by Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow — It was a busy weekend for the young Wellington baseball and softball players as Babe Ruth Tournaments were being held across the state. Wellington hosted a couple of Babe Ruth Tournament this weekend including the 10-year-old Cal Ripken Baseball Tournament at Worden Park and the 13-to-15-year-old district tournament at Sellers: Here is an update of tournaments that were played and special awards presented.
BABE RUTH BASEBALL:
16-18 years olds:
Wellington did not have a district tournament, and automatically qualified for state in Hesston, played over the weekend. Liberal defeated Wellington 12-10 in game one in a round-robin tournament Saturday. Wellington then came back to win the second game against Abilene 6-5.
No information was available for Sunday’s game against Moundridge.
Players winning the MVP and WOW’s include:
Vs. Liberal – MVP: Chantz Daugherty, WOW: Chevy Nuss.
Vs. Clearwater – MVP: Adam Hilt, WOW: Tray Cary.
Wellington rolled through the District 3 Kansas Babe Ruth Tournament at Sellers Park this weekend. The locals will now head to Junction City this Friday.