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Island sports: Alameda Little League update

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Majors’ Division

The Shooting Stars Photography Astros 5, Dome Fits Nationals 2

Greg Ngim of the Astros and Robbie Achromowitz of the Nationals battled in a great pitching duel on March 29th. Fine plays by the Nationals Alex Rados at 2nd held the Astros bats in check, but in the bottom of the fifth the Astros were able to come up with 4 runs. R.J. Pimentel started the rally with a base hit, James Bramble hit a double to left, followed by a triple by Greg Ngim and a home run to center field by Andrew Liu. Mitchell Nakahara closed out the game, and gave the Astros their fourth win in a row to remain undefeated for the season.

Dome Fits Nationals 6, Victor P. Republicano Jr., CPA Yankees 5

On March 28th the Nationals broke it open in the 2nd with walks to Cameron Putterman and Joey Callahan, a Robby Jackson double, a double by Walker Tolbert and a Robbie Achramowicz single. With a 6-1 lead for the Nationals, Kevin Andrada came into pitch for the Yankees and promptly struck out the side. The Yankees came back to within two in the 3rd, but Robby Jackson stopped the rally with a solo double play at first. In the top of the 6th, Andrada hit a double, and stole home on a passed ball to bring the Yankees within a run, but Jackson recovered by striking out the final batter to close out the game.

Tiger’s pitchers Christian Doumitt, William Han and Jesse Cruz allowed only three hits from the Mariners bats. Matt Arnstein reached base with a hit in the first inning.

Tapioca Express Mariners 5, Service West Inc. Phillies 0

Kaleo Johnson pitched a complete game for the Mariners on March 28, allowing two hits. Steve Manzo reached base with a single. Derek Lodge and Ryan Fong both went three for three and Ryan hit his second home run of the season over the fence.

For the Phillies, Clay Harding and Joe Silva both reached base with singles. Alex Vick pitched 4 2/3 innings and Nick Adgar closed the game.

Tapioca Express Mariners 6, Northridge & McGuiness Tigers 0

On March 22 for the Mariners, Kaleo Johnson allowed one hit in five innings pitched, Ryan Fong hit a home run deep over the fence in the 4th inning, and Matt Esparza closed the game with a scoreless final inning.

Tiger’s pitchers Christian Doumitt, William Han and Jesse Cruz allowed only three hits from the Mariners bats. Matt Arnstein reached base with a hit in the first inning.

The Shooting Stars Photography Astros 13, The Morgan Stanley, Bail Group 4

Miguel Hildalgo threw for five scoreless innings in the first game of the year for the Astros on March 22nd. Mitchell Nakahara, Andrew Liu and Nicolas Solis came up with RBI’s and Greg Ngim closed out the game for the Astros.

For the A’s, Conner Bevan made a great catch at 2nd base and Keoni Otenbriet drove in several runs in the sixth.

AAA Division

Morgan Stanley-Bail Group Bulls 7, MetaSwitch Sidewinders 6

Under the lights at Leydecker Field on March 27th, The Bull’s Will Avellar hit a double, followed by Kawai Kaleikau, who drove in two runs in the bottom of second to put the Bulls in the lead. Adam Bail contributed an inside the park home run in the bottom of the third. The Sidewinder’s Marcus Gilbert pitched a great game, striking the first three batters out in the first inning, while Dino Glavovic made several great plays at short stop. Adam Orla-Bukowski had a big hit to the outfield and followed this up by stealing both second and third base.

Doer Marine Bats 10, Tucker’s Super Creamed Ice Cream Knights 5

The Bats jumped out to an early 3-0 lead on March 22. The Knights fought back behind singles by Bella Sheel, Rob Jefferies, Dominic Moore, and Jack Neary. Bats’ pitchers Jared Kathman, Francisco Pedraza, and Max Schmitz kept the Knights in check. Knights’ closer Joseph Rockwell struck out 5 in relief.

Alameda Firefighters Mets 8, MetaSwitch Sidewinders, 4

On March 22nd, Mingus Knox-White manufactured the first run of the season for the Sidewinders from a base on balls, followed by two stolen bases. Abraham Saikley’s pitching held the Mets in the first inning with three strike-outs, but their line-up battled back and earned them an early lead with RBIs by Tyler Middleton and Devin Noonan. The Mets’ in-field was on their game with great outs by the teamwork of Grant Bevan and Cameron Yuen at first, and pop-ups caught by Henry Canalin and Sam Yuen in the top of the 3rd inning. The Sidewinders’ line-up found their stride in the 4th inning with RBIs by Saikley, Knox-White and Gregory Sagara and great defense at 1st base by Seth Tonningsen.

