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Sierra Foothill Little League action heats up

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The Sierra Foothill Little League Jr. Diamondbacks downed the Grass Valley Yankees, 15-8, in recent District 11 Junior division interlock action. The pitching chores for the Diamondbacks was handled by Ryan Robles, Alexander Nevarez and Justin Boice before closer Matt Hinrichs came in to seal the win. Sparking the offense was Taylor Jay Juchau who had some nifty base running in the contest. In other SFLL Junior action, the Rangers held on for an exciting 8-7 win over Foresthill. Nate Ciaradella drove in the winning run, while Anthony Ahrens was winning pitcher. Majors — The Rangers remained in the hunt for a TOC berth as they followed two “out of the park” home runs by Mason Hurst in a 12-1 walloping of the Giants. Ben Tatenall had a drive off the top of the fence for the Giants. Minors — The Giants stayed alive for a TOC minor division berth with a win over the Brewers. Louis Fudge and Connor Castorina both belted home runs for the winners, while Connor Vrooman, Martin Lara and Dominik Hofeinz all added doubles.