Livermore National Little League
Red Sox vs. Yankees: For the Red Sox, Daniel Vergara led the offense with a double that reached the fence. Defensively, Timothy Cowan flashed the leather and threw out a runner at second.
Diamondbacks vs. A's: For the Diamondbacks, Tommy Wisely III had an RBI double while teammates Jacob Kelleher, Michal West, Colby Elola, Hayden Henry, Jonathan Lindberg, and Larry Wisely also drove in runs. James Theberge added a base hit and made a nice play at second base. For the A's, Conner Morgan led the offense with two hits. Defensively, Nathan Hernandez made a key out at first base and Thomas Schnapp made a tough catch in the outfield.
Diamondbacks vs. Giants: For the Diamondbacks, Luca Montalvo, Tommy Wisely III, Jonathan Lindberg, Jacob Kelleher and Hayden Henry drove in runs. Luca Montalvo made his debut at pitcher, while Larry Wisely and Wiley III anchored the defense with multiple putouts. For the Giants, Alex Phillips, Jacob Woods, and Matthew Ludwig contributed key hits. Pitchers Shane Pollard and Alex Giles kept the game close and combined for several strikeouts.
Red Sox vs. A's: For the Red Sox, pitcher Michael Maloney struck out three and was backed up with several nice plays in the field from Corey Stimpson. Offensively, Joshua Nixon (3 for 3) led the offense with three hits, including a double and a triple. For the A's, Tanner Griffith pitched two scoreless innings and struck out six, while Ethan Trogdon drove in a run.
Cardinals vs. A's: For the Cardinals, Ryan Emerson played solid defense and Brice Berry led the offense with several hits. For the A's, Septh Freitas led the offense with multiple hits and Dylan Garcia played strong defense at shortstop and third base.
A's vs. Cubs: For the A's, Mason Calderia made an incredible play at second base, and Anthony Yazurio went 3 for 3 at the plate. The Cubs offense was paced by Noah Montalvo's home run. Defensively, Elias Ferran made a key out at the plate.
Pleasanton Girls Softball League
Major Black Division
Maverick Networks 11, ACC Environmental 4: For the Mavericks, Arabelle Franco pitched well and her battery mate Ellie Stark was solid behind the plate. Emily Crimi, Lauren Hermes and Olivia McGee were all perfect at plate. Top players for ACC Environmental were Delany Phipps, Emily Trinidad, and Beth Williams.
Taylor's Martial Arts of Livermore sent 12 of its students to compete at the Golden Gate Internationals Martial Arts Tournament in Santa Clara on April 5-6. Taylor's Martial Arts results below:
Novice Flag Sparring
5 year old division: 4th. Jack Badger
6-7 division: 2nd. Giovanni Rodriguez, Mayalanni Erediano
8-9 division: 2nd. Piero Arienti
10-11 division: 1st. Brooklyn Pehargou.
6-7 Novice: 1st. Mayalanni Erediano
8-9 Intermediate: Alexis Aying, Helena Macias
12-14 Intermediate: 2nd. Jaden Husser
15-17 Advanced: 1st. Rachel Bryant
18-34 Advanced: 1st. Joseph Ventura.
6-7 Novice: Mayalanni Erediano;
8-9 Intermediate: 3rd. Alexis Aying;
15-17 Advanced: 2nd. Rachel Bryant.
18-34 Advanced: 1st. Joseph Ventura
Underbelt team sparring: 3rd. Alexis Aying, Mayalanni Erediano, Vanessa Ortiz-Pallen (Pallen Martial Arts).