Livermore Little League
Phillies 10, Angels 8: For the Phillies, top players were Zackarey Medina, Pedro Estevez, and Drew McDonald. For the Angels, top players were Tyler Emanuele and Brandon McDougall.
Yankees 1, Giants 0: For the Giants, top players were Cayden Ho, Adam Chapman, and Aden Calvacanti. Top players for the Yankees include J.J. Knight, Blaze Hill, and Cooper Martin.
Angels 11, Giants 9: Top players for the Giants were Adam Chapman, Steven Lee, and Isaac Tufts. For the Angels, top players were Alex Scull, Parker Hively, and Brandon McDougall.
Orioles 17, Giants 3: Orioles top players were Domenic Persi, Brandon Harvey, and Shane Napier. For the Giants, Charlie Betz, Patrick Harvey, and Nikolas Michail were top players.
Angels 19, Cardinals 6: Angels highlights: Trent Terkuerst 4 for 4, 4 R, RBI; Josh Raborn 3 for 4, 2B, 2 R, 3 RBI; Jack Bleier 3 for 4, 2B, 2 R, 3 RBI. Cardinals highlights: Tyler Delisle 2 for 3, HR, R, RBI; Brandon Von 3 for 3, R; Tyler Wooley 2 for 3, 2B, RBI.
Red Sox 14, Orioles 10: Orioles top players were Noah Penn, Isabella Moen, and Zack Bickerton. For the Red Sox, top players were Justin Matchett (2 for 3, RBI), Tyler Forgatsch (2 for 3, 2B), and Cam O'Callaghan (2 for 3, 3B).
Yankees 17, Giants 16: Top players for the Giants were Jake Salhoff (3 for 4, 2 R), Jonathon Lankenau (4 for 5, 3 R0, and Craig Magnuson (4 for 4, 2 R).
Red Sox 21, Giants 2: Top players for the Giants were Tyler Kardy (3 for 3, R), Craig Magnuson (2 for 3), and Jake Blake (2 for 3, RBI).
Durham Bulls vs. River Bandits: Top players for the Durham Bulls include Ryan Ong, Sophia Gresham, and Nate Emch. For the River Bandits, top players were Jacob Johnson, Chase Williams, and Ryan Bury.
Diamondbacks 6, Yankees 0: The Diamondbacks jumped out to a three run lead after consecutive hits by Brett Oelrich, Josh Goldstein and Dylan Silva. Grant Gomes, Jordan Canning, Francis Contarciego and Goldstein drove in runs. On the mound, Goldstein threw five innings, allowed no runs, and struck out nine. He was backed up with defensive plays from Brett Oelrich in centerfield and Nathan Hawryshok at second base. Dane Winslow pitched the sixth inning and closed out the game. For the Yankees, Josh Lyons and Mason and Colby Smith led the offense. Nathan Findley pitched well and struck out six, including five consecutive.
Giants 12, A's 7: The A's took an early lead thanks to Erik Griffin's triple and Michael Friesen's double. Griffin and Friesen combined for four hits and three RBIs. In the fifth inning, Mason DeLisser gave the Giants the lead with a two-run triple in the fifth inning. T.J. Testerman and DeLisser combined for five hits and seven RBI.
Giants 5, Rangers 3: For the Giants, Jacob Lord led the offense with two hits. Nolan Kitsuse closed out the game, pitching the final two innings with T.J. Testerman playing strong defense at catcher. For the Rangers, Ryan Hanley pitched well and was backed up with strong defense by Eric Ruloma, who made a leaping catch. Sean Haley led the offense with a 3 for 3 day, including two doubles.
Giants 18, Diamondbacks 2: The Giants extended their winning streak to three wins thanks to a dominant pitching performance by Patrick Connolly (3 1/3 IP, 9 K) and Jonah Johnson (2/3 IP, 2 K). The Giants offense was led by Garret Gomes, Siosi Meafou and Carter Purl. For the Diamondbacks, Michael Anolin had his pitching debut, Joey Gomez caught two pop flies, Mikey Ayler made a tough catch in right field.
Diamondbacks 7, Rangers 5: The Diamondbacks got plenty of offense from Michael Anolin and Aiden Follis. Niles Moy made a play at second base, and Ryan Kelly caught two pop flies. For the Rangers, Justin Pestana had an outstanding day on the mound, and on offense. Anthony Molleson (2 1B, R, RBI), Joseph Mifsud (2 1B, RBI), Caelob Stimpson (3 for 3, 3 R), and Brayden Nunes (1B, R, RBI) were the offensive leaders.
