Sam Highfill (West Raleigh) misses the tag at the plate during the Cal Ripken World Series championship game Aug. 18, 2013, in Aberdeen, Md. Japan claimed the title 11-1 in five innings.
Sam Highfill (West Raleigh) misses the tag at the plate during the Cal Ripken World Series championship game Aug. 18, 2013, in Aberdeen, Md. Japan claimed the title 11-1 in five innings. ECLIPSE SPORTSWIRE
Sam Highfill (West Raleigh) misses the tag at the plate during the Cal Ripken World Series championship game Aug. 18, 2013, in Aberdeen, Md. Japan claimed the title 11-1 in five innings. ECLIPSE SPORTSWIRE

West Raleigh all-stars upended by Japan in Ripken finale

August 18, 2013 9:50 PM