Little League action continues
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Scotts Valley Little League

Majors Division

Phillies 5, Rays 4

The Phillies scored five runs in the fifth when Reese Gyllenhammer and Brendan Magee each had RBI singles and Luke Streller drove in the tying and winning runs with a base hit to right. Erik Olson also had two base hits, and Gyllenhammer pitched a complete-game win.

The Rays' Logan Hudson and Kyle Raymond struck out 10 batters in four innings. The Rays scored three times in the top of the fifth on a Raymond double and Daniel Shamshoian single.



AAA Division:

Tigers 12, Braves 9

For the resurgent Tigers, Henry Merring and Masachika Sato each went 3-for-3, Ryan Harris had a two-run triple, Connor Schelstraete and Mitchell Ross had two hits each, and Colin Sprague had two RBIs.

The Braves’ Brody Affolter and Grace Hite each had two hits; Anthony Abruzzini had a two-run double; Jackson Sutter doubled; Tyler Knox had three walks; and Ben Tapia scored twice.



Tigers 9, Pirates 8

The Tigers’ Mitchell Ross and Henry Merring each had two hits; David Foxx scored twice and had two RBIs; Nicholas Morrison scored twice; and Ryan Harris, David Foxx, and Alex Reynolds each doubled. Pitcher Connor Schelstraete struck out eight batters and walked no one.

The Pirates’ Angelo Segretto, Dillon Danner and Cole Kendall were all 2-for-2, while teammates Braden Wilson and Ambrose Johnson both doubled and singled.



Diamondbacks 5, A's 3

The D-backs finished their season undefeated with a 14-0 record, but the second-place A's held them close in the final game. Nick Endres, Sören and Shane Burns combined for eight strikeouts for the Diamondbacks. Graham Smith and Shane Burns doubled, and Paul Hanson was 2-for-2. Shane Williams, Jonathan Bruce and Nick Endres each scored a run.

For the A's, Philip Garrison and Zephyr Christensen combined for nine strikeouts; Cody Ballantine tripled; and Ethan Turner-Garnett, Matthew Wu, Tyler Costere, Philip Garrison and Zephyr Christensen each added hits.

San Lorenzo Valley Little League

Majors

Red Sox 7, Giants 6

Mason Cada, Steven Markey and Justin Rudrow scored in the sixth. Rudrow struck out the final out with the tying run on second for the save.

Diamondbacks 6, Live Oak Giants 5

Diamondback Trent Walker scored four times, including the winning run, negating the effects of an early two-run homer by Hunter Raquet.

Diamondbacks 6, Live Oak Giants 3

Howard Forehan hit a two-run homer, and hits from Elliot Brown, Eddie McDonald and Taj Yanez put the Diamondbacks ahead for good. Tanner Murray got the save.

Red Sox 10 Pirates 6

Robbie Carlin doubled in Justin Rudrow, and Andy Wise singed twice and drove in one to lead the Sox.

For the Pirates, James Menzies and Kaden Waltrip had early base hits, and David George had an RBI single. Chris Anderson stayed hot with two singles and a walk for the Pirates.

Giants 13, Live Oak Padres 2

Blake Kuehl was 3-for-3 with a walk, and Vinnie Prograce was 4-for-4 with two doubles to lead the Giants.

Minors

Cardinal 6, Giants 5

Aden Rich drove in Christian Carney for a walk-off double to lead the Cardinals to victory.

Phillies 9, Giants 8

Down 8-4 in the bottom of the sixth, Justin Bottger singled in two runs and RJ Kindred scored the game-winner.
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