Area Baseball Stars Shine in All-Star Game

Players from Fair Oaks, Carmichael, Davis, Elk Grove, Rosemont and Roseville in game at Raley Field.

WEST SACRAMENTO - The second game of the High School Baseball Showcase doubleheader at Raley Field was a chance for local star players to stand out on Sunday.

The rosters included players from Fair Oaks, Carmichael, Davis, Elk Grove, Rosemont and Roseville. Players were divided into Team Powers and Team James and Co., the latter team being coached by former Major League player Dion James.

Team Powers won 11-10 in the bottom of the ninth, thanks in part to Alex Mugnaini of and George Hatamiya of . Mugnaini hit a triple that scored two runs and Hatamiya also hit a triple that scored three.

Other highlights for Team Powers:

- pitcher Ben Eckles had a pair of strikeouts and hit a single.

-'s Ryan Gearing hit a triple.

Highlights for Team James & Co included:

-'s Michael Frantz hit a double that scored a run and Joey Thompson also got on base and later scored.

-'s Trevor Hicks hit a sacrifice groundout that scored a run.

-'s Josh Pigg hit a double.

- pitcher gave up three runs but struck out four.

- pitcher Malik Pruitt gave up four runs but got a strikeout.

-'s Shawn Mize hit a single and later scored and Austin Hagarty also got on base and scored.


Nick Hunte contributed to this report.

Local players: Ryan Locke and David Dellaserra, ; Jacob Whoeler, ; Ben Eckels and George Hatamiya, Davis; Michael Frantz and Joey Thompson, El Camino; Trevor Hicks, Elk Grove; Josh Pigg, Franklin; Logan James and Louis Mejia, Jesuit; Malik Pruitt and Justin Beatty, Laguna Creek; Ryan Gearing, Oakmont; Zach Stilwell, ; Alex Mugnaini and Sutter McLoughlin, Rio Americano; Dalton Blaser and Mark Reece, ; Austin Hagarty and Shaun Mize, Woodcreek.

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