Baseball

Babe Ruth

The 15U Tri-Valley Babe Ruth All-Stars advanced to the Babe Ruth World Series Pacific Southwest Regional tournament in Ukiah to be played on Aug. 4-9.

This is the third consecutive year that this group of boys has advanced to the regional playoffs in the Babe Ruth World Series. In 2012, they advanced all the way to the Babe Ruth World Series, but lost in the semifinals. The Tri-Valley Babe Ruth 15 year old All Star team is made up of boys from Pleasanton, Livermore, San Ramon and Danville. The roster consists of Jack Murphy, Nic Venezia, Trey Cortez, Dante Albanese, C.J. Malski, Drew McCarthy, Jared Bannister, Nolan Bartnick, Gabe Giosso, Jack Maloon, Joshua Ott, Clark Eder, Mitch Lawrence, Manager Sean Venezia and coaches Mike Maloon and Scott Eder.

The 13U and 14U Tri-Valley Babe Ruth All-Stars also advanced to their respective regional tournaments. The 13U team will play in Fowler, Calif., while the 14U team will travel to Surprise, Ariz.

Soccer

On July 19-20, the 9U Fusion Maroon won the San Ramon Azuri Summer Classic Tournament.

Over the course of two days, the girls shut out two of three opponents, 8-0 against the California Magic and 9-0 over the Mustang Dash. The Fusion Maroon also defeated the host team San Ramon Azuri by a score of 6-2.


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In the championship game, the Fusion Maroon faced San Ramon Azuri again, in what can only be described as a fierce battle. Azuri jumped out to a 2-0 lead and with only minutes remaining, the Fusion tied the game. At the end of regulation the score remained tied and the went into overtime and eventually to penalty kicks, where the Fusion Maroon girls came out ahead 3-2.

The roster consists of Kaitlyn Daisy, Katy Annabella, Jasmine Gillian, Lynnsey Brooke, Kendra Ella, Olivia Veronica and coach Matt Caution.