Midcoast 15s down Augusta, fall to Apple Valley in District Playoffs

THOMASTON – The Babe Ruth District 2 Tournament is off and running at the Oceanside baseball field.
Midcoast's Ben Ripley was on fire as he led the team on the mound and at the plate. (Photo by Ron Hawkes)
Click here for the full photo gallery from the Midcoast vs Augusta game

Friday in the 11:30 game it was the Midcoast 15s taking on Augusta and coming away with a 4-1 win.

Ben Ripley had an outstanding game, pitching 4 1/3 innings allowing one run on one hit and four walks while striking out five. At the plate, he helped himself with a single, double, two runs, two RBIs, and four stolen bases.

Wyatt Fillmore, Luke Hamlin, and Dakota Payson also pitched for Midcoast allowing two hits and three walks.

Carson Murphy had a RBI triple for Midcoast as well as playing solid defense at first base.

Midcoast's Carson Murphy hustles to first to beat the runner on an unassisted play. (Photo by Ron Hawkes)
 
Jacob Brown pitched for Augusta going six innings allowing four runs on four hits and five walks with six strikeouts.

Nick Holland had a single, double, run and a stolen base for Augusta.

Here are the scores and upcoming games.
Game 1 - Midcoast 15, Coastal North 7
Game 2 - Apple Valley 9, Coastal West 4
Game 3 - Midcoast 4, Augusta 1
Game 4 - Coastal West 12, Coastal North 2 (Coastal North eliminated)
Game 5 - Apple Valley 10, Midcoast 7

Saturday games
Game 6 - Coastal West vs Augusta 2:15 p.m.
Game 7 - Midcoast vs Coastal West/Augusta winner 4:45 p.m.

Sunday game(s)
Game 8 - Apple Valley vs Winner Game 7 2:25 p.m.
Game 9 - IF GAME (30 minutes following Game 8)

(Photo by Ron Hawkes)

(Photo by Ron Hawkes)

(Photo by Ron Hawkes)

(Photo by Ron Hawkes)

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