Little League Action Back After Rain Delay
By Joseph LeBlanc // July 5, 2013
Little League District 22 Report
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The rains finally gave us a break and District 22 got back to tournament play.
In 9/10 baseball action at Holder Park, Mims Little League (v) scored 2 runs, but came up short as Indian River City Little League scored 12 runs in 4 innings to take the Mims Pool.
Dawson Martin had a double for Mims, while Jason Woodward had a double and Brayden Chamberlin hit a home run for Indian River City. Indian River City will move on to meet the Rockledge Pool winner in the 9/10 baseball finals.
The Rockledge Pool winner was also decided in a rain-postponed game that was moved from McLarty Park to Holder Park. Rockledge Little League (v) scored 8 runs in the 6th inning to top Cocoa Little League 15 – 7. Dylan Peterson scored 2 of Cocoa’s runs and Mason Renshaw had a double.
Rockledge’s Aaron Saltsman scored 4 times in 5 at bats and had a triple, while Stephen Wojcik and Frankie Bradley both added doubles. As stated above, Rockledge will meet Indian River City in the 9/10 baseball finals currently scheduled for Saturday.
Also at Holder Park, the Junior baseball division came down to the wire as Indian River City Little League (v) rode a 3-run sixth inning for a 6 – 5 come from behind win over Mims Little League. On the mound for Indian River City, Nicky Conboy and Mikey Mudrak combined for 5 strikeouts.
For Mims, Ryan Sharpe had a triple. Indian River City Little League is the District 22 Junior Baseball Champions and advance to the Florida Section 3 Tournament to be played July 20th in Debary, Florida.
Over at Mitchell Ellington Park, the Senior baseball division saw Mims Little League (v) meeting Merritt Island Senior Little League in a tight 7 inning game. Mims squeaked out a 3 – 2 win to take a 1 – 0 lead in this division.
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