The Dodgers took an early 6-0 lead but could not hold on as the game was called a 10-10 tie against the Yankees in the sixth inning due to darkness last Thursday in Northgate Little League minor division action.
The two clubs met again Saturday, with the Dodgers prevailing, 18-10.
Ryan Austin led the hit parade for the Dodgers with three RBIs and a triple. Jacob Garcia based a two-run triple, and Matthew Piklay roped a triple for a run in the sixth.
John Loon drove in four runs for the Yankees and had a three-run triple in the sixth. Daniel Ruiz chipped in a two-run double, and Dylan Hodges crushed a run-scoring triple.
The offenses showed no signs of slowing down in the rematch Saturday, as both teams scratched across three runs apiece in the first inning.
Ryan Zavala and Jacob Garcia each belted two-run base hits in the fourth inning when the Dodgers tied it at 10. Garcia would strike for three more RBIs in the sixth, when the team plated seven to race away with it.
Dylan Hodges was a home run away from the cycle for Yankees and finished with two RBIs. Eddie Tercero added three RBIs.
The Express set the tone in the first when Alonzo Espeso knocked in two runs and later scored on Matt Jordan’s RBI double. Espeso ended up with two doubles and four RBIs, while Jordan went 3 for 3.
Pili Hines provided the offense for the Bisons with a solo homer in the second inning. Tyler Kiser, Kenny Havens and Louis Aquila each had two hits.
White Sox 6, A’s 4
All of the runs were scored in the first two innings before relief pitching took over the contest. Leo Soto held off the A’s with three scoreless innings, yielding just one hit and no walks while striking out five.
Jacob Souza fanned 12 batters and gave up a hit in his four innings of relief.
Anthony Arredondo went 2 for 4 to lead the White Sox. Jayden Forester hit a double, and Jeremy Parente and Soto each drove in a run.
Steven Rios (2 for 3), Francisco Perilla and Souza recorded an RBI apiece, and Stephen Halleck legged out a double.
Steven Rios and Josh LeLaurin combined for the four-inning no-hitter. Rios struck out six and walked two in his three-inning start, while LeLaurin struck out two in the fourth to close it out.
Rios also took charge from the batter’s box, where he was 3 for 4 with an RBI. LeLaurin finished 2 for 4 with three RBIs. Jacob Souza and Stephen Halleck each drove in two runs.
— Jonamar Jacinto