Goose Creek advances to Babe Ruth Southeast Regionals

Front row (from left): Riggs Howard, Maison Shirley, Jackson Price, Dylan Stewart, Will McGuire, Matthew Coates. Second row: Josh Davis, William Ramsey, Walker Howard, Justin Lifsey, Spencer Suter, Travis Lott. Back row: Coach Eric McGuire, Coach Jeff Price, Coach Brad Stewart.

The Goose Creek All-Stars 11-and-under baseball team advanced to the Babe Ruth Southeast Regionals by winning the Cal Ripken state tournament in Aiken last weekend.

Goose Creek beat Mount Pleasant, 8-4, in the championship game to earn a berth in the Babe Ruth tournament scheduled for July 26-29 in Lewisburg, Tenn.

Goose Creek had to advance through the losers’ bracket before sweeping Mount Pleasant in the championship round.

This was the second straight state championship for Goose Creek.