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March 20, 2013
The Mets continue to roll along in Ocean View Little League Minor B Division action, winning twice over a two-day period. Behind a potent offense and a rotation that included five pitchers, the Mets scored an 18-4 victory March 10 over the Rockhounds. Matt Fox started on the mound for the Mets and also drove in two runs on offense. Luke Kumaric, who also took a turn on the mound, also had multiple runs batted in. Dominic Riola doubled and also pitched, Colby Turner had a hit to right field, and Andrew Bentley (three strikeouts)
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May 2, 2002
The Mets overcame a one run deficit by scoring two runs in their final at-bat to defeat the Mariners, 2-1, in Huntington Valley Little League Majors Division play. Dave Folger singled and later stole home to score the winning run. Tim Higgins doubled and scored two runs to pace the Mets. Higgins also pitched four, solid innings of shutout ball. Mike D'aleo had a single for the Mets. Christian Slaton singled with an RBI, Finau Fiaseu singled and Karcher Morris and Luke Patrick shared pitching duties for the Mariners.
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June 15, 2000
The Mets and Angels will go the distance in their best-of-three series in order to determine the 2000 Minor B Division winner at Fountain Valley Little League. Angels 6, Mets 3 In game No. 1, the Angels scored in each of the first three innings to forge a 4-0 lead, although the Mets fought back to close the gap to 4-3 in the fourth inning. But by scoring single runs in the fourth and fifth innings, the Angels wrapped up the win. Magic Lucio singled, doubled, and had two RBIs, Loren Robb singled and scored twice, and Luis Pedroza, Tyler James, and Shawn Watkins each singled.
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June 15, 2000
The Mets turned back the Indians to lay claim to the Minor A Division championship and the Cubs won the overall title in Minor B Division action by topping the Dodgers as regular-season play came to an end Saturday at Huntington Valley Little League. MINOR A DIVISION Mets 12, Indians 7 The Mets wrapped up the best-of-three series as Kyle Ammons went 3 for 4 with a double, Race Parmenter and Paul McBeth each finished with two hits and Marcus Breit and Chas Boule each doubled.
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April 26, 2001
Mike Sciacca The Mets received solid pitching performances from a trio of hurlers Saturday, and came up with just enough offensively to hold off the Yankees, 4-3, in a Majors Division game. Pitchers Jon Grothe, Troy Davis and Scott Melchert combined for nine strikeouts and limited the Yankees to three hits total. Melchert gave the Mets a 1-0 lead in the top of the first inning when he doubled home Matt Mountford. The Yankees, however, came right back in the bottom of the frame to take a 2-1 lead.
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May 12, 2000
With every team member contributing on offense, the Mets routed the Cardinals Thursday, 16-5, in a Minor A Division game played at Huntington Valley Little League. Anthony Vidal singled with three RBI, Race Parmenter had an RBI double, Chase Barnes drove in two runs, and Chas Boule, Stephen Toshiyuki, Kyle Ammons, Paul McBeth, Anthony Ellis, Liam McGinn, and Alex Barnes all had an RBI. Tony Ciarelli and Tanner Phillips paced the Cardinals, with Ciarelli finishing 2 for 3 with a double and two RBI, and Phillips went 2 for 3 with a double.
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June 8, 2000
In a battle between two of the top teams battling for the second half championship of the Minor A Division race, the Mets outlasted the Devil Rays, 6-5, in a Fountain Valley Little League showdown played at Mile Square Park. Billy Bintner had a double and two RBI, David Tarbell delivered an RBI triple, and Robert Johnson and Brett Hill each had RBI singles to help the Mets record the key victory, Jake Hyland had an RBI triple, Kevin Smisko hit three singles, and Jeffrey Dang had an RBI single for the Devil Rays.
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May 10, 2007
The A's scored all the runs they'd need in the first inning of their Majors Division game against the Dodgers and went on to claim a 5-0 victory at Ocean View Little League. The A's scored their five runs on six hits in their first at-bat Saturday. Throughout the game, pitchers Max Gibbs and Grant Mayeaux each allowed just one hit to shut down the Dodgers. Offensively for the A's, Brandon Macedo had two hits and Gibbs, Mayeaux, Evan Corey, Spencer Tyra, Kevin Engesser and Joseph Ratzlaff had hits.
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May 25, 2011
The postseason playoffs began this past week for local District 62 Little League chapters (Fountain Valley, Huntington Valley, Ocean View, Robinwood, Seaview). Below are results reported by Ocean View Little League: Majors Division Rockies 3, Phillies 1: Rockies Coach Eric Ziegler told his team that their 3-1 victory over the Phillies Saturday in the first-round of the Ocean View Little League playoffs was a "gift from the baseball gods. " The gift, however, came from Rockies right-handed pitcher Justin Cianca, who dominated the Phillies by throwing four scoreless innings while striking out seven.
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April 6, 2011
The Braves picked up a shutout victory Saturday by defeating the Rockies, 3-0, in Ocean View Little League Majors Division play. Braydon Salzman threw a complete game and also scored a run. The Braves scored in the opening inning when Michael Baker singled home James Williams and the second run came when Sadie Atwood drew a walk to force home Jason Mayorga. In the fifth, Salzman scored on a fielder's choice, thanks to smart base running by Mayorga. The Braves prevented the Rockies from scoring in the sixth on a double play between Mayorga at first base and Williams at the plate.
