Livermore American Little League
LALL Yankees 3, Granada Rangers 0: The Yankees won the championship with a shutout victory over the Rangers. Pitcher Blaze Hill struck out nine in five innings of work and was backed by strong defense from catcher Morgan Labrucherie. Offensively, Dalton Johnston hit a double, stole third and scored on Blaze Hill's RBI single. The scoring was capped in the fourth inning, when Tyler Morano turned an 0-2 count into a two-run home run over the left field fence. J.J. Knight struck out two of the final three outs and secured the win. The Yankees finished the regular season in first place in their division, first in the Livermore Showdown and second in the playoffs.
The Yankees roster consisted of: Garrett Hamer, Morgan Labrucherie, Tyler Morano, Blaze Hill, Carson Mohler, Dalton Johnston ,Jeremy Davis, Eli Nuddleman, J.J. Knight, Ben Nuddleman, Miles Kluball, Kyle Johnson, Manager Mickey Hill and coaches Jason Knight, Chris Morano, and Keith Mohler.
LALL Yankees 11, Granada Phillies 2: Yankees pitcher Dalton Johnston pitched a complete game and Miles Kluball made a spectacular diving catch in left field. Offensively, the entire Yankees lineup contributed in the 11-2 semifinal win.
Note: Yankees Manager Mickey Hill was awarded the "Dutch Van Wey Champions Award" in recognition for outstanding dedication to the development of LALL baseball players and community.
DBAC Swim Meet
At Delores Bengsten Aquatic, Pleasanton
DBAC Piranhas 361, Briarhill Barracudas 302
Piranhas top swimmers
8U: Michelle Li (8) - Freestyle, Butterfly, Backstroke
10U: Jessica Domenichini (freestyle, butterfly, IM), Andrew Li (freestyle, butterfly, IM)
12U: Carina Stacey (breaststroke, Backstroke, IM), Jerry Yang (butterfly, backstroke, IM)
14U: Audrey Goodman (freestyle, butterfly, IM)
17U: Alanna Goodman (butterfly, breaststroke, backstroke)
Barracudas top swimmers
6U: Ryan Burdusis (butterfly, breaststroke), Sydney Grani (breaststroke, backstroke)
8U: Matteo Naderi (breaststroke, backstroke), Gabe Rouse (freestyle, butterfly)
14U: Isabelle Townsend (breastroke, backstroke), Andrew Voit (butterfly, freestyle, IM)
16U: Meghan Butler (freestyle, IM)
17U: Cole Melloch (butterfly, IM)