Thursday, July 17, 2008

Mount Olive 14U Wins State Championship

MOUNT OLIVE, NEW JERSEY - The Mount Olive Marauders 14 & Under Softball team won the Babe Ruth New Jersey State Championship on Tuesday night, by winning a double header over Hoboken.

Hoboken got off to an early 2-0 lead on a single, triple and an error. Mount Olive struck back in the bottom of the 1st inning with a bunt single from Cathy Drury after a stolen base and pass ball.

The game remained 2-1 till the bottom of the 3rd when Nicole Enslin lead off with a walk, Kelly Ashnault singled, then Shannon Haggerty also singled for bases loaded. Jeane Drury hit a grand slam that traveled over 300 feet to give Mount Olive a 5-2 lead. Mount Olive scored their final run in the bottom of the 6th and finished the season with 41 wins.

2008 Mount Olive Marauders 14U Softball team
1st row lying down: Allyson Haggerty and Jeane Drury. 2nd row: Bailey Hildebrant, Sarah Hess, Cathy Drury, and Shannon Haggerty. 3rd row: Angela Rydne, Lauren Roney, Kelly Ashnault, Nicole Enslin, and Jessica Scairpon. Coaches: Linda Hess, Tom Scairpon. Manger: Jim Drury

About Babe Ruth Softball Division
Babe Ruth League, Inc. is a non-profit, educational organization dedicated to serving all youth, both boys and girls. Since its inception in 1984, Babe Ruth Softball has shown tremendous growth. It has become a premier softball program throughout the United States and Canada.

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