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Youth Scene: Hot Rods, Red Wings earn wins

April 03, 2013
(M. Wood )

The Hot Rods, Iron Pigs and Red Wings went into spring break on a winning note as each picked up victories Saturday in Ocean View Little League Minor A Division play.

Hot Rods 11, Bats 9: The Hot Rods outlasted the Bats in a game where the teams combined for 21 hits.

Antonio Ventimiglia went three for three with a double, Nick Madole doubled twice, Micah Kennedy singled and doubled and Gavin Kells singled for the Hot Rods. AJ Hurtado pitched two innings, giving up only one run. Kells, Ventimiglia, Quentin Custodio and Madole all saw relief action.

Dylan Uerling hit a two-run double for the Bats in their sixth-inning rally that fell short.

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Iron Pigs 13, Muck Dogs 4:

The Iron Pigs took their first lead in the third inning and went on to defeat the Muck Dogs in their final preseason game.

Parker Warpole hit an RBI double to score Kai Marden early and the Muck Dogs built a 2-0 lead through two innings. The Iron Pigs rallied in the bottom of the third inning behind an RBI single by JC Cargassachi and double by Isaac Ballinas that put them in the lead.

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Lucas Pantel and Mikey Caira had big hits in the bottom of the fifth to extend the lead.

Mikey Pantel, Nate Skorheim, Ballinas, Joe Moore and Caira all took turns pitching for the Iron Pigs.

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Red Wings 6, Knights 5:

Nick Dagarin and Jake Alvarez each had a two-run double in a five-run fourth inning as the Red Wings (3-5 preseason) earned a split on the week with the victory Friday over the Knights (3-2-1).

Dagarin and Daniel Kotkosky combined on a four-hitter with 11 strikeouts for the Red Wings. The Knights had the potential tying run at second with one out in the sixth, but Kotkosky struck out the final two batters to preserve the victory.

Jeremy Roe went three for three and scored twice for the Red Wings. Cole Kaplan and Brandon Lieberman each had a two-run triple for the Knights.

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Bats 8, Red Wings 7:

Sammy Mejia's walk-off two-run double capped a four-run Bats rally in the bottom of the sixth inning as they escaped with a victory over the Red Wings.

The Red Wings had taken a 7-3 lead with a six-run fifth inning, with Alec Muirhead's two-run single and a towering three-run homer from Nick Dagarin the key blows. But the Bats pushed one across in the bottom of the fifth, then had four straight hits in the sixth after a leadoff walk for the winning rally.

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