Souza homers twice as Dodgers win |

Souza homers twice as Dodgers win

The Nevada City ‘B’ team Dodgers routed the Penn Valley Nationals in the Tournament of Champions Friday, winning 15-5.

Joey Souza homored twice to lead the Dodgers, including a two run shot in the game. Souza was also the winning pitcher, going 42Ú3 innings while striking out 10 batters.

Jack Gerving had a triple and two RBIs for the Dodgers, while Patrick Herbert contributed a double and two RBIs as well.

Kyle Upton had a double and an RBI in the game while Dylan Conger had a single and an RBI as well.

Shawn Jordan had two singles and Brian Harms bunted for an RBI.

Red Sox 12, Wildfire 8

Grass Valley Red Sox pumped out five runs in the first inning en route to beating the Foresthill Wildfire 12-8 Friday at Rocklin’s Little League Junior Field.

Kyle Selleck had a two-run single to center field to kick things off and John Wiles, Kalem Semore and John Corso each added an RBI single.

Cody Gardner took the win on the mound, throwing seven strikeouts while giving up one hit and two walks.

Matt Paruskiewitz made a leaping catch at second base on a line drive to complete the victory, manager Ed Mortara said in an e-mail.

Carl Rua and Nico Krause each contributed at the plate by going 1-for-2 on the day.

Indians 13, Braves 3

Zack White hit a three-run home run, Garret O’Callaghan pitched a complete game and the Nevada City Indians beat the Sierra Foothills Braves 13-3 in the Tournament of Champions Friday.

Julian Belluomini went 2-for-3 with four RBIs with both hits being doubles. One should’ve been a triple but I held him, stand-in manager Duane Strawser said.

“Everybody hit well and everybody made contact,” he said.

Michael Sekerak laid down a squeeze bunt in the fourth inning to put the game lead at 10 runs and end the contest early on the mercy rule.

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