Truckee Little League
Following are scores from the last week of play in Truckee Little League. Scores reflect those turned in by coaches by Monday at noon.
North Lake Pediatrics Rockies 17 – Truckee Pines Apartments Giants 8
For the Rockies, B.J. Carter, Evan Hyland and Cole Hodges each went 4 for 4 and scored three runs each. B.J. Carter and Steve Carter both hit grand slams. Cody Koontz and Chad Pennington each went 2 for 2 with two runs scored.
For the Giants, Beau Blandford homered.
Defensively, Hodges made an unassisted double play to end the Giants’ threat in the bottom of the sixth.
Trout Creek Landscape Supply Rockies 0 – Truckee Train and Toy Mariners 0
Andrew Shaw had a single, while William Charles and Russell Kennedy had doubles.
Remy McKee made a good stop at second; Samantha Marsh made a good play to first base.
Truckee River Associates A’s vs. Ski West Rays (no score kept in TBall)
Hank Stratton hit a home run; Matthew Rickert hit a grand slam to left field, another came from Ryan Vincent.
There was a good play by Boston Ferrerra, who threw from second to Rickert at first.
Good hustling in the outfield by Dalton Stevens, Ferrerra and Natalia Andrews.
Vacation Property Management Reds 22 – Northstar-at-Tahoe Mariners 9
Ryan Newland went 4 for 4 with three singles and a grand slam. Jesse Freeman hit two singles. Garrett Thompson also went 4 for 4 with two doubles and two singles.
Matt Kulak was the defensive star of the game, catching pop flies and assisting in two double plays.
Dodgers 14 – Vacation Property Management Reds 11
Dustin Coldren hit a grand slam. Christopher Smith caught a pop fly and threw to second for a double play.
Don Geresy’s Welding Yankees 10 – Giants 10
Kevin Sahlberg struck out five hitters; Paris Tenorio made a great stop at first.
Kyle Adams A’s 18 – Truckee Pines Apartments Giants 9
For the A’s, Kaika Cofer, Louis Breuner and Graham McDonald led the team in hits. Noel Adams made two outs at first base, while Sean Collin and Kalei Cofer led the team defensively.
For the Giants, Ashley Brown had a great hit and Dylan Victor hit the longest ball of the day.
Mike Fernandez made two great defensive plays.
Baskin Robbins Angels 24 – Summit Crane Services Giants 24
Shane Bergot had two line drives for two RBI. Samson Polton had three RBI. Ashley Dennis, Matt Duncan, Cooper Johnson and Ashley McKechnie each went 2 for 2 with great hits.
Ryan Zusy made several plays at first base. Bergot was awesome at catcher.
Leah Clifton, Casey Gorman, Mason Roberts and Hannah Zusy made good stops and throws from outfield.
“The Angels played a tough game defensively and were all hitters in the game,” said Stephanie Johnson.
High Sierra Paintball Games Devil Rays 24 – Baskin Robbins Angels 24
Mason Roberts and Samson Fulton each had great hits off the pitching machine. Ashley Dennis, Brian Gomez, Matt Duncan and Casey Gorman each went 2 for 2.
Fulton made an outstanding fly ball catch at first base. Ashley McKechnie did a great job at third base.
Ryan Zusy, Hannah Zusy and Leah Clifton each made great outfield plays.
Kyle Adams A’s 17 – Andy’s Diner Angels 16
Ross Brunson had two home runs; Jarrod Spano had a home run, a single and went 2 for 3; Matt Madsen had a homer, a double and a triple.
“The Angels a strong game, although defense was not enough to stop nine runs by the A’s in the last inning,” said Carrie Highfill.
Optimist Orioles 21 – Andy’s Diner Angels 4
Francisco Lopez was 4 for 4, with four runs, six RBI, one home run and one triple. Charlie Wills was 4 for 4, with four runs, two RBI and two triples. Trevor Allen was 4 for 4, with four runs and an RBI. Sean Vincent was 4 for 4, with two runs and three RBI. Justin Anderson was 4 for 4, with one run and two RBI. David Rogiers was 3 for 3 with a run.
Francisco Lopez made a nice running catch of a pop fly. Wills almost pulled off a double play with a pop fly catch.
