Stars eyeing a top 2014 return Although The Dalles’ 11U All Stars finished two wins short of continuing its season, they put on a powerful seven-day display that will carry over into 2014. Second place versus a high level of competition is a great accomplishment and now the hope to make another triumphant return to districts and beyond is steadily in place.
Babe Ruth squad scores 20 runs in dominant victory With his lineup further solidified with the inclusion of Dawson Reynier, The Dalles 15U Babe Ruth All Star coach Matt McCall sees his group coming together well as the state playoffs approach.
The Dalles Little League team upends Bend South 4-2 to earn a title game berth In an emotional battle Friday between The Dalles and Bend South, there were four game stoppages, including a 23-minute delay in the top of the sixth inning.
The Dalles’ 12U All Stars defeat Bend South 1-0 in seven-inning classic The final strike call took an eternity — a fitting end to a marathon classic duel between 12U little league powerhouses, The Dalles and Bend South. But, oh the joy of such a call.
Successful foundation is in place for another deep playoff run Needing to reel off seven straight wins in six consecutive games, The Dalles’ 10 U All Stars had their work cut out for them if they were going to chalk up a state qualification. Tuesday, that thought went by the wayside, as the Stars had their season cut short in a 14-1 final matchup against Hermiston in loser’s bracket play at Lava Ridge School.
TD squad drops Bend North by an 8-5 tally in a thrilling, extra-inning affair Through four innings, things looked grim for The Dalles 11U All Stars. They were down by a 4-1 score and the once potent offense had been stymied to the tune of one run on four hits. When a team is destined however, good things find a way to happen.
12U and 11U All Stars remain undefeated, 10U squad in loser’s bracket In two games, The Dalles 12U Stars have put on an offensive clinic. Henry Lee has posted a 1.000 batting average after two games, Andy Carlock is batting .571 and the trio of Ben Nelson, Jake Roetcisoender and Devon Eiesland are all at .500 to pace a TD group that has outscored its opponents by a combined 21-4.
Legion baseball squad breaks open 3-0 lead with six runs in fourth to post 11-1 win If the Columbia Gorge Hustlers are going to get a new winning-streak going, Friday’s dominant performance may do the trick. Five players notched two hits each, and Clay Copper added a 3 for 4 effort with two RBIs to lead the hustlers to an 11-1 victory over Redmond in American Legion baseball play in Redmond.
American Legion team has won seven of eight, playing best ball of summer The season-high seven-game winning streak may be gone, but there are reasons for optimism for the Columbia Gorge Hustlers in the 2013 summer campaign.
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