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Big Babe Ruth upset

Mike Traum

South Tahoe Babe Ruth playoff action continued Tueday, with the Barton Memorial Hospital A’s scoring a huge upset over the Laub & Laub Mariners, 16-2.

The A’s advanced to today’s championship game on a pitching gem from Sorrel Hebert. With good command of his arsenal, Hebert fanned six while walking just two. He helped himself on the other end with three hits and two RBIs.

The A’s meet the winner of Tuesday night’s other semifinal, either the Devil Rays or the Giants, in today’s 6:30 p.m. final at Todd Fields.

After two scoreless innings, the A’s pounded six runs in the third on hits by Danny Spencer, Hebert, Anthony Miranda, Ryan Cullen and Ben Marshall. Cullen, Marshall and Trent Gordon finished with two singles each, while Miranda doubled in two hits.

Chris Hannum tripled in three hits and Cavin Ross connected on a pair of basers for the Mariners, which had the league’s best record. Matt Olsen doubled.

Barton Memorial Hospital A’s 15, A.M Construction Rockies 7

In Monday’s first-round contest, the A’s got a complete-game effort from Cullen, who held the opposition to four hits while fanning three. He got stick help on Thomas Hunter’s single, double, triple and three runs scored. Spencer added four singles, as the A’s scored 11 times in the first inning. Cullen, Hebert and Miranda added doubles, with Hebert smacking three hits to direct the team to the second round.

Chris Leary doubled, while Tim Sprinkles, Tyler Bradford and Joe Deaton singled in the loss.

Shehadi Motors Giants 12, Huber Plumbing Pirates 6

Dustin Skiles went six innings and Josh Terry got the save as the Giants advanced. The pair led the squad at the dish, as Terry pasted a double in three hits and Skiles scored twice on three singles. Leo Rodelo, Colin Moulton, Andy Morrow and Jesse Kruger tagged two basers apiece. John Crabtree doubled in two runs.

T.J. Prevost doubled in two hits while Travis Ealy knocked a two-sacker.


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