EPHRATA — Two Columbia Basin teams qualified for the quarterfinal round of the Babe Ruth 16-18 World Series.
The Columbia Basin River Dogs finished pool play with a 2-2 record after beating the Tri Township (Pa.) Falcons 3-1 on Monday at Johnson-O’Brien Stadium.
Hunter Boyd pitched a complete-game three-hitter for Columbia Basin, striking out nine and walking none.
The River Dogs scored all three of their runs in the fifth inning. Colton Kelly hit a triple and scored; Eastmont’s Matt…