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By Mike Motz
Sidney Sun-Telegraph 

10U Earns Runner-Up at State

 

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Top to Bottom, Left to Right: Top Row: Assistant Coaches J. Nesbitt, Mike Jaggers, Paul Gillham, Ryan Neumann, Head Coach Gabe Dorcey; Middle Row: Will Gillham, Jaxon Biesecker, Rhys Dorcey, Kyle Jaggers, Calvin Borgmann, Barrett Wiegand, Anderson Smelley, Cole Raffelson Bottom Row: Bat Boy Hoyt Wiegand, Carter Lipska, Grady Kendall, Daniel Nesbitt, Weston Neumann

The Sidney 10U baseball team traveled to Scottsbluff over the weekend for the Cal Ripken State Tournament, and came away with a second place showing to end their season with a 28-and-14 record.

The 10U team started the double-elimination tournament on Friday night with a 16-to-9 victory against Chadron. On Saturday they faced a dominant WESTCO squad, and fell by a score of 14-to-0. On Sunday, they were able to beat North Platte by a score of 7-to-2, putting the Sidney squad in the Championship Game against WESTCO. But the Scottsbluff squad was again too much for the Sidney boys, and they lost by a final of 9-to-0, earning second place in the tournament.

The 10U team had much success this season, playing in eight tournaments and earning three championships and two runner-up honors.

 

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