LONG VIEW, Wash — The Lumber River Babe Ruth team was handed their first loss of the Babe Ruth World Series in Long View, Washington, as they fell to Waterford, Connecticut 4-3 on Sunday afternoon.
Waterford scored four runs in the first inning of the game, but was unable to crack the scoreboard for the remainder of the affair. Lumber River added runs in the fourth and fifth innings, but despite putting 10 hits onto the board, were unable to complete the comeback.
Ethan Chavis and McKinley Strickland both had two hits for Lumber River in the game, with only three members of the team not joining them in that category.
Branjer Jones left the game after only one third of an inning pitched before being relieved by McKinley Strickland who completed the game.
Lumber River will play against Broomall-Newton, Pennsylvania today at 3 pm. EST. You can find more on the World Series by visiting www.longviewworldseries.com.