FREMONT – Although Spreckels Park never trailed, South Siskiyou-Weed came back late to narrow the gap but could not close it as Rafael Diaz allowed just three hits in 5.2 innings to help Spreckels Park post a 6-4 victory Saturday in the California Division II Little League Junior All Star Tournament at Gomes Elementary School in Fremont.
VALLEY SPRINGS – The Northgate 10-11 All Star team pushed powerful Turlock American to the brink Tuesday but came up short as Turlock American won 7-6 in the championship game of the Little League District 6 All Star Tournament at Duke Powers Field.
VALLEY SPRINGS – Benny Slaughter came up big late in the game Monday for the Northgate 10-11 all-stars in a 12-8 win over Sunrise of Stockton in the consolation final of the Little League Section 6 Tournament at Duke Powers Field.
I was never on a championship football team. I played on a few championship Little League and high school basketball teams, but in Little League I was a six-out, one-at-bat guy and in basketball, I was the eighth man in a seven-man rotation, so I did not really feel like I contributed.
TRACY – Spreckels Park used a pitching-by-committee approach while taking advantage of 17 walks on the way to a 14-5 second-round victory over Amador West of Ione in the Little League Section 6 Junior All-Star Tournament at Monticello School.
MODESTO – East Union went 3-1 Saturday in the 2015 MJC Pirate passing tournament, losing only to eventual champion Downey A. The Lancers defeated Turlock 27-12 for second place in the South division and defeated crosstown rival Sierra 33-32 in a pool-play thriller at Modesto Junior College.
TRACY – The cheers turns to jeers in a hurry for the Manteca Little League fans Sunday as the go-ahead run for their team was overturned late in the game and Delta-Stockton came away with a 9-8 win in semifinal action of the Section 6 Major All Star Tournament at Monticello School.
The Northgate 9-10 All Stars scored in every inning Tuesday - including six in the second and eight in the fifth - on the way to a 21-6 five-inning win over Manteca to reach the of the District 67 All-Star Tournament final through the consolation bracket.