April 23, 2008 > Mission San Jose Little League for week ending April 19
Mission San Jose Little League for week ending April 19
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Despite a towering homer from Stanley Chiang, the Braves fell to the Red Sox 5-4 in Mission San Jose Little League Minor National action. The Braves also got triples from Sam Lowrey and Ethan Hu, while both Chris Desiniotis and Varun Viswanath added a pair of hits. Alan Jin pitched his way out of a bases-loaded, no-out jam in the second inning without allowing a run.
Aaron Havard struck out six as the Giants rolled to a 12-3 win over the A's. Havard also doubled and scored twice. Eric Yuan and Adam Hancock ran the bases well, while Spoorthy Vemula helped power the offense. For the A's, Gabe Francisco and Nathan Pope contributed singles.
The Diamondbacks turned back the Red Sox 8-1. Jonathan Lee and Mark Hu each reached base three times.
An efficient Stuart Rosete needed just 53 pitches to hold the A's hitless for five innings in a 4-1 Red Sox win. Jeff Chu and Ian Dickeson closed the game for the Red Sox, who relied on a two-run double from Rosete and a run-scoring single by Chris Lo.
Patrick Yang rapped four hits for the Red Sox in a 12-5 win over the Mets. Rosete added three singles and Dylan King, Corbin Lee, Scott Dentinger, and Lo added two hits each. Barry Blank led the Mets with an RBI single, while Brandon Fuhs and Ramsey Fisher contributed hits.
The White Sox stopped the Mets 9-5, relying on two hits each from Kevin Finch, Devon Jones and Tim Tang. Nick Andersen drove in two runs. Aaron Farrell doubled and singled for the Mets, while Cal Tarbert added a pair of singles.
The Yankees trimmed the Niles-Centerville A's 11-10, relying on two doubles from Mark Cho. Shane Rexrode and Chandler Witham had timely hits.
Yankees' pitchers Zach Strand and Thomas Rodriguez combined to no-hit the Giants 4-0 while striking out 12. Witham and Alex Chen powered the offense. Rishabh Bajpai made solid contact for the Giants, and shortstop Cade Nauman and third baseman Terrence Hu combined for a nice putout.
The Giants slipped past the A's 3-1 with a late rally. James Gaffey doubled and singled for the winners while Terrence Hu contributed an RBI double. Christian Flores ran the bases well and Nick Mason singled twice. Mason also made another of his trademark great catches in centerfield. For the A's, pitcher Varun Suresh doubled, singled and pitched well. Tylan Ahmed added a pair of singles.
The Mariners rolled to a 13-2 win over the Cubs behind great defensive play from third baseman Andrew Thompson, shortstop Karthik Kribakaran and first baseman Dustin Chiang. Michael Lin and Kribakaran each singled.
Steadman Findlay belted a pair of homers and a single for the Dodgers, who hosted the Giants. Cyle Glidewell displayed power as well while Giancarlo Aiuto anchored the defense. Rahul Bandi was a steady force offensively and Joshua Scheel and Moises Barrington played well in the field as both teams displayed great sportsmanship.
Top Farm players
Angels: Anish Cherwoo, Samuel Chiang, Vincent Chiang, Lyle Leon, and Ishan Maunder; A's: Sohurn Desai, Ryan Doolittle, Andrew Kan, Dylan King, and Shan Menon; Cardinals: Joshua Kingsley, Andrew Leung, Caleb Loth, Satchel Petty, and Joseph Rodrgiuez; Giants: Andrew Pennella, Tristan Pettigrew, Toriana Shaffer, Rishi Sharma, and Marie Stoops; Mets: Rachel Lin, Vinit Majmudar, Calvin Mei, Ishil Puri, and Shivang Shelat; Pirates: Gurshaan Lobana, Waylon Peng, Jack Wang, Alex Wu, and Nathan Yee; Yankees: Aditya Krishnan, Christopher Lee, Juliana Lee, Teg Ludher, and Harsha Moyya; White Sox: Anish Junnarkar, Ashish Ramesh, Pritam Reddy, Pooja Shah, and Gabriel Thomson.
Top T-Ball players
White Sox: Justin Wey, Keenan Hui, Trace Hyer, Caleb Chiang, and Sherwin Lai.