Photos: Santa Maria faces Madera in Babe Ruth elimination game Jul 8, 2019 Facebook Twitter SMS Email Print Save 070819SMBabeRuth02.jpg Santa Maria's Brayan Nunez walks to the dugout after scoring Santa Maria's second run during Monday night's Babe Ruth game against Madera. Joe Bailey, Staff 070819SMBabeRuth01.jpg Santa Maria's Andrew Gonzalez gets caught in a rundown as Michael Monreal chases during Monday night's Babe Ruth State Tournament game at Elks Field in Santa Maria. Joe Bailey, Staff 070819SMBabeRuth03.jpg Santa Maria shortstop Jeremy Camarena prepares to field a throw from catcher Brayan Nunez as Madera's Brian Monges tries to steal second base. Joe Bailey, Staff 070819SMBabeRuth04.jpg Santa Maria's Andrew Gonzalez tries to avoid the tag after getting caught in a rundown during Monday night's game. Joe Bailey, Staff 070819SMBabeRuth05.jpg Santa Maria's Andrew Gonzalez delivers a pitch Monday against Madera. Joe Bailey, Staff 070819SMBabeRuth06.jpg Santa Maria's Jeremy Camarena runs to the dugout after flying out Monday night against Madera. Joe Bailey, Staff 070819SMBabeRuth07.jpg Madera's Charlie Monterrosa slides into third base on a triple that scored two runs Monday night. At third base is Santa Maria's Luis Guerrero. Joe Bailey, Staff 070819SMBabeRuth08.jpg Santa Maria shortstop Jeremy Camarena fields the ball and throws to second for an out. Joe Bailey, Staff 070819SMBabeRuth09.jpg Madera starting pitcher Murf Gray delivers during Monday's game against Santa Maria. Joe Bailey, Staff 070819SMBabeRuth10.jpg Santa Maria first baseman Julian Sepulveda during Monday night's game against Madera. Joe Bailey, Staff 070819SMBabeRuth11.jpg Santa Maria's Bryan Nunez scores his team's second run in Monday night's 7-6 loss to Madera. Joe Bailey, Staff As featured on +4 Babe Ruth baseball: Madera scores three runs to beat Santa Maria in the seventh Late Monday night it appeared Santa Maria was advancing to the final round of the State Babe Ruth Tournament it was hosting. Appearances can be deceiving.Madera erased a 6-4 deficit in the bottom of the seventh inning—scoring three runs with two outs—to defeat Santa Maria 7-6 and advance to face Delano in the tournament championship. Facebook Twitter SMS Email Print Save Most Popular Santa Maria City Council approves 58-home subdivision over objections from neighbors Boxing: Karlos Balderas fractures hand, still wins fight via TKO Kathryn Ann Bewley One man injured in Santa Maria stabbing, police investigating Sally Jean (Apalategui) Payne View All Promotions promotion Heart of the Valley promotion spotlight What's your home style?