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LITTLE LEAGUE: 3 Grand Slams sends Western Little League to championship play

Ruben “Kito” Castro, Antonio Martinez & Michael Escalante (L-R) each had a grand slam to help send Western to the Little League Championship Bracket. Martinez also had a solo shot in the victory over CDO. (Courtesy Photo)

Two Oro Valley baseball teams (8-10 and 9-11) advanced to the Champion Brackets along with CDO 9-11 and Western Little League. Championship play for District 5 begins on Monday, June 26.

FREE PHOTOS FROM MEHL PARK (WEDNESDAY)

DISTRICT 5 LITTLE LEAGUE ALL-STARS

8-10 Baseball: Arthur Pack/Mehl Park

Wednesday, June 21
Marana 12, Thornydale 11
Western 6, Continental Ranch 4
Canyon View 12, Tucson Mountain 8
Oro Valley 12, Frontier 2

Thursday, June 22
Marana vs. Western, 5 p.m. (AP)
Sabino Canyon vs. CDO, 7:30 (AP)
Frontier vs. Canyon View, 7:30 p.m. (MP)

Friday, June 23: Consolation Bracket
Thornydale vs. Flowing Wells Continental, 5 p.m. (AP)
Continental Ranch vs. Tucson Mountain, 7:30 p.m. (AP)

9-10 Softball: Arthur Pack

Wednesday, June 21
Thornydale 8, Tucson Mountain 1

Thursday, June 22
Tucson Mountain vs. Canyon View, 6:30 p.m.

9-11 Baseball: Kriegh Park

Wednesday, June 21
Thornydale 16, Continental Ranch 6
Canyon View 16, Tanque Verde 3.
CDO 11, Western 9
Oro Valley 12, Tucson Mountain 4

Thursday, June 22
Western vs. Thornydale, 7:30 p.m.
Tucson Mountain vs. Canyon View, 7:30 p.m.

Friday, June 23: Consolation Bracket
Flowing Wells Continental vs. Marana, 5 p.m.
Continental Ranch vs. Tanque Verde, 7:30 p.m.

9-11 Softball
(Thornydale to State Tournament, July 10)

LL Baseball: Arthur Pack/Mehl Park

Wednesday, June 21
Canyon View 6, Continental Ranch 3
Frontier 18, Tanque Verde 0
Oro Valley 22, Sabino Canyon 14
Western 25, CDO 4

Thursday, June 22
Frontier vs. Canyon View, 5 p.m. (MP)
Marana vs. Tucson Mountain, 7:30 p.m. (MP)
CDO vs. Oro Valley, 7:30 p.m. (AP)

Friday, June 23: Consolation
Continental Ranch vs. Thornydale, 5 p.m. (MP)
Tanque Verde vs. Sabino Canyon, 7:30 p.m. (MP)

LL Softball; Arthur Pack

Wednesday, June 21
Thornydale 13, Tucson Mountain 1

Thursday, June 22
Tucson Mountain vs. Marana, 6:30 p.m.

DISTRICT 12 LITTLE LEAGUE ALL-STARS

LL Softball: Anamax Park

Thursday, June 22
San Xavier vs. Freedom, 6:30 p.m.

Friday, June 23
Copper Hills vs. Southwestern, 7:45 p.m.

Junior Softball: Mission Manor

Friday, June 23
Sunnyside vs. San Xavier, 6:30 p.m.

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Andy Morales was recognized by the AIA as the top high school reporter in 2014 and he was awarded the Ray McNally Award in 2017 and he has been a youth, high school and college coach for over 30 years. His own children have won multiple state high school championships and were named to all-state teams. Competing in hockey, basketball, baseball and track & field in high school, his unique perspective can only be found here and on AZPreps365.com. Andy was named a Local Hero by the Tucson Weekly for 2016. Contact Andy Morales at AMoralesMyTucson@yahoo.com

 

 

 


 
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