AA Division

Rockhounds 14, XO Jet Seadogs 5

On March 28th, the Seadogs scored 3 runs early, one coming on a Cameron Ba RBI single. The Rockhounds answered scoring 5 capped by a James Republicano RBI single. The Seadogs Noah Teuscher kept the game close allowing a run with 3 SO in 2 innings of work. The Rockhound’s Jacob Hugger also pitched effectively, striking out the side in one inning. The Seadog’s Juan Carlos Valencia-Garza and the Rockhound’s Jacob Yalung both flashed great defense at 3rd base. The Rockhound’s Adyson Ek had 2 walks, 2 runs scored and a stolen base and Tristan Wiley closed out the game striking out the side.

Rockhounds 14, Preferred Building Services Lookouts 8

On March 22nd, the Rockhounds built an early 6-0 lead on the strong pitching of Max Swinderman, who had 5 SO. Bella Vick ‘s pitching and hitting rallied the Lookouts to make it 6-5. The Rockhounds flashed their speed as Cody Lim, Max Swinderman and Tristan Wiley all scored on wild pitches to make it 11-5. The Lookouts made it 11-8 on an A.J. Jawad double, but the Rockhounds Tristan Wiley tagged out 2 runners at home and pitched a final scoreless inning with 2 SO.

The Rockhounds Jason Gee and Tenoa Swayne each had 2 RBI and Gregory Schacht of the Lookouts had an RBI double and scored a run.

Single A

Pier 29 Lugnuts 9, Seelenbacher Jewelers Muckdogs 3

The Lugnuts pulled away from the Muckdogs late in the game to get the win on the March 25th game. Eli Beser stayed hot with two hits and two runs scored, while Koa Sanchez added two, hard-hit singles for the Lugnuts. Jackson Ball played flawless defense to help in the win.

The heavy hitting Muckdogs were led by Hudson Hennigh’s three hits, including a long double to the fence. Jordan Kim chipped in with a triple, while AJ Ramsey made several great plays at shortstop.

Bip’s Broiler Ironbird’s 6, Rafferty Engineering Owlz 1

Newcomer Ryan Floyd kept his eye on the ball March 24th, assisting with a quick out in the first inning. Six fellow Ironbirds, including Ella Hoepker crossed home plate during their second game of the season.

After hitting a clean double, Owlz player Jacob De Marco was brought home by Ben Johansing knocking a single into the outfield.

Bancroft Pediatrics SandGnats 13, Dr. Barrett Parker DDS Raptors 2

On March 23, 2009 SandGnats player Ryan Finer hit two doubles (ground rule, and popup) driving in four runs in the 2nd and 3rd innings. Blaine Beckwith also hit a double in the 3rd, followed by Richie Be hitting a stand-up double and driving in Beckwith to score. In the first half of the 5th inning, Raptor Nicholas Slaughter hit a pop up single to the outfield fence followed by Joey Anderer hitting a double and driving in the team’s two RBI’s for the game.

Rattlers, 4, Bancroft Pediatrics Sand Gnats, 3

On March 22, Sam Currid had a first inning solo put out at first base for the Rattlers. Auden Conway had a strong day at the plate, batting three for three. And, in a last-minute substitution, Luca Mason stepped up to play three innings at catcher. For the Sand Gnats, Michael Waldman hit a grounder to reach first base safely. Ethan Tillman reached second base safely on an overthrow and knocked in two RBI’s. Omari Preston reached second base safely on an overthrow and knocked in one RBI

Pier 29 Lugnuts 4, Dr. Parker’s Raptors 3

The March 21st opening game for the Single A Division was an extra inning affair, with the Lugnuts scoring the winning run in the bottom of the 7th. The Pier 29 team was led by Josh Anders, who went 3 for 3 and Nathan Canalin, who had two hits and an RBI. Colin Chan added two hits and scored the winning run on a hit by Evan Kettles.

The Raptors were led by Brian Schacht’s RBI in the fourth inning and Nico Abe’s two hits. The play of the day goes to Raptor Ben Stackler. His line drive catch and awareness to double off the runner stopped a rally and sent the game in to extra innings


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