State Babe Ruth baseball tourneys in Whitefish, C-Falls

Print Article

The Daily Inter Lake

Babe Ruth baseball state tournaments for 13U, 14U and 15U divisions will begin play on Thursday at Memorial Field in Whitefish and Sapa-Johnsrud Memorial Field in Columbia Falls.

State champions in each division will advance to Pacific Northwest Regional action — 13U in Meridian, Idaho, starting July 18; 14U in Calgary, Alberta, on July 22; and 15U in Kelso, Washington, on July 22. Regional winners move on to the Babe Ruth World Series — 13U is in Mountain Home, Arkansas; U14 in Glen Ellen, Virginia; U15 in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee. All three World Series tournament action begins Aug. 10.

Glacier and Kalispell will have teams competing in all three state tournaments, which conclude with championship games on Sunday.

Glacier Babe Ruth is hosting state play and admission is free. Full concessions are at both fields.

Former Major League Baseball pitcher Steve Ontiveros, from Scottsdale, Arizona, will be throwing out the first pitch in Glacier’s U15 opener versus Glendive at Memorial Field in Whitefish at 6 p.m. Thursday.

Ontiveros spent 10 seasons (1985-95) in the majors with Oakland, Philadelphia and Seattle. He had a 34-31 record, 19 saves and an ERA of 3.67. He started 73 games.

He pitched in the 1995 All-Star Game and was the American League ERA leader in 1994.

15U State

All Games at Memorial Field, Whitefish

Pool A — Kalispell, Hi-Line, Belgrade, Miles City

Pool B — Glacier, Glendive, Havre

Thursday’s Schedule

8 a.m. — Kalispell vs. Belgrade

10:30 a.m. — Havre vs. Glendive

1 p.m. — Hi-Line vs. Miles City

3:30 p.m. — Kalispell vs. Hi-Line

6 p.m. — Glacier vs. Glendive.

14U State

All Games at Sapa-Johnsrud Memorial Field, Columbia Falls

Pool — Glacier, Kalispell, Hi-Line

Thursday’s Schedule

1 p.m. — Kalispell vs. Hi-Line

6 p.m. — Hi-Line vs. Glacier

Friday’s Schedule

10:30 a.m. — Glacier vs. Kalispell

13U State

Pool A — Belgrade, Glacier, Miles City

Pool B — Kalispell, Helena, Bozeman, Bitterroot

Thursday’s Schedule

At Sapa-Johnsrud Memorial Field

8 a.m. — Helena vs. Bozeman

10:30 a.m. — Belgrade vs. Miles City

3:30 p.m. — Glacier vs. Miles City

8:30 p.m. — Helena vs. Bitterrot

Memorial Field

8:30 p.m. — Kalispell vs. Bozeman

Print Article

Read More Local Sports

Glacier, Eureka, Libby spikers roll

September 21, 2017 at 6:00 am | Daily Inter Lake Two days removed from a tight match at Missoula Big Sky, Glacier had a much easier time with another Missoula school on Thursday night. The Wolfpack defeated Missoula Hellgate 25-19, 25-12, 25-14 ...

Comments

Read More

Bigfork’s Young, Whitefish girls 1st in cross country

September 21, 2017 at 6:00 am | Daily Inter Lake The Daily Inter Lake THOMPSON FALLS — Bigfork’s Anya Young took individual honors while the team title went to Whitefish in girls action at the Thompson Falls Invitational cross country meet on Th...

Comments

Read More

SOCCER: Hellgate sweeps Flathead; Glacier blanks Big Sky

September 21, 2017 at 6:00 am | Daily Inter Lake The Daily Inter Lake The Flathead boys nearly knocked off the defending state champs, leading into the second half before the Missoula Hellgate Knights edged out a 2-1 Western AA conference boys...

Comments

Read More

CROSSTOWN FOOTBALL: Legendary meeting for Flathead, Glacier

September 21, 2017 at 6:00 am | Daily Inter Lake After four weeks of delays, Flathead and Glacier will finally get a chance to play at Legends Stadium. That the game comes against each other is a lucky coincidence. Nearly a month of constructi...

Comments

Read More

Contact Us

News: (406) 837-5131
Advertising: 406-758-4410
Bigfork Eagle
c/o Daily Inter Lake
PO Box 7610
Kalispell, MT 59904

©2017 Bigfork Eagle Terms of Use Privacy Policy
X
X