Port Angeles: Wilder wins two in regional Babe Ruth tournament

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Wilder opened its Babe Ruth Pacific Northwest Regional Tournament with a pair of wins this weekend.

The top two teams out of Wilder’s five-team pool will advance to bracket play, with the winner of the tournament going to the Babe Ruth World Series in Weimer, Texas.

Wilder has today off and plays again on Monday against Montana.

On Saturday Wilder won 6-2 over Whalley, a team from British Columbia.

Colin Anderson got the win on the mound, striking out five and pitching a complete game two-hitter for Wilder.

Nick Borchers and Danny Clawson were both 1-for-2 at the plate and each scored a run for Wilder.

Borchers also drove in a run.

Whalley committed four errors in the game to Wilder’s one.

Matt Lane had two RBIs for Wilder and Jordan Rhoads walked and scored a run.

Matt Johnson was 1-for-3 with a walk and scored three times for Wilder.

On Friday, Wilder pounded the host Southern Oregon team 11-0 in five innings.


The rest of the story appears in the Sunday Peninsula Daily News.

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