Published on Wednesday, 30 November -0001 00:00
Pearl Lake Babe Ruth team takes second at State
Pearl Lake finished the year with a 10-0 record for League Play. In playoffs they had a 2-1 record. The State Tournament was Aug. 5-8 in Fergus Falls. In double elimination play, they beat Ashby 16-0 in five innings and Fosston 7-1 Thursday, Aug. 5. Friday, Aug. 6, they lost to Browerville 7-17.
Saturday, Aug. 7, they beat Hawley 5-3 and started their game with New York Mills. The game was called because of a tornado warning and a severe storm front moving through Fergus Falls. Play resumed Sunday morning with a win for Pearl Lake 13-7. The Lakers then beat Melrose 5-1, to proceed to the championship game against Browerville. The boys fought hard and just kept coming back with more hits and men on base. After a long battle Browerville won 10-4.
Congratulations to the Pearl Lake team for all their hard work.