“The Orioles hit very well,” said John Pratt. “Almost everyone in the lineup got a hit. The team had one of its best fielding efforts of the year.”
Tito Memorial Dodgers 20 – CTF and Associates Yankees 19
For the Yankees, A.J. Gerahrd was 5 for 5 with five RBI; Matt Hoen was 3 for 4.
For the Dodgers, Nathan McKinney went 3 for 3 with three RBI in the second inning; Dan Click went 3 for 4.
Defensively for the Yankees, Pablo Esquivel made a play to Preston Williams for an out. For the Dodgers, pitcher Cassidy Rodrique made a few outs to Trevor Thompson at first.
Rockies 14 – Lions Club Cubs 13
Angie Schott had a home run, Andrew Prado had two triples, Dylan Secrist had a triple and Tucker Ballister had a home run. Runs were scored by: Secrist, Ballister, Hailey Vincent, Prado, Myles Allen, Danny Secrist and Schott.
Dylan Secrist made a pop fly out, Dylan Carroll caught a pop fly for an out and Schott caught two pop flies.
Forced outs were by Danny Secrist and Ballister.
“Great comeback in the sixth inning,” said Sue Simmons.
Lions Club Cubs 25 – CTF and Associates Yankees 21
Multiple runs scored by all players. The following players tagged runners for outs” Myles Allen, Angie Schott, Tucker Ballister, Danny Secrist and Dylan Secrist.
Summit Crane Giants vs. A’s (no score kept in TBall)
Erik Greenwood hit a grand slam.
Summit Crane Giants vs. Angels (no score kept in TBall)
Tyler Graham had a hit while Jamison White played well at first base.
Summit Crane Giants vs. Rockies (no score kept in TBall)
Emerson Franck at second and Taylor Blanton at first fielded an awesome double play.
Burger King Mariners 12 – Giants 8
The Mariners played a tough game and pulled out a 12-8 win against the Giants. Offensive stars for BK were Brett Freeman with a home run and a single; Casey McDaniel had three walks and scored two runs.
Burger King Mariners 14 – Rockies 7
The Mariners’ bats were on fire as they scored 14 runs. The Rockies tried to match up, but fell short with seven runs. BK had another homer – this time from Nick Heil. Brendan Driscoll and Patrick Hartman also singled. Driscoll and Hartman pitched well to close out the game.
Kyle Adams, DDS A’s 18 – Giants 8
Robert Raber was 3 for 3 with a double, two runs and three RBI; Louis Bartolini was 4 for 4 with two runs and two RBI; Louis Breuner was 3 for 4 with three runs and two RBI; Josiah Hejny was 3 for 3 with two runs; Graham MacDonald was 3 for 3 with a double, a run and three RBI; Ikaika Cofer was 2 for 3 with a run and an RBI; Noelle Adams was 3 for 4 with two runs and two RBI; Sean Collins was 2 for 4 with a run and two RBI; Flynn Rice was 1 for 3 with a run; Nick Meyers was 2 for 3 with two runs and three RBI; Daniel Brown was 2 for 2.
Defensive plays were made by Meyers, Adams, Cofer, Kalei Cofer, Hejny, Breuner and Rice.
Diamondbacks 14 – Dodgers 7
Chase McClain was 2 for 2 with a double, two runs and three RBI; John Riley was 2 for 4 with two runs and three RBI, Jeremy Adams was 2 for 3, with a run and an RBI; Shane Carter was 1 for 3 with a run and RBI; Paul Tierney was 2 for 3 , with three runs scored; Kyle Adams was 3 for 3 with two runs and three RBI; Brandon Cocard had two runs and Morgan Harvey scored one run.
Starting pitcher Carter went two innings with four strikeouts and assists from Tierney at first and Adams at first.
In relief, Kevin Embertson had three K’s.
Two plays of the game: Devon Shurtleff’s spectacular catch of Micah Carbajal’s hard-hit line drive to deep left and Jeremy Adams’ running catch of a short fly to center.
“To date, this was the best performance as a team,” said coach Kyle Adams.
Diamondbacks 9 – Rockies 2
Kyle Adams was 2 for 3 with two RBI and three runs scored; Paul Tierney was 2 for 3 with an RBI and one run; Jeremy Adams was 1 for 3 with two RBI; Shane Carter was 1 for 3 with a run scored; Chase McClain, Devon Shurtleff and Brandon Cocard each scored a run.
