Alameda Little League
Dr. Vicki Wang Orthodontics Twins 12, McGuiness and Northridge Marlins 1: For the Twins, Jonathan Andrews hit a home run and plate four runs, while A.J. Silberstein and Will Dodge added two hits apiece, and Michael Shih reached base four times. For the Marlins, Edgar Duchesnaeu, Trace Tega, Peter Brady, and Mack Woodworth each had a hit. Brady also made a terrific catch in center field.
Dr. Vicki Wang Orthodontics Twins 8, Glazier LLLP Orioles 1: Twins highlights included errorless defense by the outfield and back-to-back home runs by K.W. Quilici and Max Nyrop. For the Orioles, Dylan Yee had two hits with one RBI, Palani Hennings singled and scored, and Ari Chertock recorded six strikeouts on the mound.
Dr. Vicki Wang Orthodontics Twins 21, Becker Media Giants 5: For the Twins, Austin Novoa scored four runs, Jacob Morgan scored three, and Will Dodge and Sophie Nilsson each tallied two. For the Giants, eight different players contributed base hits while on the mound, Nicholas Ferry and Ronald Robertson allowed just three earned runs.
Little House Cafe Stars 14, Vator Express 10: For the Express, Dylan Wondolleck had a strong game at the plate and behind the dish, while Curt Hennecke displayed excellent base running.
Baron's Meat and Poultry Dragons 12,
Red Onion Rock Hounds 7: Rock Hounds' Nathan Jaramillo and Tyler Ray paced the offense with three hits apiece. Pitchers Nathan Jaramillo, Matthew Tarvin, and Matthew Lee combined for 14 strikeouts. For the Dragons, Evan Green tripled and Dominick Sarmiento drove in insurance runs with a timely base hit.
Baron's Meat & Poultry Dragons 9, TMS Automotive Sea Dogs 7: For the Sea Dogs, Andy Truong and Trevor Marsh picked-off a base runner attampting to steal. Ronan Johns capped a five-run fourth inning with a big double. For the Dragons, Shaan Castro singled and David Song drove in the winning run. Jeevan Mahl closed out the game with two scoreless innings.
Alameda Natural Grocery Bees 8, Baron's Meat & Poultry Dragons 7: For the Bees, Dylan McGrew drove in a run with a sacrifice, before John Marshall plated the game-winning run with a double. Bilal Abraham pitched a shutout inning to close out the game. For the Dragons, Dayron Ricabal and Jeevan Mahl both hit a two-run home runs.
Alamo Capital Riverdogs 7, Dr. Vicki Wang Orthodontics Storm 2: Riverdogs; D.J. Yakura had two hits and drove in three runs. Nathan Yoo also contributed a key hit to pace the offense. Stellar team defense and strong pitching was on display from Nathan Kent, Payton Fare, Diego Ortiz and Collin Ng.
Scolari's Good Eats Bats 7, TMS Automotive Sea Dogs 6: For the Bats, Ahadu Zemenfes' doubled and tripled, Fionn Meagher recorded two putouts, and pitchers Subby Wolff Urzua and Isaac Yoon had strong outings.
Red Onion Rock Hounds 15, Jacks Restaurant and Bar Thunder 4: The Thunder's Ryan Cheng, Nico Araujo, Jack Baker all drove in runs. Landon Gee struck out the side in one inning and James Burke made a strong relief appearance. For the Rock Hounds, Nathan Jaramillo, Matthew Tarvin, and Tyler Ray combined for eight RBI. Matthew Folsom hurled two scoreless innings and struck out three.
Alameda Natural Grocery Bees 9, Scolari's Good Eats Bats 2: For the Bees, Elias Padilla and Anthony Fortie contributed great defensive plays. Pitcher Devin Kaneshiro struck out four batters and faced the minimum, six batters, in two shutout innings. The Bats offense was powered by Walker Keating and Ahadu Zemenfes. Defensively, Jacey Canalin had two spectacular putouts at shortstop and Isaac Yoon was sharp on the mound.
Alameda Theatre & Cineplex Bulls 7, Alamo Capital Riverdogs 17: The Bulls offense had key hits from Benji Terry and Viktor Biczynski. Sage Roy-Burman a Rens Kohler delivered solid pitching performances and combined for five strikeouts. The Riverdogs were led on offense by Matt Wilson, who had two two-run singles. Payton Fare and Nathan Yoo each had a double and D.J. Yakura added a two-run single. Nathan Kent gave up just one run in two strong innings of pitching.
King of Thai Noodle Tincaps 8, Alameda Elks Lodge 1015 Muckdogs 21: Tincaps infielder Porter Starnes caught a pop fly out and turned an unassisted double play. Keanu Hennings went 3 for 3 with an RBI double to lead the offense.
