June 15, 2012 > Newark American wins Tournament
Newark American wins Tournament
By Biff Jones
Photos By Mike Heightchew
California District 14 Little League (Fremont and Newark) Tournament of Champions (TOC) for Juniors [13-14 years old] got underway June 8. D14 is led by District Administrator (DA) Reggie Torres.
In the first round of play, Newark American defeated Fremont American 21-3 while Newark National beat Centerville National 15-1. Other bracket scores were Mission San Jose 15, Warm Springs 7 and Centerville American 8, Niles-Centerville 1.
Semi-finals saw Newark American beat Newark National 19-9 and Mission San Jose over Centerville American 11-0.
The championship game, played at Newark Memorial High School, home of Newark National on Tuesday, June 12 resulted in victory for Newark American 10-6 over Mission San Jose.
D14 Minor Invitational (9-11 year olds) begins Saturday, June 16 at 10 a.m. Games will be played at Glenmoor/Mattos Schools, Marshall Park, Gomes School and Vallejo Mills School. Play continues on Tuesday and Thursday, June 19 and 21 at 5:30 p.m. at Glenmoor/Mattos Schools and Marshall Park.
Majors [11-12 years old] TOC for D14 also starts Saturday, Jun 16 at 2 p.m. These games will be played at Patterson School, Marshall Park, Gomes School and Vallejo Mills School. Majors semi-finals and finals will be played Monday and Wednesday, June 18 and 20 at 5:30 p.m. at Glenmoor/Mattos Schools and Patterson School.