April 3, 2007 > Mission San Jose Little League highlights from the week ending March 17.
Mission San Jose Little League highlights from the week ending March 17.
By MSJLL Parents
Pitchers Brandon Facha and Brandon Fuhs struck out 15, carrying the Yankees to a 3-1 win over the Giants. Facha went 2 for 3 with a triple and a double, Arjun Sarkar singled twice with two RBIs, and Fuhs and Vikram Dharasker added singles.
Vikram Dharasker doubled twice in the Yankees' 6-3 win over the Giants. Jacob Walter singled, and smart base running from Chandler Witham led to two runs. Center fielder Vineet Jain assisted in a key out at home with a magnificent throw. Brandon Fuhs struck out nine. The Giants fought back with Jeff Chu racking up a pair of doubles and Aneesh Kauravlla chipping in two singles. Chu and Stuart Rosete combined for 12 strikeouts, and Matt Eike and Akshay Agharkar singled for the Giants.
The Angels rolled to a 10-1 win over the A's, despite stellar pitching from Charles Guan for four innings. Guan struck out five and was aided by catcher Eric Gonzalez, who caught two pop fouls. Trevor Brown, in relief of Gonzalez, gunned down an Angel's runner at third and contributed an RBI single.
Brian Zucker's complete-game effort wasn't enough in the A's 4-1 loss to the Angels. Zucker struck out eight and tripled. Jay Shah delivered an RBI single. Trevor Brown and Eric Gonzalez singled, and first baseman Brown made a heads-up double play.
The Devil Rays rode doubles from Mark Gaffey and Jason Kinner to a 5-1 win over the Dodgers. Gaffey, Chris Zhang and Nathan Pope led the Devil Rays' pitching. Strong fielding from Zhang and Nathan Chang anchored the defense.
Patrick Zhu's eight strikeouts led the White Sox to a 6-1 win over the A's. Zhu also singled twice. The White Sox relied on heady base running from Sabal Malhan, Jagvir Tamber, Gabriel Francisco and Monique Francisco. The A's fell despite eight strikeouts from Cade Nauman over three innings. Anand Balaji singled and drove in a run for the A's while A's infielders Chris Desinionitis and Alex Hancock, sparked the defense with line drive catches.
Chris Desinionitis triggered the A's offense in a 7-5 loss to the Braves, by scoring twice and singling. Cade Nauman struck out eight in 3 1/3 innings for the A's, and Leila Garcia, Jordan Terbeek and Ryan Liu added singles.
TOP FARM PLAYERS
Angels: Samuel Chiang, Vincent Chiang, Eric Jair, Jeremy Lin, Justin Lu. A's: Chris Kobata, Joseph Lee, Shan Menon, Jason Pate, Christopher Stoneking. Cardinals: William Geschke, Eric Han, Cindy Hsiao, Joshua Kingsley, Andrew Leung. Cubs: Vedant Mehta, Maxwell Mei, Junaid Mohamed, Georgia Pope, Nishir Shelat. Giants: Daniel Fu, Kavan Furukawa, Wajih Kazmi, Emily Lai, Jamie Liao. White Sox: David Hou, Anish Junnarkar, Esteban Kovacs, Harshith Kotni, Jonathan Luo. Yankees: Manthan Mallikarjun, Jonathan Nguyen, Connor Sayle, Nikit Shingari, Jason Tan.
TOP T-BALL PLAYERS
Angels: Shayne Bhatia, Logan Finch, Jeanine Vanek, Nihal Deopura. A's: Matthew Sugden, Daniel Geschke, Caleb Loth, Waylon Peng. Braves: Benjamin Hansen, Shivang Shelat, Ninit Majmudar. Cubs: Richard Rotter, Anish Cherwoo, Charles Johnson. Giants: Kaleb Nordseth, Arun Balaji, Rahu Katwala. Yankees: Matthew Baldwin, Aayush Bajpai, Calvin David.