City Champions advance in District 10 TOC
Madera City Champions South County Colts Jr. (AAA) and G&J Trucking Sales (Majors) advanced to the semifinals of the District 10 Tournament of Champions.
South County Colts Jr., the Madera American Little League champions, repeated its victory over Madera National Little Champions Madera Blinds and Shutters with a 9-2 victory on Wednesday.
South County defeated Madera Blinds and Shutters, 12-1, on Saturday to win the Madera City Championship.
The Colts went to Selma on Thursday in the semifinals. The championship will be today at 2 p.m. against the winners of River Park and Chowchilla with the place to be announced.
Meanwhile, Madera National Little League Champions G&J Trucking Sales recorded a 9-2 victory over the Reedley Little League champions on Wednesday to also stamp its ticket into Thursday’s semifinals, also at Selma.
G&J Trucking Sales defeated Madera American Little League champion, Lee’s Concrete, 7-4, on Saturday for the Madera City Championship.
G&J Trucking Sales scored four runs in the first inning. The first four batters reached base capped by a Joel Arellano two-run home run. Josh McKeever led off the first with a double. Ethan Tate doubled him home. Starting pitcher Brenton Bohm doubled and then Arellano hit the first of his three home runs.
Arellano hit a three-run home run in the third and added a two-run home run in the fifth, accounting for seven of the nine runs.
Bohm got the win on the mound. He allowed just one hit in 5 1/3 innings and struck out 14 batters.
Lee’s Concrete received a quarterfinal bye and played at River Park on Thursday. The championship game will be today at 2:30 p.m. with the place to be announced.