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Folsom National 11-year-old All-Stars win first two games

By: Staff Report
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The Folsom National Little League 11-year-old All-Stars have won their first two games of pool play. Folsom National opened with an 8-1 win over Snowline on Saturday. Chris Weise, Josh Gillespie and Aaron Schley combined to allow only one run on seven hits, while striking out 10. Offensively, Jose Ramos led the way with four hits and two runs scored, while Gillespie had three hits with one run scored and Evan Stafford had two hits and scored twice. Folsom had 12 hits for the game and seven other batters reached base on walks. On Sunday Folsom National defeated El Dorado Hills North, 18-7 in four innings. Schley pitched all four innings to earn the victory. Folsom led 7-4 after three innings but erupted for 11 runs in the fourth on nine hits. Ramos and Gillespie both had three hits in the win, while Stafford, Jordan Galiata, Jack Sa and Schley each had two hits. Harvey Kane added one hit, walked twice and scored two runs. Folsom’s next game is at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday against El Dorado Hills South. The game will be played at Richards Field in Roseville. The Folsom National 9-10 All-Stars, playing at Maidu Park in Roseville, opened the tournament with a 12-2 win over Snowline. Andrew Buglino went the distance on the mound, allowing only one hit while striking out seven. Troy Shields hit a pair of doubles and drove in three, while Jude Elliott knocked in three runs and Mark Weldy doubled to lead the offense. Folsom National lost the second game to Folsom American 10-7. Trailing 10-0, Folsom National scored seven unanswered runs before Folsom American shut the door. Shields had a bases-loaded triple to lead Folsom National. Mark Powers and Jason Wiese both pitched two strong innings for Folsom National, which must defeat Gold Rush Friday to advance out of pool play. The Folsom National Major All-Stars dropped their first game of the tournament, losing 18-11 to Lakeside, while the Folsom National Junior All-Stars have lost games to Woodcreek and Maidu. The Folsom American 9-10 All-Stars opened the tournament with a 10-0 win over Gold Rush on Sunday and then defeated Folsom National 10-0 on Monday. The Folsom American 11-year-old All-Stars have split two games, losing to Maidu 9-7, while defeating Ponderosa 11-4. The Folsom American Major All-Stars opened their tournament with a 10-0 win over Snowline, while the Junior All-Stars easily handled Lakeside, 18-0 and El Dorado Hills South, 16-1.