Page 8 THE SAUGUS ADVOCATE – Friday, July 5, 2019 Babe Ruth State Tournament starts today at World Series Park in Saugus (Editor’s Note: The following info is from a press release issued this week by World Series Park of Saugus.) L ynn Babe Ruth, which won the Eastern Massachusetts North Tournament, will play Saugus Babe Ruth as the Eastern Massachusetts State 15-YearOld Babe Ruth Tournament gets underway at World Series Park in Saugus today (Friday, July 5 ) at 5:30 p.m. The winner will play tomorrow (Saturday, July 6) at 2:30 p.m., and the loser will play again Sunday (July 7) at 2:30 p.m. in the double elimination tournament that will continue through July 13. An opening ceremony will kick off the tournament on Friday, July 5 at 5 p.m. Weekday games will start at 5:30 p.m. Weekend games start at noon, 2:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. The championship game on July 13 will A TOURNAMENT TEAM: The Saugus Babe Ruth 15-Year-Old All-Star Team, which plays today: back row from left to right: coach Ed Azzari, manager Matt Marcom, Joe Cerami, Nick Degusto, Zack Rizzo, Nate Marcom, Colin Ronan, Tommy Falasca, Massimo Ventre, coach Paul Ventre, coach Tom Falasca; front row from left to right: Matt Ruggiero, Kamden Carter, Matty Robbins, Michael Azzari, Anthony Cicolini, Tyler Santoro; missing from photo: Nick Sacco, Kyle McLaughlin and coach Chuck McLaughlin. (Courtesy Photo to The Saugus Advocate by Jennifer Falasca) start at 2 p.m. This will be the third time World Series Park has hosted a state tournament. Teams from Arlington, Lexington, Lynn, Newton, Somerville and Saugus will be competing. Wheelabrator Saugus is sponLawnmower Tune-Up and Repairs • We repair all makes & models! • Authorized • FREE PICK-UP for all Tune-Ups! all m • We r d K-U makes & mo ma akes & mo D KU for all Tun UP fo 1039 Broadway, Revere • (781) 289-6466 Biker’s Outfitter (781) 289 , ee (8) 89 www.bikersoutfitter.com Dealer soring this tournament. The renewable energy company has been a longtime community partner, repeatedly stepping up to support many efforts that involve the youngsters of Saugus. Wheelabrator sponsored the previous State Tournaments at World Series Park. Admission to the tournament is free, thanks to Wheelabrator’s sponsorship. “We very much appreciate Wheelabrator Saugus’ offer to sponsor the Babe Ruth State Tournament,” World Series Park 505 Broadway Everett, MA 02149 Tel: 617-387-1120 www.gkdental.com • Family Dentistry • Crowns • Bridges • Veneers/Lumineers • Dental Implants • All on 4 Dental Implants • Emergency Dentist • Kid Friendly Dentist • Root Canals • Dentures • Invisalign Braces • Snap On Smile • Teeth Whitening We are the smile care experts for your entire family MAKING IT HAPPEN: Left to right, State Babe Ruth Commissioner Mark Matanes, World Series Park Superintendent Bob Davis, Saugus Babe Ruth President Matt Marcom and Wheelabrator Saugus representative Bob Faia joined to plan the Babe Ruth State Tournament at World Series Park in Saugus, which begins today. (Courtesy Photo to The Saugus Advocate by Ken Howse) Superintendent Bob Davis said. “Their ongoing involvement in the Saugus community is very commendable and we feel fortunate to be a recipient of their generosity. We’re very excited to be hosting the State Tournament again. This is good for Saugus and good for Saugus Babe Ruth.” Those participating and invited to speak at the opening ceremony on July 5 include State Commissioner Mark Matanes, State Senator Brendan Crighton (D-Lynn), State Representative Donald Wong (R-Saugus), Saugus Town Manager Scott Crabtree, Saugus Babe Ruth President Matt Marcom, Wheelabrator Saugus Plant Manager Dwight Beatty and True Vine Pastor Brendan Allison. Others will be introduced. The Lynn English Marine Corps ROTC Color Guard will also participate. Wheelabrator’s Dwight Beatty will throw out the first pitch. All are welcome! Saugus Catholics Collaborative welcomes new Youth Minister T In House Dental Plan for $399 (Cleanings, X-Rays, Exams twice a year and 20% OFF Dental work) Schedule your FREE Consultations today he Saugus Catholics Collaborative is happy to announce that, on July 1, Rebecca Hart joined the staff as Youth Minister. Hart is originally from Lynn, and grew up in Sacred Heart Parish there. She graduated from Franciscan University in Steubenville, Ohio, and has been teaching theology in a Catholic high school there. She describes her return to Massachusetts as “a homecoming.” “Our staff is delighted that Becca will be joining us in this very key position,” said Fr. Tim Kelleher, pastor of Saugus Catholics Collaborative. “She will be a tremendous resource in our ongoing commitment to the young people of our community.” Saugus Catholics Collaborative is made up of Blessed Sacrament Parish and St. Margaret Parish. Both parishes are in Saugus.

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