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Keller, Texas defeated Tijuana, Mexico,
4-1, in the Mustang World Series
Tijuana opened the scoring of the final
game in the top of the second when Rene
Montoya Jr's RBI single drove in Agustin
Meza, who was walked and found himself on second base after
a groundout from Emiliano Wells.
Keller began its scoring in the bottom of the
third. Griffon Barton hit a double with one
out to get on base. Following Barton's lead,
Mason Caillet hit a double of his own putting
Barton at third. An RBI double by Hudson
White allowed Barton and Caillet to score.
White scored on a passed ball to lengthen the
lead to 2 runs. Keller ended the third with a
3-1 lead against Tijuana.
Keller scored another run in the bottom of
the fourth. David Bird hit a single and then
stole second. An error on the second baseman
allowed batter Clayton Kelly to reach base
and David Bird headed home to score. That
was the last of the scoring for the game. Keller held off
Tijuana for the remainder of the game to seal the victory and
the Mustang World Series title.
Bronco-11 World Series: In Chesterfield, Va., the host team of Chesterfield Baseball Clubs
took the championship title right in their backyard, defeating a tough Torrance American, Calif.
team, 14-13, in the final game of the Series.
Early in the game, Chesterfield set the precedent with a 6-1 lead but Torrance would not sit
back and take it lightly. After a Torrance rally to shorten Chesterfield's lead to 8-6 in the fifth,
Marco Ibarra hit one over the fence to tie the game. Fifth inning RBIs delivered by Chesterfield's
Christian Chambers, Ethan Innauzzi, and Cole Garrett regained the lead for Chesterfield. They
scored five runs that inning. Torrance answered with three runs, making it a 13-11 game.
An RBI single from Brian Arrowood gave Chesterfield an extra edge, but Torrance battled back
once again to narrow the lead to just one run. With the tying run on third, Chesterfield pitcher
Iannuzzi struck out the final Torrance batter to win the game.
Bronco World Series: Miami, Fla. won the Bronco World Series in Los Alamitos, Calif.,
defeating Los Mochis, Mexico, 14-4. A six-run inning in the third opened up the scoring for Miami
after Mexico scored one in the first.
Another three runs in the fourth helped length the lead for Miami. Mexico scored one in the
bottom of the fifth in effort to come back, but three more Miami runs were recorded in the sixth.
Mexico scored twice in the bottom of the sixth, but this was their last of the game. Miami
For the first time in program history, Harrisburg (Pa.) claimed the Reviving
Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) Senior Baseball Division title with a come-from-
behind 4-3 win over Tampa at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minn.
Established in 1989, Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities provides young players
in urban areas an opportunity to learn and develop their skills.
Trailing 3-2, Harrisburg used four straight hits in the bottom of the sixth to
take a 4-3 lead. With one out, Ricky Bettinger, Dakota Pentz, Trustin Riley and Reid
Demyan cranked out hit after hit to keep the bases loaded and bring in the go-ahead run.
With two on, Kyle McClintock loaded the bases on a bunt that Tampa was unable to
properly field in time. Up next, Demyan just needed to put the ball in play somehow, and came up
with a hit to bring in Bettinger for the tying run. Sadiq Burkholder followed with an out at first that
drove in Pentz for the go-ahead run.
While Harrisburg rode a little momentum, it also jumped on Tampa relief pitcher Ricky
Green. The sixth marked Green's fourth inning on the mound, but after surrendering the tying run
and putting the go-ahead run on, he gave way to Tanner Koch to finish the inning. Green left
the night after 3 1/3 innings, with two runs on five hits and two strikeouts.
Harrisburg trailed earlier in the game after giving up a run in the first. Luis Alcaraz hit
an RBI double and Demyan, the center fielder, lost the ball in the sun, allowing Alejandro
Martinez to score for a 1-0 lead.
