Fernandina Beach Wins Babe Ruth North Florida State Championship
Babe Ruth North Florida State Championship
Fernandina Beach beat Dinsmore 9 to 3 to win the 2010 North Florida Babe Ruth 15U (15 and under) State Championship. The championship game was played Sunday, July 25th and with victory came Fernandina’s advancement to the Regional Championship held in Matthew, North Carolina the first weekend in August.

Here are the scores from this weekend’s Babe Ruth tournament played on Amelia Island:

Thursday’s Games
Dinsmore 7 Orange Park 2
Starke-Bradford 6 Julington Creek 5
Fernandina Beach 6 Fort White 4
Dinsmore 6 Jacksonville Beach 5

Friday’s Games
Julington Creek 4 Fort White 2 (Fort White eliminated)
Fernandina Beach 8 Starke-Bradford 7 (8 innings)
Jacksonville Beach 18 Julington Creek 7 (Julington Creek eliminated)
Starke-Bradford 12 Orange Park 1 (Orange Park eliminated)

Saturday’s Games
Fernandina Beach 13 Dinsmore 1
Jacksonville Beach 6 Starke-Bradford 2 (Starke-Bradford eliminated)
Dinsmore 10 Jacksonville Beach 4 (Jacksonville Beach eliminated)

Here is just some of the action from this weekend:

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It is estimated that 300 boys and girls participate in Fernandina Beach Babe Ruth baseball each year, establishing an environment to learn teamwork and discipline. The season begins in March and runs through November and this year Fernandina hosted the North Florida State Tournament bringing parents, grandparents and friends of these great young players to Amelia Island.

Congratulations Fernandina Beach!!!

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