Carbon Babe Ruth All-Stars


The Carbon 15-Year-Old All-Star team competed in a tournament July 17-19 in Vernal. Carbon competed in two pre-tournament games July 17. Vernal defeated Carbon 10-1 in the first game and Blanding defeated the local team, 14-7.

Despite losing both practice games, Carbon kicked off the tournament strong by defeating Blanding 9-5. Several double plays were made by Carbon which made the game exciting.

During the second game of the tournament, Carbon lost to Vernal, 10-0. The team gave up 10 runs in the fifth inning and were unable to recover.

The third and final game of the Vernal tournament pitted Carbon against Blanding. The score was tied 2-2 at the top of the third inning. Carbon had two runs in the fifth while Blanding managed three runs during that inning. Blanding began to pull away from Carbon and was ahead 9-4 by the top of the sixth. Team work and strong crowd presence rallied Carbon to score 10 runs in the seventh. Despite the comeback, Carbon lost to Blanding, 15-14.

The Carbon 15-year-old All-Stars are coached by John Anselmo.

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