Batesville Herald Tribune, Batesville, Indiana

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July 18, 2014

Batesville hosts major Babe Ruth Tournament

Batesville’s team made it to the quarterfinals in the 10-and-under Central Indiana Babe Ruth Tournament hosted at The Plex here July 10-13. Muncie eliminated Batesville Saturday afternoon, July 12.

Riley defeated Muncie and Mooresville-Wilson won over Whiteland in the semifinals early Sunday, July 13.

Mooresville-Wilson bettered Riley Sunday afternoon for the Central Indiana championship in the 10-and-under division of Babe Ruth Baseball.

Seven teams participated in the tournament, bringing more than 120 people to Batesville.

“We have hosted several state level tournaments with great success,” said tournament organizer Grant Griffith. “They are always a great event to host and I am hoping to get another one next season as well.

“I really want to thank all the volunteers who stuck it out through the hot weather,” he added.

“I especially want to thank my softball group, Bill Phipps, Bill Weatherston and Brandon Kessens,” Griffith said. “They were there with me the entire weekend.”

Christopher Aune can be contacted at christopher.aune@batesvilleheraldtribune.com or 812-934-4343, Ext. 113.

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