BABE RUTH TOURNEY STARTS SATURDAY

July 05, 2002 12:00 am

Thirteen-year-old Babe Ruth baseball players begin their annual district tournament Saturday in Baker City.

The Union County Nationals play the Baker Americans at 5 p.m., and the Union County Americans play the Baker Nationals at 8 p.m.

Games in the round-robin tournament are being played at the Baker Sports Complex and Leo Adler Field.

On Sunday, the Union County Americans play the Baker Americans at 11 a.m., and the Union County Nationals play the Baker Nationals at 8 p.m. On Monday, the Union County Americans meet the Snake River Valley Americans at 11 a.m. and the Union County Nationals play the Snake River Valley Nationals at 2 p.m.

Tuesday's schedule has the Nationals playing Wallowa Valley at 11 a.m. and the Americans playing Harney/Grant at 2 p.m.

Championship bracket play starts Wednesday.

The 14-15-year-olds tournament begins July 14 in Ontario.

The rosters for the Union County teams are listed below:

Union County Nationals

Cody Childs, Ryan DeWitt, Taylor Evans, Justin Hamill, Travis Hudson, Nathan Humphreys, Jordan Lanman, DJ May, Mitch Myers, Kaden Titus, Landon Weaver, Kyle Witty. Manager Mark Lanman. Coaches Alan Childs, Jeff Weaver.

Union County Americans

Tim Cox, Kyle Corbin, Kole Guentert, Timothy Longwell, Greg Mills, Bryan Noyes, Kody Papineau, River Rice, Justin Sanders, Koa Stark, Julian Williams, Steven Conklin. Manager Tom Freels. Coach Pete Caldwell.