West End has 4 players earn tournament honors

JAMESTOWN, N.Y. — The West End 16-18-year-old Babe Ruth all-star team had two players earn All-Defensive team honors at the World Series and another two players named to the All-World Series team, the league announced on Saturday.

Named to the All-Defensive team were two West End outfielders in Quentin Brown and Cody Shimp.

West End then had two named to the All-World Series team in pitcher Tripp Breen and Tanner Esposito, who was named as a utility player.

The all-star selections are determined by the Babe Ruth World Series task force, consisting of tournament director Eugene Reynolds, Warren Bumpus and press box and media coordinator Cameron Hurst.

West End lost in the Babe Ruth World Series semifinals on Friday night to Missouri.

The tournament’s Most Outstanding Player was Missouri’s Will Pratt. The batting champion was Alabama’s Ethan Wilson (.417 average) and the Sportsmanship Award went to the Charleston Fighting Squirrels of Missouri.