10U all-stars

The Ellensburg 10U girls team finished as runner-up at the 2019 Babe Ruth Regional Softball Tournament.

The Ellensburg 10U girls finished as runner-ups at the 2019 Babe Ruth Regional Softball Tournament.

The 10U All Stars headed to The Dalles, Oregon, July 5-8 to compete for the Babe Ruth Regional Championship.

Over the course of six games in three days, the All Stars scored 63 runs and gave up 60, finishing with a 3-3 record and second-place finish.

Ember Leonard pitched a complete game in the semifinals. Leonard notched 10 strikeouts and gave up only one hit in a 14-6 victory. Leah Weekes went 2-for-3 at the plate which included a double and inside-the-park home run. Carli Gay was 2-for-3 with two runs scored and Paisley Kuehl was 1-for-1 with one run scored. Ellensburg moved on to face The Dalles National team in the Championship game.

The Dalles held a 1-0 lead after two innings. Over the next four innings, The Dalles sunk the All Stars from Ellensburg with 14 runs capitalizing on walks, errors and timely hitting. The final score was The Dalles 15, Ellensburg All Stars 5.

Over the regional weekend Carli Gay was 9-for-15 at the plate (.600 avg.), 10 runs scored and five stolen bases. Addison Conley was 6-for-11 (.545 avg.) with 11 runs scored and seven stolen bases. Leah Weekes was 6-for-13 (.462 avg.), seven runs scored and five stolen bases. Ember Leonard was 6-for-16 (.400 avg.) and seven runs scored. Maycen Kraft was 3-for-8 (.375 avg) with seven walks and four runs scored. Taeya Willis was 3-for-13 (.231 avg). with seven runs scored.

Ellensburg 10U Fastpitch All Stars finished its season with a 9 win, 9 loss, and one tie record over the course of 37 days. All these players will return to the EYBS League in 2020.

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