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Week #9
Championship Game



2007 WEEK #9 Championship Game Scoreboard

2007 Week #9 Championship Game: August 9, 2007
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FINAL SCORE

#3 Syracuse Jr. Skychiefs Red (New York)

0
0
0
0
1

1

#1 California Sliders (California)

0
0
5
4
4

13

Pitchers:
California Sliders (CA): Rodrigo Gonzalez Jr.; Steven Martinez (3rd) (winning pitcher); Ryan Bohnet (5th)
Syracuse Jr. Skychiefs Red (NY): Nick Pilotti; Alex Caruso (3rd); Austin Bush (4th); Matt Dipaulo (4th); Gabe Levanti (5th);


Home Runs:
Mackenna Stuart (California Sliders, CA) (3rd) (one on); Steven Martinez (California Sliders, CA) (3rd) (one on); Mackenna Stuart (California Sliders, CA) (4th) (one on); Isaiah Yates (California Sliders, CA) (4th) (none on); Jim Novakowski (Syracuse Jr. Skychiefs Red, NY) (5th) (none on); David Davis Jr. (California Sliders, CA) (5th) (one on); Mackenna Stuart (California Sliders, CA) (5rd) (none on);

Game Started at 9:28 p.m. - Game Ended at 11:12 p.m. - Game Time 1:44

 
Syracuse Jr. Skychiefs Red (NY)

California Sliders (CA)


Championship Game Starting Lineups
NO
Syracuse Jr. Skychiefs Red (NY)
POS

NO

California Sliders (CA)
POS
1

Alex Caruso

1B

1

David Davis Jr.

SS
12

Jim Novakowski

CF

7

Mackenna Stuart

2B
4

Nick Pilotti

P

2

Isaiah Yates

LF
3

Patrick Wright

C

4

Steven Martinez

1B
8

Austin Bush

LF

10

Willie Calhoun Jr.

RF
7

Gabe Levanti

2B

13

Rodrigo Gonzalez, Jr.

P
15

Matt Dipaulo

RF

5

Justin Cruz

C
13

Ryan O'Kane

3B

6

Austin Orisio

3B
9

Brett Charbonneau

SS

15

John Sarikakis

CF

Manager: Dom Caruso

Manager: Steve Orisio


Substitutes

Substitutes

11

Logan Roberts

3

Ryan Bohnet

10

Mike Koegel

12

Trevor Clayton

14

Chris Stapleton


Coaches

Coaches

John Levanti

John Bohnet

Aaron Roberts

Willie Calhoun

Rodrigo Gonzalez

Santiago Martinez




Championship Game Umpires

Right Field Line: Mike Petterson (Carson City, NV); First Base: Pete Vielloux (West Hartford, CT);
Home Plate: Mark Snyder (Santee, CA); Second Base: Mike Walsh Jr. (Old Bridge, NJ);
Third Base: Todd Johnsoton (Peach Tree, GA) and Left Field Line: Shane Hummell (Matthews, NC)


Inning -By-Inning Championship Game Information


First Inning:
Syracuse Jr. Skychiefs Red (NY): Alex Caruso struck out swinging. Jim Novakowski walked. Novakowski down to second on a passed ball. Nick Pilotti struck out swinging. Patrick Wright was tagged out unassisted by the pitcher on a combacker to the mound to end the inning. Total: 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors and one left on base.

California Sliders (CA):
David Davis Jr. reached first on an error by the second baseman. Mac Stuart flied out to left field. Isaiah Yates struck out swinging. Steven Martinez was called out looking. Total: 0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error and one left on base.


Second Inning:
Syracuse Jr. Skychiefs Red (NY): Austin Bush grounded out pitcher to first. Gabe Levanti was hit by a pitch. Levanti stole second. Matt Dipaulo singled up the middle and Levanti moved to third. Ryasn O'Kane attempted to bunt and was thrown out pitcher to first with Dipaulo moving to second and Levanti stayed at third. Brett Charbonneau walked to load the bases. Alex Caruso grounded out second to first. Total: 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors and three left on base.

