Livermore National Little League

Majors Division

A's 11, Giants 2: Joey Stangl and Javier Rodriguez both went 2 for 2 for the Giants. Stangl's triple to right field plated two runs. For the A's, Jacob Vane pitched two scoreless innings and had an RBI triple. Ryan Castillo pitched three innings and struck out six of 14 batters faced.

AAA Division

Yankees 7, Giants 5: The Yankees took the lead in the sixth inning as Ayden Martinez stole home to give his team the lead for good. Matt Fiedor (3 IP, 2 ER, 6 H, 7 K, 4 BB) earned the win. Closer Ty Wetzel put the game away in the final three innings for the save. For the Giants, A.J. Moore and Michael Turpin went 3 for 3. Moore had a home run and two singles, and Turpin had three singles and two RBIs. Patrick Connolly also had a home run and pitched well (3 IP, ER 6 K).

Diamondbacks 8, Yankees 6: For the Diamondbacks, Aiden Follis earned a game ball for his stellar pitching. Alex Alamillo also earned a game ball for his clutch RBI and great defense. Closer Matty Sciascia had two runs and preserved the win. Austin Statham had an outstanding effort behind the plate for his first game of the season. For the Yankees, Josh Fiedor went 2 for 2. An RBI single by Mossy Karim, an RBI single by Fidor, a steal of home by Mossy, and an RBI single by Matt Fiedor fueled the Yankees' comeback.

A Division

Giants vs Red Sox: For the Giants, Ryan Irwin had a great line drive hit. Jackson Elders turned a double play after catching a tough pop fly.

T-Ball Division


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A's vs. Astros: For the A's, Thomas Harris had a number of hits, including a line drive. Nicholas Baxter stopped a hard hit grounder from the pitchers mound and played great at first base. For the Astros, Raul Moreno went 3 for 3, while Nowicki hit a home run and tagged a runner out at third base.

Cubs vs. Rockies: For the Cubs, Harmon Skeen hit a double to centerfield, while Matteo Lortie made an out at second base. For the Rockies, Josh King made a tough catch on a hard-hit line drive, and Brennyn Cardoza earned the "Charlie Hustle" award.

Pleasanton Girls Softball League

Senior Division

Sensiba San Filippo 11, J Lohr Winery-Jeff Meier 8: For Lohr Winery-Jeff Meier, Cassie Balducci led the offense with a double and three RBIs. Dennel Ontiveros and Miranda Paulos combined for a double play. Sensiba San Filippo was led by Cassidy Butler who pitched four innings and struck out seven. Emily Helmer had a single and three RBIs, while Maranda Reil played flawless at third base.

Major Black Division

Richert Lumber Co., Inc. 5, Gregg Jefferies Academy 0: Richert Lumber Co., Inc. took an early lead early with three runs in the bottom of the first. Caroline Clark anchored the defense at shortstop while AnaMaria Beard pitched well. For Greg Jefferies Academy, Claire Armstrong led the offense with a double.

Major Teal Division

Diablo Designs Tile And Stone 2, Alain Pinel Realtors 1: Alain Pinel Realtors was led by Hanna Friesen, who pitched five innings and allowed just two runs on three hits. Sammi Buscheck had a base hit and also made an outstanding catch. Jordan Ciesielski added two hits. For Diablo Designs Tile And Stone, Emma Patten pitched a scoreless inning with two strikeouts, and Emily Benson had a single and a run scored. Destiny Wiggins had a single, stole a base and scored the winning run.

Minor Black Division

California Pizza Kitchen 12, Fusion 3 Salon 0: For California Pizza Kitchen, pitchers Rachel Petty, Kirsten Sigua and Allison Stowell combined for a one-hit shutout. Brooke Promes went 3 for 4 with three runs and three RBIs, while Abbie Fried, Malia Konig and Petty each added two hits. Konig drove in three runs and Gianna Lyng contributed a hit for Fusion 3 Salon.

Minor Teal Division

Central Painting 9, San Jose Boiler Works, Inc. 8: In the first inning, San Jose Boiler Works, Inc. scored four runs behind Kealy Morrisey's key bunt. Central Painting fought back for four runs thanks to hits by Lexi Valentine and Destiny Baker. Pitcher Sarah Banholzer kept the game close and struck out four batters. In the final inning, Central Painting scored two runs and won the game in dramatic fashion.

A2 Technologies 9, Diversified Mortgage 3: Pitching carried the day as A2 Technologies shutdown Diversified Mortage in the late innings. Top players for A2 included: Bridgette Aguilar, Lacy Becker, and Minami Smalheiser. For Diversified Mortage, Sammy McClain, Amanda Mero, and Audrey Simmons were top players.

