Little League Roundup: SLV Red Sox top SV Reds in barnburner
by Scott Murray and Jim Reed
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Jaden Swanson of the San Lorenzo Valley Red Sox beats the tag from Scotts Valley Reds' third baseman Tyler Renn in the fourth inning of a Little League Majors game on Monday, April 23. Swanson scored on the next hit and the Red Sox won 13-12 at Siltanen Park. Lucjan Szewczyk/Press-Banner
Jaden Swanson of the San Lorenzo Valley Red Sox beats the tag from Scotts Valley Reds' third baseman Tyler Renn in the fourth inning of a Little League Majors game on Monday, April 23. Swanson scored on the next hit and the Red Sox won 13-12 at Siltanen Park. Lucjan Szewczyk/Press-Banner
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San Lorenzo Valley Little League

Majors Division

 

SLV Red Sox 13, Scotts Valley Reds 12

After two innings, the Reds had taken a 7-0 lead, led by hits from David Nicholson and Tyler Renn.

The Red Sox battled back with three runs in the top of the third on singles by Steven Markey and Justin Rudrow to make it 7-3. But the Reds’ Joe Murray blasted a three-run homer for a 10-3 lead in the fourth.

The Sox rallied again as Rudrow hit an RBI double, Markey singled and Mark Carling hit a solo homer to bring the Sox to within two. In the fifth, the Sox scored five more runs on doubles by Rudrow and Markey and a second homer by Carling to take a 13-10 lead.

The Reds rallied in the fifth as the sky darkened, with Renn doubling and Murray singling him home and then scoring on a passed ball.

Rudrow ended the game with a three-pitch strikeout for the Red Sox.

 

SLV Giants 20, SV Blue Jays 0

Max Crandall hit two home runs and drove in six runs to lead the Giants over the Jays in interleague action.

 

SV Rays 12, SLV Pirates 1

Reilly Merlo had two doubles to lead the Rays over the Pirates in a five-inning game shortened by the mercy rule. For the Pirates, Ian Gallagher singled and scored after a single by Scotty McCool and a passed ball.

 

SLV Diamondbacks 4, SV Reds 0

Tanner Murray hit his fifth home run of the year, and he and Elliot Brown combined for the shutout.

The game was 1-0 going into the bottom of the fifth before Nate Alisago drove in Murray to cap a fifth-inning rally.

Reds pitcher Tyler Renn struck out 11 Diamondbacks and walked only one.

 

SLV Red Sox 3, SV Phillies 1

Starting pitcher Mark Carling had a two-run homer in the first that proved to be enough. The Red Sox five pitchers struck out 14 Phillies. Luke Balch scored the Phillies’ run on a Brendan Magee single.

 

SLV Giants 13, SV Giants 3

Zane Saunders had an inside-the-park home run and also tripled to lead the Giants.

 

Minors Division

Angels 16, Cardinals 3

Riley Van Winkle went 2-for-3, and Owen Andrews was 3-for-3 with a triple and a run scored.

 

Phillies 8, Giants 5

Phillies pitcher Terry Mirande got out of a jam with a strikeout, and Mirande, Aiden Largay, William Caddell, Russel McGuire and Bristol Holden sealed the game with five consecutive hits in the fifth inning.

 

Scotts Valley Little League

 

Majors Division

 

Rays 13, Phillies 2

Reilly Merlo hit for the cycle, and Logan Hudson had a two-run homer and struck out eight of the nine batters he faced for the Rays. Kyle Raymond and Daniel Shamshoian each had three hits, including a double, and each scored three times. John Sosa-Guaita had three hits and drove in three. The Phillies' runs came on a Reese Gyllenhammer home run to right-center field that drove in Jack Kastner.

 

Rays 12, SLV Pirates 1

The Rays' Reilly Merlo had two doubles; Logan Hudson doubled and singled; Kyle Raymond singled twice; John Sosa-Guaita drew two walks and singled; and Ramon Nunez doubled and drove in two runs. 

 

Rays 5, Reds 0

Logan Hudson and Kyle Raymond combined to throw a no-hitter, recording 13 strikeouts between them while allowing only one walk and one hit batter. Daniel Shamshoian preserved the no-hitter by robbing the Reds' Anthony Locatelli of an RBI extra-base hit when he snared a hot liner over first base and turned an unassisted double play.

 

Giants 10, Phillies 3

Nathan Pisciotta doubled and scored three times; Carson Spence singled, walked, scored and had three RBIs; Ryan Bariteau doubled, singled and had three RBIs; Cody Burnett singled and two RBIs; and Lauren Shay singled twice.

For the Phillies, Jack Kastner had two RBIs, and Garrett Hormel scored twice. Reese Gyllenhammer struck out five batters in two innings.

 

Phillies 13, Blue Jays 7

Erik Olson went 2-for-2 with a double and three RBIs in a nine-run fourth inning for the Phils. Jack Kastner went 4-for-4, scoring three and driving in three while fanning seven. For the Blue Jays, Venny Petrini doubled off the left-field fence, Andres Torres had a two-run double and scored, and Tanner Steen scored twice.

 

Rays 2, SLV Diamondbacks 1

Logan Hudson threw six full innings of one-hit ball, allowing one unearned run while striking out 13. Cole Gibson walked and scored the winning run on a hit by Kyle Raymond, who was 3-for-3

 

Giants 15, San Juan/Aromas Giants 4

Carson Spence had three doubles, scored four times and drove in four runs. Ryan Bariteau had three singles and a double and three RBIs; Tyler Wilson and Sampson Miller had two singles each; and Connor Wilson and Nathan Pisciotta both doubled and walked.

 

AAA Division

 

 Pirates 11, Yankees 9

The Pirates overcame a 9-1 deficit in the sixth inning to tie and won the game in the eighth inning. The Pirates' Dillon Danner closed the game with nine strikeouts. Angelo Segretto had three hits, Danner a single and a triple and Stephen Arrum-Billow and Josh Hollingsworth two hits each.

For the Yankees, Anthony Petrini had a double and two singles and Matt Ellis tripled.

 

Diamondbacks 15, Braves 3

The D'backs got 17 hits, with Nick Endres, Shane Williams and Jarrett Bare all doubling and Sören Burns tripling. Diamondbacks pitchers Shane and Sören Burns combined for a three-hitter and struck out 14.

The Braves' Grace Hite, Ben Tapia and Veronica Reynolds hit safely, with Reynolds driving in two runs.

 

Tigers 4, Yankees 3

Tigers earned their first victory, led by pitcher Masa Sato, who struck out eight. Ryan Harris, David Foxx, Alex Reynolds and Sato all had hits for the Tigers. Yankees pitcher Weber Stemm recorded seven strikeouts.

 

Orioles 3, A's 2

Bryce Clark and Cameron Roberson hit back-to-back doubles in the seventh inning, breaking a 2-2 tie for the Orioles.

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