Little League: Rincon puts up two homeruns to beat Hawaii 6-2by Andy Morales on Aug. 06, 2012, under Sports
Little League West Region
August 1-11: San Bernardino, California
Rincon (2-1) took an important step towards a top four seeding by beating Hawaii 6-2 on Monday morning at the Little League West Regional.
Hawaii took a 1-0 lead after the top of the first inning but Nick Gonzales kept his hot bat going by blasting a two-run homerun in the bottom of the first to score himself and Terrell Huggins to put Rincon up 2-1.
Luke Morrison and Gabe Elias drew back-to-back two-out walks in the bottom of the fourth inning to set the table for Ryan Grabosch who responded with a homerun to put Rincon up 5-1.
Hawaii scored an unearned run in top of the fifth but Izzy Carrillo doubled to start the bottom of the inning and Ryon Craig brought him home one out later to put Rincon up for good, 6-2.
Gonzales went 2-3 with the homerun, Grabosch went 1-1 on his homerun and Carrillo, Craig, Martin and Elijah Hart recorded hits in the game. Gonzales has seven RBIs for the tournament.
Rincon has Tuesday off and will take on Utah Wednesday evening.
Saturday, August 4
Northern California 2, Rincon 1
Sunday, August 5
Rincon 13, Nevada 5
Monday, August 6
Rincon 6, Hawaii 2
Wednesday, August 8
Rincon vs. Utah