Photo by Tamie Meck
Samantha Galley of Hotchkiss is the starting pitcher for the Tri-County Slammers U14 Babe Ruth softball team. The team of players from Hotchkiss and Paonia will compete, beginning Friday, in the Colorado U14 tournament at Volunteer Park.
The Tri County Babe Ruth organization will host two state Babe Ruth softball tournaments, beginning with the 14-and-under (14-U) tournament this Friday-Sunday, July 6-8.
Only three teams, including the Tri County Slammers, will compete in the tournament, said organizer Joanne Jones.