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Garlets slams three homers to lead Northgate Mets
A Braves base runner is safe at home Saturday at East Union High. The Braves took on the Nationals in 13-year-old Babe Ruth action. - photo by BRANDON PETERSEN/The Bulletin
Alex Garlets made up the difference of the Mets’ 8-2 victory over the Yankees in Northgate Little League major division action last Wednesday.

Garlets drilled three home runs and drove in six to lead the Mets to their third straight win to start the season.

He gave starting pitcher Ian Rodriguez more than enough run support. Rodriguez was stellar from the mound, striking out 11. Andrew Ruiz struck out the side in his one inning of relief.

Stephen Perez added three singles for the Mets, and Stan Garcia Jr. legged out a double.

Nick Luccetti spearheaded the Yankees at the plate with three hits.

In other Little League action:



White Sox 3, Giants 0

Dominick Pisano needed little help.

The ace pitcher struck out 14 batters and scattered four hits to lead the White Sox last Tuesday, March 31.

Ricky Flores highlighted the White Sox offense with a 2-for-2 effort, and he drove in a pair with a double in the fourth to extend the lead.

Giants reliever Ryan Mathews limited the damage in the fourth, fielding two groundballs for an out and a sitting down another on strikes.

Spreckels Park


Titans 24, Weston Ranch 3

In Weston Ranch Wednesday, the Titans erupted for 18 base hits and were led by Jayson Manuta’s 4-for-6 effort that included two doubles, a triple and three RBIs.

William Reeder was 3 for 3 with two doubles and three RBIs; Justin Canady finished 2 for 2 while plating three runs; and Nick Van Warmerdam scored once in each of the five innings while going 2 for 3 with a pair of walks.

Winning pitcher Marc Wilson struck out five in three innings. Bryson Sanders threw the final two and struck out four while giving up two unearned runs.


Dodgers 6, Reds 0

Steven Rios (five IP) and Chase Costa combined for a no-hitter to spearhead the Dodgers’ victory Saturday at Brock Elliot School.

Mark Vincente, Steven Rios, Jonathan Shaefer, Cody Obrochta, Danny Aguilar and Mike Esparza each scored a run following walks.

Phillies 10, Brewers 8

Michael Ochoa smacked a two-run double to highlight the Brewers’ five-run sixth inning, and Jesse Ochoa drove in the rest with a bases-clearing double on Saturday.

Steven Hinkston contributed two singles and an RBI, while Jonathan Vargas also had two hits — one of them a double.

Dodgers 6, Brewers 2

Mark Vincente got the win from the hill and helped his own cause with two runs. Darrion Kitson and Cody Obrochta each plated two. Steven Rios and Chase Costa scored once apiece.

Jesse Ochoa struck out four from the mound and walked twice for the Brewers. Jesse Ochoa drove in a run, and Kenny Wade stole home for the Brewers’ other score.

Dodgers 9, Marlins 0

Steven Rios anchored the Dodgers’ season-opening win March 28 with a one-hitter.

Jonathan Shaefer was 3 for 3 with a double and four RBIs to lead the barrage. Mark Vincente was 2 for 2 with two runs.



Under-12 boys

The Bull Sharks kick started the first Manteca Area Soccer League spring season Saturday with an 8-3 win over the Galaxy.

Paul Bellina led the way for the Galaxy with two goals, and Jorge Gonzales turned in one. Jacob Landwehr recorded five saves at goal.



Manteca Pumas 10, Manteca FC Heartbreakers 0

Ilena Rivera, Ariana Cardenas and Jenxa Zuniga contributed two goals apiece to lead the Pumas’ easy victory.

Kyra Bristow, Isabella Rivera, Brooke Riley and Leah Manueleleua chipped in one apiece. Selia Torres had two assists.

Riley and Zuniga combined for the shutout at goal.



Manteca Pumas 3, Modesto Ajax 0

Selia Torres scored twice, and Isabella Rivera once to catapult the Pumas to victory in their first outdoor NorCal match of the season.

Brooke Riley recorded three saves and was helped out by defenders Leah Manueleleua and Kyra Bristow.


Evan Sharp placed second to lead a contingent of Manteca Grapplers Club wrestlers Saturday at Turlock High.

— Jonamar Jacinto