Defeats Buena Vista to win year-end tourney

With two outs, runners on second and third and a two-run lead, the U11-U12 Gunnison black team needed one more out this past Friday to be crowned 2019 Cal Ripken summer baseball champions.

After a rough start to the top of the sixth inning, Gunnison black’s Kylee McDougal had notched back-to-back strikeouts. Buena Vista added one more run to their count — making the score 6-5 — before McDougal stepped on the rubber, looking for that final out.

It came with some help from the opposing team. Buena Vista committed a costly base running error while trying to score from third.



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