The Ottumwa Courier


August 19, 2013

Westchester, California hands Ottumwa first Babe Ruth World Series loss



The loss leaves both Westchester and Ottumwa at 1-1 in the American Pool of the Babe Ruth Baseball 13-15 World Series. The top three of five teams in the pool advance to bracket elimination play, which starts on Thursday.

Ottumwa returns to the diamond Tuesday morning, facing Saginaw Valley, Michigan at 10 a.m.


Westchester, California 5, Ottumwa 2

Westchester 020 003 0 — 5 5 2

Ottumwa 100 001 0 — 2 4 2

Westchester battery — Ulysses Perez (W, 1-0) (7IP, 4H, 2R, 2ER, 5K), Anthony Chavez catching.

2B — Matthew Kanfer.

Hits — Kanfer 2-4, Perez 2-4, Carlos Jacobo 1-4.

RBI — Kanfer 3, Perez.

Runs — Cameren Landrith 2, Cristian Amador, Jacobo, Perez.

Ottumwa battery — Brok Hopwood (L, 0-1) (2IP, 3H, 3R, 2ER, 3K, 2BB) and Gage Ryder (5IP, 2H, 2R, ER, 4K, 5BB), Chase Wood catching.

2B — Hopwood.

Hits — Trenton Fowler 1-2, Hopwood 1-2, Andrew Mitchell 1-3, Wood 1-3.

RBI — Hopwood 2.

Runs — Fowler, Wood.

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