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Rincon advances to Little League State Tournament; Updated results statewide

Rincon advances to Little League State Tournament; Updated results statewide

(Andy Morales/AllSportsTucson)

Rincon defeated Copper Hills 9-0 at Manzanita Park on Monday night to advance to the Little League State Tournament, which begins July 15 in Sierra Vista. Rincon will represent Region 12, Canyon View Region 5 and Nogales Region 8.

Rincon went 4-0 in the Region 12 tournament, marking the first time Rincon has advanced that far since the 2012 team from the Vail area lost to Hawaii in the West Region in San Bernardino. Canyon View participated in region play last year and Sunnyside participated in 2018 and 2019.

SOUTHERN ARIZONA LITTLE LEAGUE STATE CHAMPIONS/REGION TEAMS
1954: Douglas (Quarterfinals)
1959: Tucson (Semifinals)
1963: Tucson (Second)
1971: Pantano (4th place)
1973: Cactus (WORLD SERIES)
1974: Cactus (Semi-finals)
1975: Douglas (Quarter-finals)
1978: Nogales (Quarterfinals)
1979: Sunnyside (Semi-finals)
1980: Nogales (Opening Tour)
1981: Western (Semi-finals)
1983: American (Semi-finals)
1984: Sunnyside (Second)
1985: Nogales (Quarterfinals)
1986: International (WORLD SERIES)
1987: Nogales (Opening Tour)
1988: Nogales (Opening Tour)
2000: Canyon del Oro (Semi-finals)
2001: San Xavier (Semifinals)
2011: Rio Rico (Quarterfinals)
2012: Rincon (Semi-finals)
2018: Sunnyside (Quarterfinals)
2019: Sunnyside (Second Place)
2023: Canyon View (Semi-Finals)

Rincon had two runs scored with a two-run home run in the first inning against Copper Hills. Christian Diaz and this scoring continued until Rincon got one point in the fourth, three points in the fifth, and three more in the sixth. Hudson Haner She collected 14 strikeouts and scattered four hits to keep Sahuarita’s team off the bases. Jackson Donation Scored two goals for Copper Hills.

Adam Sheppard had an RBI, Parker Barnes had an RBI, Rae Tanori He made it 2 out of 2, Cody Brinkley had an RBI, just like Bryce Brown. Santi Reyes, Miguel Alvarez And Cruz Acuna There was action on the field at Copper Hills.

REGION 12 ALL STARS

MONDAY, JULY 8

D12: LL BASEBALL IN MANZANITA
Rincon 9, Copper Hills 0 (CHAMPIONSHIP)

STATE TOURNAMENTS

MONDAY, JULY 8

BASEBALL 50/70 IN PAYSON
Nogales 16, Payson 4 (Qualifiers)
San Xavier 11, Continental Farm 5

BASEBALL YOUNGSTERS IN SURPRISE
Douglas 9, Casa Grande 7

BASEBALL SENIOR CLASSES IN NOGALES
San Xavier 5, Payson 2 (Qualifier)

SOFTBALL 8-10 IN COTTONWOOD
Willcox 14, Prescott Valley 0
San Xavier 20, Mt. Graham 8
Thornydale 15, Round Valley 1

SOFTBALL 9-11 AT BULLHEAD CITY
Douglas 6, Flagstaff 3 (Qualifier)
Queen Creek 8, Douglas 4 (Qualifier)

SOFTBALL LITTLE LEAGUE IN COTTONWOOD
Willcox 1, Round Valley 0
Goodyear 7, Thornydale 6 (Qualifying)

SOFTBALL YOUTH IN ARTHUR PACK
Prescott Valley 16, Benson 5 (Qualifier)

TUESDAY, JULY 9

BASEBALL 50/70 IN PAYSON
Nogales vs. South Mountain, 18:00 (Qualifying)

BASEBALL YOUNGSTERS IN SURPRISE
Sunnyside-Douglas, 17:15
Flowing Wells and Payson, 19:30

BASEBALL SENIOR CLASSES IN NOGALES
Nogales-Blythe, 5:00 p.m.
San Xavier vs. South Mountain, 20:00 (Qualifying)

SOFTBALL 8-10 IN COTTONWOOD
San Xavier – Four Peaks, 17:30
Willcox vs. Cactus Foothills, 8:00 p.m.
Thornydale vs. D-14, 20:00

WEDNESDAY, JULY 10

BASEBALL 50/70 IN PAYSON
Continental Ranch vs. TBD, 18:00 (Elimination)

SOFTBALL LITTLE LEAGUE IN COTTONWOOD
Willcox vs. Cactus Foothills, 8:00 p.m.

THURSDAY, JULY 11

BASEBALL 50/70 IN PAYSON
San Xavier – TBD, 18:00 (CHAMPIONSHIP)

SATURDAY, JULY 13

BASEBALL 8-10 AT GILBERT
BASEBALL 9-11 IN MARICOPA

MONDAY, JULY 15

BASEBALL IN SIERRA VISTA LL

SATURDAY, JULY 20

ARTHUR PACK SOFTBALL JUNIOR WEST REGION