Truckee Little League scores
Following are scores from the last week of play in Truckee Little League. Scores reflect those turned in by coaches by Monday at noon.
Burger King Mariners 8 – Orioles 7
In a hard-fought battle, the Burger King Mariners won 8-7 on the last hit of the game. Loren Myers came through with a great hit. Matt Kulak fresh from the farm division scored a run and played nice defense. Other stars – Daniel Cramer pitched well, striking out seven and scoring two runs. Gordon Neeland turned a walk into a home run.
Eberhardt Construction 15 – Rockies 7
Lucas Smith, Frankie Scholz and Johnathan Zordell each hit a single to get on base. Ian Astesana hit a grand slam home run in the top of the fifth inning. The Giants came together as a team and played an outstanding game.
Joey Eberhardt did a great job for his first time pitching. Catchers Kendal Burton and David Ames stopped the ball behind the plate.
A’s 15 – Eberhardt Construction Giants 4
John Villareal and Kellen Lewis both got on base with a single. Kendal Burton hit one to first and got out, but brought one home. Richie Breuner pitched three innings to strike out six hitters. Johnathan Zordell made a great throw to Lucas Smith at first for an out.
Shortstop Frankie Scholz made two plays at second for the outs.
Truckee Optimist Orioles 16 – North Lake Pediatrics Rockies 15
Cole Hodges hit a home run while Austin Prouty and Evan Hyland went 4 for 4 for the Rockies. Prouty and Hodges were defensive standouts for the Rockies.
Mariners 8 – Longs Drug Orioles 7
Drew Blanford scored three runs with four at bats. Chris Peeden, Kiernan Mooney, Owen Smith and Andy Dahlen scored one run apiece. Dahlen had a strong triple in the fourth.
Dahlen pitched two innings, racking up six strikeouts – three of them were the first three batters in the second inning. Blanford pitched three, striking out a total of five. Jake Racicot and Marshall Harvey were indispensable in the outfield. Scott Decker was a star catcher at home.
Ryan Bauman showed up to play with an injury, saving the O’s from a forfeit.
Advanced Auto A’s vs. Summit Crane Giants
Emerson Franke hit a triple; Tyler Graham played third base and tagged three players out.
Devil Rays vs. Summit Crane Giants
Grant Currie hit a grand slam home run; Jamison White had some great hits.
Lions Club Cubs 18 – Kyle Adams A’s 7
Andrew Pado was 3 for 3; Dylan Secrist was 3 for 3 with a homer; Tucker Ballister hit a home run; Michael Kruck went 2 for 3; Danny Secrist went 3 for 3 and Kevin Bachas went 3 for 3 with all triples.
Quinton Evans, Myles Allen, Kailey Vincent and Augie Schott made great defensive plays to lead to win.
Lions Club Cubs 13 – Andy’s Diner Angels 8
Hailey Vincent went 3 for 3; Quinton Evans went 3 for 3 and home runs were hit by the following: Evans, Dylan Secrist and Tucker Ballister.
Great defensive plays to score outs were from Vincent, Allen, Augie Schott and Ballister.
Optimist Orioles 16 – North Lake Pediatric Rockies 15
Trevor Allen was 5 for 5 with four runs, three RBI and a double; Paco Lopez was 4 for 5 with four runs, three RBI, a double and a home run; Kevin Decker was 3 for 4 with three RBI; Allec Macrorie was 3 for 4 with a run and an RBI; Sean Vincent was 3 for 5 with three runs and three RBI.
Decker caught a line drive in the sixth inning to get a key out. Lopez made a nice catch and forced out the runner at second to end the game. Another exciting and close game, this time the O’s held on to win by a run.
Yankees 16 – Optimist Orioles 15
John DePew was 4 for 4 with a run and three RBI; KEvin Decker was 3 for 4 with a run and two RBI; David Rogiers was 3 for 4 with two runs and an RBI; Paco Lopez was 3 for 4 with a run and an RBI; Collin Towle was 2 for 3 with two runs and an RBi.
Another exciting game; the O’s almost pulled it off with a sixth-inning eight-run rally, but fell short mostly due to two great plays by the Yankees.
Sierra Pet Clinic A’s 15 – Giants 4
Scott Kelly was 1 for 1; Joe Click was 2 for 3; Jackson Colldren was 1 for 2; Matt hardy was 1 for 3; Kyler Coxson was 1 for 1 and Morgan Waters was 2 for 2. Great relief pitching by Coxson.
“The A’s showed phenomenal speed and heads up play stealing an amazing 24 bases to extend their record to 9-1,” said Esther Walters.
Sierra Pet Clinic 12 – Don’s Welding Yankees 11
Eric Newland was 3 for 3; Pat Galvin was 2 for 2; Ricky PIerce was 2 for 2.
Great relief pitching by Casey Phelan.
Galvin led the way for the A’s in the bottom of the fifth with a double to drive in the winning run.
Nicholas Tennant started the Yankees off with a hard-hit double in the first inning. Tony Lavezzo’s bat still sizzles. He had two solid hits this game with two RBI.
Joshua Brown-Sage also had two RBI and Scott Bosco drove in a run with a line drive past second base.
In the fifth, Scott Nikkel hit a whopping double and drove in a run.
Katie Geresy was tops at base stealing.
Angela Gonzales pitched an awesome three innings, striking out two batters. Excellent pitching came from Paris Tenorio in the last two innings.
Kevin Sahlberg made two outs in the second inning with exciting plays to first and second.
Nathan Lannoy made a heart-stopping flyball catch in the fourth inning.
Coach Don Geresy said, “the team played excellent ball to the very end.”
CTF and Assoc. Yankees 16 – Orioles 15
A.J. Gerhard was 4 for 4 hitting three ground-rule doubles and a single. Dustin Folck was 4 for 4 with four singles. Cruz Esquivel, Matt Hoehn and Pablo Esquivel each went 3 for 4.
Bo Mustain and Folck played excellent defense at third and first base, respectively. A long, fly ball, hit deep into centerfield – Kevin Cowie made a spectacular catch. At catcher, Pablo Esquivel caught a pop foul ball to end the game, stopping the home team O’s rally.
“Our teamwork and excellent defense was our winning factor,” said Mike Hoehn.
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The Truckee baseball team came up shy of a state championship last weekend, falling in Saturday’s title game to Virgin Valley.