Tucson Swagger still alive at 14U Babe Ruth tournament; Ironwood Ridge wins 15U stateby Andy Morales on Jul. 14, 2013, under Sports
Ironwood Ridge (2-2), the Tucson Aztecs (0-2) and the Tucson Cubs (1-2) were all eliminated Sunday at the 14U Babe Ruth state tournament held at the Kino Sports Complex. The Tucson Show Swagger (2-1) was sent to the Elimination Bracket after they fell to Hamilton.
Hamilton has a day off and will play the winner of the Elimination Bracket for the championship on Tuesday night. The Swagger must beat the winner of Somerton and Surprise on Monday night to get to the final game.
14U Babe Ruth State Tournament
Kino Sports Complex: July 13-16
Sunday, July 14
Tucson Swagger 6, Tucson Cubs 5
Hamilton 10, Somerton 0
Hamilton 12, Swagger 2
Ironwood Dirtybirds 12, Tucson Aztecs 0
Surprise Attack 19, Yuma 17
Somerton 5, Ironwood 2
Surprise Attack 14, Cubs 13
Monday, July 15
Somerton vs. Attack, 5 pm
Swagger vs. Somerton/Attack winner 7:30 pm
Tuesday, July 16
Championship 5 pm
Hamilton vs. winner of Elimination Bracket
Winner advances to Pacific Southwest Regional: July 29-August 7 (Surprise, Arizona)
15U Babe Ruth Division
Ironwood Ridge beat Tucson Crush (Sunnyside) 5-2 to win the state championship held in Yuma. Nick Estrella from Ironwood was the tournament Most Valuable Player.
Ironwood will be the state representative in the Pacific Southwest Regionals to be held in Tucson starting July 27 that will feature state champions from Hawaii, Gaum, Northern, Central and Southern California, Nevada, Northern and Southern Utah and host team from Kino Baseball League, the Tucson Bobcats.
Pacific Southwest 15U Regional Tournament July 26-31: Kino Sports Complex