15-year-olds lose in regional

Published 9:40 pm Tuesday, August 3, 2004

By Staff
The Niles 15-year-old Babe Ruth All-Star team saw its postseason run come to an end Saturday. The state champions dropped two games in the Ohio Valley Regional in Mattoon, Ill.
Niles was shutout in the first game, a 3-0 loss to Southern Indiana. Monte Ort took the loss, though he gave up no earned runs and struck out eight batters. Ort, Dustin Anderson, Keith Bouwkamp and Aaron Koziel all singled in the game.
In the second game, Niles lost to West Virginia 12-1 in seven innings. Koziel took the loss, with relief help from Kevin Ostrowski. Niles had just three hits in the game. Anderson had a double with Ort and Josh Teeter singling.