Wednesday Jun 27 2012
LITTLE LEAGUE MAJORS
This time it was in the Cards
By: Joshua Gutierrez Placer Herald Sports Correspondent
District 11 TOC
The Tri-City Little League Cardinals took it?s ?A? team into the District 11 Tournament of Champions title game and came away with a 3-1 victory over Rocklin?s ?A? team Yankees Tuesday night. Strong offensive play helped to reach the Major?s District 11 championship game. The path to the championship game, was forged with the most consistent scoring of any club in the tournament. Cardinals 12, Cubs 2 For the third-consecutive time, Tri-City?s ?A? squad managed to post a double-digit run difference to defeat Grass Valley?s ?A? team the Cubs in the semifinal game. The 12-2 win was sealed when Cardinal catcher Dominic Souto sent a 3-run-walk-off home run over the center-field fence. Cardinals 12, Angels 2 For their second-round match up, the Cardinals once again scored double-digit runs for a The 12-2 win over the Bear River Angels to take them a step closer to the championship. Cardinals 13, Cubs 0 In the first round of the TOC, it was Auburn?s Cubs who would feel the wrath of the St. Lou Nine in a 13-0 defeat. The Red Birds had the highest difference (38-4) in runs scored against runs allowed. Giants 7, Indians 3 The Tri-City Indians exited in the first round after a loss to the slugging Lincoln Giants. At 14-4 on the regular season, the Tribe was two wins shy of the Cardinals. The full story for the Majors? District 11 Championship game will be in the July 5 edition of the Placer Herald and online at placerherald.com.