East Boise baseball, softball teams headed to World Series this weekend

The East Boise All-Stars kick off the Babe Ruth Softball 12-and-Under World Series on Saturday in Jensen Beach, Fla., and 12-year-olds from East Boise baseball will also be represented at the Cal Ripken Major/60’ World Series starting Sunday in Ocala, Fla.

Both teams won state and Pacific Northwest regional tournaments in July to qualify for the national championships.

The East Boise softball team takes on East Orange of New Jersey at 10 a.m. Saturday, while East Boise baseball starts with the Middle Atlantic champ at 6 p.m. Sunday.