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District 42 Little League Tournament of Champions crowns its 2011 champions

Wed, Jul 06 2011 09:36 PM Posted By: Phillip Brents

The 2011 Little League tournament season has officially begun! California District 42 — home of the 2009 Little League World Series champion Park View Blue Bombers — crowned its three team champions in this year’s Tournament of Champions playoff series on June 26 at Eastlake Little League.

They are the first champions of the 2011 tournament season that now continues with all-star team play.

In the 7/8-year-old Division, top-seeded Park View defeated third-seeded Eastlake, 10-4, while Sweetwater Valley emerged victorious in both the Minor League and Major League division finals.

Sweetwater Valley, top-seeded in both divisions, shut out second-seeded Eastlake, 10-0, to win the Minor Division banner and edged second-seeded Park View, 6-5, to take the Major Division title as well.

Hosting leagues for this year’s TOC event included Chula Vista National, Eastlake, South Bay and Southwest Little Leagues.

Here are some highlights from the TOC championship games:
 
7/8 Division
Park View 10, Eastlake 4
Eastlake: Mora: single, double, two runs scored.

Park View: Legaspi: two singles, walk, three runs scored; Appleman: single, two runs scored.

No pitching info.
 
Minor League Division
Sweetwater Valley 10, Eastlake 0
Sweetwater Valley: Pena: five-hit shutout; Rose: two singles, one run scored (10 players scored one run each).

Eastlake: No highlights reported.


Major League Division
Sweetwater Valley 6, Park View 5
Park View: Four runs in top of fifth inning to tie the game; Goero: homerun.

Sweetwater Valley: Sommers: single, game winning homerun in bottom of the fifth inning, two runs scored; Park View went down 1, 2, 3 in the top of sixth inning.

No pitching info.
 



photos/California District 42 Little League
Park View (7-8 Division) and Sweetwater Valley (Minor Division) proudly display their championship trophies after winning titles at last Sunday’s California District 42 Little League Tournament of Champions finals at Eastlake Little League.


District 42 all-star tournaments start this weekend

California District 42 was formed in 1960 and, in its present configuration, includes all Little League programs south of Highway 54 to the United States-Mexico border and from the Chula Vista city boundary in the east to the Pacific Ocean.

All-star team play starts Saturday, July 2, and ends July 12, with district champions advancing to Section 7 play — the next step in the road toward regional and national championships.
Here is a run-down on the district’s upcoming all-star team tournament.

Little League (9-10) Division
This year’s District 42 Little League (9-10) Division championship will be co-hosted by Chula Vista American and Imperial Beach Little Leagues. Nine teams will see action in the double-elimination tournament July 2-12.

The championship game is scheduled at 6:30 p.m. on July 11 at Imperial Beach Little League. The District 42 champion advances to Section 7 play hosted by District 66.
Little League (10-11) Division

This year’s District 42 Little League (10-11) Division championship will be co-hosted by Chula Vista American, Imperial Beach and Luckie Waller Little Leagues. Five teams will see action in the double-elimination tournament July 5-12.

The championship game is scheduled at 6:30 p.m. on July 11 at Imperial Beach Little League. The District 42 champion advances to Section 7 play hosted by District 42.

Little League (11-12) Division
This year’s District 42 Little League (11-12) Division championship will be co-hosted by Chula Vista American, Imperial Beach and Luckie Waller Little Leagues. Nine teams will see action in the double-elimination tournament July 2-12.

The championship game is scheduled at 5:30 p.m. on July 11 at Luckie Waller Little League. The District 42 champion advances to Section 7 play hosted by District 41.
Junior League

This year’s District 42 Junior League Division championship will be co-hosted by Luckie Waller and Imperial Beach Little Leagues. Nine teams will see action in the double-elimination tournament July 2-12.

The championship game is scheduled at 5 p.m. on July 11 at Luckie Waller Little League. The District 42 champion advances to Section 7 play hosted by District 22.

Senior League
This year’s District 42 Senior League Division championship is a best-of-three series pitting Park View and Luckie Waller July 9-12 at Imperial Beach Little League (Mar Vista High School fields).

The teams square off in Game One at 10 a.m. on July 9 and play Game Two at 5 p.m. on July 11.

The District 42 champion advances to Section 7 play hosted by District 66.

Brackets: www.eteamz.com/cad42


District 42 Little League Tournament of Champions
7/8 Division
Monday, June 20
Luckie Waller 8, Chula Vista American 6
Sweetwater Valley 14, Southwest 4
Eastlake 10, Chula Vista National 4

Tuesday, June 21
Park View 9, South Bay 4
Sweetwater Valley 5, Chula Vista National 3

Wednesday, June 22
Park View 11, Southwest 1
Luckie Waller 13, Imperial Beach 1

Thursday, June 23
Eastlake 4, South Bay 3
Chula Vista American 12, Imperial Beach 2

Round-robin standings
Park View 2-0, Eastlake 2-0, Luckie Waller 2-0, Sweetwater Valley 2-0, Chula Vista American 1-1, Chula Vista National 0-2, Imperial Beach 0-2, South Bay 0-2, Southwest 0-2

Saturday, June 25
Semifinals
Park View 16, Luckie Waller 10
Eastlake 9, Sweetwater Valley 4

Sunday, June 26
Championship: Park View 10, Eastlake 4

Minor Division
Monday, June 20
Eastlake 12, Imperial Beach 2
South Bay 7, Southwest 4

Tuesday, June 21
Chula Vista American 11, Park View 1
Sweetwater Valley 15, Chula Vista National 0

Wednesday, June 22
Park View 14, South Bay 2
Sweetwater Valley 13, Southwest 0
Luckie Waller 14, Imperial Beach 3

Thursday, June 23
Chula Vista American 16, Chula Vista National 3
Eastlake 14, Luckie Waller 3

Round-robin standings
Eastlake 2-0, Sweetwater Valley 2-0, Chula Vista American 2-0, Park View 1-1, Luckie Waller 1-1, South Bay 1-1, Chula Vista National 0-2, Imperial Beach 0-2, Southwest 0-2

Saturday, June 25
Semifinals
Sweetwater Valley6, Park View 5
Eastlake 13, Chula Vista American 3

Sunday, June 26
Championship: Sweetwater Valley 10, Eastlake 0

Major Division
Monday, June 20
Park View 11, Eastlake 7
Chula Vista National 7, Imperial Beach 6

Tuesday, June 21
Sweetwater Valley 7, Southwest 0
Chula Vista American 4, South Bay 0

Wednesday, June 22
Sweetwater Valley 15, Imperial Beach 2
Chula Vista National 17. Chula Vista American 10
Eastlake 10, Luckie Waller 0

Thursday, June 23
Southwest 12, South Bay 7
Park View 7, Luckie Waller 3

Round-robin standings
Sweetwater Valley 2-0, Park View 2-0, Chula Vista National 2-0, Eastlake 1-1, Chula Vista American 1-1, Southwest 1-1, Imperial Beach 0-2, Luckie Waller 0-2, South Bay 0-2

Saturday, June 25
Semifinals
Sweetwater Valley 9, Eastlake 3
Park View 10, Chula Vista National 0

Sunday, June 26
Championship: Sweetwater Valley 6, Park View 5


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