Manteca needed three runs in the bottom of the fifth inning Friday to come from behind and defeat Spreckels Park 6-4 in semifinal action of the District 67 10-12 All-Star Tournament at Gillen Field.
Quinn Martinez led off the fifth for Manteca with a double and took third on a single by Chris Chavez Jr. (3 for 3, two runs). Eddie Anthony (2 for 3, two RBI, two runs) singled in Martinez, Chavez Jr. scored on a groundout by Nate Moore (double, two RBI, run) and Anthony scored on an error off the bat of Isaac Acuna.
With the score tied 3-3 going into the fifth, Chris Stackpole reached on an error for Spreckels Park and scored on a double by Ricardo Anaya (2 for 3, RBI, run, double) to put Spreckels Park ahead 4-3.
Spreckels Park scored three runs in the fourth to tie the score at 3-3. Jacob Morrow doubled in Wyatt Bauer and Ricardo Anaya and Morrow scored on a single by Cody Camarena.
Manteca took a 3-0 first inning lead. Anthony singled in Chavez Jr., Moore doubled in Anthony and came in to score on a throwing error.
Spreckels Park threatened in the top of the sixth. With the bases loaded and two outs, Stackpole hit a screaming line drive to left. Carson Sablan managed to get under it and end the game with a spectacular catch.
Spreckels Park and Northgate play in the consolation final this morning at 10 with the winner advancing to the championship round Sunday morning at 10 against Manteca.
Northgate 17, Mtn. House 10 (7)
Northgate jumped out to a 5-0 first-inning lead but needed to score seven runs in the seventh for the extra-inning consolation win on Bassi Field.
Northgate picked up six hits in the seventh inning – first a double by Blake Mount with singles by Rudy Barney (3 for 5, three runs), Adan Rosas (3 for 5, two runs, double), Isaiah Yanez (4 for 5, three runs), Anthony Oteri (two runs), J.P. Abrew with Mount, Barney, Rosas, Yanez, Oteri, Abrew and George Mendoza each scoring a run in the seventh.
Collins Schluer added three runs behind three walks.
Northgate faces Spreckels Park today at 10 a.m. in the consolation final.
Manteca 6, Lathrop 3
Louis Rivera led Manteca to the semifinal win Friday at Legacy Fields in Tracy.
Rivera started on the mound and threw for three shutout innings, striking out seven, walking two and hitting one. He knocked in three runs, going 2 for 3. Teo Ceja (strikeout, walk) and Brixton Ortiz (two strikeouts, two runs, three hits, one walk) each saw 1.1 innings of duty.
Brody Carabello (2 for 4, two runs), Kai Masudi (1 for 2, run), Madden Melendez (1 for 3, two runs), Jacoby Salinas (1 for 3, run) and Brixton Ortiz (1 for 3, RBI) led the Manteca offense.
Manteca will face either Lathrop or Northgate on Sunday morning at 10 in the championship round. Lathrop and Northgate play in the consolation final this morning at 10.
Northgate 16, Spreckels Park 6 (5)
Ryan Alves spearheaded the fourth straight elimination game win for Northgate.
Alves knocked in four runs, going 3 for 4 with a double and a walk.
Alves took the hill with the bases loaded and no out in the third with Northgate leading 10-4. He yielded two runs before getting out of the jam and retired the last seven batters he faced, striking out the side in the 4th. Brayden Knott struck out the only batter he faced to end the game in the fifth.
Northgate’s Isaiah Ahio came off the bench to go 3 for 3 with a triple and two RBI. Christian Jose was 2 for 3 with four RBI and two walks, Daryl Carpenter belted an RBI double with Ryan Allen and Levi Baca each getting a single.
Northgate faces Lathrop in the consolation final this morning at 10.