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14's fall to North Jackson in Babe Ruth state title game

By Staff
From Staff Reports
July 23, 2001
JACKSON Meridian's 14-year-old Babe Ruth All-Stars defeated Vicksburg 6-1 Sunday afternoon to advance to Sunday night's state championship game against host North Jackson.
After falling to North Jackson in a 13-11 slugfest late Saturday night, Meridian needed to beat the host team twice Sunday for the state title, but North Jackson came out on top 4-2 to claim the crown and advance to the regional tourney.
Scoring details were not available.