Walsh fuels AAA victory for the Davis Little League Yankees

By From page B2 | May 06, 2014

Scoring in every inning, the AAA Yankees outlasted the Blue Jays, 12-10 in recent Davis Little League play.

Colin Walsh blasted two doubles — with Ben Riely adding a two-bagger of his own — to fuel the winner’s offense.

Teo Honda-Scully, Adam Ferguson, Matthew Njoku, Cooper Ferguson and Josh Ernst had key singles.

For the Jays, Tristen Wollrich doubled, singled and scored twice and Luc Marie went 2-for-3, scoring two runs. Matt Henkl tripled and Jack Jessen, Jacob Leach, Jake Wilkinson and Justin Miller all had hits.

In other AAA division action …

Rangers 13, Tigers 7 — A five-run final inning helped pad the lead as Joey Traverso and Braeden Ingram each had two-run hits. Jaiden Temple doubled and Liam Kinney, Tyler Murphy and Riley Yamagishi contributed at the plate.

Zach DeWit, Zach Letcher, Nikhil Chander and Ryan Sylvia turned in good fielding plays.

Tigers Nate Fechner and Max Scheiber delivered RBI doubles. Scheiber and Hawker Hectl fanned two batters in strong mound appearances.

Cubs 11, Blue Jays 9 — Scott Inouye, Eli Vickstrom, Aoi Kito (two hits) and Rhys Navarro all scored twice in the victory.

Alex Arias doubled and scored as Inouye, Navarro and Vickstrong were solid on the mound — Navarro striking out six batters in two innings of work.

Meanwhile, Matt Henkel was 3-for-3 (including a double) with Antonio Soto, Jonah Reddick, Mason Garcia (double), Jacob Leach (triple), Jack Jessen (double, run, RBI), Tristen Wollrich and Luc Marie each contributing to the Jays offense.

Marlins 9, Yankees 3 — Sean Layman’s two RBIs and Tanner Snow’s key hit got the Marlins started with a three-run first.

Asher Reising’s blast to center was the centerpiece of a five-run fourth and Ansel Tucker drove in a run in that frame.

Snow struck out seven in three innings pitching while El Grote allowed a hit and a run in the final two frames. Reising had a web gem.

Adam and Cooper Ferguson and Teo Honda-Scully were the Yankee bats and pitchers Kosta Christopulos and Colin Walsh did well.

Tigers 13, Astros 12 — Joe Ariola drove in three runs on two hits and Keaton Carpenter knocked home three more for the victors.

Nicholas Goldberg added two hits.

Jake Bell made a nice running catch of a line drive.

(The Tigers did not submit a recap)

Angels 15, Blue Jays 7 — Bryce Barker was 3-for-3 and scored three runs as the Halos tallied five times in each of the first three innings.

Ethan Trinidad (2-for-3) drove in three and scored three and James King knocked in three more. Ben Kunimoto had a hit, a run and an RBI and Louie DeGroot scored after his hit. Barker also had two runs batted in.

Barker, Carson Szeder, Jason Inouye and Trinidad were magic with their gloves and Inouye, Baker, Trinidad and Szeder were effective on the mound.

(The Blue Jays did not submit a recap)

Nationals 4, Astros 3 — Leo Coopers’ bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the sixth was the game-winner.

Astro Nicholas Goldberg and National Trevor Button bother fanned four batters in two innings of work. The Nats survived Collin Carpenter’s single, RBI and steal of home.

Carson Whitehead  and Jake Bell had web gems for the Astros.

Astros 9, Diamondbacks 7 — Joe Ariola slugged his third homer of 2014, adding a single and driving home five in tilting the advantage toward his Astros.

After turning in an early web gem, Willie Linthicum got out of a bases-loaded, nobody-out jam in the fifth.

(The Diamondbacks did not submit a recap)

Cubs 10, Padres 4 — Five runs in each of the first and third innings gave the Cubs early breathing room.

Jason Firpo had a double, two walks, two runs and drove home two while Scott Inouye stole home twice and Rhys Navarro (triple) scored twice for the winners.

John Holt, Mitchell Biscardi and Alex Arias contributed to the hot hitting.

Navarro fanned nine and walked only one in four innings of mound duty.

(The Padres did not submit a recap)

Brewers 12, Nationals 0 — Four runs batted in on two singles by Cameron Nelson helped out the Brewers.

Grant Wallace doubled, singled and drove in a run, Elias Currier singled twice and Cyrus Larson and Clark Chen had hits.

Chen’s two innings of mound work kept the Nationals scoreless and Tate Cutler pitched well.

(The Nationals did not submit a recap)

Rangers 9, Astros 3 — Cole Robben threw four innings of two-hit ball, striking out eight and added two triples and two RBIs in the win.

Joey Traverso clocked a two-run home run in the sixth, Tyler Muprhy and Jaiden Temple each doubled and Zack DeWit’s single drove in two. Liam Kinney and Braiden Ingram also contributed.

Riley Yamagishi-Kobayashi and Nikhil Chander made good fielding plays.

(The Astros did not submit a recap)

Nationals 6, Giants 5 — Miles Wingo drove in three runs for the Giants and James Benson and Asher Cohn each had an RBI.

(The Nationals did not submit a recap)

Rangers 15, Brewers 4 — Going 3-for-3 with three runs scored and an RBI, Cole Robbens was the winners’ offensive catalyst.

Zach DeWit (2-for-3) doubled in two and Liam Kinney had a two-run double, as did Braeden Ingram.

Jaiden Temple caught a liner with two out and the bases loaded, adding to a handful of slick Ranger fielding plays.

(The Brewers did not submit a recap)

Notes: The Enterprise features the Davis Little League Page every Tuesday. Game summaries are the responsibility of team officials. If you don’t see your favorite team featured, contact that squad’s coach or scorekeeper. … Thanks, as usual, to Leslie Honeychurch for coordinating recap submissions.

Enterprise staff

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