Brennan, Hyder lead Blue Smurfs to a DYSA victory

By From page B4 | May 10, 2013

Killer Panda batter Sarah Lagattuta takes a swing during a DYSA 10U game earlier this season. Last week, the Pandas got a nice 16-7 victory over the Pink Crush. Fred Gladdis/Enterprise file photo

Killer Panda batter Sarah Lagattuta takes a swing during a DYSA 10U game earlier this season. Last week, the Pandas got a nice 16-7 victory over the Pink Crush. Fred Gladdis/Enterprise file photo

Caroline Brennan excelled at the plate and Bella Hyder was strong as a hurler allowing the Blue Smurfs to take a 12-8 Saturday decision from the Pink Crush in Davis Youth Softball Association 10-under play.

Emma Catacutan, Brennan, Stevie Spencer and Alexandra Zurborg turned in a double play in the close contest.

Maya Nunes, Hyder and Catacutan all swiped home before Elizabeth McConnell’s theft of the plate was the winning run.

Hazel Anderson smashed a bases-loaded triple, going 2-for-3 with four runs batted for the Crush. She also scored twice.

Ady Schwarz doubled (2-for-3), Bella Contreras had two singles and Tara Reddy added a key single for the pink ball players. Heather Breckner stole three bases and scored twice.

Alex Wolford, Mara Bledsoe and Julia Limburg scored runs for the Crush, while Contreras, Wolford and Breckner shared circle duties.

In other 10U action …

Toxic Waste 11, Red Hot Tamales 10 — Sarah Griffiths picked up the pitching win and added a double as La-Siya Earnest, Cate Scheuring, Rachel Boyd and Grace Scheuring had important base hits for the winners.

Cate Scheuring also had a sparkling appearance in the circle as Gabriela Moreno, Anna Lovely, Zoe Casias, Megan Lovell and Abby Wilbur were dazzling on the base paths.

Killer Pandas 16, Pink Crush 7 — Heather Breckner broke up a Kat Eisele no-hitter and Bella Contreras, Ady Schwartz and Tara Reddy added hits in a late-game rally for the Crush.

Hazel Anderson and Schwarz each scored twice and Lili Brush, Alex Wolford and Reddy added a run each.

Defensively, Contreras, Wolford and Breckner were strong.

Sophie Purves hit a double and Tamales teammates Surina Beal, Amara Sedeno and Shelby Harry added important safeties. Purves turned in a nice catch as well.

Toxic Waste 13, Orange Crush 10 — Megan Lovell and Sarah Griffiths were solid pitchers and La-Siya Earnest and Cate Scheuring led the Waste at the plate.

Abby Wilbur, Grace Scheuring, Olivia Rios and Gabriela Moreno were wild on the bases and Rios, Griffiths and Cate Scheuring turned in web gems.

Red Hot Tamales 9, Killer Pandas 9 — Surina Beal, Shelby Harry and Lizzy Jones led the Red Hot hitters. Amara Sedeno, Sophie Purves, Jessie Finkelor, Jane Rachway and Maya Beal were solid afield.


Panda Power 6, Green Emeralds 3 — The winner got two hits each from Shea Kordana, Emma Brayton and Lindsay Taylor, who drove in two runs and, while pitching, struck out five batters.

Veronica Roe led the Gems with a double, Kayla Chin drove in a run and Esha Kajley doubled and singled.

Red Fireballs 7, Pink Panthers 0 — Alana Turner threw strikes and doubled while Fireball Ada Freese doubled and scored.

Analissa Matamoros added a third-inning double and Chloe Adams caught a fly ball on the run.

Panda Power 4, Smurfettes 3 — Hanna Futrell hit a walk-off double and Rachel Davis was 2-for-2 with an RBI two-bagger.

Power hitter Emma Brayton was 2-for-2 and scored after smacking a double. Lindsay Taylor and winning pitcher Aly Eisele had key hits, as did Sydney Eberhardt, whose base knock drove in a run in the four-run rally.

Anna Harrison, Shea Kordana and Shelby Riffle turned in web gems.

Green Emeralds 6, Pink Panthers 4 — Makena Fix doubled and scored three times for the winners. Veronica Roe and Kayla Chin each singled twice.

Tommi Garcia, Zorah Nichols and Briana Schwarz singled two times apiece for the Panthers.

Red Fireballs 10, Flaming Buffaloes 1 — Tessa Mild, Isabella Leser and Dakota Rutherford all doubled and Annabel Looms singled for the Fireballs.

Kalista Toups caught a foul tip off of a Bison batter for a third-inning out.

Note: The Davis Youth Softball Association Page appears each Friday in The Davis Enterprise. If you don’t see a recap of your favorite team, regardless of age division, contact that team’s scorekeeper or coach. Report-sheet boxes are posted at each DYSA venue.

Enterprise staff

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