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Little League Roundup: Sunnyside-Rincon Majors championship postponed

The District 12 Majors baseball championship between the Sunnyside and Rincon Little League all-stars was delayed for more than 30 minutes at Field of Dreams on Saturday night and was eventually postponed because of inclement weather.

The game will resume Monday at 6:30 p.m. with Sunnyside leading 5-1 with the bases loaded and no outs in the bottom of the second inning.

The winner heads to the state tournament in Tempe on Friday.

Sunnyside coaches Gabe Garcia and Gabe Salgado talk during a dust-storm delay during Saturday’s game with Rincon (Javier Morales/AllSportsTucson.com)

In softball action, Continental Ranch lost to Cave Creek Cactus Foothills 16-4 on Saturday night in the Arizona Little League state tournament for the 8-9-10 age group at Cottonwood.

Continental Ranch faces Globe Pinal Mountain on Sunday at 6 p.m. in the elimination bracket.

Arizona Little League State Softball — 8-9-10
Cottonwood — Riverfront Park Youth Complex

Saturday, July 10
G5: Flagstaff Continental def. Phoenix Arcadia
G6: Cave Creek Cactus Foothills 16, Continental Ranch 3
e-G7: Willcox def. Prescott Valley
e-G8: Globe Pinal Mountain def. Eloy

Sunday, July 11
e-G9: Willcox vs. Phoenix Arcadia, 6 p.m.
e-G10: Globe Pinal Mountain vs. Continental Ranch, 6 p.m.
G11: Queen Creek vs. Flagstaff Continental, 8 p.m.
G12: Litchfield Park vs. Cave Creek Cactus Foothills, 8 p.m.

Monday, July 12
e-G13: G10 winner vs. G11 loser, 6 p.m.
e-G14: G9 winner vs. G12 loser, 8 p.m.

Tuesday, July 13
G15: G11 winner vs. G12 winner, 8 p.m.
e-G16: G13 winner vs. G14 winner, 6 p.m.

Wednesday, July 14
e-G17: G16 winner vs. G15 loser, 6 p.m.

Thursday, July 15
G18: Championship — G15 winner vs. G17 winner, 6 p.m.

Friday, July 16
G19: Championship — if G17 winner wins G18, 6 p.m.

In the Majors state softball tournament, San Pedro Valley was eliminated by host team Queen Creek 11-1.

Sunnyside has reached the elimination-bracket final Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.

It will play either Queen Creek or the winner between Phoenix Arcadia and Flagstaff Continental. Arcadia and Continental had their game postponed Saturday night because of rain with Arcadia leading 12-0 in the top of the fourth. Queen Creek plays the winner of that game in an elimination-bracket game Monday at 6:30 p.m.

According to District 12 and Sunnyside Little League officials, an “if” game is not scheduled for the championship.

Cave Creek Cactus Foothills emerged to the championship from the winner’s bracket. If Sunnyside wins the elimination-bracket final Tuesday, Cactus Foothills and Sunnyside would play for the winner-take-all championship on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.

Arizona Little League State Softball — Majors
Queen Creek — Desert Mountain Park
e-elimination bracket game

Saturday, July 10

e-G19: Queen Creek 11, San Pedro Valley 1
e-G20: Flagstaff Continental vs. Phoenix Arcadia (postponed — rain)

Monday, July 12

e-G22: Queen Creek vs. G20 winner, 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, July 13

e-G23: G22 winner vs. Sunnyside, 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, July 14

G24: Championship — Cave Creek Cactus Foothills vs. G23 winner, 6:30 p.m.

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