Competition Heats Up For Little League All-Stars
By Space Coast Daily // July 2, 2012
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BREVARD COUNTY • MIMS, FLORIDA – Little League All-Stars action continued Sunday for both District 2 and District 22 squads with a bevy of close games under sunny skies.
In District 22 games at Holder Park in Mims, the early 9/10 division baseball game saw Port St. John beat Rockledge 17-7 in 5 innings. Nick Berry went 2-for-3 with 1 RBI and scored 2 runs for Rockledge. Brandon Browning hit a 2-run homer, while Levi Moore and Richie Leonard both added RBI triples for Port St. John. Richie Leonard’s triple plated the final run for Port St. John.
The late 9/10 game between Mims and Indian River City went 5 1/2 innings with Indian River City beating Mims 9-5. IRC’s Braydon Chamberlain and Trey Felker hit triples while Gavin O’Brien and Hallie Blake kept the Mims team in the hunt with doubles.
The early 10/11 game at Holder Park was a hard-fought 6-inning contest between Rockledge and Mims. Quincy Carter had a triple for Rockledge. Seth Lovell of Mims also had a triple. Daemon Woodruff of Mims drove in Ashton Beville for the game- winning run as Mims outlasted Rockledge 9-8.
In the later 10/11 game, Indian River City was defeated by Merritt Island 25-5 in 3 1/2 innings. Jalen Smith went 2-for-2 with a triple, a RBI and scored a run for Indian River City. Eddie Kitta and Andrew Beardall had triples for Merritt Island.
In the Majors division at W.W. James Park in Titusville, Indian River City lost a close one to Mims 9-8 in 5 1/2 innings. Mason Bollinger had 2 doubles and an RBI for Indian River City. Blake Newberry, Lee Reddick and Terrell Woodruff had doubles for Mims and Frankie Kuzwa added 3 RBI.
In the late Majors game Rockledge defeated Port St. John 14-7. Rockledge’s Alec Christian went 2-for-4 with a double and scored 2 runs to lift RLL to the win. Port St. John’s Tommy Eberhardt hit a home run.
In Juniors division baseball at Holder Park, Merritt Island Senior’s All-Stars edged Mims 5-4 in 6 1/2 innings in he early game. Matt Robertson hit an RBI double for Merritt Island.
The late Juniors game had Port St. John shutting out Indian River City 11-0 in 5 innings.
Play in the 9/10 and 10/11 All-Star baseball divisions continued at Rodes Park in West Melbourne on Sunday.
In 10/11 baseball Sunday, Palm Bay West shut out Eau Gallie Blue 14-0 in 4 innings.
In the other 10/11 District 2 game, Palm Bay East defeated Eau Gallie Gold 6-2 in 5.5 innings.
Four 9/10 All-Stars baseball games were played at Rodes Park on Sunday.
South Beaches knocked off Viera/Suntree Green 17-3 in 4 innings, while Eau Gallie Gold outslugged Viera/Suntree Blakc 20-12 in 6 innings.
Beachside topped Palm Bay West 22-20 in a 9/10 division 6-inning contest and Viera/Suntree Gold defeated Eau Galle Blue 11-7 in another 9/10 game.