Central Plumbing D'Backs vs. Yojimbo Sushi Marlins: For the Marlins, Rex Ruport and Finn Cavanaugh combined to lead the offense with several timely hits and RBI. Reid Stewart had an all-around solid effort both in the field and at the plate.
TMS Automotive Yankees vs Kapowich Real Estate White Sox: The Yankees' Logan Lee tripled, Deji Salaam doubled, and Sebastian Brune, Joaquin Nguyen, and Andrew Gerson scored. Defensively, Mikey Baum scooped up a ground ball and threw to home for a key out, and Gabe Paz y Mino showed quick reflexes and recorded a key out.
Torrey Pines Cardinals vs. Shooting Stars Phillies Cardinals: Marley Oh cleared the bases, John Cunningham made a strong throw to first for an out, and Eliah Gutierrez made a great slide to beat a tag at third base. For the Phillies, Wes and Zoe Liao were a strong infield combination that recorded multiple outs, while teammate Carter Salazar cleared the bases twice.
Alameda Girls Softball Association
Alameda Auto Body Purple Poison 11, Oakland Green Bomber's 5: Alameda Auto Body's Purple Poison remained undefeated on the season with an 11-5 win over Oakland's Green Bombers May 3. Maddie Mersch was impressive on the mound and at the plate, culminating in a three-run home run in the fourth inning. Taneika Riverstone and Marissa Perez relieved Mersch and combined for four strikeouts on the mound. Outfielder Kaitlyn Cassidy made a strong throw to catcher Cynthia Beall, who tagged the runner at the plate for a key out. Beall also threw out a runner attempting to steal second base.
Dr. Johnson Royals 17, Oakland Riveters 3: The Royals offense was hitting on all cyclinders as they blew out the Oakland Riveters 17-3. Talula Wilmot, Lilly McSweeney and Ava Burton paced the offense, while pitchers Kylie Mesterhazy and Ashlie Nakano held off the Riveters.
Event Magic Monarchs 0, Oakland Sapphire Fairies 0: Both teams battled to a scoreless tie. In the first inning, the Monarchs' Aaliyah Brown pitched out a bases-loaded jam, and Ella Heckman closed out the final inning with only three pitches. Billie Spicer-Lambert, Heckman and Brown paced the offense with base hits.
Harbor Bay Realty's Thunderbolts vs. Purple A's: For the Thunderbolts, Aurora Stonehouse ignited the offense with a first inning hit and Hannah Niu followed with a home run. Jordan Vaughan, Cheyenne Caina and Clare Jackson also contributed timely hits for the Bolts. Katie Rumrill, Tamar Kahana, Niu, Brown and Jordan Vaughan all turned in strong defense.
Santa Clara Systems Little Red Cherries vs. Piedmont Black Cats: For the Little Red Cherries, first baseman Isabella McCaslin started the game off by snagging a tough ground and tagging first for an out. Later in the game, pitcher Eri Kakuno fielded a grounder and threw to Rosie Katz for an out at first. Paloma Camcho and Ella Dawdy paced the offense with a solid hits.
Alameda Soccer Club
NorCal Bronze Division
Albany Berkeley Soccer Club Vortex 8, Alameda SC Islanders '99 1: The Islanders played a tough, experienced Vortex team and trailed 2-0 at the half. Kendyl San Nicolas and Celia Magee played stellar defense and kept the game within reach. Payton Dean exhibited tough physical play near the goal, clearing the ball out multiple times. Forward Maya Galvan finally got Alameda on the board in the second half, with an assist from Sara Simmons. Galvan flashed her speed and quickness as she out ran the defense for the lone Alameda goal.
Alameda SC Islanders '99 4, Hayward Tecos United '99 0: The Islanders came up with a shutout against a tough Hayward Tecos United '99 squad. Goalie Megan Stiling, had a busy afternoon recording several big saves to secure the clean sheet. Sara Simmons scored the first two goals in the first half and Julia Zhang kept the pressure on with an insurance goal in the second half. Forward Casey Tolan added the final goal to seal the victory.
NorCal Bronze Division
ASC Islanders 4, Montclair Clippers 2: In the closest game of the season, the Islanders defensive line stepped up their play to hold the Clippers to just two goals early in the second half. Goalie Katie Modic was instrumental in denying the Clippers opportunities to convert, including a jumping deflection after a free kick at the top of the penalty box. Supporting Katie Modic with outstanding defense were Sydney Owyang, Rebecca Stilling, Mackenzie Gorman-Miller, and Katie Cheung. Offensivley, Jean Choi scored her first goal of the season.
ASC Olympians 6, Los Troopers 0: Joey Yang and Sean Choi scored their first goals of the season in the Olympians victory over the Los Troopers. Along with Ryan Melanson's goal keeping, the solid defensive play of Ian Menjivar, Luke Anthony-Petersen, Gerardo Maldonado and Dasan Simmons helped secure the shutout.