10U Forks softball team playing in Western Regionals

10U softball team
Chris Cook - Forks Forum photo 

The 10U Forks Babe Ruth softball team qualified for state play at Hoquiam this week. Here the team parades around a Tillicum Park diamond on July 5 during the opening ceremonies of the West End Youth League-hosted 61st Annual Washington State Babe Ruth Fast Pitch Tournament. Some 20 teams competed in games played both at Duncan Fields and at the Tillicum ball fields. Many community volunteers lent a hand in staging the tournament which ran four days and filled sidewalks and motel rooms in Forks.

Forks Radio KFKB Radio 1490 AM is scheduled to broadcast the West  Regional Babe Ruth 10U Forks Allstars  fast pi tch games begi nni ng  Thursday morning, July 19 from Gable  Field at Hoquiam High School. Lower  Columbia College Red Devil radio-T.V.  announcer Oly Archibald will have the  live play by play. The Forks 10U team  just finished 3rd in the state Babe  Ruth Tournament to qualify for the  West Regionals. The Forks All-stars are  led by ace pitchers Julia Lausche and  Jayden Olson.  The 10U team’s first games begins on  Thursday at 3 p.m. against Umpqua  Valley. The 10U team then plays Friday,  July 20 at 8 a.m. against Ellensburg, at  10 a.m. against Meridian Idaho and at 4  p.m. versus Hoquiam.  The weekend scheduled for the Forks  team will depend on how pool play  goes for them on Friday. The double  elimination finals are set for Saturday  and Sunday.


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