Nitro, the Northern Fairfax County Babe Ruth 13U All Star Baseball team, had to end their run for the state championships, taking place in Summit Point, WV, July 12 to July 17.
Nitro lost two games over the weekend in nail-biting 8-7 losses that came down to the final inning. The tournament was double elimination and their first loss was to Brunswick (8-7), their second to Williamsburg (8-7).
The team is managed by Shawn Boynton, and coached by R.J. House and John Broussard. NFC Babe Ruth pulls players from the Reston, Herndon and Chantilly areas of Fairfax County.
* Information submitted by Beth McNamara/The Nitro.