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March 20, 2013
The Mets continue to roll along in Ocean View Little League Minor B Division action, winning twice over a two-day period. Behind a potent offense and a rotation that included five pitchers, the Mets scored an 18-4 victory March 10 over the Rockhounds. Matt Fox started on the mound for the Mets and also drove in two runs on offense. Luke Kumaric, who also took a turn on the mound, also had multiple runs batted in. Dominic Riola doubled and also pitched, Colby Turner had a hit to right field, and Andrew Bentley (three strikeouts)
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By Michael Miller | July 3, 2012
Lowell Schimmel and his Little Brother had their first outing at a small table at a fast food restaurant. Last week, their accommodations got quite a bit more stylish. Schimmel, an Anaheim resident, and Brandon, who graduated last month from Edison High School, went to the Hilton Los Cabos Beach and Golf Resort in Mexico on June 28 as ambassadors for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County. The organization chose them to appear in a video montage in which children from different charities held up handwritten cards telling their stories.
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By Michael Miller | June 13, 2012
The first graduate class of Huntington Seacliff Elementary School gathered by the pool Tuesday afternoon to reconnect with old friends - not to mention reminisce on their childhood dreams of being rock stars, fashion designers or Olympic figure skaters. Furthermore, they celebrated being high school graduates. The Sea Star charter members of Seacliff's student body, who started there as kindergartners in 1999, are among Huntington Beach High School's Class of 2012 set to graduate Thursday.
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From Staff Reports | May 23, 2012
Four pitchers combined for a no-hitter Saturday and the Angels took a 13-1 victory from the Cubs in a Seaview Little League Minor A Division first-round playoff game. Chandler Kane, Donovan Phillips, Noah Perelman and Niko Colburn teamed up on the mound to stifle the Cubs with nine strikeouts. The foursome was backed a solid defense including plays from Spencer Powley and Lalito Martinez. The Angels racked up 14 hits, including a double by Noah Perelman, a double and two singles by Sean McCrimmon, triple by Nico Colburn and doubles by Dylan Harrigan, Donovan Phillips and Andrew Lytle.
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By Mona Shadia, mona.shadia@latimes.com | June 1, 2011
A downtown restaurant owner who had a public battle with a local activist for wanting to serve alcohol in his outdoor dining area may soon get what he wants. Huntington Beach Zoning Administrator Ricky Ramos was expected to determine Wednesday whether Alessandro Pirozzi, Cucina Alessa's owner, can extend his alcohol services to customers dining on his patio. The public meeting was scheduled for 1:30 p.m. at City Hall. Staff is recommending approval of Pirozzi's request, saying it does not conflict with city policy.
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May 25, 2011
The postseason playoffs began this past week for local District 62 Little League chapters (Fountain Valley, Huntington Valley, Ocean View, Robinwood, Seaview). Below are results reported by Ocean View Little League: Majors Division Rockies 3, Phillies 1: Rockies Coach Eric Ziegler told his team that their 3-1 victory over the Phillies Saturday in the first-round of the Ocean View Little League playoffs was a "gift from the baseball gods. " The gift, however, came from Rockies right-handed pitcher Justin Cianca, who dominated the Phillies by throwing four scoreless innings while striking out seven.
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May 18, 2011
Huntington Beach Water Polo Club teams turned in strong performances Saturday and Sunday at the Southern Pacific Zone Junior Olympic Qualifiers for age-group teams. Tournament sites included the William Woolett Aquatic Center in Irvine, Beckman High and the Santa Ana YMCA. The 10-and-Under coed team, boys' 12U team, both the 14U boys' Blue (A) and Orange (B) teams and the girls' 14U team, competed at the event in order to qualify for Junior Olympics scheduled for last-summer in southern California.
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April 20, 2011
The Twins scored four runs in the bottom of the first and used that strong start to score an eventual, 5-0 shutout win over the Giants in Fountain Valley Little League Minor A Division action. Nathan Young brought in the first run on a single, Riley Hanson hit a two-run home run and Steven Gonzalez singled and later scored on a wild pitch. Hanson also singled in the third and scored on Shane McCarthy's ground out. Young, Hanson, Gonzalez and Nick Taylor had two hits each. Taylor also allowed two hits, walked two and struck out seven in 4 2/3 innings to get the pitching win. Young closed and allowed one hit. Azeal Peralta led the Giants with two hits and one stolen base.
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April 6, 2011
The Braves picked up a shutout victory Saturday by defeating the Rockies, 3-0, in Ocean View Little League Majors Division play. Braydon Salzman threw a complete game and also scored a run. The Braves scored in the opening inning when Michael Baker singled home James Williams and the second run came when Sadie Atwood drew a walk to force home Jason Mayorga. In the fifth, Salzman scored on a fielder's choice, thanks to smart base running by Mayorga. The Braves prevented the Rockies from scoring in the sixth on a double play between Mayorga at first base and Williams at the plate.
NEWS
By Britney Barnes | March 11, 2010
Downtown residents and city officials came together to discuss ongoing drinking and parking issues at a town hall meeting at the Shorebreak Hotel last week. The Huntington Beach Downtown Residents Assn. hosted the meeting March 4 to inform residents about the possibility of creating residential-only parking permit zones. Police Chief Ken Small, City Transportation Manager Bob Stachelski and City Councilmen Devin Dwyer and Joe Carchio made up a panel to answer residents’ questions.
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