California Sliders (CA):
Willie Calhoun Jr. lined out to the first baseman. Rodrigo Gonzales Jr. was called out on a third strike. Justin Cruz struck out swinging. Total: 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors and none left on base.


Third Inning:
Syracuse Jr. Skychiefs Red (NY): Pitching change for California as Steven Martinez starts the top of the third. Jim Novakowski grounded out short to first. Nick Pilotti struck out swinging. Patrick Wright was hit by a pitch. Wright advanced to second on a passed ball. Austin Bush struck out swinging. Total: 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors and one left on base.

California Sliders (CA):
Austin Orisio led off striking out on a called third strike. John Sarikakis singled to right. David Davis Jr. grounded out short to first with Sarikakis going to second. Mac Stuart homered driving in Sarikakis. Isaiah Yates singled. Steven Martinez homered driving in Yates. Willie Calhoun Jr. singled. Pitching change for Syracuse as Alex Caruso relieved Pilotti who went to right field and Matt Dipaulo came in at first base. Rodrigo Gonzalez Jr. was hit by a pitch. Justin Cruz reached first on an error by the short stop to load the bases. Chris Stapleton was a courtesy runner for Cruz. Austin Orisio singled to left driving in Calhoun but Cruz was taked out at third for the last out. Total: 5 runs, 5 hits, 1 errors and two left on base.


Fourth Inning:
Syracuse Jr. Skychiefs Red (NY): Gabe Levanti walked. Levanti stole second. Matt Dipaulo struck out swinging. Levanti advanced to third when the second baseman dropped the throw on an attempted pickoff. Mike Koegel pinch hit for Ryan O'Kane and struck out swinging. Brett Charbonneau struck out swinging. Total: 0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error and one left on base.

California Sliders (CA):
Austin Bush came in to pitch for Syracuse. Trevor Clayton pinch hit for John Sarikakis and walked. David Davis Jr. struck out swinging. Mac Stuart homered for the second time with Clayton scoring ahead of him. Isaiah Yates homered. Matt Dipaulo now in to pitch for Syracuse with Bush going to right and Caruso to first base. Steven Martinez walked. Willie Calhoun Jr. singled with Martinez stopping in the second. Rodrigo Gonzales Jr. singled to load the bases. Ryan Bohnet pinch hit for Justin Cruz ground out short to first with Martinez scoring and Calhoun moved to third and Gonzales to secon. Chris Stapleton ground out second to first to end the inning. Total: 4 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors and two left on base.


Fifth Inning:
Syracuse Jr. Skychiefs Red (NY): Ryan Bohnet now in to pitch for California. Alex Caruso struck out swinging. Jim Novakowski hit a solo home run. Logan Roberts struck out on a called third strike. Patrick Wright struck out swinging. Total: 1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors and none left on base.

California Sliders (CA):
Trevor Clayton doubled. David Davis Jr. homered driving in Clayton. Mac Stuart hit a home run which broke the record for most team home runs in a week by a team. His dinger was the 72nd home run for California during their week at Dreams Park and eclipsed the record of the Orlando Sting which stood since 2000. It was his third home run of the game. Gabe Levanti now in to pitch for Syracuse. Isaiah Yates walked. Steven Martinez walked with Yates going to second. A passed ball advanaced both Yates and Martinez. Willie Calhoun Jr. lined out to center for the first out. Rodrigo Gonzalez Jr. struck out swinging. Ryan Bohnet singled to center scoring Isaiah Yates to end the game through the 12-run mercy rule. Total: 4 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors and two left on base.

