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LITTLE LEAGUE: Copper Hills wins 9-11 Championship; to play Rincon for Little League title tonight

(District 12 Photo)

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Friday Results:

Four teams remain at the 8-10 Baseball playoffs taking place at Palo Verde Park.

Copper Hills beat Rincon 8-7 to win the 9-11 Baseball championship. The team from Sahuarita beat Rincon twice in the championship series after falling to Rincon in the Winner’s Bracket. The 9-11 State Playoffs will be held in Show Low.

Copper Hills and Rincon will face each other tonight for the Little League title at Purple Heart Park. Rincon (4-1) has to beat Copper Hills (4-0) to force an “if game” scheduled for Monday. Copper Hills sent Rincon to the Elimination Bracket on Wednesday by a score of 9-4.

Sunnyside and American are facing each other tonight for a shot at Randolph in Junior League Baseball action taking place at Manzanita Park.

Sunnyside beat Sierra Vista 8-1 to advance to the championship of the State Senior Softball tournament taking place at Mission Manor Park. The championship is scheduled for Tuesday night.

Sunnyside beat Western 4-3 in extra innings to advance to the championship of the 50/70 state tournament taking place in Nogales. Western and Sierra Vista are battling it out Saturday morning. The winner will face Sunnyside on Monday night.

DISTRICT 12 LITTLE LEAGUE ALL-STARS

8-10 Baseball: Palo Verde

Friday, July 7
Copper Hills 17, Palo Verde 3
Randolph 9, San Xavier 8

Saturday, Jul 8
Copper Hills vs. Randolph, 5:15 p.m.
Rincon vs. Sunnyside, 7:45 p.m.

9-11 Baseball: Freedom Park

Friday, July 7: Championship Game
Copper Hills 8, Rincon 7

LL Baseball: Purple Heart

Saturday, July 8: Championship Game
Copper Hills vs. Rincon, 6:30 p.m.

Junior Baseball: Manzanita Park

Friday, July 7
American 7, Los Ninos 0
Randolph 11, Sunnyside 8

Saturday, July 8
Sunnyside vs. American, 6:30 p.m.

Monday, July 10: Championship Game
Randolph vs. Sunnyside/American, 6:30 p.m.

STATE SENIOR SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT

July 5-12: Mission Manor Park

Friday, July 7
Blythe 17, Queen Creek 13
Sunnyside 8, Sierra Vista 1

Saturday, July 8
Blythe vs. Superior, 6:30 p.m.

STATE 50/70 TOURNAMENT

July 6-11: Fleischer Park, Nogales

Friday, July 7
Sunnyside 4, Western 3 (9)

Saturday, July 8
Western vs. Sierra Vista, 9 a.m.

Monday, July 10
Sunnyside vs. Western/Sierra Vista, 6 p.m.

STATE 9-11 SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT

July 10-15 Arthur Pack

Monday, July 10
Flagstaff vs. Thornydale, 7:30 p.m.
Sunnyside vs. Gilbert, 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, July 11
Bisbee vs. Litchfield/Arcadia, 7:30 p.m.

STATE SENIOR BASEBALL TOURNAMENT

July 10-15 Arthur Pack

Monday, July 10
Sunnyside vs. Nogales, 5 p.m.
Tucson Mountain vs. Payson, 7:30 p.m

JUNIOR SOFTBALL WESTERN REGIONAL

July 16-21: Arthur Pack

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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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