Thurmont Babe Ruth Baseball finished an excellent spring 2023 season. The organization fielded a total of six teams among the 14U, 16U, and 18U divisions of the Frederick County Babe Ruth League.
In the 14U division, Thurmont had three teams with small but mighty rosters. The Nationals, managed by Jeff Kuhn, had one of the youngest rosters in the league, but they held their own during the season. The Nationals finished with a record of 6-12-1. The Cougars, managed by Joe Wehage, were in contention near the top of the standings all season, finishing with a record of 12-5. The Thunder, managed by John Code, finished the regular season with a record of 16-2, good for second place out of the league’s 17 teams. The Thunder capped off the season by winning the end-of-season tournament, with three mercy rule victories to bring home the league banner.
In the 16U division, Joe Wehage’s Crusaders finished in fourth place out of eight teams, with a record of 7-9.
In the 18U Wood Bat division, Thurmont fielded a pair of teams, finishing in the top two spots in the final league standings. Joe Rizzo’s Expos had a record of 8-5 during the season. Tim Castellow’s Cougars finished at the top of the regular season standings, with a record of 10-2. The Cougars wrapped up the season by winning the end-of-season tournament and taking home another banner for Thurmont Babe Ruth.
18U Cougars Team
14U Thunder Team