LITTLE LEAGUE: Peach Bowl wins major championship
Led by the bat of Daniel Lopez and the arm of Nick Ali, the Peach Bowl Cardinals cruised past the Marysville Giants by a score of 14-3 in Browns Valley on Tuesday night to claim the District 2 Little League major baseball Tournament of Champions title.
Lopez went a perfect 4 for 4 with a grand slam, double and five RBIs at the plate, while Ali struck out 12 and allowed just two hits over five innings to record the win on the mound for Peach Bowl.
David Gonzales went 2 for 4 with an RBI and two runs scored and Sam Gonzales went 2 for 4 with a pair of RBIs to help the cause for the Cardinals. Ali also singled and scored three runs while being intentionally walked three times in the victory.
Rex Rollins and Diego Gonzalez notched the lone hits for Marysville.
Marysville 24, Olivehurst-Linda 8
The Marysville Giants advanced to Tuesday's championship game with a victory over the Olivehurst-Linda White Sox on Monday night.
Oscar Sauceda had quite a night at the plate by going 4 for 4 with two home runs and four RBIs in the win for Marysville.
Leo Mendoza went 3 for 3 with two RBIs and scored four runs, Blake Clavelle went 3 for 4 with an RBI and scored four times and Rex Rollins finished 2 for 3 with a triple, two RBIs and three runs scored to help the cause for the Giants.
Anthony Donley went 3 for 3 with two doubles and three RBIs, Shawn Fanning went 2 for 3 with a home run and Casey Acosta was 2 for 2 with a triple and two RBIs to lead the way for Olivehurst-Linda.
Marysville 13, Colusa 12
Diego Gonzalez went 4 for 4 with a pair of home runs, a triple and seven RBIs and went on to strike out eight over three-plus innings of work on the mound to lead Marysville to a narrow win over Colusa on Sunday night.
Sauceda finished the game 2 for 4 with two RBIs and four runs scored and Leo Mendoza went 2 for 3 with a double for Marysville, which scored two runs in the bottom of the fifth to record a walk-off victory.
Alec Bailey went 3 for 4 with a pair of solo home runs and Ethan Remmers belted a grand slam and scored four times to provide the offense for Colusa.
Sutter Area 16, Sutter Buttes 6
Sutter Area won by the mercy rule on Monday to take the District 2 Little League major softball Tournament of Champions title.
Sam Farmer was 2 for 4 with an RBI and run scored, while Stephanie Bartlemay was 2 for 3 with two runs and an RBI.
Chloey Bell struck out six batters in the win.
Phoebe Topete and Darcy Gillen each drove in a run for Sutter Buttes.
Marysville 8, Kelseyville 3
Seth Echevarra went a perfect 3 for 3 with three RBIs and Logan Wurm finished 2 for 3 and drove in two runs to lead Marysville past Kelseyville on Tuesday night in Marysville.
Riley Terpelle went 2 for 3 with an RBI and pitched five innings to record the win and Alex Dosty and Parker Sanchez both singled in the win for Marysville.