Little League World Series
Hance Smith hit two homers, including a first-inning grand slam, to lead Petaluma to an 11-1, five-inning victory over San Antonio on Thursday night.
Hance Smith’s three-run homer in the third broke open a tight game, and Quinton Gago struck out seven over 5 1-3 innings in a 5-0 win Tuesday night over Fairfield, Conn., in the Little League World Series.
Danny Marzo hit a game-winning homer in the eighth inning and Petaluma beat Parsippany, N.J., 5-4 on Monday to move on at the Little League World Series.
The Petaluma National Little League team lost its second game in the quest for the Little League World Series title on Sunday in South Williamsport, Pa.
The Petaluma Nationals won their first game in the Little League World Series televised nationally from Williamsport, Pennsylvania Thursday.
The Petaluma National Little League team beat a Fairfield, Conn., team 6-4 Thursday afternoon in the double-elimination tournament in South Williamsport, Pa.
The Oakland Athletics, San Francisco Giants and Comcast SportsNet have donated $15,000 to offset travel costs to Pennsylvania for the families of the Petaluma Little League team playing in the World Series.
Fundraising efforts are under way to send the families of the Petaluma National Little League team members to the World Series games in South Williamsport, Pa.
The Petaluma National Little League team defeated the Nanakuli Little League team from Hawaii 7-4 Saturday evening and will travel to Pennsylvania to compete in the Little League World Series that starts Thursday.