Sports - June 5, 2009
The Danville-based Colt .45s 14U baseball team won the NorCal Travel Ball Elite Cinco De Mayo Festival Championship at Mistlin Field in Ripon on May 3. The Colt .45s beat teams from Turlock, San Francisco, Loomis and Martinez to take the title. Matt Fowler was selected as tournament MVP. Austin Lonestar, Sam Sarver and Jason Gregory were among the hitting and fielding stars. Tim Bhatt pitched the championship game, and other winning pitchers were Blake Dicus, Zack Argiros and Mark Hirsch, while Nick Garlieb closed out two games in relief.