Logo Boss 9, Central Painting 7: For Central Painting, Emmy Swyers turned a key double play and pitcher, Maryssa McKee kept the game close. Destiny Baker, Peyton Pozzi, Gabby Lehrmann, Jordyn Scotti, Sammi Carlson and Kristen Green contributed hits and RBIs. For Logo Boss, Sage Smith's run scoring hit gave Logo Boss the lead for good. Cordelia Stewart made two pop fly catches and turned a double play. Audrey Alavi made a tough catch to end the game.

Tim McGuire Team-Alain Pinel Realtors 12, San Jose Boiler Works, Inc. 6: For Tim McGuire Team—Alain Pinel Realtors, Danielle Han and Nishitha Shetta both hit doubles, while Makenna Luke was stellar at the plate and on the mound. For San Jose Boiler Works, Inc., Morgan Barrowcliff had two hits to lead the offense, while Kealy Morrissey made an impressive out and Kristina Allard pitched well.

Mini Black Division

Pleasanton Police Officers Association 7, Athen's Burger 6: Hannah Kramer and Emma Chandler led Pleasanton Police Officers Association with three hits each. Gabby Tobey's RBI single drove in the winning win in the final inning for a thrilling victory. Top players for Athen's Burger were Avery Clark, Erica Haley, and Sam O'Brien.

Pleasanton Police Officers Association 6, Hopyard Ale House 5: McKenzie Dalrymple anchored the Pleasanton Police Officers Association with a solid inning of pitching and a nice outfield catch. At the plate, Dalrymple contributed a double and Meaghan Penrice added two hits. Penrice also pitched two perfect innings. Jessie Simon also contributed a key hit as Pleasanton edged out another one run victory. For Hopyard Ale House, Sadie Brown, Amanda Engel, and Andrea Gregory were top players.

Mini Teal Division

Pro Image Studios 3, Emohteez 3: For Emohteez, Jordan Lederer went 2 for 2 at the plate, including an RBI double. Olivia Fragomeli pitched two solid innings and contributed a base hit. Peyton Boone turned a fine defensive performance. Behind the pitching of both Madison Schooley and Yolanda Mora, Pro Image Studios were able to hold Emohteez to three runs. Mia De La Cruz's RBI double started a rally, but Pro Image Studios weren't able to score the winning run.

Kaelin Construction Inc. 6, Big Picture Creative 4: Sophia Blaschka recorded a game-ending strikeout to preserve the season-opening win for Kaelin Construction Inc. Ella Piergrossi struck out the side in the third inning and also went 1 for 3 with a run. Brooke Inman went a perfect 2 for 2 and scored the eventual winning run, while Ella McElory also contributed two hits and a run. For Big Picture Creative, Suhani Malik, Ava Munoz, and Mia Tarricone were top players.

Kaelin Construction Inc. 3, Delores Gragg-Keller Williams Realty 0: Makenze Mapes scored a run to give Kaelin Construction Inc. a second inning lead. For Kaelin Construction Inc., Ella Piergrossi hit a two-run single and Sofia Blaschka added a double and scored a run. Makenze Mapes scored the third and final run. Delores Gragg-Keller Williams Realty received top-notch plays from Sasha Sood, Callie McCarthy and Audrey Davis.

McElroy Orthodontics 10, Larry Damasar State Farm 4: McElroy Orthodontics earned their first win of the season thanks to solid pitching from Caroline Gersych and strong defense by Deja Clark. Adrianna Martinez led the offense with a double. For Larry Damasar State Farm, pitchers April Krowye and Morgan Notari kept the game close, while Isabella Damasar played solid defense at second base.

McElroy Orthodontics 10, Renee Huber State Farm Insurance 3: McElroy Orthodontics were led by Christina Herdman's strong outing on the mound. Offensively, Madison Cheung had two hits and Hailey Berserepen scored two runs. For Renee Huber State Farm Insurance, Kayla Glavez contributed two hits and Kelly Queen hit a double and drove in a run. Rachel Tanis did a great job at catcher.

Big Picture Creative 5, Renee Huber State Farm Insurance 4: For Renee Huber State Farm Insurance, top players were Emily Harmon, Val McKeever, and Ruby Stinson. For Big Picture Creative, key players were Emily Mayer, Lindsay Hill, and Megan Schuerlein.

