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Babe Ruth and the Vermont Rockets play ball

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FRANKLIN COUNTY — Tuesday evening, fields across the county were filled with smiling faces as Babe Ruth baseball and Vermont Rockets Fastpitch Softball players faced off on the diamond.


St. Albans Babe Ruth (team 1) and Swaton Babe Ruth faced off at MVU on Tuesday evening.

This summer, six Babe Ruth teams, comprised of athletes ages 13 to 15, will be playing until August 8th.

Enosburg fielded one, Swanton fielded two, and St. Albans fielded three teams. The teams will play an in-county schedule with games played at MVU, Enosburg high school, and Collins Perley.

Games are played on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6 pm, and Saturdays at 10 am.

Porter Hurteau

Porter Hurteau heads to third base on a hit from Caleb Green.

The Vermont Rockets fielded four teams this year, an 18U, 16U, 14U, and 12U. The Rockets, who usually spend most of their season out of state, will be playing the majority of their season in-state.

Rhianna Sweeney

Vermont Rockets’ catcher Rhiannna Sweeney ready for action.

The Vermont Rockets draw players from throughout northern and central Vermont. Games played in Franklin County will be held at the Franklin Little League field and Georgia Beach.

Ava Towers

Ava Towers of Georgia prepares for a play.

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