Local Sports From Weekend


Published on July 23 2012 10:21 am
Last Updated on July 23 2012 1:19 pm
Written by Millie Lange


Jasper County captured the championship of the Babe Ruth 13U Tournament at Boys & Girls Park in Newton to advance to the Ohio Valley Regional in Somerset, Ky. Jasper County edged Richland County 2-1 Sunday to pick up the victory by scoring a run in the top of the seventh.

In Saturday action, Jasper County edged Effingham 9-8 in eight innings. Richland County blasted Crawford County 13-3. Crawford County ended up with a fourth-place finish. Richland County then met Effingham and edged the homestanders 6-5. Effingham captured third place.


Danville Post 210 handed Shelby County Legion Posts 289-611-725 a 13-3 loss Sunday in District Tournament action in Paris. Danville jumped out to a 3-0 lead and had three runs in the second and eight innings and single runs in the third, fourth, fifth and ninth innings.

Leading Shelby County Legion was Mike Baker with two singles and Brady Walker with a triple. Shelby County is now 26-14 overall and will be back in action Tuesday at 5 p.m. against Paris.

Danville Post 210    331  101  031  --  13-18

Shelby Co. Legion   000  003  000  --     3- 7

WP -- Chase Thurston. LP -- Ryne Floyd.

Danville Post 210 -- Brock Drews, 2 singles, double, 2 RBI; Tyler McKenzie, 2 singles, double, home run, 1 RBI; Cole Burton, 3 singles, double, 2 RBI; Jake England, single, double, 2 RBI; Tyler Knight, single, 2 RBI; Hunter Krauel, single, 3 RBI; Bryce Bowling, single, double; Zack Girton, single

Shelby County Legion Posts 289-611-725 -- Kyle Floyd, single; Brady Walker, triple; Luke Hatfield, single; Nicholas Ferris, single, 1 RBI; Jake Baker, single, 2 RBI; Mike Baker, 2 singles