The Gloucester 12U All-Stars were the runners-up in the Cal Ripken Southeast Regional Baseball Tournament played July 24-28 in Holly Springs, N.C.
The Gloucester boys started the tournament strong last Thursday with a 9-2 win over the Florida state champs. Cash Watkins pitched an incredible game with 13 strikeouts, while Cody Shiflett led the offense with a home run.
Gloucester bested the hosts from Holly Springs in the second game of the day, 8-5. Blake Taylor hit a double and drove in a run in the first inning the scored on a single from Jordan Roane. Roane hit a double and drove in two more runs in the second. Watkins accounted for the final run of the game with a solo home run.