Rangers 4, Diamondbacks 3: In the 8th inning, the Caelob Stimpson scored the winning run, and in the bottom half of the eighth Brayden Nunes shutout the Diamondbacks. For the Rangers, Joseph Mifsud had a great offensive game, including a well placed bunt that scored a run. Jacob Hutchinson drew a walk and scored a run. Defensivley, Caelob Stimpson struck out 15 batters and Gavin Powers pitched a shutout inning. For the Diamondbacks, Austin Statham (2 2B) and Adam Patterson (2 RBI) led the offense. Niles Moy had a base hit and Aiden Follis caught a tough foul ball. Matty Sciascia earned the game ball.
Giants 16, Yankees 12: The Yankee's Matt Fiedor reached base twice, while Ty Wetzel and Josh Fiedor pitched well. For the Giants, A.J. Moore pitched three strong innings and struck out seven. Garret Gomes had an RBI Single, and Michael Turpin drove in the game winning run.
A's 10, Diamondbacks 5: For the Diamondbacks, Ryan Kelly and Joey Gomez combined for three RBI and Aiden Follis stole two bags. Follis also struck out the side in the fourth inning, while Matty Sciascia caught a tough pop fly.
Rangers 12, Giants 9: For the Rangers, Sebastian Krinard scored two runs and caught a line drive, which prevented any runs from scoring. Brayden Nunes made an impressive stop at third and offensively he drove in a run and scored a run. Thomas McKnight added two hits and two runs. Justin Pestana showed his skills on the mound striking out 11 batters.
A's 18, Yankees 9: The A's pounded out 20 hits in the game. For the A's, Seth Fikse recorded his first hit of the season and pitcher Patrick Curella made a heads up double play.
Giants 11, Yankees 7: For the Giants, Grady Harris led the offense with two singles and three RBI. Garret Gomes, Siosi Meafou, and Jonah Johnson added RBI hits.
Diamondbacks vs. Pirates: For the Diamondbacks, Tommy Wisely III, Thomas Schnapp, Jacob Kelleher, Jonathan Lindberg, Michal West, Luca Montalvo, and Hayden Henry led the offense with hits and RBIs. Defensivley, Larry Wisely and Dominic Gozzo anchored the defense. For the Pirates, Ryan McKenzie led the offense, while pitcher London Bishop kept the game close.
Yankess vs. A's: For the A's, Tanner Griffith hit a home run and Zack Sousa made a nice play at first base. For the Yankees,
James Foley pitched well and was backed with strong defense from Lukas Stifter, Nathan Bruan, and Jared McQuilliam. Jared Rudolff and Riley Scott led the offense.
A's vs. Diamondbacks: For the A's, Donovan Umeki made several nice plays at third base, while Justin Johnson scored twice. For the Diamondbacks, Jacob Kelleher, Hayden Henry, Thomas Schnapp and Tommy Wisely III drove in runs. Pitcher Hayden Henry recorded a strikeout to get out of a bases-loaded jam. Domini Gozzo, Tommy Wisely III, and Thomas Schnapp played solid defense.
Red Sox vs. Yankees: For the Red Sox, Corey Stimpson made two great plays at shortstop and he also went 2 for 2 at the plate. Michael Maloney made several nice plays at first base and also earned the game ball after hitting a ground-rule double. For the Yankees, Brayden Blacklock, Xavier Lortie, and Jared McQuilliam led the offense with hits.
Giants vs. Pirates: The Giants played their best game of the season, scoring seven runs with an entire team effort. Kamden Johnson earned the game ball for his two hits, one of which was a deep shot to center field. Defensivley, Braden Illingworth made a great catch. The Pirates had solid pitching from Cameron Adriaens, and Jake Beers received the game ball for his offensive output.
Giants vs Red Sox: For the Giants, Zane Ornellas hit a line drive triple, while Tyler Laymon turned a double play on defense. For the Red Sox, Drake Ornellas had a great game at the plate and Tanner Breach had a strong defensive game.
Rangers vs A's: For the Rangers, Brennan Curulla had an unassisted double play and Orion Martinez made a putout at the pitcher position. For the A's, Max Thompson recorded five outs at first base and Noah Jacobs added four base hits.
