Waterford wins Babe Ruth 15 state title

Buy Photo Dana Jensen/The Day Waterford's Corey Conderino, (49), jumps on Tyler Howser, (38), as teammates Justin Keating, (15), and Mike Rocchetti, (35), storm the mound as the team celebrates their win over Stamford in the Connecticut 15-year-old Babe Ruth championship game at the Waterford Babe Ruth Field Saturday, July 26, 2014. Next Saturday the team will begin play in the New England Regional Babe Ruth Tournament in Manchester, N.H.

Waterford — Waterford rallied from a 3-0 deficit to beat Stamford 6-4 in the Connecticut Babe Ruth Baseball 15-year-old state tournament final Saturday.

Waterford, the District 6 champion, advances to the New England tournament at Manchester, N.H., which begins Saturday, Aug. 2. The state title was the 13th for the Waterford program — and the fourth in the 15-year-old division.

Corey Conderino and Justin Keating homered for Waterford and Steve Gerovitz and Tyler Howser combined to pitch a seven-hitter, with Howser getting the win in relief.

Waterford celebrates the win over Stamford in the Connecticut 15-year-old Babe Ruth championship game at the Waterford Babe Ruth Field Saturday, July 26, 2014.
Buy Photo Dana Jensen/The Day Waterford celebrates the win over Stamford in the Connecticut 15-year-old Babe Ruth championship game at the Waterford Babe Ruth Field Saturday, July 26, 2014.
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