Pitching continues to play a major role. Kevin Embertson started on the mound, going three innings with four K’s and received strong infield support from Tierney, John Harrigan, John Riley and Ian Barton.
Kyle Adams came in to relieve, finishing the final three innings with seven strikeouts.
Papa T’s Yankees vs. Truckee Bagel Giants (no score kept in TBall)
Rachel Bove had singles; Austin meng made a great catch at first base.
“I’m very proud,” said coach Joey Delligatti.
Papa T’s Yankees vs. Taco Bell Orioles (no score kept in TBall)
Top hitter was Taylor Wulff-Morrison, who drove in four runs. Nathan Black had great hits and played well at second base.
Cliffy McNillan had a good catch and throw to first base.
Longs Drug Orioles 17 – Yankees 11
For the O’s, David Susman was 3 for 3 with a triple, double, single and three runs scored; Austin Lynch was 3 for 4 with a double, two singles and two runs scored; Owen Smith was 2 for 3 with a home run; Scott Decker and Andrew Dahlen each scored three runs.
Decker pitched the first two innings, earning three K’s. Cole Froelich pitched third and fourth innings, recording five strikeouts; Dahlen was the catcher.
A’s 18 – Longs Drug Orioles 5
Jake Racicot was drafted up from the farm league and is proving to be a scorer for the O’s (2 for 2) with two runs scored. Austin Lynch, Chris Peeden and Drew Blanford each scored a run.
Ryan Bauman and Kiernan Mooney stopped some hard hits to the outfield, with assists by Marshell Harvey and Racicot. Scott Decker shone at catcher.
Vacation Property Management Reds 22 – Northstar-at-Tahoe Mariners 9
Carson Nikkel hit doubles in the third, fourth and fifth innings; Tucker Nevin hit a triple in the third to drive two runs in; Vaughan Vajgrt hit outstandingly into the right field.
A great pickle by Andrew Rogers and Matthew Aaron between third and home in the fourth.
Excellent defense by Nikkel in the fifth and sixth, protecting home.
Trout Creek Landscape Supply vs. Truckee Train and Toy Mariners (no score kept in TBall)
Fernando Reza hit great all day. In the second inning, he had a big hit to centerfield. Corey also had a big one in the second inning.
Junior Thomason made a big play at second; Fernando made a great stop at rightfield.
“The kids are really playing well as a team and hitting has greatly improved,” said Linnea Thomason. “The Rockies rock.”
Optimist Orioles 20 – Kyle Adams, DDS A’s 4
Charlie Wills was 4 for 4 with three runs, three RBI and three doubles; Trevor Allen was 4 for 4 with three runs and two RBI; Justin Anderson was 3 for 4 with two runs and an RBI; Francisco Lopez was 2 for 4 with one run, three RBI and two triples; Collin Towle was 2 for 3 with three RBI; Katie Dill was 2 for 3 a run and two RBI; Shawn Conway was 2 for 3 with two runs and two RBI; Sean Vincent was 2 for 3 with a run and two RBI.
David Rogiers caught a wicked line drive at second base and made a great throw from the ditch in right field to hold a runner at first. Wills made a nice catch in center field and made the put out at second base.
Sierra Pet Clinic 18 – Orioles 5
The minor league A’s kept their unbeaten streak at six games, pounding out 14 hits in an 18-5 win against the O’s on Saturday afternoon. Leading the way for the A’s were Eric Newland and Scott Kelley, both with a double and triple. Others contributing with two hits were Kyler Coxson, Chris Pearson and Joe Click.
Sierra Pet Clinic A’s 14 – Yankees 7
The A’s remain unbeaten. Eric Newland led the way at the plate with a home run and three runs scored. Scott Kelly and Brian Cordell also hit doubles for the A’s. Joe Click was the winning pitcher.
Rockies 14 -Giants 12
Cole Hodges was 4 for 4 with two singles , a double and a homer; Jeremy Jensen was 4 for 4 with four singles; Chad Pennington was 4 for 4 with four singles. Hodges made a double play.
Coach Greg Jensen said, “It was a very exciting, close game that came down to the last out in the bottom of the sixth inning.”
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