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By Corey Kwok
(Santa Fe Springs) – Bowdien “Bubba” Derby went all the way to be king of the hill and lead La Salle to its first ever Del Rey championship by throwing a no hitter to beat St Paul 2-0 and end Bishop Amat’s long league title reign Wednesday. It was also La Salle’s first pennant since [...]
By Corey Kwok
(La Salle) – La Salle will have to postpone clinching this year’s Del Rey league championship…until perhaps Wednesday.
St. Paul pitcher Jared Paderez dealt with authority throwing a complete game to beat the Lancers 8-1 Monday. He served two of every three pitches for strikes (72 strikes, 108 total pitches) while striking out seven and [...]
Rosemead's Rafael Garcia fought and battled and got a complete game victory
(Rosemead) – Rosemead scored two runs in the fifth and three in the sixth to erase a four run deficit and beat El Monte 5-4 Friday in Mission Valley League action.
Panthers’ starter Rafael Garcia allowed a run in the first and three more [...]
EMA Juniors Advanced all the way to the World Series Final
(Taylor, MI) – The El Monte American Junior All-Stars advanced all the way to the World Series U.S Championship before falling to Texas 8-2 Saturday.
It was the first time in District 18 history that a baseball team played in the Little League World Series. EMA [...]
EMA Juniors World Series Bound!
In 1953, District 18 Little League Baseball was established in the San Gabriel Valley. It eventually grew to include 16 Little Leagues including El Monte American Little League. In 1958 District 18 held its first Little League Baseball All-Star Tournament which was won by Norwood Village Little League now known as [...]
EMA Junior All-Stars Headed to Regionals
The El Monte American Junior All-Stars created history Saturday. The Pioneer Park residents became the first District 18 hardball team ever in any division to advance to a regional tournament with a dramatic 13-12 comeback victory over Rancho Santa Margarita.
They won the clinching game in the Sub-Division series even [...]
Martin Gutierrez threw a complete game victory
(South El Monte) – Martin Gutierrez went the distance and struck out 8 to lead South El Monte to a 7-2 win over El Monte Friday in Mission Valley League action.
Gutierrez wasn’t dominant but he got the job done. He walked six but allowed just two hits. Both El [...]