Another baseball champion has been crowned in Havre.
On Sunday morning at Elks Park, Independence Bank was crowned the 2011 Havre Youth Baseball Association B-League champion. Independence Bank defeated Bob’s Greenhouse 8-1 Sunday morning to wrap up the three-day, five-team tournament.
The tournament started with Bob’s Greenhouse defeating Holden’s Hot Wheels and Independence Bank beating Rocky Boy on Friday. On Saturday, Bob’s Greenhouse took down McKay Real Estate and Independence Bank beat Altec. Independence Bank then earned a spot in the championship game by beating Rocky Boy. Loser-out play continued on Saturday with Holden’s Hot Wheels defeating Altec and McKay Real Estate, while McKay also beat out Rocky Boy.
On Sunday morning, the loser-out final saw Bob’s Greenhouse defeat Holden’s Hot Wheels, setting up the championship title. Holdens Hot Wheels wound up third overall.
Tonight also marks the end of the Babe Ruth season as the championship game will be held at Legion Field in Havre.
For more on the HYBA B-League championship, see Tuesday's Havre Daily News.