Sports - August 14, 2009
11's win State with final game score of 7-1
After a long struggle through three tournaments, Danville's 11-year-old boys took the Northern California Title recently in Rocklin. Danville outscored its opponents 39-15. They beat Saratoga in their first game July 25, 7-3. The next day they beat Chico, 18-8. On July 28, they prevailed over Napa National, 7-3, and then they faced Napa in the final game and won State with a score of 7-1. Danville's Joey Spears hit a grand slam in the second inning to put Danville up 4-0. Danville never looked back with great pitching effort by Clayton Tennant who almost finished out the game but Nick Moroney came in for the final out. Team members are Manager Brent Hughes, Conor Maloney, Riley Moore, Greg Polosky, Ryan Murphy, Joe Vranesh, Joey Matulovich, Coach John Spears, Coach Mike Lloyd, Joey Spears, Nick Moroney, Brian Barcellona, Clayton Tennant, Jake Hughes and Jake Lloyd.