News and Tribune

August 4, 2013

BABE RUTH WORLD SERIES: Floyds Knobs splits on Saturday

12-and-under stars finish pool play 3-1


ALACHUA, Fla. — After beating Creeks, Fla., 4-2 on Saturday morning, Santa Fe, Fla., scored three runs in the first three innings and handed Flodys Knobs its first loss in the 12-and-under Babe Ruth World Series, 3-2 on Saturday.

Floyds Knobs begins the double-elimination portion of the tournament today. It will face Gilchrist, Fla., at 8:30 a.m. and will pay at either 12:30 p.m. or 2:30 p.m. in its second game, depending on the results of the earlier game.

In the win over Creeks, Cassie Thomerson had three singles and Taryn Weddle hit a double and a single.

Abby Letson and Thomerson combined to hold Creeks to two runs on two hits.

In the loss to Santa Fe, Floyds Knobs out-hit its opponent 9-4 but Santa Fe made the most of its four hits. Alexis McCullough and Gillian Coffey had two hits apiece for the Southern Indiana stars.

Floyds Knobs finished pool play at 3-1.