Cardinals vs A's: For the Cardinals, Christopher Kitchuck had a great defensive game, while his brother Anthony Kitchuck added several hits at the plate. For the As, Jack Hansen displayed great defense and Aiden Melton showed off his batting skills and speed.
Red Sox vs. Dodgers: For the Red Sox, Jake Follis made several nice plays in the field and teammate Kedar Patel smacked several balls to the outfield. For the Dodgers, Cayden Trinta have five hits while Jayson Boissoneau made an excellent catch at home, which prevented a runner from scoring.
Padres vs Giants: For the Padres, Chandler Smoak contributed several hits, including a double. Jake Nuti pitched well and made several putouts from the mound. For the Giants, Joe Montoya had a strong game at pitcher while Garret Hernandez led the offense.
Red Sox vs. Dodgers: For the Red Sox, Anthony Frizado led the offense with several hits. Louden Philbrick played excellent defense. For the Dodgers, Anthony Riccardi had five hits and Ben Roesler made several nice plays in the field.
Giants vs. Diamondbacks: For the Giants, Aiden Bessiolo had three hits, including two doubles. Joseph Montoya was excellent at third and first base. For the Diamondbacks, Jake Johnson made three great defensive plays on hard ground balls and Andrew Kennedy added three hits.
Rockies vs. A's: For the A's, Ryan Loder and Andrew Rodgers btoh went 3 for 3, Loder also drove in two runs. Tyler Thomas also went 3 for 3, scored a run, and played strong defense.
A's vs. Giants: For the A's, Caleb Martin went 3 for 3, and once again Ryan Loder shined with two putouts at first base.
Cubs vs Rockies: For the Rockies, Jake Frazzitta hit three solid singles and played strong defense at third base. For the Cubs, pitcher Graham Shawler recorded three putouts and also went 3 for 3. Koy Trane also went a perfect 3 for 3 and made three outs at second base.
West Coast Kryptonite
NorCal State Cup
WCS Kryptonite 6, Santa Clara Sporting 0: In the quarterfinal of the NorCal State Cup, the Kryptonite jumped out to a 2-0 first half lead thanks to goals by Jessica Hufford and Ebony Ezeji. Coach Dayak made some tactical adjustments which led to four more goals by Brook Rittmann, Adaurie Dayak (2), and Regan Smithers.
WCS Kryptonite 4, Bay Oaks 2: Kryptonite dominated the game up until the second half when Bay Oaks sprung forward scored a counter goal. In the final 10 seconds of regulation, Ebony Ezeji sent a perfect corner to Amber Lennier, who scored with a header and pushed the game to overtime. In the penalty kick shootout the Kryptonite finished off Bay Oaks, 4-2. This will be West Coast Kryptonite's third appearance in the State Cup Final and a chance to win one last State Cup together before the players head off to college. The team consists of coach Troy Dayak, Kelly Smith, Haley Crook, Amber Lennier, Rachel Leonard, Brooke Rittmann, Ebony Ezeji, Tayler Lennier, Regan Smithers, Coach Karen Dayak Bottom Row Left: Allie Lau, Grace Cabri, Mireya Magana, Adaurie Dayak, Stephanie Pawek, Madison Souza, and Jessica Hufford.
West Coast Wild
NorCal State Cup
West Coast Wild 5, Santa Rosa Athletico 1: The West Coast Wild, who are currently ranked No. 1 in the U15 Girls state ranking process were looking to back up that ranking at the Norcal State Cup. The Wild offense took 18 shots on goal and allowed just four shots. Melissa Elis scored the first goal, with an assist by Kasidee Wiley. The second goal came off a rocket shot by Miciah Madison and was also assisted by Kasidee Wiley. The Athletico converted early in the second half, but the Wild turned up the heat with three goals by Micah Madison, Jacey Luzzi and Caleigh Hufana, with respective assists from Captain Megan Amick, Caleigh Hufana, and Melissa Ellis.
West Coast Wild 2, Santa Clara Sporting 1: The Wild won a close, very spirited match that saw 15 fouls on each side. Both teams took seven shots on goal but it was team Wild that broke the ice in the 29th min, as Demi Gonis picked up a loose ball in the box and converted. Santa Rosa would not give up, even after Megan Amick serviced a beautiful ball into the box to an oncoming Kasidee Wiley, who place the ball in the back of the net for the second goal. Santa Rosa converted late on a penalty goal with a minute left. The West Coast U15 Wild will advance to the Norcal State Cup Championship game held in Turlock on May 5.