Harrisburg quickly jumped on Tampa's Alcaraz to take a 2-1 lead in the second. Demyan made
up for his first-inning mistake, driving in Deon Stafford, who led off the inning with a walk,
finished off their competition with two runs in the seventh and held them off to win the Bronco
As a part of Miami's impressive offense, four players combined for five homeruns. Rolanda
Leyva hit two and his teammates, Jordan Carrion, Jorge Corona, and Jason Gonzalez each hit one
Pony-13 World Series: Jurupa, Calif. won this year's Pony-13 World Series that was held in
Fullerton, Calif. Jurupa's offensive ability made for some impressive games throughout the course
of the Series. They defeated a team from Cleveland, Ohio 15-5 to notch their
Jurupa continued to be prosperous at the plate in their next game against
Bakersfield, Calif., where they won the game by a score of 23-8. They met
with Bakersfield again in their third game of the Series and won with a score
Jurupa met with Lafayette, Ind. in the Championship game. This team,
one of four Californian teams in the tournament, did not allow a single run in
their final game, defeating McCutcheon with a score of 10-0.
Jurupa's German Medina hit two home runs to contribute to the offensive
action. Winning pitcher Anthony Czerwinski pitched six innings and had three
hits on four at bats. He struck out eight Indiana batters.
Pony World Series: Okinawa, Japan topped Los Mochis, Mexico, 5-4
in the Championship game of the Pony World Series in Washington, Pa.
Okinawa scored in the first inning when Tatsumi Higashionna singled and
then stole second. He scored on Keiya Kinjo's hit to center.
Higashionna and NIkawadori both had RBIs in the third, driving in three runs. Los Mochis
answered in the bottom of the third with two runs.
Miguel Sanchez led off with a home run in the fourth for Los Mochis. Guillermo Guerrero
followed up with a home run to tie the game at 4-4.
The game remained tied until the top of the seventh when Okinawa's Higashionna walked and
Kansei Ashitomi singled. Higashionna scored on an error. The game ended with a score of 5-4 in
Okinawa's favor and Okinawa, Japan became the Pony World Series Champion.
Colt World Series: Los Gatos, Calif. won their third straight Colt World Series this year in
Lafayette, Ind., defeating Caguas, Puerto Rico, 10-0 in the finals.
Los Gatos began their scoring in the bottom of the second when Lane Robinette singled to right
field, scoring Nick Oar.
A peppering of base hits throughout the next few innings resulted in more runs for Los Gatos.
They were able to end the game in six innings. Kris Bubic won the ERA title after pitching all six
innings of the Championship game. Los Gatos had 14 hits against Caguas in the final.
Luke Rasmussen went 3-for-4 on the night and had 4 RBIs. Oar was also 3-for-4 and had
three RBIs. This is the third consecutive time that Los Gatos has beaten a team from Puerto Rico in
the Colt World Series final.
Palomino World Series: The Palomino World Series wrapped up in Compton, Calif. The
winning team from Compton topped Bayamon, P.R. 3-1 in the final game.
Compton's team was from the Major League Baseball Urban Youth Academy. They remained
the only undefeated team throughout the entire tournament.
HARRISBURG (PA.) RALLIES LATE TO WIN RBI
SENIOR DIVISION WORLD SERIES
with a sharp grounder up the middle to tie the game at 1 and load the bases. Alacaraz struck out
the next batter, only to hit Kyle Fackler with a pitch, walking in a run.
Shortstop Jose Cuellar led off the fifth with a single to centerfield. After moving to third
on a fielder's choice two batters later, Cuellar scored the go-ahead run on an infield dribbler from
Gabriel Selochan to take a 3-2 lead.
Tampa initially tied the game on a two-out rally in the fourth. With runners on the corners,
Isaiah Arroyo placed an RBI single in right-center to score Solachan from third.
RBI Junior Division World Series: The Boys & Girls Club of
Venice (Calif.) captured the RBI Junior Division championship, winning the club's fourth RBI World
Series baseball championship in five years.
Venice defeated Santo Domingo RBI 2-0 in seven innings at Target Field, home of the
Minnesota Twins. The Venice club finished the tournament with a 5-1 record, including a 10-0
victory over Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket RBI in the semifinal round.
Boys & Girls Club of Venice starting pitcher Jay Sterner was named the MVP after he
tossed a complete game, two-hit shutout, striking out three Santo Domingo batters and walking
one. He retired 19 of the 23 batters he faced and only allowed one base runner to reach second
base.Sterner also reached base all three times at bat with three walks. During the tournament, he
recorded a 0.70 earned run average (ERA) over 10 innings pitched, picking up one win and a
save. At the plate, he finished with a .333 batting average.
Keller, Texas took this year's
Mustand World Series Title
KELLER, TEXAS HOLDS OFF TIJUANA FOR MUSTANG WS TITLE
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