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.

The team, coached by Eric McGuire, Jeff Price and Brad Stewart, is comprised ofRiggs Howard, Maison Shirley, Jackson Price, Dylan Stewart, Will McGuire, Matthew Coates, Josh Davis, William Ramsey, Walker Howard, Justin Lifsey, Spencer Suter, and Travis Lott.