Alpine All-stars Win WBBA Little World Series
|An Alpine player watches as a teammate slides safely into home.|
Saturday wrapped up the WBBA Little World Series with the winning of the championship game by Alpine.
While the other teams played in the consolation bracket of the Little World Series, the championship bracket teams were obvious after Rigby, Idaho, Rose Park, Alpine and Washington Terrace teams topped the other teams in wins during tournament play on Tuesday through Thursday.
On Friday, Rigby went up against Rose Park. Rigby won 2-1 in a close game against Rose Park and prepared for the championship game they would be playing on Saturday.
Alpine and Washington Terrace played against each other as well to decide who would move on to the championship title. Alpine and Washington Terrace struggled to gain the lead in the close scoring game. Alpine eventually took a one run lead against Washington Terrace and ended the game in the lead 10-9.
Alpine played a tough game against Rigby, Idaho for the first and second place-deciding game on Saturday. Home runs were in abundance during this close game as the Alpine team took the lead and the championship from Rigby with a 13-8 win. After the loss, Rigby was left in second place.
|A Rigby Cyclone runner makes it past first base safely while Alpine's first baseman waits for the ball during the championship game on Saturday.|
In the other championship bracket game on Saturday, Rose Park and Washington Terrace competed against each other for third and fourth place. Rose park won 9-0 against Washington Terrace, taking third place for themselves and leaving Washington Terrace in fourth place.
In consolation play, Carbon County's two local teams played their best.
Helper played Kearns on Friday and won 5-3 against them.
Carbon Blue also won on Friday against Morgan in a close scoring game. Carbon Blue finished the game with a 9-8 win against Morgan.
On Saturday, Helper went up against the South Cache team who had won the previous day as well. South Cache easily took the win after taking a 10 run lead against Helper. The game ended with a 12-2 win for South Cache.
Carbon Blue went up against Idaho Falls on Saturday. Carbon Blue looked good for the win after Idaho Falls Westside lost against Vernal Blue 7-4 the previous day. Even though Carbon Blue played hard, they couldn't complete enough runs to bring themselves into the lead against the Idaho Falls Westside team who ended the game with a win of 16-5.