Orofino Babe Ruth ended the season with a win over Grangeville, taking 1st Place in the Central Idaho League (CIL) Tournament on Wednesday, June 29. Orofino Babe Ruth is a growing program that has shown great success in the last two years. This year we had 30 rostered players with two full teams, Orofino Blue and Orofino Gray.
Orofino Blue was coached by Head Coach Matt Gamble and assistant coaches, Will Crockett, Jeff Wicks and Dave Olive. Orofino Blue finished with an undefeated season and took first place in the CIL Tournament, beating Grangeville with a 6-2 victory. Jake Runia was awarded the Tournament MVP. Coach Gamble said, “Everyone on the team contributed to the successful season and the players continue to grow athletically. I’m proud of their exhibition of great sportsmanship.”