Babe Ruth, Napoleon Duel to Split

Nate Rodriguez pitched seven District innings for 15 strikeouts and batted 3-of-3 Thursday as Valley City Babe Ruth took 6-2 revenge on Napoleon for June 17’s road loss.

“It was a good win for us, especially to make up for that loss out in Napoleon,” Babe Ruth head coach Lance Lukes said. “We struck out too many times at the plate and left a few to many guys on base, but came through with some clutch hits and picked up a good win.”

Napoleon dynamite pitching held Valley City hitless in the three-inning, 4-0 non-District finisher.

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