Truckee Little League | Red Sox open season with big win |

Truckee Little League | Red Sox open season with big win

League: Truckee Major Little League

Score: Red Sox 14, Dand#8217;backs 5

General: Tuesdayand#8217;s Red Sox-Dand#8217;backs game was a tight one, with back-and-forth lead changes until the fifth inning when the Red Sox scored six runs, ignited by a hustling triple from Sean Kelly and consecutive doubles from Andrew Kratz and Jayden Commendatorre.

Jayden used the maximum number of pitches allowed by Little League in pitching a complete game. He gave up three earned runs, those coming on a two-run home run by Dominic Acevedo and a hard-hit double by Connor Bullion that was a few feet from a home run. Jayden struck out eight and walked none in his season debut.

Batting Stars: The Red Sox had an awesome team effort as all but one Sox player got hits. Andrew Kratz, the hitting star of the day, was 3-for-4 with two doubles, three runs scored and three RBIs. Jayden Commendatorre was also 3-for-4 with a double, two runs scored and three RBIs. Sean Kelly was 2-for-4 with a triple and Dawson Smith was 2-for-3 with a double. Devin Lewis, Max Wingard, Andrew Parkhurst, Peter Vaio, Jack Wright, Drew Wingard and Ethan (E-train) Maiden also had hits.

Fielding Stars: The play of the day was made by Dand#8217;backs shortstop Marques Bellon, who snagged a line drive near second, tagged the bag and threw out the runner at first for a nifty double play. Max Wingard played a flawless shortstop for the Red Sox. Jack Wright and Peter Vaio made excellent plays at first base to contribute to the Red Sox win.

and#8212; Submitted by John Pratt, Red Sox Coach

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