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Sarasota Thursday, Jul. 3, 2014 3 years ago


by: Jen Blanco Sports Editor

Sarasota Little League
The Sarasota Little League 9/10 and 10/11 American All-Stars both won District 16 championships June 25. District champions include:

9/10 — Pip Smalley, Matthew Morelli, Cooper Bowditch, Austin Harford, Aidan Marino, Cole Griffith, Chris Barr, Cameron Cabral, Rex Smith, Dean Thompson, Charlie Cooper, Beau Christensen and Luke Geske
10/11 — Joey Benante, Bo Bloom, Brady Bloom, Clay Colby, Aidan Corn, Christian Evanoff, Carter Knight, Carson Long, Kyle Manitz, Satchell Norman, Clino Penge, Shawn Penyak and Kyle Upman

+ GSJGA golfers post impressive numbers
Nearly 60 players teed off in the Greater Sarasota Junior Golf Association Summer Series event June 23, on The Harborside of the Longboat Key Club.

Ben Miller shot 71 to earn event medalist honors.

Top individuals include:

Nine-hole division
Futures Tour Girls 10 and Under
Sienna Cassella (65)
Futures Tour Girls 11 and Over
Jackie Putrino (53)
Futures Tour Boys 10 and Under
Aaron Setiawan (42)
Yifu Zhu (43)
Futures Tour Boys 11 and Over
Oliver Warren (47)
Nathan Singeisen (50)

18-hole division
Girls 12 and Under
Ashlyn Einwachter (108)
Girls 13 to 15
Katie Kroos-Roberts (85)
Stefanie Guizar Diaz (91)
Girls 16 to 18
Victoria Cangero (79)
Boys 12 and Under
Matthew de Heus (76)
Wyatt Plattner (101)
Boys 13 to 15
Tyler Rover (76, won first hole
playoff with a par)
Josh Perna (76, finished second
in playoff)
Chandler Hammett (77)
Boys 16 to 18
Ben Miller (71)
Ron Johnson (72)

+ Babe Ruth All-Stars win district crowns
The Sarasota Babe Ruth 14- and 15-year-old teams both won their districts to advance to the state tournament July 16 through July 20, in Jupiter.

The 14-year-olds came from behind to defeat North Tampa 10-6, while the 15-year-olds won the first two games of a best-of-three series, defeating Fossil Park 13-2 and 10-6.


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