West Coast Wicked
NorCal State Cup
West Coast Wicked 1, Union City Premier 0: The quaterfinal match was fairly even with both sides having opportunities but the Wicked's defense held strong and produced a shutout. Goalie Jessie Cahill had several great saves and directed the back line of Shasta Grant, Shannon Holt, Claire Soule, Mackenzie Paulo and Kate Chase, each supported each other with overlapping runs, putting constant pressure on the attackers. Adi Ruiz, Ally Marty and Nadia Ranagan had several strong shots missing the mark just high or wide. Misha Brewster provided a cross over to Carleigh Thurman who had a very composed finish low and outside the reach of the Outlaw's keeper for the games lone goal.
West Coast Wicked 2, Diablo FC 97 Blue 0: The Wicked's midfielders Ally Marty, Kalyn Ganz, Jordan Volponi, Nadia Ranagan and Cameo Shubert worked with great determination in the difficult conditions. Ally Marty played a beautiful through ball into the wind just past Diablo's defensive line which Misha Brewster broke free on and drove a shot into the wind to upper far post for the Wicked's first goal. In the second half, the Wicked had the wind in their favor allowing forwards Adi Ruiz, Molly Sheid and Carliegh Thurman pressuring runs and shots on goal. Adi Ruiz drove a floater corner kick over the keeper to Misha Brewster, who finished with her head for the second goal. The Wicked's defense played tremendous defense which led to another shutout victory.
West Coast Wonder
NorCal State Cup
West Coast Wonder 2, Pleasanton Rage 0: This weekend was big for West Coast Wonder as they win both Qtr Final & Semi Final matches to advance to the Norcal Premier Cup Championship on May 5. Wonder pulled ahead of Pleasanton Rage in the 12th minute when Lauren Sandy crossed the ball to McKenna Buti who soared high and headed the ball right past the keeper. After continuous battling back and forth, Stevie Sobers sent a through ball to Buti who again found the back of the net to reach the final score of 2-0.
West Coast Wonder 2, Manteca FC 0: In a tightly contested match, both teams battled to a 0-0 tie at the end of the first half. In the second half, Lauren Sandy dialed in a perfect corner and Laura Duterte headed it home in the 42nd minute. The WSC Wonder continuously pushed forward and in the 63rd minute Sandy sent a ball to Stevie Sobers who rocketed a shot into the far corner to seal the 2-0 win. Both the West Coast Soccer Wonder and Wicked will be holding tryouts on April 26th in Livermore.
For more info go to www.westcoastsoccerclub.com.
The Pleasanton Seahawks participated in the Pacific Swimming Spring Far Western meet, hosted by the Morgan Hill Swim Club, April 4-7.
Maxime Rooney broke 3 Pacific Records (200 freestyle, 200 butterfly and 400 IM).
Timothy Yao received a U.S. top 20 time for his 50 breaststroke. He placed ninth overall and swam for a new PRT time for 50 freestyle. Wolfgang Lachance achieved a new PRT time for 200 backstroke. Ben Sproul swam for two new PRT times for 100 freestyle and 50 butterfly. The 11-12 boys relay team of Wolfgang Lachance, Tyler Lu, Timothy Yao and Ben Sproul swam four new U.S. top 20 times in the 200 freestyle relay (8th), 400 freestyle relay (14th), 200 medley (7th) and 400 medley relays (16th).
Our boys relay team of Junwoo Kang, Jaewoo Kim, Lleyton Plattel and Alex Ren placed sixth and fourth in the 200 medley and 200 freestyle relay breaking two team records. Alex Ren made finals in the 50/100 backstroke. Jun Woo Kang 50 fly (New PRT). Lleyton Plattel made finals for 50 FR. Calvin Chui and Joe Louderback participated in their very first FW meet.
Miranda Heckman achieved a new U.S. Top 20 time in the 500 freestyle and paced third overall. Jennifer Lee swam for a new PRT in her 50 freestyle. Paulina Umansky achieved a new PRT time for 200 breaststroke and new FW time for 50 breaststroke. Nja Zuniga swam for a new PRT time in 100 butterfly and Emma Valentine achieved a new JO time for 500 freestyle.
Stephani Shao achieved a new best time for 50 butterfly and Nicole Stiles made finals for 50/100 backstroke.