Sonoma Little League update

Posted on May 16, 2017 by Sonoma Valley Sun


Noah Giovannelli of the Bears launches a double to the wall, as catcher Julian Brenek and Trevor Dwelly look on.

Standings as of 5/16

W     L

Falcons       17     0

Bears           12   5

Angels         11   6

Mustangs       8     9

Cardinals       7   10

Tigers           7   10

Red Sox       3   14

Blue Jays       3   14


Home Run Leaders

Jaden Vides (Falcons) – 11

Carson Smith (Bears) – 10

Erik Cab (Cardinals) – 8

Brett Armitage (Falcons) – 7

Everett Johnson (Tigers) – 7

Gianni Natuzzi (Bears) – 7

Nicolas Sebastiani (Red Sox) – 7


Tigers 18 Blue Jays 4

Everett Johnson hit a pair of HRs & Josh Silloway added another.

Falcons 11 Cardinals 6

Jaden Vides led the game off with his league leading 11th HR & Dom Pucci added 2 doubles & 3RBI as the Falcons moved to 14-0 on the season. Grant Kiser added his 2nd HR of the year for the Falcons & Erik Cab had 2 hits for the Cards.

Blue Jays 13 Bears 12

Bear Melendez & Niles Francis outdueled a handful of Bears pitchers as the Jays edged out the Bears in a game that went down to the last pitch. Carson Smith homered twice & Gianni Natuzzi added one more for the Bears.

Red Sox 18   Mustangs 8

Lola Martin & Grant Boydell went deep for the Sox in the win. Austin Hughes had a HR for the Mustangs.

Cardinals 18   Blue Jays 11

Owen Miller hit his 2nd HR of the season as the Cards came back to drop the Jays 18-11.

Bears 20   Tigers 13

In a game that featured 33 runs & 29 hits, Carson Smith hit the lone HR (his 10th). Smith & Gianni Natuzzi each had 4 hits w/Smith knocking in 6 runs. The Tigers got 3 hits apiece from Everett Johnson, Max Harrison & Lee Scott.

Falcons 12   Angels 2

Brett Armitage blasted 2 HRs (his 5th and 6th) & added an RBI double and Thomas Walsh hit a tape measure grand slam as the Falcons swept the season series with the Angels & moved to 15-0 on the season. Finn Parker hit his 6th HR of the season for the Angels.

Blue Jays 14   Angels 13

Behind the arms of Jackson Benzon and Niles Francis, the Jays picked up their third win of the season.

Bears 14   Cardinals 13

On a blustery, cold day at Hughes Field, Ben Sebastiani picked up the W & Gianni Natuzzi had 4 hits for the Bears; Andrew Bonfigli, Carson Smith, and Keenan Sharp each had 2. The Cardinals’ Erik Cab had 3 hits, including a majestic HR.

Falcons 10   Red Sox 8

In a close battle where the Sox led 6-2 in the 4th, Brett Armitage provided the big hit for the Falcons with a bases loaded, bases clearing double in the 4th. The Sox got a pair of hits from 9-yr-old Colin Buckley.

Tigers 13   Mustangs 12

The Tigers overcame 2 HRs from Heraclio Zamora with 1 from Landen Waldrop to pull off a dramatic come from behind victory by Lee Scott’s walk-off 2 RBI double.

Angels 10   Cardinals 0

Cosimo Hanson shut out the Cards while Jack Borden & Luc Demartini went deep for the Angels.

Bears 10   Blue Jays 3

The Bears back-to-back HRs from Gianni Natuzzi & Andrew Bonfigli and strong pitching from Luke Giusto to pick up the W. Niles Francis was sharp but got hung with the loss.

Tigers 17   Red Sox 6

Max Harrison went deep for his 5th HR & Everett Johnson pitched a complete game for the W. Nick Sebastiani & Grant Boydell went yard for the Sox.

Falcons 18   Mustangs 8

The Falcons remained unbeaten behind Brett Armitage (3 hits, 6 RBI) & Dom Pucci (4 for 4) 2 led the Falcons to their 17th straight win. Landen Waldrop hit a 2-run HR for the Mustangs.

— Reported by John Armitage

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