Mid-Illinois Concrete Wins Junior Title, Taylor Law, JCR Carpentry Advance To Prep League Championship


Published on July 25 2013 7:56 am
Last Updated on July 25 2013 10:45 am
Written by Millie Lange

Mid-Illinois Concrete edged Midland States Bank 3-2 to win the championship of the Junior Babe Ruth League Tournament Wednesday evening at Paul Smith Field.

Mid-Illinois Concrete stepped out to a 2-0 first inning lead then tacked on what would prove to be the winning run, in the sixth. Midland States Bank attempted a comeback with two runs in the top of the seventh.

Kyle Smith picked up the pitching win on a two-hitter. Smith had a single and drove in a run.

Nick Grunloh led Midland States Bank with a two singles, a double and an RBI.

At Paul Smith Field

Championship Game

Midland States Bank           000    000    2    --    2-7-4

Mid-Illinois Concrete          200    001    x    --    3-2-0

WP -- Kyle Smith. LP -- Bryan Jansen.

Midland States Bank -- Nick Grunloh, 2 singles, double, 1 RBI; no other players and hits listed

Mid-Illinois Concrete -- Kyle Smith, single, 1 RBI; other hit not listed



Taylor Law and JCR Carpentry advanced to the championship game of the Babe Ruth Prep League with victories Wednesday evening at Evergreen Hollow Park.

Taylor Law won the opening game while JCR Carpentry defeated Tingley Insurance 6-4 to take the second game.

The championship game is scheduled tonight at 7.