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Saladino Tournament: Day 2 roundup from Brandon

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Newsome 8, Brooks-DeBartolo 3

Freedom 10, TBT 0 (five innings)

Alonso 12, East Bay 1 (six innings)

Brandon 8, Middleton 1

Hitters of the day: Newsome's Julius Engel was 3-for-3 and reached base in all four plate appearances. Engel also doubled and had four RBIs. The Wolves' Vince Pennington finished with a pair of doubles, going 2-for-3. Newsome's Peter Seiden went 2-for-3 with two runs scored. …Brooks-DeBartolo's Adam Eggnatz was 2-for-4 with a double and triple; teammate Luis Calvo finished 2-for-3. …Freedom's Tyler Guy was 3-for-3 with four RBIs and a run scored. Patriot Matt Dunbar finished 2-for-4 with a run scored. …Alonso's Tito Martinez went 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs. Raven Chris Mejia finished 2-for-4 with a pair of RBIs. And Thomas Dorminy collected a double, triple and four RBIs to finish 2-for-4. …Brandon's Adam Sass collected a pair of hits with two RBIs. The Eagles' Eric Hinostroza was 2-for-3 with a double.

Pitchers of the day: Freedom's Kyle Schindler fanned eight in five innings, surrendering two hits and walking one. …Alex Parker of Newsome scattered seven hits through seven innings, striking out four. …Dorminy struck out four and didn't allow a run in three innings. …Brandon's Chris Toney gave up five hits and one run over five innings, striking out four.

Defensive gem of the day: Following a single to leftfield, East Bay's Tyler Quintanilla fired a perfect strike to catcher Emanuel Rodriguez, who applied a sweep tag to nail Alonso's Tito Martinez at the plate.

Dugout chatter: "People ask me why I still do this after all these years and it's because the Saladinos are so wonderful. …I believe in this tournament." — Lois Ruth, a 29-year volunteer

Brandon Wright, Times correspondent

Saladino Tournament: Day 2 roundup from Brandon 04/12/10 [Last modified: Monday, April 12, 2010 11:23pm]
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