Patterson 12U All-Star Ella Hover celebrates a double during one of Thursday's bracket play contests at the Babe Ruth World Series in Jensen Beach, Florida. Hover led Patterson's offense in its two wins as she combined to go 5-for-7 with three doubles, a triple, seven RBIs, a stolen base and four runs. Patterson, the defending 12U World Series champs, defeated Missouri-based Boonville All- Stars 12-1 and Virginia-based Rockville All-Stars 14-0 Thursday. Patterson will continue postseason play Friday when it meets Kentucky-based Jeffersontown at noon. The winner advances to the world series final Saturday at 3 p.m. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Kimberly DeHart)
The Patterson 12U All-Stars bounced back from its first loss in Babe Ruth play this year with two dominant victories Thursday to advance to Friday’s 12U World Series semifinals.