Meridian falls in Cal Ripken consolation finals email@example.com Aug 22, 2014 (…) The Meridian Major/70 All-Stars reached the finals of the consolation bracket Aug. 15 at the Cal Ripken World Series, but they fell 9-6 to Bear, Delaware, in their final game.Bear, the Mid-Atlantic champion, opened the game with four runs in the first inning thanks to Dominic Velazquez’s grand slam, and it stretched the lead to 9-2 after four innings. Meridian rallied with four runs in the fifth inning but couldn’t add any more in the sixth.Meridian’s 12-and-under team routed the Canadian champion 16-2 earlier in the day to reach the consolation finals. Braden Guerrero smacked a two-run home run in the first inning that nearly hit the scoreboard in left-center field, then followed with another two-run homer in the third. He finished the day 3 for 3 with five RBIs.Meridian, the Pacific Northwest Champion, finished its trip to Aberdeen, Maryland, with a 4-3 record. More from this section Regional youth baseball teams competing at Settlers Park Posted: July 20, 2017 Sam Christensen takes over Mountain View’s softball program to the delight of many Posted: July 12, 2017 Mountain View’s Halladay puts stamp on freshman year with impressive summer season Posted: July 5, 2017 Freshman Lexy Halladay earns 2nd Gatorade Athlete of the Year Award Posted: June 22, 2017 Mountain View's Halladay takes 3rd in Seattle Posted: June 21, 2017 Comments Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language. PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK. Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything. Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person. Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts. Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article. Latest E-Edition Meridian Press Read the latest edition of the Meridian Press in our e-edition format, which combines the familiarity of the printed-paper format with the convenience of reading on your phone, tablet or desktop computer from anywhere. Issues prior to August 18, 2016 YouReport This is your chance to be the reporter. Tell us what's going on with you, your kids, and your community. Share your child's latest achievements, talk about that pothole that never gets fixed, or just speak your mind on what is happening in your community. Submit Your Articles Share the news that is important to you and your community. Post articles about local events, sports teams, community organizations, and more! Submit Your Photos Do you have a great local photo that you want to share with the world? Add it here!