The Walnut Pinto A/8U team rebounded from its Friday loss to win both games on Saturday at the Super Region in Garden Grove. They went into extra innings to beat Santa Monica in the first game, 7-5 and won the second game against Los Alamitos 5-2 with the help of Christian Hernandezâ€™s great catch in the third inning to stop a rally and Sean Matsubaraâ€™s 3 RBIâ€™s in each of the games. They will next play Chino Hills Sunday morning at 9am with another game at 1pm is they win the first.
Walnutâ€™s Pinto 7U continued their excellent play at their Region Tournament by beating West Covina 14 to 4. They will play Diamond Bar at 11am on Sunday having already clinched a spot in the Pinto-7 West Zone World Series starting next week in Camarrillo.
The Bronco all-stars won at their Regions by beating West Covina Blue 15-11 and play the winner of the La Canada/Diamond Bar game Sunday at 12:30pm.
Now for the bad news. The Shetland B team lost on Saturday to Charter Oak 15 to 2 but still remain alive in this double elimination tournament. Â They will face West Covina Blue on Sunday at 1pm. Three other Walnut all-star teams lost today and were eliminated from their tournaments. Foal lost to West Covina Blue 14-6, Shetland A lost to West Covina Blue 16-14 and Mustang lost to Whittier 7-5.