Following are scores from the last week of play in Truckee Little League. Scores reflect those turned in by coaches by Monday at noon.
Lions Club Cubs 14 – Rockies 6
Home runs from Quinton Evans and Tucker Ballister. RBI by Andrew Pado, Evans, Ballister, Danny Secrist, Dylan Carroll, Holden Schmitt and Hailey Vincent.
Double plays by Pado and Evans. Other outs were scored by Carroll, Secrist, Ballister, Dylan Secrist and Kevin Bachas.
Optimist Orioles 16 – Northstar-at-Tahoe Mariners 4
Paco Lopez was 4 for 4 with two runs, two RBI and a double; Trevor Allen was 3 for 4 with four runs and an RBI; Kevin Decker was 3 for 4 with two runs and four RBI; David Rogiers was 3 for 4 with a run and two RBI; Justin Anderson was 3 for 4 with a run and an RBI.
Lopez made a great unassisted double play. Allee Macrori made an excellent stop of a line drive and a perfect throw to first to get the runner. Allen made some good plays at shortstop and first base.
“The Orioles played their best defensive game of the year,” said John Pratt. “Combined with excellent hitting and base running.”
Orioles 12 – Don’s Welding Yankees 3
Kevin Sahlberg was 3 for 3 with a home run, a walk and a single. Outstanding pitching from Paris Tenorio and Angela Gonzalez. Awesome fielding by Nick Tennant, who caught two fly balls. On the second catch, Tennant threw to Josh Sage-Brown at third. Sage-Brown made a tag for the double play.
North Lake Pediatrics Rockies 7 – Truckee Pines Apartments Giants 7
Cole Hodges doubled in the tying run for the Rockies.
Solid defense in the infield by Hodges, B.J. Carter, Evan Hyland, Austin Prouty and Jeremy Jensen, saving a tie for the Rockies.
The Rockies surged at first, then had to use a tough defense to stop the Giants in late innings.
Report from the Giants: One of the most exciting games of the season for the Giants ended in a tie.
The Rockies led until the fifth when Ryan Pearce batted in runners Eric Pratt and Mike Fernandez to give the Giants a 7-6 lead.
In the bottom of the fifth, Justin Vosburgh caught a fly ball and threw to first baseman Dylan Victor for a double play.
During the game, pitcher Beau Blandford threw out three runners to first and Scott Lehman caught a fly ball, closing out the first inning.
Both teams played a strong offensive and defensive game best summarized in the spirited words of the Giants’ Pratt: “We could win this one.”
Yankees 8 – Lions Club Cubs 5
All five Cubs runs were scored in the fifth inning. Runs by: Quinton Evans, Dylan Secrist, Dylan Carroll, Danny Secrist and Augie Schott.
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