Local Roundup: Bear River throttles Newcastle
Dayton Anderson batted 3-for-3 with a double and three RBIs to help lead the Bear River 10-and 11-year old All Stars against Newscastle in a 12-0 win.
Brett Solomon pitched two strikeoutst in 1 2/3 innnings of hitless ball, followed by strong outings from Kyle Soria (one hit, one strikeout) and Anderson who went 1 1/3 innings giving up one hit while striking out two others.
Soria also went 3-for-3 from the plate with two RBIs. Nick O’Connor added a double and an RBI on the day with a sacrifice fly.
“Defense has been a priority at all practices this past week,” manager Randy Anderson said in an e-mail. “It paid off with a solid performance by the whole team.”
Key hits in the game came from Derek Adlemen, Travis Whitehead and Nick Mansuetti.
Bear River 13, Nevada City 5
The Bear River 9-and 10-year old All Star Team opened District 11 Tournament play Tuesday night with a 13-5 win over Nevada City at the Tri Cities Little League Complex in Rocklin.
Bear River was lead on the mound by Bear Belding, who pitched 3 2/3 innings to pick up the
Ryan Wagner and David O’Brien added solid relief to preserve the victory. Bear River picked up 13 hits total, led by Justus Stratton who had a double and a triple.
O’Brien, Belding, Wagner and Shane Anderson all had two hits including a triple and double by O’Brien and Anderson respectively. Dallas Penn also drove in three runs.
With the win, Bear River will now face defending District 11 champion and host Tri Cities Thursday night in Rocklin.
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