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West End All Star Update
West End 16 - 18 All Stars won the Babe Ruth Middle Atlantic Regional and finished 3rd.
West End 14 All Stars finish 5th in Mid-Atlantic Regionals
West End 15 All Stars finish Runner up in Mid-Atlantic Regionals
West End 13 All Stars lost in the Pennsylvania State Championship Game.
West End Proud!
13 Year Olds
Adam Aldenderfer, Grant Bachman, James Batkowski, Austin Best, Kydreece Burks, Matthew Conklin, Eli Eberhart, Aiden Evans, Ryan Evans, Caleb Fausnayught, Connor Griffin, Joseph Signor, Ben Stoetzel and Griffin Vollman
Manager, Tom Marnon, Coaches Pat Vollman, Scott Niklaus, Jeff Conklin and Mike Bachman
14 Year Olds:
Tommy Aversa, Nick Barone, Tyler Bauder, Owen Berry, Ryan Bognaski, Michael Collyer, Spencer Gross, Nolan Kutney, Cooper Larson, Landon Lorson, Atreyu Murray, Josh Ranmey, Carter Sagon, Cam Sims and Xavier Taylor
Manager George Lepley, Coaches Jim Bennett, Joe Dunn and Lucas Mahaffey
15 Year Olds:
Dane Armson, Oven Anderson, Owen Arndt,Josh Burger, Derek Gehr, Dallas Griess, Braedon Mazzante, Logan Ott, Caleb Reddy, Joeb Schurer, Eli Sellinger,Joel Verico, Gavin Walker and Noah Wright
Manager, Nate Mazzante, Bing Gehr, Mark Rogers and Keith Armson
16 - 18Year Olds:
Trip Breen, Quentin Brown, Kyle Caringi, Logan Edmonds, Tanner Esposito, Riley Hilner, Eric Holtz, Ryan Jolin, Caleb Joy, Brandon Loner, Tyler McCann, Chase McNulty, Cam Pardoe, Cody Shimp, Isaac Snyder and Ethan Snyder
Manager, Tory Shimp, Coaches Dave Cipriani, Sammy Esposito and Jamie Joy
Districts: July 6 - 8 Lock Haven, Pa
States: July 11 - 19 Franklin Park, Pa
Regional: July 25 - 31 Atlantic Shore, N.J.
World Series: August 9 - 16 Mountain Home, Ar.
14 Year Olds
Districts; June 29-July 1 Milroy, Pa
States: July 12 - 19 Roxborough, Pa
Regional: July 25 - 31 Williamsport, Pa.
World series: August 9 - 16 Eagle pass, Tx.
15 Year Olds
Districts: July 6 - 8 Williamsport, Pa.
States: July 13 - 19 Williamsport, Pa.
Regionals: July 25 - 31 Milroy, Pa.
World Series: August 8 - 15 Longview, Wa.
New bat rules for 2018
Allowable Bats for 2018
1. BBCOR.50 are permitted. Length can be up to 34" and must be -3 drop
These bats can be Aluminum or Composite and 2 5/8" Barrel.
2. Bats Marked USA, (new in 2018) Length can be up to 32" and can be any drop.
These bats can be Aluminum or Composite and 2 5/8"Barrel
3. Wood bats are still permitted.
Note: BBCOR bats are generally to heavy for most 13 and 14 year olds. These bats are approved for high school play.
All bats used in 2017 are now illegal except for BBCOR and wood.
Big year for West End in 2018
West End will be celebrating it's 75th year making us the oldest 13 - 15 program in the world.
West End will be hosting the 2018 Babe Ruth Pa. State Tournament for 15 year olds starting July 13th.
West End will be hosting the 2018 Babe Ruth Middle Atlantic Tournament for 14 year olds starting July 25th.
Middle Atlantic Region Babe Ruth Hall of Famers
JIM and BONNIE WINDER
Inducted into MAR Hall of Fame
WILLIAMSPORT, PA …The Middle Atlantic Region of Babe Ruth Baseball honored two of its finest volunteers recently at Logue Field in the West End Babe Ruth Complex. Between games of the 14 Year-Old Middle Atlantic Region Tournament, Jim and Bonnie Winder were inducted as the newest members of the Babe Ruth League Middle Atlantic Region Hall of Fame. They are the first husband and wife team to enter the Hall.
The Winders are each completing their 37th year of service to the youth of the area. Over the years, the Winders have served in various capacities; President, Secretary, Treasurer, Manager, Coach, Scorekeeper, Refreshment Stand, fundraising, etc. Said Ron Zimmerman, Pennsylvania State Commissioner, “Their dedication is unparalleled."
Jim Winder has served as League President for the West End Babe Ruth League for 30 years. For the last 18 years, has also served as Babe Ruth League Pennsylvania District Commissioner for the area. Among multiple other responsibilities, Bonnie Winder has served as Secretary and Treasurer for the organization and can be seen almost daily in the Concession Stand and coordinating the efforts of various volunteers. Under their guidance, West End Babe Ruth League has hosted many very successful Babe Ruth League Tournaments, including District, State, and Regional Tournaments. This includes the 2014 Middle Atlantic Region 14 Year-Old Tournament this year.
In 2003, the Winders were inducted into the Babe Ruth League Pennsylvania State Hall of Fame.
A BIG Thank You goes out to Jim and Bonnie Winder for their tireless commitment to the league. From the organizing of the league year to year, concession stand, and field preparation, to the weather, and the state/regional tournaments held each year, your efforts are greatly appreciated. West End has 2 of the most amazing people running it! We are truly blessed to have Jim and Bonnie Winder!
West End Babe Ruth, Pennsylvania Powerhouse
West End has become a major powerhouse in the last twelve years!
2018 16 - 18 World Series 3rd Place
2017 14 year old Mid-Atlantic 3rd Place
2017 16 -18 year old Mid Atlantic 3rd Place
2017 13,14,15, and 16-18 all reach the Pa. Babe Ruth Championship Game. (1st time in Pa. state history)
2016 15 year old Mid-Atlantic 3rd Place
2016 13 year old Mid-Atlantic 5th Place
2015 15 year old Mid-Atlantic Champions and Placed 3rd in World Series
2015 16 -18 year old Mid-Atlantic Champions and placed 3rd in World Series
2015 14 Year Old Pennsylvania State Champions and placed 2nd in Mid-Atlantic Regionals
2014 14 year old Pennsylvania State Champions
2013 13 year old Pennsylvania State Champions
2013 15 year old Pennsylvania State Champions
2013 13, 14, 15 year old District 8 Championships (Back to Back to Back years, West End won all 3 District titles in respective age groups)
2012 2nd League in Pennsylvania History to put all 3 age groups in Final 4 of State Tournament (Mifflin County)
2012 13, 14, 15 year old District 8 Championships (Back to Back years, West End won all 3 District titles in respective age groups)
2011 13, 14, 15 year old District 8 Championships (First time in History, West End won all 3 District titles in the same year)
2010 16-18 year old Pennsylvania State Champions
2010 14 year old Mid-Atlantic Champions and placed 3rd in World Series
2010 13 year old Pennsylvania State Champions
2009 13 year old Mid-Atlantic Champions and placed 5th in World Series
2009 16 year old Mid-Atlantic Regional Champions
2008 14 year old Pennsylvania State Champions
2008 16 year old Mid-Atlantic Regional runner-up
2008 15 year old Pennsylvania State runner-up
2007 16 year old Mid-Atlantic Champions and placed 6th in World Series
2006 15 year old Mid-Atlantic Champions and placed 2nd in World Series
2005 15 year old Pennsylvania State Champions