Elko tops South Tahoe Babe Ruth 13 All-Stars
South Tahoe and Elko eached sprayed out seven hits, but the Elko Babe Ruth 13 All-Stars used nine walks, six stolen bases and five errors to score a 8-2 state tournament victory Saturday in Sparks.
Starting pitcher Jared Bratton shut out South Tahoe for five innings.
Chris Diana and Garrett Gibb hit RBI singles in the sixth inning to account for all of South Tahoe’s scoring. Ian Rice and Diana scored South Tahoe’s runs.
Elko scored all of the runs it needed during a three-run second inning against Diana. Four walks and two errors led to the scoring.
David Schue relieved Diana in the second inning and pitched the rest of the way for South Tahoe. He pitched three scoreless innings but was touched up for two runs in the fourth and three more in the sixth.