Lots and lots and lots of runs were the theme for Davis Little League AAA play during the past week’s competition.
Here’s a recap of how the scoring went …
Yankees 11, Red Sox 10 — Joshua Yoon’s steal of home gave the Yanks the nod.
Dante Romero’s inside-the-park home run, double and two RBIs were joined by Gabe Chacon’s big hit to drive in a run.
Adam Brugger doubled with a run batted in and Braeden Schimmel had an RBI single.
Joby Antony, Owen Lingbloom and Adam Ferguson pitched early with Matthew Young closing on the mound.
Brady Nelson stole three bases and joined Ben Riely as the game’s outstanding fielders.
For the Sox, Grant Chastain doubled twice and drove home four. Matt Henkel drove in two runs and Adam Lovitt was strong in the batter’s box.
Tigers 13, White Sox 11 — Avery Turkovich was 3-for-3 with a double, three runs batted in and one score to lead the Tigers’ charge.
Also key for the winners, in their 13-hit attack, were Gabe Dirksen — 3-for-3 with two RBIs and three runs scored — Xavier Chambers (double, run) and Zane Bertero (three runs).
Teo Honda-Scully made a diving catch in right field and pitcher Luis Garibay and catcher Tyler Hudson nailed a runner at the plate, ending the contest.
Chambers pitched a perfect third inning.
For the Sox, Ethan Trinidad, Carson Bain and Cole Robben all went 3-for-3.
Demetrius Hyder pitched well and Brad Sleuter was solid on the base paths.
Orioles 9, Rangers 4 — Maya Parker faced only seven batters in two innings to pick up the pitching decision while O’s hitters Grafton Shorts and Bryce Barker each drove home two runs in the fourth inning. Zach Walsh, Zach DeWit, Ty Soderquiest and Parker all knocked in runs.
Dylan McGowan and Colby Mayer spanked run-scoring doubles, but the Rangers couldn’t rally.
Robert Schacherbauer hurled two scoreless innings while infielder David Studer and catcher Joseph Fielders were terrific in the field. Colin Walsh reached base three times, scoring once.
Yankees 10, Tigers 7 — Brady Nelson’s two-run triple was huge and doubles by Joby Antony and Braeden Schimmel put the Yankees over the top.
Gabe Chacon, Matt Young, Antony, Owen Lingbloom and Adam Brugger contributed singles.
Nelson, Dante Romero, Young and Brugger shared pitching chores and Antony made a sterling catch at shortstop to end the contest.
Tigers’ slugger Gabe Dirksen was 2-for-2 with three RBIs and Avery Turkovich doubled and drove home two teammates.
Willy Linthicum had a couple of solid fielding plays and catcher Jason Inouye threw out a runner attempting to steal.
Dirksen also hurled two scoreless innings and Krishan Parbhu went 1-2-3 in the inning he pitched.
Giants 5, Diamondbacks 4 — Winning pitcher Adrian Sanchez helped his own cause with a homer as the Giants stayed undefeated.
Jack Johnson, Ethan Park and Griffin Long were hitting leaders and Aidon Enriquez and Eric Lengtat joined Sanchez as stellar fielders.
(The Diamondbacks did not submit a recap)
Diamondbacks 13, Dodgers 11 – Tomas Fong hit a two-run double — scoring Eric Chung and Cole Knutson — for the game-winner. Fong also pitched a scoreless final inning.
Eli Vikstrom drove home three runs with two singles and Hank Doreo’s double drove in two, but it wasn’t enough for the Dodgers.
Cooper Walsh singled, scored and had an RBI.
Diamondbacks 13, Cardinals 6 — Antonio Martin, Tomas Fong, Niko Dwyer, Dillon Rockwell, Eric Chung, Cole Knutson and Scott Inouye paced a multi-hit offense for the winners.
Kyle Tanner struck out six in the two innings he pitched. Martin doubled and Fong doubled and tripled.
(The Cardinals did not submit a recap)
Giants 12, Cardinals 8 — Tanner Snow and Ben Skinner both went 2-for-3 and hurler Cash McCrory picked up the decision.
Skinner and Snow joined McCrory in hurling scoreless innings, while catcher Asher Reising threw out two Cardinal runners.
(The Cardinals did not submit a recap)
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