Island sports: Alameda Little League update
Adelante Capital Management Dodgers 7, Synergy Corporate Housing Tigers 0
On April 24, Dodgers Matthew Esparza and Ryan Hosokawa pitched a no-hitter against the Tigers. Esparza pitched four innings, walked four and struck out nine. Hosokawa pitched two innings, walked two and struck out three. Avi Graber drove in two runs with two doubles and Steve Manzo had two singles and an RBI. Hosokawa went three for three with a single and two bunts. Joey Lopez drove in a run with a single. Brennan Kamphuis reached second base on a right field dropped fly ball that drove in a run. Tyler Middleton had a single. Ben Fetzer and Joseph Rockwell were on the mound for the Tigers. Fetzer pitched four innings, allowing seven hits, striking out five and walking one. Rockwell pitched the final inning, allowing two hits, striking out one and walking none. Angel Munoz reached base safely twice with a walk and hit by pitch. Abraham Saikley got aboard twice with walks.
Adelante Capital Management Dodgers 6, MorganStanley SmithBarney, The Bail Group Cardinals 2
Dodgers Steve Manzo pitched a complete game against the Cardinals on April 22, allowing two runs, striking out eight, and walking two. Offensively, Manzo went three for three with three singles, driving in three runs. Brennan Kamphuis drove in a run with a single. David Montuffar and Avi Graber both had singles. Marcus Gilbert started the game for the Cardinals and struck out one, gave up three hits, walked three, and allowed five runs. Will Aveilar took over in the second inning, struck out four, walked one and gave up one run. Aveilar’s bat drove in two runs with a double. Bronson Lee had two singles and Aaron Keys had a single.
Harvest Food Products Co., Inc. Diamond Jaxx 18, Fruitti Yogi Self-Serve Frozen Yogurt Midland Rockhounds 2
On April 13, the Rockhounds’ Shane Rafferty pitched a three up, three strikeout third inning. Jake DeMarco drove in teammate Nate Low in the sixth inning with a base hit. The Diamond Jaxx’s Ryan Sparks pitched two flawless innings, and David Tuutafaiva was the offensive star of the game, contributing three RBIs and three runs.
Harvest Food Products Co., Inc. Diamond Jaxx 12, Harvest Food Products Co., Inc. Thunder 10
On April 16, the Thunder’s Ryan Crawford drove in a pair of runs, and scored two more. Ricardo Tremper was lights-out pitching in the third and fourth, allowing no earned runs, while striking out four. The Diamond Jaxx’s Rene Lim knocked in two runs in the second inning. Joe Gibbons earned player of the game, driving in the winning runs in the fifth inning to end the game.
Rodgers Trucking Blue Claws 17, YSF Printing Scrappers 10
Kobe Kiener and Ronald Robertson both hit home runs for the host Blue Claws, in this rematch between two of the division’s better teams. Andrew Tandoc and Kanoa Cecaci-Gilliam both received game balls for their defensive efforts in the contest. For the Scrappers, who rallied to beat the Blue Claws, 4-3, in the previous game, Nicholas Demmler and Marcus Magallanez had multi-hit games.
Rodgers Trucking Blue Claws 17, Wiley Price & Radulovich, LLP Raptors 10
Nirina Parrish, Daniel Wolfe, and Wesley Grant scored multiple runs for the Blue Claws in this high-scoring tilt. Brent Leong and Mitchell Tansey received game balls for their efforts against the previously unbeaten Raptors. Mateo Espinosa scored two runs for the Raptors.
Tech Electric White Sox at 20/20 and Team Parent Sponsored Tigers
On April 25, the White Sox’s hitting was led by Matthew Becker’s walk-off home run, and a pair of RBIs from Reeth Guha. Fielding standouts were Max Palmer, with two outs at third base, and great catching by Elijah Thompson. For the Tigers, hitting highlights were two singles by Campbell Walter and two RBIs for Caimain MacKay. Kyle Spaulding tagged three runners out at third, second, and first, all in the same inning, and Brandon Lee had outs at first and third.
Gallagher and Lindsay Indians at Littler Mendlesen, P.C. Royals
April 21 was a beautiful day for baseball as the Littler Royals took on the Gallagher and Lindsay Indians. Cole Emerson and Jonathan Schnoebeln led the Royals with two great hits each. Gabe Rubio and Owen DeCourcy made several key plays while manning the Royals mound. The Indians played as a real team. Casey Studebaker opened the game with a base hit. Ian Carl Quilatan and Jacob Price rotated at pitcher. Both players’ awareness and hustle resulted in many outs at first base, played by Justin Wong and Nate Stackler.
East Ocean Restaurant Blue Jays at 20/20 and Team Parent Sponsored Tigers
In their April 18 match-up, the Blue Jays fielding highlights included outs at third by Kendall Gottlieb and Grace Wise, and a hustle for a grounder and an out at second by Sam Davis. For the Tigers, Kyle Spaulding made a heads up fly catch as pitcher, and Jack Johnston made a forced out at home plate and got an RBI. Nathan Connick and Henry Mills both showed batting skills with drives to center and fielding skills with outs at first base.
Sushi House Rays at Allied Administrators Twins
Luis Ramirez-Verduzco, Micah Stamps and William Norboe each had two hits for the Rays on April 18. Tommy Igo and Adrian English, made great plays at first and second base respectively.