HAZLET, NJ - The Ridge 11U baseball team defeated Flemington, 9-6, in the championship game of the 2018 Cal Ripken State Tournament Wednesday night.

The Red Devils defeated host team Hazlet, 10-7; Millburn, 9-5; Franklin, 16-4; and Wayne to reach the championship round against Flemington.

Ridge now has 2018 state champions at both the 11-year-old and 12-year-old levels this summer.

This tournament victory advances Ridge to the Babe Ruth League Middle Atlantic Region Tournament. Ridge will be the host team for the tournament, which begins Tuesday, July 24 at the Ridge Baseball Club complex on Valley Road.