Micro Teal Division

Ohana Bros. Island Style Chips & Popcorn vs. Voxeleron: For Voxeleron, top players included Kyleigh Leung, Kiera O'Brien, and Logan Wampler. For Ohana Bros. Island style Chips and Popcorn, Emma Buttafuco, Alena Gagnon, and Elena Soltero were top players.

Karate

Taylor's Martial Arts in Livermore, CA sent 8 of its students to compete in the California Black Belt League March Madness Sport Karate Tournament in Turlock on March 30. The following students competed and placed:

Forms

Mayalanni Erediano: 1st in 6-7 yr old Beginners Forms and 6-7 yr old Forms Grand Champion; Sofie McMichael: 1st in First Timers Forms and 4th in 8-10 yr old Beginners Forms; Luke Harrach: 1st in 8-10 yr old Beginners Forms; Helena Macias: 1st in 8-10 yr old Intermediate Forms and 8-10 yr old Forms Grand Champion; Alexis Aying: 2nd in 8-10 yr old Intermediate Forms; Jaden Husser: 1st in 11-13 yr old Intermediate Forms; Elizabeth Garcia: 2nd in 11-13 yr old Intermediate Forms; Ariyana Walling: 3rd in 11-13 yr old Intermediate Forms.

Sparring

Mayalanni Erediano: 1st 6-7 yr old Girls Beginners Sparring and 6-7 yr old Girls Sparring Grand Champion; Alexis Aying: 1st in 8-9 yr old Girls Intermediate Sparring; Elizabeth Garcia: 1st in 10-11 yr old Girls Intermediate Sparring; Ariyana Walling: 3rd in 12-13 yr old Girls Intermediate Sparring

Swimming

The Pleasanton Seahawks had a successful showing at the Pacific Swimming Spring Junior Olympics Championships, hosted by San Ramon Valley Aquatics, March 15-17, 2013. PLS swimmers broke records and achieved many new best times including some new U.S. Top 20 times.

Boys 14U -- Jon Mui earned his first two sectional cuts and team records for 100/200 Brst.

Boys 11-12 -- Kyle Kenny reached the finals in three events. Calvin Chui had three new FW's, new PRT 200 butterfly. Nick Skinner had new best 50 breaststroke and Nick Wonosaputra had his first JO Meet and swam very well. Pieter Cory new best times 200 freestyle, 100/200 IM. Christopher Jhong had three new U.S. top 20 times 100 breaststroke, 200 IM and 400 IM. Wolfgang had new bests 100/1650 freestyle. Tyler Lu 500 freestyle new FW, best times 100 FR and 200 butterfly. Ben Sproul had new best times in the 200 freestyle, 100 backstroke and 200 breaststroke, three new FW times in the 100 butterfly, 100/200 IM. Shawn Kim had six new best times 100/200 freestyle, 100/200 backstroke and the 200/400 IM. Timothy Yao received a U.S. top 20 time for his 50 breaststroke, PRT 200 butterfly. Audrik Antonio had a FW in 100 breaststroke, and Michael Martin set FW times for 100/200 backstroke. Niko Cory and Drew Kobayashi both achieved new best times.

Boys 10U -- Lleyton Plattel had 100% best times and placed in all his events. Alex Ren-Made many finals and several best times. Andrew Wang made his first finals. Junwoo reached the finals in the 50/100 freestyle and Jaewoo reached the finals in the 50 freestyle.

Girls 11-12 -- Amber Fornoles — New best 50 Brst, new PRT 200 breaststroke. Miranda Heckman had four new U.S. Top 20 times for the 1000 freestyle (1st), 1650 freestyle (2nd), 200 backstroke (13th), 400 IM (20th), 200 butterfly new PRT, 200 IM new PRT. Nawoo Kim 100/200 Brst New FW's, new best times 200/1650 FR. Courtney Lau new bests 50 backstroke, 1650 freestyle. Jennifer Lee 50 freestyle, new FW, 50 breaststroke new FW. Paulina Umansky had four new FW times 100/200 breaststroke, 100 IM and 200 backstroke. Sarah Rafie had new best times 1000/1650 freestyle. Claire Suen 500 freestyle new FW. Nja Zuniga had new bests in 100 freestyle, 100 butterfly and 100 IM. Alyssa Campos had new best time 200 breaststroke. Bella Hernandez had new best in 1650 freestyle. Christy Neufeld battled sickness at her first JO Meet and still swam strong.

Girls 10U -- Rachana Mukkamala had best times in 200/500 freestyle. Stephanie Shao-Many had new best times, new FW in 100 butterfly. Nicole Stiles set best times in 50 butterfly, and 100 backstroke. Emma Washum swam well.