Pharos-Tribune

July 18, 2013

Logan Babe Ruth teams enjoy success


Pharos-Tribune

---- — Logan Babe Ruth teams enjoy success

Four Logansport Babe Ruth teams qualified for state tournament play this summer.

The Logan 13s won their district in Goodland and are playing in Crown Point for state. Brantlen Collins, Austin Harmon and Zach White were chosen for the North/South All Star team and will play July 27 in Crown Point.

In state competition, the Logansport 13s beat Highland 10-8 last Wednesday, beat South Bend Eastside 13-3 last Friday, beat Schererville 2-1 last Sunday and play Friday at 8 p.m. vs. Crown Point. (Schererville’s 13s won the 12-year-old state last year and didn’t lose a game in the district or state tournaments last year.)

The Logan 14s won their district in Rochester and are playing in LaPorte for state. Brayden Wilson and Zach Overway were chosen for the North/South All Star team and will play July 27 in Crown Point.

In LaPorte the Logansport 14s beat LaPorte 6-2 on Friday, beat South Bend Eastside 8-3 on Sunday and play Friday vs. Schererville.

The Logan 15s were runners up in the district in Logansport and are playing at Maconaquah for state. Chad Clifford and Austin Muller were chosen for the North/South All Star team and will play July 27th in Crown Point.

In Bunker Hill, the Logansport 15s lost to Kokomo 5-4 on Friday, beat Maconaquah 17-6 on Sunday and played Munster Wednesday.

Logan’s senior Babe Ruth team (16-18 year olds) won its district at Taylor and played in Crown Point for state.

Lewis Cass holding football camps

WALTON — The Lewis Cass Championship Football Camp will be held from Monday through Friday next week at the Lewis Cass practice fields.

Session I will run from 8-9:30 each morning for boys entering grades 3-6. Non-contact instruction in skills fundamental to the game of football will be the emphasis of the week.

Session II will run 10-noon each day for boys entering grades 7 and 8. Helmets and shoulder pads will be issued for semi-live contact work.

Cost of camp is $35. Athletes may register the first day of camp.

High school technique camp will be 6-8 p.m. each evening. High school athletes interested in playing football this fall should attend. There is no fee for the high school camp.

Lewis Cass 8U wins softball state title

MENTONE — The Lewis Cass 8-and-under softball all-stars won the Town and Country state championship over the weekend.

Lewis Cass defeated Mentone (12-9) and Akron (9-2), lost to Alexandria (12-2), then won over Mentone (14-9) and Alexandria twice (11-7, 13-7).

These girls finished a four week, four tourney schedule that began June 16 and finished July 15 with a record of 18 wins and 2 losses.

Team members included Savannah Bowser, Isabelle Woolever, Emma Logan, Kaitlyn Benner, Madison Dormer, Emma Landrum, Brylee Boettjer, Kaitlyn Harris, Elly Logan, Leah Willison, Kaylie Williams, Nevaeh Gordon and Madi Brown and coaches Matt Benner, Larry Cunningham, Tom Gordon, Brandon Williams and Rusty Logan.

Logansport hosting HS football camp

Logansport is hosting a high school football camp next week beginning at 6 p.m. daily Monday through Thursday.

Players should meet at the stadium at 6 p.m. Monday.