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Sutter Buttes opened up the Section 2 all-star softball 10-12-year-old tournament with a 12-2 win over the District 47 champion on Monday in Cottonwood.
Sutter Buttes, which played a quarterfinal matchup last night (Tuesday), received a complete-game effort from Chloe Gonzales in the circle. Gonzales pitched four innings and struck out 10. She also went 2-3 at the plate with a couple doubles and runs scored.
Shayla Joyal finished 3-3 offensively, scoring all three times she reached base.
Kalena DeLaCerna and Eden Bryan added two hits each in the win.
Little League baseball
Sutter Buttes finished a perfect 4-0 run through the 10-12 district bracket, capped by a 12-0 win over host Peach Bowl, to win district 2.
Landyn Singh led the way with a 3-3 day with five runs batted in. Singh also connected on a grand slam as a part of Sutter Buttes’ 12 hit-rally.
In comparison, Peach Bowl was one-hit in the final. The one hit came off the bat of Landon Arfsten.
Suttes Buttes advances to McKinleyville where it will begin Section 2 tournament play at 5:30 p.m. Friday, July 16 against the District 26 champion.
Peach Bowl finished the district tournament 4-2.
The junior tournament begins today (Wednesday) in Live Oak with first-round action.
Colusa takes on Olivehurst-Linda at 5 p.m., followed by Sutter Area against North Yuba at 8 p.m.
Winners advance to the quarterfinals set for Thursday.
For more information visit https://www.cad2ll.com.