LITTLE LEAGUE WEST REGION
Sunnyside (0-1) faces Southern California (1-1) in an elimination game Tuesday afternoon at the Little League Western Regional taking place in San Bernardino. Chula Vista lost to Nevada, 5-3, on Monday to set up the game with Sunnyside. The winner will play in another elimination game on Wednesday night against the winner of Northern California (0-1) and Utah (0-1).
Hawaii (2-0) and Nevada (1-0) will play each other Thursday night in the winner’s bracket semifinal. Sunnyside has to win three elimination games to get the championship game set for Saturday, Aug. 11.
SUNDAY, AUG. 5
Hawaii 7, Sunnyside 3
TUESDAY, AUG. 7
Sunnyside vs. Southern California, 11:30 a.m.
AMERICAN LEGION WEST REGION
Firebirds Post 7 is set to face Colorado to open up the American Legion West Region Tournament on Wednesday, Aug. 8. The tournament is taking place in Denver from Aug. 8-12.
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 is the Southern Arizona voting member of the Ed Doherty Award, recognizing the top football player in Arizona, and he was named a Local Hero by the Tucson Weekly for 2016. Contact Andy Morales at AMoralesMyTucson@yahoo.com