Local athlete to play in BR World Series


August 7, 2019

Tyson Nicholson pitches at Lake Roosevelt High School for the Raiders - Jacob Wagner photo

A local athlete will be competing in the Babe Ruth World Series in Bismarck, North Dakota this week.

Tyson Nicholson, who will be a sophomore at Lake Roosevelt High School this coming school year, plays for the Columbia Basin Riverdogs as one of their starting pitchers. 

The Riverdogs compete in the 13- to 15-year-old category and beat Glacier, Montana 7-1 in the regional tournament championship game. Nicholson pitched four innings, striking out seven batters to help advance the team to the World Series. 

"My mind was racing through all the different possibilities of the game," he told th...

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