The Orofino Babe Ruth Team(s) were one group of 19 cohesive players ranging in age from 13-15. The players were divided up to make up two teams (i.e. Orofino Team 1 and Orofino Team 2) with the mindset this would provide the maximum experience and playing time for all players during the regular season. In addition to the two Orofino teams, Kamiah, Lapwaii, Timberline, Grangeville, Clearwater Valley and McCall rounded out the 8 team league.
Orofino Team 1: Regular Season Record (6-3); Overall Record (8-4)
Drew Hanna, Caleb Johnson, Dashel Barlow, Ryder Cram, Matthew Caster, Alex Powers, Emmett Lilly, Sean Larsen, Silas Naranjo. Alternates: Steven Bradbury and Nick Drobish. Coaches: Adam Hanna and Rocky Barlow.
Orofino Team 2: Regular Season Record (7-3); Overall Record (8-4)
Steven Bradbury, Nick Drobish, Loudan Cochran, Tanner East, Tucker Malloy, Bobby Waller, Landon Hudson, Slade Sneddon, Justice Craig. Alternates: Dashel Barlow and Drew Hanna. Coaches, Mark Cochran, Steve Bradbury and Mark Drobish.
The Babe Ruth Tournament was hosted by Clearwater Valley in 2019. On June 25, Kamiah defeated Orofino Team 1 in the semi-final game with an 8-7 come from behind victory. Orofino Team 2 defeated Clearwater Valley in the other semi-final game by a score of 19-4.
On June 26, Orofino Team 1 defeated Clearwater Valley by a score of 18-9 to claim 3rd place. In the Championship Game, Kamiah scored the game winning run in the bottom of the final inning to claim the title over Orofino Team 2 by a score of 15-14.