Truckee Babe Ruth All-Stars advance past South Shore tournament | SierraSun.com
YOUR AD HERE »

Truckee Babe Ruth All-Stars advance past South Shore tournament

Sun News Service report

Truckee split its first two weekend games in the Babe Ruth 13-15 All-Star state-qualifying tournament in South Lake Tahoe.

Fernley outscored Truckee 11-9 on Saturday in its tournament opener on Saturday at Todd Fields. Truckee pushed across four runs in the first inning but didnand#8217;t score again until the fourth inning.

Truckee was led by Aaron Pado with one hit and three runs scored, Andy McKechnie with two hits and two runs, and Baird Bishop with two hits and a run.

Truckee bounced back to rout Hawthorne 16-2 in an elimination game on Sunday.

Travis Ferre and Bradley Larramendy combined to give up just three hits while striking out four.

Truckee broke it open with a nine-run second inning. Key hits were delivered by Pado, McKechnie, Timmy Cooper, Cameron Powell and Jack DeRyk. Cooper, DeRyk and McKechnie each supplied two hits. Erik Holmer socked a double and scored three runs.

Truckee won an elimination game on Sunday night against Fernley before taking down Battle Mountain, 10-9, in a thriller. Truckee trailed 5-0 in the first inning but came back to win. That advanced them to the finals Tuesday night against South Tahoe. Both teams advance to this weekendand#8217;s state finals at Governorand#8217;s Bowl in Reno (hosted by Reno West).


Support Local Journalism

 

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Lake Tahoe, Truckee, and beyond make the Sierra Sun's work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Your donation will help us continue to cover COVID-19 and our other vital local news.

For tax deductible donations, click here.

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User