Baker 5th in American Legion wooden bat tourney
By Gerry Steele
Baker finished fifth Sunday at the annual Baker Wood Bats baseball tournament at the Baker Sports Complex.
Baker defeated Winnemucca No. 2, 9-5 in the fifth-place game.
Saturday, Baker lost 12-5 to Australia before tying Winnemucca No. 1 2-2 in nine innings. That game ended by time limit.
Friday, Baker split games with Winnemucca No. 2 and Milton-Freewater. Baker defeated Winnemucca No. 2, 5-2 but lost 6-3 to Milton-Freewater.
La Grande defeated Milton-Freewater 8-3 for third place.
Winnemucca No. 1 topped Australlia 5-1 for the title.
See more in Monday's Baker City Herald.