South Tahoe All-Stars swept at Babe Ruth 14-year-old regional tournament |

South Tahoe All-Stars swept at Babe Ruth 14-year-old regional tournament

Anthony Gentile
The South Tahoe All-Stars finished their season in the Babe Ruth 14-year-old Pacific Southwest Regional tournament played in Murray, Utah.
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MURRAY, Utah — A team of local All-Stars couldn’t break through at the Babe Ruth 14-year-old Pacific Southwest Regional tournament. Representing Nevada, the South Tahoe All-Stars lost a pair of games in consecutive days Tuesday and Wednesday, July 26-27, at Ken Price Field to end their postseason run.

South Tahoe opened the double-elimination tournament with a 7-1 loss to Central California (Reedly) on Tuesday, July 26. The All-Stars scored in the top of the fifth to make it 3-1, but gave up four runs unanswered en route to defeat.

Chris Hoefer collected a team-high two hits for South Tahoe in its regionals opener. Right-hander Rico Aguila started and lasted 5.2 innings, allowing seven runs on 10 hits with one strikeout.

The following afternoon, South Tahoe was eliminated with a 21-0 loss to Hawaii (Hawaii Sluggers). Hoefer collected both of South Tahoe’s two hits in the loss and Connor Long drew a team-high two walks.

South Tahoe’s 14-year-old All-Stars featured Aguila, Hoefer, Long, Josh Brackett, Caleb Caramazza, Kyle Clark, Carson Cobel, Colby Glaze, Jaxon Kennedy and Pearce Tanner. The coaching staff included Connor Long, Mike Sigala and Jim Kennedy.

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