Local Little Leagues crowning champions | Youth sports news

The Little League All-Star season is nearly underway, with leagues around the area crowning tournament champions

The youngest stars of the baseball and softball diamonds are claiming league championships and preparing for All-Star tournaments as summer begins.

Eastlake Little League’s Red Sox won the year end tournament title in the AAA Division, winning the championship game 11-10 in seven innings after winning their semifinal game 10-9, also in extra frames.

Team members and coaches include: Parker Branson, Caden Pua, Andreas Johnson, Luke Westmoreland, Arjun Mann, Owen Hyatt, Jack Porter, Owen Fitzsimmons, Tate Jensen, Luke Schlecht, Grant Carter, Ryan Mosca, Matt Wong, Brian Carter, Mark Westmoreland, Craig Jensen, Chris Schlecht

Rangers take Coast

At the Coast Division, it was the Rangers taking home the title.

Team members and coaches include: Dave Johnson, Mike Skolfield, Scott Randall, Keggen Thompson, Mathew Gordon, Liam Ryan, Braden Skolfield, Nick Crowder, Jordan Moss, Parker Elder, Bryce Johnson, Alec Wright, Casen Thompson, Justin Moss, Zade Thompson, Nick Randall

Mariners win Majors

The Mariners were the champions in the Major Division, beating the Orioles 6-4 for the title.

The team won four games in the tournament, 11-3 over the Angels, 14-4 over the Red Sox and 13-3 over the Cubs, before surviving the title game.

Team members and coaches include: Carson Davis, Jake Odonell, Griffin Glover, Ryan Minton, Max Rutherford, Trevor Asberry, Ben Wiljanen, Will Woodward, Jared Johnson, Spencer Ewart, Jack Baravsky, Pravar Dubey, Jason Glover, Jamey Davis, Troy Woodward

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