West Raleigh team is Cal Ripken World Series champs
Posted August 16
Updated August 20
The team from West Raleigh representing the Southeast took the Cal Ripken World Series title Saturday night with a 5-2 victory over international champ Mexico.
Southeast needed just a single inning to score all the runs necessary for victory. They staked themselves to a 4-0 lead after one, then added a solo homer from Nolan McLean in the third.
Mexico scored both their runs in the fourth. The Raleigh team had six hits and gave up five.