Valley Little League teams begin D53 TOC action this weekend
Sonoma Valley hosting Majors, Minors area tourneys
During last Sunday’s Valley Little League Majors Division championship game at Hughes Field, Sonoma Valley Angels’ Will Larson (No. 7) tries for a bunt-single, but is eventually thrown out by Valley of the Moon Mustangs’ catcher Will Lennon (left).
Greg Ludlow Photography/Special to the Index-Tribune
On the heels of battling for the Valley’s Little League crowns, the title and runner-up teams from both Sonoma Valley and Valley of the Moon begin play in the Little League District 53 Tournament of Champions for the Majors and Minors (AAA) divisions this weekend, with the SVLL hosting TOC area tourney games.
The Sonoma Valley, and overall Valley, Majors Division champion Angels earned a first-round bye and will host the winner of Saturday’s opening-rounder between Fairfield Atlantic 1 and Vallejo 2, in a second-round game at noon this Sunday, June 19, at SVLL’s Hughes Field.
In the Little League District 53 TOC Majors Area tourney at Fairfield Pacific, the Valley of the Moon champion Mustangs will face Fairfield Atlantic 2 in a first-round game at 10 a.m. tomorrow, Saturday, June 18.
Sonoma Valley’s runner-up Cardinals open TOC Area tourney action with a first-round game against Napa National at 3 p.m. on Sunday.
The Little League District 53 TOC Minors (AAA) Area tourneys will see the first-place Sonoma Valley Indians host an opening-round noon game this Sunday at Teeter Field, with the SVLL runner-up Reds playing at 10 a.m. on Saturday in Fairfield.
Valley of the Moon’s Minors first-place Mets open TOC Minors Area tourney first-round action against Napa American at 1 p.m. Sunday in Napa.
In Tuesday’s Index-Tribune, the Valley’s Little League Minors Division AA Vintage Classic was covered and one player, Bradley O'Donnell, from the Valley of the Moon team, which edged Sonoma Valley 15-13, was not named in the VOM roster.