FARGO, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – Devils Lake used one big inning to get by Valley City and into a state qualifying game with a 12-0 win Thursday afternoon in Fargo at the East Divisional Sr. Babe Ruth Baseball tournament.
The Storm scored 10 runs in the fourth inning to break open a two-run game on the way to a win in a loser out game. Devils Lake had four hits in the inning but were helped out by six Valley City errors to score ten unearned runs.
Aiden Moser had two rbi singles in the inning. Connor Larson had a rbi on an error. Hunter Swanson had an rbi single and Nate Grafsgaard had an rbi single.
Valley City left four runners on base in the game, all were in scoring position. Easton Hesch, Grady Karges and Corey Nelson all had hits for the Royals who fall to 21-12.
Since they are hosting the state tournament, Valley City will be the number four seedout of the East and will play the last game of the day one at 7:30 on Tuesday August 4th at Charlie Brown Field.
Fargo Bombers 10, West Fargo Aces 8 ( Aces eliminated)
Devils Lake 12, Valley City 0 (Royals Eliminated)
West Fargo Vets 7, Fargo Jets 6
State Qualifying Game: Devils Lake 4, Fargo Bombers 0 (Bombers Eliminated)
1:00pm Devils Lake vs. Fargo Jets (loser is #3 seed. Valley City is #4. )
4:00pm Devils Lake vs. West Fargo Jets
If a second championship game is needed, that will be at 10:00am Saturday.