Jackson Satterlund and Owen Schwab combined to pitch a strong game as the AAA Blue Jays of the Davis Little League snuck past the Mariners, 4-3, in well-played contest last week.
Schwab went 2-for-3 at the plate and Paolo Gonzales, Mac Gray and Hank Schaaf added key hits. Jason Sanchez was clutch at first base.
For the Mariners, Jesse Keenan tripled, Josh Danzik and Faustino Villareal-Blozis each singled.
Shaan Nahal fanned four in two innings, while Danzik allowed no runs in two frames.
In other AAA-division competition …
Rangers 11, Nationals 5 — Six pitchers — Cade Sanders, Will Smith, Collin Yee, Iain Smith, Charlie Easton and Billy Easton — combined for the win, while Mark Studer, Casey Freese and Ryan Cuvelier were strong in the field.
Sanders and Nick Archer excelled offensively.
Xavier Speer and Adam Schroth had RBIs for the Nats and Ryan Everitt, Finn Thomsen, Hillel Rosenheim, Ryan Fisk and Will Wyman added hits. Wyman was strong on the mound.
Reds 9, Marlins 9 — Nathan Bitners had two triples and two RBIs and Adrian Sanchez doubled and drove in a run for the Marlins.
Silas Kirsch ran the bases well, spearheading a five-run rally.
Luke Carrell and Nate Thompson paced the Reds at the plate and Thompson pitched well in relief.
Rays 10, Mariners 6 — Nate Stoltz and Aaron Margolis each singled and scored and Rays Max Woodland, Andy Tobia, Payne Barksdale and Garrett Emmons all tallied.
Elijah Smith and Barksdale made good defensive plays.
Mariner Kyle Kordana doubled, singled and drove in two. Teammate Theo Blewett had two hits, Faustino Villareal-Blozis had a hit and an RBI and Josh Danzik added a single.
Blewett relieved with the bases loaded and nobody out and struck out the side. Jack Carsel pitched a scoreless inning.
Rays 5, Blue Jays 3 — In another close outing, Owen Schwab’s two doubles and Lucas Griffiths’ two-run single kept the Rays in front.
Jason Sanchez also had a key hit. Hank Schaaf, Schwab and Jackson Satterlund pitched and Luke Schwedler made some nifty outfield plays.
Josh Catacutan hurled four innings for the Jays, allowing but one hit.
Adam Dapkiewicz got two hits and scored twice, while Nate Stoltz, Payne Barksdale and Catacutan all had safeties.
Garrett Emmons, Stoltz, Barksdale and Jon Botting all played good games in support of top-notch pitching.
Astros 13, Rockies 9 — Sam Blakewell was 3-for-3 and both Cody Taylor and Zane Schouten hammered triples.
Ben Nye, Kyle Stachowicz and Logan McNamara had keys hits and RBIs. Schouten and Taylor combined on a double play.
For the Rockies, Andrew Bell was 2-for-3, Hunter Olney added two hits and Ava McCray was slick on the base paths. McCray, Max Muller, Aleksei Kaufman and Andrew Bell played strong defense.
Blue Jays 18, Reds 6 — Jackson Satterlund led the Jays in RBIs and Hank Schaaf, Jason Sanchez and Lucas Griffiths all had doubles. Macy Gay, Luke Schwedler and Roland Watts added hits. Schwedler also excelled at third base.
Joe Richter was slick afield and Paolo Gonzales pitched a no-hit inning.
Reds Erick Legntat, Micky Barr and Nate Thompson had good plate performances.
Rays 8, Cardinals 5 — Elijah Smith and Payne Barksdale had two hits and two runs and both Aaron Margolis and Max Woodland scored twice in the win.
Smith and Jon Botting drove in two runs each — with Smith stealing three bases.
Adam Dapkewicz doubled in a run and Josh Catacutan had a hit.
Catacutan, Garrett Emmons, Barksdale and Nate Stoltz combined on the mound.
Cardinals James Herrgesell, William Ziegler, Giacomo Sorrentino and Simon Weinstock paced the offense with Ziegler, Herrgesell and Simon Guttormsan pitching well.
Nick Grimes, Tomas Fong and Sorrentino were strong afield.
The following games had only one team’s recap submitted …
Rays 11, A’s 4 — Adam Dapkewicz had two hits and six players — Max Woodland, Jon Botting, Nate Stoltz, Garrett Emmons, Josh Catacutan, Aaron Margolis and Payne Barksdale — added safeties for the Rays.
Elijah Smith and Andy Tobia were solid in the field.
Nationals 17, Marlins 3 — Adam Schroth had four RBIs, Daniel Patterson tripled and Griffin Long doubled for the Nats.
Hillel Rosenheim, Matt Haass, Will Wyman and Schroth were dandy on defense.
Reds 18, A’s 8 — Scoring in every inning, the Reds were led offensively by Dorian Anaya, Jake Schneider and Erick Lengtat.
Jake Schneider and Luis Martinez made good catches and Brandon Ecklund pitched well.
Cardinals 7, Astros 6 — Despite getting only one hit, the Cards pulled out the victory as William Ziegler, Nick Paciulla and Nick Grimes ran wild on the bases. Ziegler picked up the pitching win.
Astros 18, Rockies 15 — Cody Taylor and Logan McNamara each had two hits and Kai Taylor, Andy Knox and Kyle Stachowicz added one apiece.
Kai Taylor had good plays afield and Sam Blakewell pitched well for the winners.
Rangers 16, A’s 9 — Billy and Charlie Easton doubled and Iain Smith, Will Smith, Cade Sanders and Casey Freese all singled in the win, which featured a triple play — pulled off by Freese and Will Smith of the Rangers.
Marlins 10, Cardinals 8 — John Wieking was the winning pitcher, but Giacomo Sorrentino paced the Cards with a scoreless inning on the mound and three RBIs.
Marlins 10, Cardinals 6 — Adrian Sanchez was the winning pitcher and he and Luke Dugger paced the offense.
Cardinals 5, Nationals 2 — James Herrgesell and Nick Grimes pitched brilliantly and Tomas Fong drove in two runs for the Cards.