A five-run sixth inning gave the Davis Little League White Sox a 9-8 victory over the Angels in major-division play on Sunday.
Sebastian Gonzales’ three-run double was the big Sox hit as relief pitcher Josh Milenbach struck out the game’s final two batters.
Charlier Stephenson — who homered in the third — went 2-for-2, as did Jack Hoal. Jake Griffiths doubled and Sam Ault and Evan Moddelmog added key safeties.
Tony Munoz tripled for the Angels, who scored four runs in each of the fourth and fifth innings.
Reed Hessl pitched three solid innings and joined Joseph Morrison and Manuel Costa in turning a double play.
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Giants 9, Pirates 4 — Peter Frame homered and doubled while driving in five runs as the winners banged out 10 hits.
Ben Bergevin was 2-for-3 and Matt Hill had an important single. Gavin Schouten, Aedan Enriquez, Jake Newman and Brody Newman added hits.
Defensively, Newman and Sam Goidell made good plays and Ryan Crowell, Hill, Jack Henry Grote and Cole Adams pitched well.
For the Pirates, Ian McIsaac cracked a two-run dinger in the third and Nathan Koh and Jack Riley had hits.
Cameron Wolfe, Griffin Duisenberg and Steven Holm were strong afield.
Red Sox 14, Angels 8 — Julia Curtis was 3-for-3 with a walk and two RBIs, scoring four runs as Jonah Henrickson picked up the pitching win.
Ryan Holgate was 2-for-4 with an RBI as Eduardo Trujillo as Connor Hersch added hits and Andrew Vallero and Hersch scored twice.
Cooper Shorts, Jack Painter, Thomas Brooks and Hersch were outstanding defensively.
Tony Munoz doubled and drove in two for the Angels. Taylor Lee also doubled. Trevor Van de Water pitched two strong innings and Tyler Walker made several terrific fielding plays, as did Wesley Romer, Manuel Costa, Munoz and Lee.
Phillies 8, Twins 4 — Cooper Hosley — who went 2-for-3 with a double — and Jake Sherwood shared the pitching duties in the win.
Max Thompson doubled and Chase Jones, Giancarlo Gilbert-Igelsrud and Josh Inouye added singles. Gilbert-Igelsrud and Inouye combined on a double play.
Twin Raymond Young doubled and singled and struck out six while pitching. Sean Finerty added two singles while Gabe Murray and Lance Prussell doubled. Kelsey Forrester singled. Mike Finerty, Tanner Jonston, Jacob Taylor and Ryan Benjamin played well in the field.
White Sox 10, Angels 5 — Mason Scheiber doubled with two runs batted in and Austin Giffiths had two RBI.
Redd Hessl, Trevor Van de Water and Dylan Schmidt led the Halos at the plate. Schmidt, Zacky Baca, Taylor Lee, Wesley Romer and Tony Munoz sparkled with their gloves.
Pirates 6, Padres 3 — Ian McIsaac hit an extra-inning, three-run home run to give the Pirates the win in seven innings.
Matteo Sorrentino doubled and Owen Troy, Cameron Wolfe, Steven Holm and Caden Neel singled — as Neel and Jack Riley pitched well.
Nathan Koh, Ron Sedillo, Holm, Wolfe, Neel, Griffin Duisenberg and McIsaac all fielded well.
Gabe Gutierrez paced the Pads, going 4-for-4 with a double and a run scored. Zach Carrell and Kevin Blanc each had hits.
Blanc started a double play, Jacob Purves snagged a line drive and Ryan Bell, Gutierrez and Tyler Mortensen pitched well.
Cubs 19, Orioles 8 — Jacob Avila led a 17-hit attack with a three-run home run and Connor Bunfill, Jacob Wieking, Avila and Liam Schroth shared the Cub pitching duties.
For the Orioles, Chris Roque started a triple play by catching a line drive and getting runners out at second and third.
Phillies 5, Brewers 3 — Josh Inouye and Jacob Sherwood doubled and Inouye started a double play in the win. Anthony Field picked up the pitching win.
Brewer hitters Bo Van Court, Ryan Strong, Paul Buhlman, Neil Welch, Jackson Masiel and Tyler Babcock all reached safely. Buhlman pitched strongly and Van Court and Tyler Brown was good on defense.
White Sox 10, Twins 4 — Jack Hoal singled and doubled, Evan Moddelmog’s two hits drove in two runs, as did Mason Scheiber’s third-inning double. Josh Milenbach added two hits for the Sox.
(The Twins did not submit a recap)
Red Sox 19, Angels 9 — You like hits? This was your game…
Mason Shorts homered in going 2-for-3 and Jonah Henrickson was 3-for-4 with a double for the winners. Cooper Shorts (double, single, RBI) and Andrew Vallero and Connor Hersch had two hits apiece.
Eduardo Trujillo was the winning pitcher with relief help from Julia Curtis and Thomas Brooks.
Max Banuelos made a slick fielding play, as did Vallero.
Angels Joe Schaaf and Zachy Baca each had doubles, Baca’s driving in two runs. Joseph Morrison was 2-for-3 and Reed Hessl was strong at shortstop.
Phillies 10, Brewers 2 — Max Thompson, Cooper Hosley and Jacob Sherwood all doubled and Trevor Hewitt joined Thompson, Yiorgos Callaway and Anthony Field in pitching the Phils to a win.
Dan Shuman, Paul Buhlman, Ryan Strong and Alex Hill were the Brewers’ leading hitters. Luke Maffly and Tyler Babcock were tough defensively.
Orioles 15, Giants 8 — The O’s scored 11 times in the first — keyed by a grand slam homer by Ben Easton.
Christian Lien went 3-for-4, including a double, as Chris Roque and Tyler Mundy each tallied twice.
Rontral Acrement, Matt Vinh, Jonah Watts and Brandon Rael singled.
Peter Frame hit a three-run home run and Sam Goidell doubled in a run for the Giants. Jack Henry Grote also had a key hit.
Goidell, Cole Adams, Frame and Ben Bergevin whiffed 10 Orioles.
Cubs 8, Pirates 7 — Jacob Avila homered twice and singled as the Cubs slipped by the Bucs.
Tyler Gibson, Liam Schroth and Max Melendrez had two hits each with Jacob Wieking, Lucas Russell and Sebastian Anaya adding safeties.
Pirate Nathan Koh smashed a three-run homer and Jack Riley had two hits and two runs batted in. Griffin Duisenberg, Matteo Sorrentino (double), Owen Troy and Tanner Olney and Steve Holm were also big at the plate.
Riley, Cameron Wolfe, Caden Neel and Holm played well in field.
Padres 8, Twins 4 — Jacob Purves turned a game-ending double play and Thomas Lloyd doubled and drove in two for the winners.
Kevin Blanc, Gabe Gutierrez, Aaron Kaplan, Tyler Mortensen and Shinye Ho all got hits.
Ryan Bell, Blanc, Ho and Lloyd again were strong on the mound.
White Sox 16, Brewers 15 — Despite a grand slam homer by Brewer Eton Tuttle, Noah Murray had the game-winning hit as Austin Griffiths went 3-for-3 with an RBI and Josh Milenbach singled twice, driving in a run, for the winners.
Jake Griffiths had two hits and Sam Ault drove in a White Sox run in a long game with many walks.
Tuttle added two singles to his big day and teammate Tyler Brown had two hits. Alex Hill, Paul Buhlman (double), Neil Welch and Dan Shuman all had hits. Shuman was strong in his short mound appearance.
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