FINAL SCORE

California Sliders 13 - Syracuse Jr. Skychiefs Red 1


CHAMPIONSHIP GAME FINAL BOX SCORE

Syracuse Jr. Skychiefs Red (New York)
NO
NAME
POS
AB
R
H
2B
HR
RBI'S
1

Alex Caruso

1B/P/RF
3
0
0
0
0
0
12

James Novakowski

CF
2
1
1
0
1
1
4

Nick Pilotti

P/RF
2
0
0
0
0
0
3

Patrick Wright

C
2
0
0
0
0
0
8

Autin Bush

LF/P/RF/SS
2
0
0
0
0
0
7

Gabe Levanti

2B/P
0
0
0
0
0
0
15

Matt Dipaulo

RF/1B/P
2
0
1
0
0
0
13

Ryan O'Kane

3B
1
0
0
0
0
0
9

Brett Charbonneau

SS/2B
1
0
0
0
0
0
11

Logan Roberts

LF
1
0
0
0
0
0
10

Mike Koegel

PH
1
0
0
0
0
0

TOTALS

17
1
2
0
1
1
NO
PITCHING
IP
AB
K
BB
H
R
ER
4

Nick Pilotti

2 2/3
14
5
0
5
5
5
1

Alex Caruso

2/3
4
1
1
3
3
3
8

Austin Bush

1/3
3
1
1
2
3
3
15

Matt Dipaulo

2/3
5
0
0
3
1
1
7

Gabe Levanti

2/3
1
1
2
1
1
1

TOTALS

5
27
8
4
14
13
13

California Sliders (California)
NO
NAME
POS
AB
R
H
2B
HR
RBI'S
1

David Davis, Jr.

SS
4
1
1
0
1
2
7

Mackenna Stuart

2B
4
3
3
0
3
5
2

Isaiah Yates

LF
3
3
2
0
1
1
4

Steven Martinez

1B/P
2
2
1
0
1
2
10

Willie Calhoun Jr.

RF
4
1
2
0
0
0
13

Rodrigo Gonzalez, Jr.

P/1B
3
0
1
0
0
0
5

Justin Cruz

C
2
0
0
0
0
0
6

Austin Orisio

3B
3
0
0
0
0
0
15

John Sarikakis

CF
1
1
1
0
0
0
3

Ryan Bohnet

C/P
2
0
1
0
0
2
12

Trevor Clayton

CF
1
2
1
1
0
0
14

Chris Stapleton

3B
0
0
0
0
0
0

TOTALS

31
13
13
1
6
12

NO
PITCHING
IP
AB
K
BB
H
R
ER
13

Rodrigo Gonzalez, Jr.

2
6
2
2
1
0
0
4

Steven Martinez (Winning Pitcher)

3
8
5
2
1
0
0
3

Ryan Bohnet

1
4
3
0
1
1
1

TOTALS

6
18
10
4
3
1
1


OFFICIAL SCOREKEEPER - Mike Costello


 Championship Game Notes:
Syracuse Jr. Skychiefs Red (NY)
-2007 Team Records 35-1
-New York State Pony U12 Champion
-Eastern Zone Pony U12 Champion
-Eastern New York Travel Baseball Champion

California Sliders (CA)
-2006 Triple Crown World Series U11 Champion
-2007 Super Series Winter National U12 Champion
-Team has been together for four years



How The Teams got to the Championship
Syracuse Jr. Skychiefs Red (NY)
defeated #30 Team Titans (FL) 5-4
defeated #19 Palm Desert Storm (AZ) 7-3
defeated #27 Team Connecticut Baseball (CT) 5-4
defeated #2 Ryder Showtime Dodgers (WA) 4-1

California Sliders (CA)
defeated #16 OC Stars (CA) 13-1
defeated #9 Desert Firebirds (AZ) 13-1
defeated #4 Rhode Island Wolf Pack (RI) 3-2



2007 Week #9 Runnerup - Syracuse Jr. Skychief Red (New York)
2007 Week #9 Runnerup - Syracuse Jr. Skychiefs Red (NY)

2007 Week #9 Champions - California Sliders (California)
2007 Week #9 Champions - California Sliders (CA)

Photos by JAKE BERRIGAN and LINDSAY GILBERT



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