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Northgate Giants team tops Manteca Nationals in Juniors
Matt Medina of the Braves avoids the ball before drawing a walk Saturday in an 18-7 loss to the Angels in AAA Northgate Little League action. - photo by DAVE CAMPBELL/The Bulletin

Marcus Sequeira led the Northgate Giants to a 13-3 win over the Manteca Nationals, going the distance in the seven-inning Juniors contest while having a 3-for-4 day at the plate, walking once and knocking in four runs.

Also for the Giants, Andrew Olivares was 4 for 4 with a pair of doubles, an RBI, three runs and a walk. Logan Harries, Victor Alonzo, Jake Lill and Jamari Milligan led a team-wide stellar defensive effort.

Northgate Majors

Nationals 10, A’s 8

Gavin Silva, Xavier Mendes and Jacob Toste split the pitching duties for the Nationals.

Mendes tripled and went 3 for 4. Tyler Toste (3 for 3, double) and Noah Calmes each had an RBI Single for the Nationals. Marcus Brennan added a triple and Jacob Toste had three runs, going 2 for 3. Nolan Calmes and Bryan Howe each had a ground-rule double. 

Eric Miramontes pitched three innings for the A’s and struck out three while teammate Raul Segura was 3 for 3 with a triple. 

Mets 9, Cardinals 9

Ashton Heath had a two-run double for the Mets in the top of the sixth followed by a game-tying single by Dylan Stokes. Luke Weaver struck out the side in the bottom of the frame to preserve the tie. 

The Mets scored four runs in the first inning with hits by Dylan Stokes (3 for 3, two doubles), Weaver (2 for 3, double, triple) and Jayden Lopez (2 for 2, triple, two runs).

Jack Cunial (3 for 5, two runs) had an inside-the-park home run for the Cardinals with teammates Dylan Silva (home run) and Dylan Lee (double) each going 2 for 3. 

White Sox 6, Reds 5

Evan Cooper was 2 for 3 with a double and two RBI for the White Sox.

Preston Darter doubled and had two RBI for the White Sox. Cameron Pickering, Ivan Vieira and Evan Jeffery combined on the mound to hold the Reds to two earned runs.