BASEBALL: Little Leaguers kick off district tournaments this weekend

 

Little Leaguers from San Benito County will kick off district
tournament play this weekend, as those players from Hollister will
open the District 9 All-Star Tournament and players from San Juan
Bautista and Aromas will commence play in the District 39 All-Star
Tournament.
HOLLISTER

Little Leaguers from San Benito County will kick off district tournament play this weekend, as those players from Hollister will open the District 9 All-Star Tournament and players from San Juan Bautista and Aromas will commence play in the District 39 All-Star Tournament.

The four teams that represent Hollister in the 9- and 10-year-old division will open tournament play first. With Hollister American 2 enjoying a first-round bye — it won’t open play until Tuesday — Hollister American 1, Hollister National 1 and Hollister National 2 will all kick off the all-star postseason on Saturday.

Hollister National 1 will open against Greenfield on Saturday in King City, and, with a win, would advance to the second round against Hollister American 2.

Meanwhile, the Major Division will open play on Sunday, with Hollister American squaring off against Atlantic at Hartnell, and Hollister National facing off against Greenfield at Ferrasci.

Both the Junior Division and the 10- and 11-year-old division will commence on Monday. Hollister’s one-and-only team in the Junior Division will open against Gonzales in North County, while the 10- and 11-year-olds of Hollister American will open against Continental in Gonzales.

The 10- and 11-year-olds of Hollister National received a first-round bye, and won’t open until Wednesday against the Atlantic/Hartnell winner.

In District 39, the San Juan Aromas all-stars of the Major Division will open tournament play on Saturday against Aptos, and will play again on Tuesday against Scotts Valley, on Friday against Santa Cruz American, and on the following Tuesday, July 6, against Watsonville American.

The 10- and 11-year-old all-stars will compete in a similar pool-play format. San Juan Aromas will open play on Monday against Capitola/Soquel, and will play again on Wednesday against Live Oak, on Friday against Scotts Valley, and on the following Monday, July 5, against Santa Cruz National.

The 7- and 8-year-old all-stars of San Juan Aromas will open with bracketed play Saturday against Aptos in Watsonville.

District 9

Hollister Junior League All-Stars

Nate Alvarez, Cody Cameron, Chris Cook, Cody Freitas, Josh George, Daniel Gonzales, Jordan Lopes, Chris Manderson, Connor Menez, Robert Soto, Greg Steinbeck, Dylan Yamasaki. Manager Todd Freitas.

Hollister American 11-12 All-Stars

Kyle Cameron, Joe Coffelt, Tyler Grimes, Adam Gonzales, Matt Hill, Tim Manderson, Josh Nehme, Vinnie Parker, JR Rodriquez, Macen Schwehr, Josh Tonascia, Sage Valenzuela, David Werolin. Manager CR Gonzales.

Hollister National 11-12 All-Stars

John Barrientos, Tyler Biersdorff, Elijah Changco, Ian Dobbs, Daniel Hopkins, Ryan Medrano, Joshua Ramos, Andrew Sotelo, Davonte Butler, Antonio Corral, Nicholas Lopez, Drew Williams. Manager Anthony Sotelo.

Hollister American 10-11 All-Stars

AJ Borges, Teddy Bueno, Diego Fisher, William Loomis, Zach Mata, Derek Moeller, Dalton Neece, Brad Sparrer, Alex Soto, Kyle Stevenson, Sammy Vicencio, Tristen Wahl, Jacob Zamora. Manager Frank Soto.

Hollister National 10-11 All-Stars

Bryan Brewster, Mario Canela, Nate Cardenas, Frank Chavez, Vincent Chavez, Ty Daily, Dyllan Greig, Gehrig Mendez, Joseph Sanchez, Dante Tomasini, Tanner Wiggins, Josh Zanger. Manager Paul Casarez.

Hollister American 9-10 All-Stars 1

Tyler Benedetti, Jack Breger, Matt Campo, Joseph DeMaggio, Marcos Flores, Marco Gaitan, Jacob Ito, Marcus Kelly, Eugene McBride, Brandon Moakler, Sean Nelson, Andrue Valles. Manager Scott Ito.

Hollister National 9-10 All-Stars 1

Garrett Bourdet, Isaiah Bueno, Nicholas Christian, Ryan Jameson, Zachary Livingston, Mason Marquez, Ryan Platero, Ryan Quinby, Tyler Triano, Dawson Biersdorff, Giovanni Giannotta, Javier Valdez. Manager Dave Marquez.

Hollister American 9-10 All-Stars 2

Matthew DeLaTorre, Domenic Hull, Christopher Jurevich, Jared Moeller, Nathan Morioka, Troy Rodriquez, William Shelton, Joseph Sullivan, Nikolas Thomas, Hunter Vallejo, Josiah Werolin, Slade Wilson. Manager Steve Sullivan.

Hollister National 9-10 All-Stars 2

Trent Adame, Anthony Bernal, Diego Quintero, Anthony Rodriquez, Anthony Espinoza, Nathaniel Garcia, Matthew Harris, Casey Matsui, Brady Miguel, Elias Mullen, Jordan Yeager, Benjamin Zanger. Manager Lionel Espinoza.

Hollister American 9U All-Stars

Caden Bolding, Jacob Casarez, John Corea, Josh Cutler, Cade Dinsmore, Alyssa Ito, Chris Leist, Tyler Lewellen, Donnavan McAbee, Kenny Moore, Nicolas Perez, Matthew Sanders, Jake Yamasaki. Manager Steve Dinsmore.

Hollister National 9U All-Stars

Quinn Alexander, Jacob Burley, Joseph Castaneda, Eris Green, Kaleb Guttierez, Brenden Nino, Joseph Nino, Nathan Parra, Christopher Pritchett, Jonathan Ramos, Gabriel Razo, Caden Rianda, Moises Salazar. Manager Mitch Burley.

District 39

San Juan Aromas 11-12 All-Stars

Baxter Black, Roger Clark, Christian Dizon, Jarret DeAmaral, Esteban Fabela, Cody Fisher, Nat Hsia-Coron, Andrew Huaracha, Alex Lovell, Martin Marquez, Izaac Ornelas, Izaiah Ornelas, Cory Souza.

San Juan Aromas 10-11 All-Stars

Zackery Alnas, Brandon Alvarez, Eleanor DeAmaral, Isaiah Diaz, Katia Dizon, Frankie Lira, Aaron Orta, Jayse Rhineheart, Alex Ruiz, Morgan Springer, Ezra Wafford, Benjamin Whitman, Alex Zepeda.

San Juan Aromas 7-8 All-Stars

Christian Avila, Jack Brothers, Luke Brothers, Stephen (Bo) Canepa, Ruben Castaneda, James Davis, Christian Gabriele, Ryan Io, Kenneth Mahler, Noah Perez, James Sanchez, Nathan Scott, Brian Sellen.

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