Baseball heats up on Little League diamonds |

Baseball heats up on Little League diamonds

Bear River Little League featured strong performances around the horn in last week’s games.

Rockies 11,

Indians 5

Riding the arm of winning pitcher, Dylan Ozanich, the Rockies beat the Indians, 11-5.

Ozanich pitched 2 1/3 innings and had six strikeouts while giving up five hits. He also sparked the offense with 2-for-3 hitting, including a triple and 3 RBIs.

Garret Smith and Patrick Miller both had singles for the Rockies.

Matt Donely had a double and 2 RBIs for the Indians.

Diamondbacks 10, White Sox 3

Lukas Teff led the Diamondbacks offensively with 2-for-3 hitting, including a double and an RBI. Bryant Chapman, Drew Loftus and Jeremy Brown added singles.

The White Sox were led by Adam Doxtater who had a double and two RBIs.

Bryant Chapman got the save.

Yankees 3,

Rockies 2

The Yankees were led by Zachary Welz, who was 2-for-2 at the plate, with a double and two RBIs.

The Rockies’ Garrett Smith and Trevor De Schryver both had doubles.

Andrew Ritchart started on the mound for the Yankees, going 4 2/3 innings with five strikeouts and five hits. Patrick Scott came in for the save.

Indians 8,

White Sox 3

Matt Donley had four strikeouts while giving up no hits for the Indians in 2 innings. Bryan Sibis got the save.

Tim Merry went 2-for-3 at the plate for the Indians with a triple, a double and one RBI. Donley was 3-for-3 with a double.

Elitt Golnik had a double for the White Sox.

Diamondbacks 7, Braves 3

Stephen Hilton led the Diamondbacks, hitting 2-for-3 at the plate, including a triple and 3 RBIs. Drew Loftus and Michael Yamma both had two hits.

For the Braves, Dalton Wirick went 2-for-2 and Vince Viola had a triple and an RBI. Matt White had a double.

Bryant Chapman was the winning pitcher and Hilton recorded the save.

Yankees 11,

Rockies 8

The Yankees rode strong hitting to an 11-8 win over the Rockies. Andrew Ritchart went 2-for-3 with a triple and two RBIs. Patrick Scott had a triple and two RBIs. Zachary Stroh was a perfect 3-for-3. Joseph Lomengello was 2 of 4 at the plate.

For the Rockies, Garrett Smith had a triple. Dylan Ozanich, Patrick Miller and Trevor DeSchryver each had a double.

PV Little League’s Giants nail combined perfect game

Tyler Vaughn and Rich Benevento combined for a 4-inning perfect game, as the Penn Valley Giants defeated Grass Valley’s Yankees Tuesday night, 16-0.

Vaughn pitched three innings, and Benevento the fourth inning of the Giants second game of the year. Tucker Colomb provided plenty of offense, with 4 RBI off a home run and two doubles. Zander Ziefler went 3-for-3 with 4RBI in the victory.

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