There was much AAA excitement in Davis Little League last week. Let’s take a look what happened …
Tigers 13, Blue Jays 4 — Aidan Grow was 3-for-3 with two runs batted in and Will Ackerman, Brian Chin (double included), Colin Grow (triple) and Hawk Hechtl all added two safeties for the Tigers.
Ackerman and Drew Anderson each had three strikeouts on the hill, and Hechtl turned in a web gem for the final out.
For the Jays, Jack Jessen had three hits, Luc Marie doubled and singled and Jake Wilkinson singled twice. Mason Garcia also singled and scored.
Brewers 7, Padres 6 — Grant Wallace hit a walk-off home run as Brewers hurler Clark Chen was terrific and Evan O’Neil excelled in the field.
Elias Yasui added two hits, Cameron Nelson doubled and Lennon Weintraub tripled.
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Cubs 12, Marlins 1 — Rhys Navarro was 2-for-2 and tallied three times (stealing home each time) for the Cubs, Mitchell Biscardi went 2-for-3 with a run and an RBI and Angelo Sandoval scored twice in the win.
Alex Arias had an RBI and Eli Vickstrom brought home two with a hit.
Biscardi, Sandoval and Navarro threw well.
Ray Oldham scored the Marlins’ run and Sean Layman added a double to the fence.
Tanner Snow fanned four as Vance Tangren and Carlos Miguel Campos had terrific fielding plays.
Rangers 18, Tigers 5 — Hawk Hechtl pitched a scoreless first frame, then homered in the second, but it wasn’t enough for the Tigers.
Nate Fechner doubled twice and Will Ackerman singled and hit a two-bagger.
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Diamondbacks 12, Giants 1 — Miles Beaulieu and Asher Cohn had Giants web gems.
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Angels 11, Tigers 8 — Jason Inouye’s three hits (including two doubles) accounted for three runs scored and an RBI for the winners.
Bryce Baker also had three hits, driving in one and scoring. Ethan Trinidad went 2-for-2 (RBI and two runs) with Brandon Rogers getting the other Angel hit.
Kurt Fischer, Carson Szeder, Trinidad, Barker Andre Shweky and Rogers all had smart defensive plays while Ben Kunimoto, Fischer, James King and Rogers ably shared the mound duties.
Max Scheiber’s three-run triple ignited a five-run, fifth-inning Tigers rally. He also led off the game with a double (and scored). Nate Fechner was 2-for-2 and stole home.
Logan Hirsig snagged a liner at third base.
Cubs 14, Padres 4 — It rained hits for the Cubs as Rhys Navarro, Scott Inouye and Jason Firpo banged out two safeties each.
Eli Vickstrom, Josh Micke and Alex Arias also had singles.
Navarro and Inouye both scored three times, Inouye and Firpo had doubles, Vickstrom drove in two and Micke scored two.
Mitchell Biscardi, Aoi Kito, Navarro and Micke were solid in their pitching duties.
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Astros 15, Blue Jays 8 — Collin Carpenter, Willie Linthicum (each with two hits) and Nicholas Goldberg drove in three runs apiece and Joe Ariola was 2-for-3 for the Astros.
Max Samrick walked twice, scoring each time.
Keaton Carpenter fanned five in two innings of pitching and Carson Whitehead also was strong on the mound.
Blue Jay Matt Henkel saved two runs with a spectacular catch in the fourth.
His teammate Tristan Wollrich singled two times and walked.
Angels 13, Yankees 2 — James King, Carson Szeder and Ethan Trinidad all collected two safeties with Trinidad and Szeder getting two RBIs each for the Angels.
Jason Inouye and Trinidad pitched shutout innings and Bryce Barker fanned all six batters he faced.
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Nationals 9, Padres 1 — Trevor Button struck out six in two frames and Zach Agnew closed things out for the winners.
Agnew and Jeremiah Davis led at the plate and catcher Max Spatz (to Michael Gross) nailed a runner at second.
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Yankees 10, Blue Jays 9 — A good offensive attack by Justin Miller, Jake Wilkinson, Jack Jessen, Luc Marie, Matt Henkel, Mason Garcia, Jacob Leach, Antonio Soto, Jonah Reddick and Brandon Damian came up a run short for the Jays.
Jacob Leach and Jonah Reddick added web gems.
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