Second inning crushes Dundas in Little League play


district1The Road to the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa., continued on Saturday with second round games in Oakville for the Little League Ontario District 1 Major Championship.

In the first game of the day, defending champions High Park Braves routed Dundas 25-0 in four innings. For High Park, Craig Ogaki went three innings striking out five batters and only allowed one walk in the win. In the second inning, High Park scored 24 times, four of those runs came when Adriane Anlacan hit a grand slam.

The next game saw Oakville overpower Erindale 10-0 in four innings. At the plate for Oakville, Matt Des Vigres and Greg Barbuto each had two singles and two RBIs. Lee Joch had a two-run single.

For Erindale, Ryan Storey had his team’s only hit. On the mound for Oakville, Rob Cant went four innings, striking out six batters.

The final game of the day was between Stoney Creek and Ancaster. Ancaster took an early four run lead after the first inning and didn’t look back as they defeated Stoney Creek 5-3. Caleb Radley got the win, pitching a complete game allowing two earned runs on three hits and fanning three Stoney Creek batters. Jacob Hanes took the loss for Stoney Creek going five innings on the mound allowing three earned runs on six hits while striking out three batters.

At the plate, Danny Davis had a triple while teammate Eric Mignardi had two singles. For Stoney Creek, Matthew Frketch had two singles in the loss.

The tournament continues today in Dundas.

Teams will play five round robin-games with the top four teams advancing on to the semi-finals. The semi-final winners will move on to the Championship game on Thursday, July 23 in Mississauga.