Triples pace Blue Jay offense in Davis Little League AAA victory

By From page B2 | April 29, 2014

Triples by Matt Henkel, Luc Marie and Jonah Reddick keyed a powerful offense as the Blue Jays topped the Astros, 18-10, in recent Davis Little League AAA action.

Marie also scored three times.

Tristen Wollrich and Marie had three each hits as Jack Jessen, Jake Wilkinson and Jacob Leach added to the onslaught.

Carson Whitehead and Joe Ariola both went 2-for-3 for the Astros and Ian Lovitt swiped three bases.

Neil Smith, Keaton Carpenter and Nicholas Goldberg struck out three Blue Jays apiece.

In other AAA play …

Angels 12, Brewers 4 — Brandon Rogers was 2-for-2 with two runs scored and two RBIs for the winners.

Ethan Trinidad had a single and double while scoring twice and Josiah Roa’s single plated two teammates.

Carson Szeder fanned three in his mound stint and Bryce Barker turned in two solid pitching innings.

Grant Wallace and Cyrus Larson led the Brewers’ attack. Web gems from Lennon Weintraub and Tate Cutler were augmented by Carson Thompson’s strong pitching. Clark Chen and Evan O’Neil each walked two.

Rangers 10, Angels 4 — Ryan Silva scored twice, Joey Traverso blasted a ground-rule double (adding an RBI and scoring) and Zach DeWit had an RBI single and scored to lead the Rangers.

Riley Yamagishi-Kobayashi singled and pitched, Braeden Ingram singled and turned in a slick fielding play. Liam Kinney had a first-inning RBI and Zachary Letcher scored.

Angel Jason Inouye went 2-for-2 with a double, an RBI and two runs scored. Louie Adrian DeGroot doubled and scored.

Brandon Rogers and Inouye each picked off a runner, while DeGroot, Andre Shweky and Kurt Fischer were strong afield. Angels pitchers Ethan Trinidad and Inouye pitched effectively.

Tigers 17, Yankees 5 — Max Scheiber launched a lead-off triple to start a five-run, first-inning Tiger rally.

Will Ackerman and Aidan Grow doubled with Ackerman turning in an unassisted double play and pitching two scoreless innings.

Crow also made a good fielding play.

Marlins 12, Giants 2 — Ansel Tucker fueled a five-run Marlins first inning, Zach Forbes and Asher Reising hurled shut-down innings and Ray Oldham turned in a sparkling fielding play for the winners.

Forbes and Reising combined to fan 10.

Yankees 13, Angels 12 — Kosta Christopulos picked up the save as Yankees Ben Riley, Adam Ferguson and Keoni Chaidez contributed two key hits each.

Matthew Kjoku’s two terrific fielding plays kept the Angels at bay in the last inning.

Tigers 11, Diamondbacks 10 — Max Scheiber was 3-for-4 as the Tigers survived a three-run sixth-inning comeback by the D-Backs.

Nate Fechner’s two-run double provided the difference. Will Ackerman, Tony Segal and Colin Grow smacked important doubles.

Joe McIntyre — after pitching two scoreless innings — made a game-saving catch in right field. Drew Anderson was strong on the mound.

Yankees 12, Padres 5 — Teo Honda doubled twice and singled as the Yanks opened an early 6-0 lead on the Pads, who answered with five in the second inning.

Colin Walsh tripled, Keoni Chaidez doubled and Cooper Ferguson added two Yankee singles.

Reliever Matthew Njoku came on to close out the game by striking out two and flashing the leather.

Diamondbacks 22, Giants 7 — Chris Sacramento, Alex Piexoto and Sean Gallagher had RBI hits for the Giants.

Astros 10, Tigers 8 — Logan Hirsig blasted a home run and collected three RBIs as the Cats opened an 8-0 lead, but fell to the Astros.

Tiger Drew Anderson went 3-for-3 with a first-inning double, teammate Max Scheiber went 3-for-3 and scored twice, while Joe McIntyre, Hawker Hechtl, and Brian Chin contributed at the plate.

Brooks Ochoa and Devin Gagnon, “brought up” from AA, were significant Tiger contributors.

Notes: AAA-division recaps are published every Tuesday in The Enterprise. If you don’t see your favorite teams’ summaries included, chat with that squad’s scorekeeper or coach to get their accomplishments included.

Enterprise staff

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