LATHROP – Spreckels Park racked up 12 sixth-inning runs Monday and rolled to a 19-10 win over Weston Ranch in consolation action of the District 67 Junior All Star Tournament at Mossdale Landing Park.
Spreckels Park managed three runs in the first five innings and was stymied by Weston Ranch starting pitcher Adrian Zuniga, but Zuniga reached his pitch-count limit in the fifth and Spreckels Park took full advantage in the sixth with those 12 runs coming behind nine hits, six hits and an error.
Lucas Stackpole (3 for 5, four runs) had a pair of hits and scored twice in the sixth for Spreckels Park and Bryson Diege (four RBI) knocked in two runs. Zac Cook (double, three runs) was walked in his first four trips before belting a double and scoring in the sixth.
Spreckels Park’s Steven Aquila doubled and went 2 for 4 with an RBI and three runs.
Weston Ranch leadoff batter Steven Vasquez reached base and scored three times, going 2 for 4. Teammate Dustin Tinsley led the Weston Ranch attack with a double and two runs, going 3 for 5. Andrew Montano went 2 for 4 with a run and Adrian Zuniga was 2 for 3 with a run and two walks.
Spreckels Park will face either Northgate or Salida on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. in the consolation final.
Northgate Dodgers 11, Salida A’s 1 (4)
LATHROP – Northgate scored five second-inning runs behind three doubles on the way to an 11-1 win over Salida for first place on Sunday
Blake Glasgow (double, RBI, run) doubled to start the Dodgers second with Kyle Vanarsdell (2 for 3, two runs, double) and Noah Calmes (3 for 3, two RBI, three runs, two doubles) each adding a double in the frame. Zach Grabowski (3 for 3 four RBI, two triples) knocked in two of three Northgate runs in the first inning with a triple and in the fourth inning Calmes and Greg Adams (2 for 3, double) doubled and scored while Grabowski tripled and scored. Ryan Guibor (2 for 3, RBI) singled in Adams for what proved to be the game-ending run.
Vanarsdell started on the mound and pitched two innings, allowing one hit. He was relieved by Grabowski who struck out five in two innings, allowing a walk and a run.
Northgate Red Sox 11,
Tracy American 4
PATTERSON – Kenji Tine took the hill for Northgate in the sixth inning Sunday with the bases loaded and one out when he struck out the next batter and Anthony Oteri ended the game with a diving catch to give the Red Sox the championship.
Tine led off the game with a single which started a five-run first inning.
The Red Sox tallied five fifth-inning runs highlighted by a J.P. Abrew triple and a double by Koa Rodrigues.
Anthony Morales pitched the first three innings for Northgate and was relieved by Anthony Oteri who toed the rubber until Tine took the mound in the sixth.