WINTHROP-Monmouth edged Winthrop 7-5 Thursday to capture the Apple Valley Babe Ruth Championship.

Eric Smith led the champs with a single and double. He drove in 2 runs.

Zack West ripped 2 singles and Myles Bonnenfant had an RBI single.

Elliot Kahl was the winning hurler with Parker Ferland coming on in relief.

Winthrop’s top sticks were Emery (2 singles) and Duplessis (double).