MILL VALLEY LITTLE LEAGUE/Week of April 12-18
Boyle Park holds a special place in the hearts and minds of the town of Mill Valley, so it was hard to underestimate the impact of seeing the kids in town back playing baseball for the first time since 2019. Even though masks may hide the smiles of the youngsters, there was no denying the energy and good vibes on display as everyone welcomed back a grand Mill Valley tradition. To the games:
A’s 11, Yankees 4 — Carson Farmer and Anthony Murphy each had three-hit days, and both whacked doubles, while Liam Coyle, Gael O’Brien and Braydon Balinski added firepower at the plate for the winners. On the mound, Carson Farmer, Finn Reilly and Sean Miller led the way for the A’s. For the Yankees, Brayden Clifford singled, doubled and tripled, and Henry Bennett pitched well.
Giants 5, Brewers 4 —In the bottom of the sixth, the Giants won with a walk off hit from Thomas Strong, scoring Maya Maxson.
Tigers 3, SMC Pirates 2 —Ever Epsha, Liam Garlick, and Asa Abedin each led the way on the mound for the Tigers, and Keegan Heidenreich had a big RBI hit to get the Tigers back on track.
White Sox 7, Red Sox 2 — The White Sox pitchers struck out 16 hitters, led by Henry Edwards whiffing six with just 22 pitches.
A’s 4, White Sox 1 — Ryder Weber, Sean Miller, Gael O’Brien and Carson Farmer pitched a perfect game through five innings, and Finn Reilly had a key two-run hit for the A’s. Miller and Weber each added two hits. For the White Sox, pitchers JT Cochrane, Henry Tuttle, Henry Edwards and Alex Moore pitched well.
Red Sox 4, SMC Pirates 3 — Trey Sasso and Jacob Razon combined for eight strikeouts in the first three innings, and Lukas Welter ended a bases-loaded threat and added a shutout inning for the winners. Brady Kanter had two hits and scored two runs, George Graham hit a double and Will Wiatrak had a key RBI single for the Red Sox.
Brewers 5, Yankees 3 — Dane Migliori struck out four in two innings and added three RBIs for the winners. Ethan Camposano scored twice while Cameron Sadow added two hits for the Brew Crew, and Connor Grant closed it with two solid innings. For the Yankees, Will Weir had two hits and scored twice, while Alex Radics added two hits and gave up only one run in two innings in his Majors debut.
Diamondbacks 13, Natonals 6 — Trip Goldmacher struck out six in two innings, and added three hits, while teammates Ty Cerne, Luke Kneafsey and Luc Phillips each had multi-hit games for the winners. Kevin Thacher pitched a scoreless inning, and catcher Kneafsey and third baseman Dawson Dietrich combined to nab a baserunner. For the Nationals, Cillian Flahive and Weston Kellogg each had two hits.
Giants 6, Rockies 2 — Roberto Santo Domingo, Austin Miller and Logan Grant each delivered on the mound for the Giants, while Mose Merrick and Miller smacked doubles and Grant added two hits. For the winners, Phin Waldspurger and Adam Mortimer each had a key RBI. For the Rockies, Ben Gulash had two hits, including a double.
TPLL Tigers 15, MVLL Tigers 12 — Kevin Boswell had two hits and a double for the MVLL Tigers, while teammate Hawken Brier had three hits, two doubles and five RBIs. Tianu Koss and Bode Van Pelt each pitched well for the MVLL Tigers.
Tiburon Royals 15, Rockies 9 — The Rockies received a highlight catch in deep center field by James Walston, and good work with the glove by Ben Gulash, Ari Baker and Sammy Marcus.
Nationals 6, Giants 5 — Weston Kellogg, Cal Byrne and Miller Weir led the way on the mound for the Nats.
Tigers 10, Diamondbacks 8 —Curren Glynn had two hits and pitched a scoreless inning, and added two hits and an RBI, and Kevin Boswell added a scoreless inning to go with a 3-for-3 day with two RBIs for the Tigers. Vincent Terrier added a key hit for the winners. For the D-Backs, Tripp Goldmacher had two hits and James Bryan smacked two doubles.
TPLL Rockies 6, TPLL Rangers 5 — Conor Casey and Jack Payne had key hits to spur the Rockies’ four-run 4th inning in the win.
Cubs 7, Tiburon Reds 4 — Gray Getty, Oscar Karlen and Kadin Mokari combined on the mound to lead the Cubs. Karlen and Mokari each had multiple hits for the winners.
Grays 6, KC Monarchs 0 — Brodie Williams, Dylan Roth and Davis Marshall combined on a shutout and struck out 13. Marshall added a key RBI double for the winners. For the Monarchs, Jacob DiPippa and Gage Gracey each threw a shutout inning and DiPippa added two hits.
Royals 9, TPLL Rockies 2 — Remi Thill closed it out with a scoreless 6th, striking out two for the winners. Chance Crawford-Thomas led the way at the plate, going 2-for-3 with a double and three RBIs.
Twins 5, Orioles 0 — Teddy Gold broke open a scoreless game with a key RBI knock, and four pitchers combined on the shutout. Noah Schick, Levi Weber, Oscar Walker and Brandyn Schrobilgen each had multi-hit days for the Twins. Hudson Wayne led the Orioles with two hits.
Grays 4, Orioles 0 — Brodie Williams, Dylan Roth and Davis Marshall each pitched two innings. Marshall, Jack Lee, Leyton Radics, Michael Kievman and Tristan Slevidge added hits for the Grays. Orioles pitchers Hudson Wayne, Ty Wallace, Laird Goldman and Hunter Feduska combined for nine strikeouts.
Twins 4, Cubs 2 — Levi Weber and Boden Medow combined for four hitless innings and struck out 11, while Oscar Walker and Brandyn Schrobilgen added multi-hit days for the winners.
Royals 8, KC Monarchs 1 —Nixon Laird struck out six in two innings and went 3-for-3, Leo Rockett struck out five in two innings, had two hits and scored two runs, and Max Barad threw two shutout innings and had two hits for the winners. Dart Wolff scored two runs and drove in two, and Will Stemmler had two hits for the Royals. For the Monarchs, Holger Laurin had an RBI single, Kai Hollander fanned two in a shutout inning and Rory Murphy struck out three in a shutout inning.