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Three Babe Ruth Teams Celebrate State Titles

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Posted at 10:57 PM, Jul 17, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-18 05:15:45-04

Tallahassee, Fla (WTXL)  --- For the first time in the modern era of the Babe Ruth League, three Tallahassee-Leon teams are celebrating state titles. The 13 and under, 14 and under, and 15 and under teams all won state titles over the weekend.

"The TLBR has a long 62 year tradition of excellence and has taken much pride in representing the greater Tallahassee area in the Babe Ruth International league,"  Neal Evans league treasurer said via a facebook post.  "There are 43 boys with parents and coaches in town that are forming life-long memories."  
 
The 15U team won 3-2 over Lafayette.  The 14U team defeated  Fernandina Beach 12-2.  The 13U team topped Fort Caroline 3-0.  Jay Brown hit a homerun for the 13U team and AJ Thorp tossed a complete game shutout striking out four batters.   All three teams advance to Southeast Regional beginning on July 26th.