Island Sports: Alameda Little League update
Synergy Corp. Housing Tigers 13, Alameda Theater Giants 6
On May 15, the Tigers scored the first seven runs of the game, and with good pitching and defense stayed ahead of the Giants for a 13-6 victory. Tigers Jessie Cruz had four hits and Angel Munoz three hits, and Angel successfully fielded several hard hits by the Giants to the shortstop area. The Giants’ Jason Johnson was 3-for-4 with a single, double and triple, and Tony Riley knocked in two runs with a double.
Adelante Capital Management Dodgers 14, MorganStanley SmithBarney, The Bail Group Cardinals 1
On May 15, the Dodgers’ bats hammered out 15 hits, including seven hits for extra bases. Tony Torres had a home run and a single, Joey Lopez and Matt Esparza each had a home run and a double, Avi Graber had a triple and two doubles, Brennan Kamphuis had a triple, Steve Manzo had three singles, and Ryan Hosokawa had two singles. On the mound, Esparza pitched four innings, allowing two hits, striking out eight and walking one. Hosokawa pitched the final two innings, allowing no hits, striking out two and walking one. Sebastion Silva, Daniel Ratto, Aaron Keys and Marcus Gilbert were the pitchers for the Cardinals, allowing 15 hits, striking out six and walking six. Offensively, Julian Pelzner had a double and Eric Martinez had a single. Brandon Woo hit a ball hard in the top of the sixth inning to drive Bronson Lee in for a run.
Alameda Firefighters Association Hooks 6, Health Chiropractic Center Bulls 3
Led by the pitching of Kaelin Rooney, Bryce Bromberger and Nolan Floyd, the Hooks beat the Bulls, 6-3, on May 10. Despite feeling ill, Bromberger hit two singles, stole two bases, and made two outstanding catches of infield popups. Also playing well for the Hooks were Christian Gross, who hit a triple, stole home, and had one RBI; Matteo Ratto with his two hits; Mitchell Floyd, who walked and stole a base; and Will Osborn, who made an outstanding diving catch at shortstop to close out the game. For the Bulls, Preston Barber caught a hard line drive at first base and had two hits, and Henry Canalin had two hits, and also pitched two innings.
Shooting Stars Productions Storm 7, Rock Wall Winery Riverdogs 0
On May 14, the Riverdogs started out with strong defense by Parker Lincoln and Tairin Parker. Alex Olaes made some exceptional plays, including throwing several outs at first base. Noah Ahmed combined good hitting with good defense throughout the game. For the Storm, Max Turner continued to throw accurately from the pitcher’s mound, with three strikeouts each of the two innings he pitched. Joshua Hui played good defense at third base. LJ Rose was tough at shortstop and threw an out at first base.
Nancy Shalit and Dr. Thomas Alameda Neuropath Rattlers 12, Claremont Behavioral Lugnuts 11
The Rattlers’ Eric Jarecki, recipient of the game ball, went 2-for-2, scored two runs and made key plays in the field. Ben Byers had four put-outs, two hits and two RBIs. Liam Johnson-Sandoval assisted in four outs and had three hits including a walk-off, game-ending shot to right center with two outs in the bottom of the sixth. The Lugnuts’ Eric Slez had two hits, Trace Tega hit the ball well and Tanner Roizen was a star on defense.
Rock Wall Winery Riverdogs 7, J.P. Seafood Bees 5
On May 10, Harrison Rogers started out with strong pitching for the Riverdogs in the first and second innings. Max Nyrop hit a single to center field, adding two more RBIs to his numbers. Evan Kettles tagged a stealing base runner going to second in the fifth inning. Jack Farner continued the Riverdogs’ pitching power with six strikeouts in the fourth and fifth innings. The Bees’ Ameer Omar was a force at third base, with Brendan Mills and Brandon Wong providing good defense. Oscar Knox-White also pitched well, giving up only three runs in two innings.
Pappo Ironbirds 27, Rodgers Trucking Blue Claws 6
Arvin Enkhbold, Jackson Wills, and Bowman Roach put on an unrelenting offensive show for the Ironbirds, in what was a battle between teams tied for first place. Dallas Rider hit a three-run home run to cap a perfect evening at the plate in the win. Nirina Parrish scored three times for the Blue Claws.
C’era Una Volta Muckdogs 14, Rodgers Trucking Blue Claws 7
Jarod Cheung, James Capp, Sophie Nillson, and Gabriel Seidel had impressive games both offensively and defensively, as the Muckdogs continued their ascent up the Single A standings in a recent contest against the scuffling Blue Claws. Ronald Robertson hit a three-run homer for the Claws in a four-run first inning.
Farm Ball Division
Tim Marr, Harbor Bay Realty Angels vs. 20/20 and Team Parent Sponsored Tigers
In their May 16 game, fielding standouts for the Angels were Ricky Glover, with an outstanding play in the outfield, and Michelangelo Alessio, with a put-out at third. At bat, Joanna Ruiz smacked the ball deep into center field and Joshua Blackman made a line drive. For the Tigers, Cosmos Restagno made consecutive outs at first and Nathan Connick made outs at first and fourth. Jack Johnston nailed a drive to left and Brandon Lee made four RBIs and was a heads-up player throughout the game.
Littler Mendelson, P.C. Royals vs. Allied Administrators Twins
Sunday’s action was fast and furious as the Royals battled the Twins. Miles Taylor and Nathan Yoo provided an offensive spark for the Royals and Gabe Rubio’s hit to the outfield was impressive. Miles’ aggressive base running was foiled on a close play at the plate. Nathan cleared the based with a nice hit in the bottom of the first. Joey Green played great defensively, catching a fly ball for the second out of the third inning. Jay Khadder also recorded an out at second and will not soon forget a big collision at home with the Twins catcher. Quinn Dooley from the Twins was swinging a big bat with two hits that kept the Royals on their heels. Kayla Billetter showed off her arm strength throwing two Royals runners out from her pitchers position.
Encinal Market Orioles vs. TEC Electric White Sox
For the Orioles, Ezra Frary had a stellar play, tagging out a runner at third base. Sean Culberg-McClung’s powerful throws ruled the infield. James Glaviano guarded home plate as catcher and led the team in hustling in and out of the dugout. Emmitt Phinney and Nicholas Stermer has line drives to the outfield and brought runners home.