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Michael Trapani of the Martinez 11-12 Little League All-Star team smiles as he rounds the bases after hitting a two-run homer in the bottom of the fourth inning against Walnut Creek on June 26. Martinez won the game 10-7 to advance to the second round of the District 4 International Tournament. Unfortunately, Martinez suffered a setback in its next game, losing to East County 11-3. The loss dropped Martinez into the elimination bracket where the team faced Concord American on July 1. Concord American eliminated Martinez from the tournament by winning 8-1.




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