Guam – The Central All Stars brought the hot bats to the Dededo Little League Field this morning defeating the Northern All Stars 13-2 to take Game 1 of the Best-of-Three Series in the 2012 Guam Little League Majors District Tournament.
Central was up 1-0 after one inning, then in the top of the second, Central’s Isaiah Nauta launched a lead-off solo homerun over the fence in center off of Northern starter Devin Leon. In the top of the third, Central’s Reed Seman connected for another lead-off solo homerun over the fence in left against Leon. Central in the lead 5-0 after three innings.
In the top of the fourth, Central’s Gavin Salas went deep crushing a Leon pitch over the fence in left for the solo homerun; Central up 6-0 in the middle of the fourth. Northern got on the scoreboard in the bottom of the fourth when Ethaniel Cali doubled to right to score Leon.
After a rain delay in the middle of the fifth, more from Central in the top of the sixth as Stephen Murdock crushed a two-run blast over the fence in left highlighting a seven-run inning. For Central, Gavin Salas was 3-for-4, two doubles, a homerun, an RBI, and three runs scored. Reed Seman was 2-for-4, a double, homerun, an RBI, and two runs scored.
Game 2 is scheduled for Saturday, June 16, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at the Dededo Little League Field next to the Harmon Swimming Pool. The winner will earn the right to represent Guam in the 2012 Asia-Pacific (ASPAC) Regional Majors Little League Tournament which will take place in Chinese Taipei (Taiwan) on July 3, 2012. The winner of this year’s Guam Little League Majors District Tournament will compete against countries from the Asia Pacific region for the annual trip to Williamsport, Pennsylvania and the Little League World Series later in August 2012.
The games are free and open to the public. Everyone is encouraged to attend and support the 2012 Guam Little League Majors District Tournament.
Central All Stars: Daniel Blaz, 3.0 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Hits. Kenji McCarthy, 1 2/3 IP, 2 Runs, 2 Hits Isaiah Nauta, 1 1/3 IP, 0 Runs, 0 Hits
Northern All Stars: Devin Leon, 4.0 IP, 6 Runs, 7 Hits. Kyle Sablan, 1 2/3, 6 Runs, 5 Hits. Josh Calvo, 1/3 IP, 1 Run, 1 Hit.
Central All Stars:: Gavin Salas, 3-for-4, 2 2B, Solo HR, RBI, 3 Runs Scored. Reed Seman, 2-for-4, 2B, Solo HR, 2 RBI, 2 Runs Scored. Gabriel Garza, 2-for-4, RBI, Run Scored. Isaiah Nauta, 1-for-4, Solo HR, RBI, 3 Runs Scored. Stephen Murdock, 1-for-2, 2R HR, RBI, Run Scored.
Central All Stars 13 13 1
Northern All Stars 2 4 4
Information from a press release.