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Gilroy, CA
Sunday, December 8, 2019
The Little League Minor softball team won the state championship in Madera, going 8-0 through out the All Star tournament. Gilroy was 2-0 against San Jose in the district tournament and went 3-0 in Martinez at the Section tourney. In sections, Gilroy beat American Canyon 12-1, East County from Brentwood 6-5, and beat East County 13-0 for the title. From there Gilroy moved on to Madera for State championships defeating Consumnes River from Sacramento 7-2, Sutter Butte from Chico area 10-9 and again 15-8 to win State. This was the first time ever the girls Minors went undefeated on a run all the way through state.
The 11-year-old Gilroy Little League All Star team defeated Milpitas 11-1 to win the District 59 All Star Championship.
Solorsano Middle School captured a league title and went on to capture the Section title capped off with a strong run at the County championship. Solorsano ended up taking seven to the County Tournament and had two County Champions Ryan Perez, 135-pound weight class, and Nathan Fernandez at 235-pound weight class. The 70 pounder, Luke Laptalo, placed fourth at counties. Eric Argumedo (85 pounder) and Amit Klair (90 pounder) placed second. Brandon Martinez (75 pounder) and Sean Hayes (155 pounder) placed third.This is the first time Solorsano Middle School wrestling has ever won the Section tournament out of all the sports and went on to take second as a team at the County tournament, beating out all the other Gilroy middle schools including South Valley Middle School.

Gifted Games put heroes center stage

GILROY—Marilyn Gonzalez pushed her walker across finish line on the Gilroy High School track as she completed the 50-yard dash.
GILROY—Gilroy gymnasts Josephine Rawlins and Allison Mercurio stole the show at the Flip or Treat Invitational hosted by HD Gymnastics Oct. 10 and 11 in Livermoore.

Youth Football: Gilroy girl is one tough tackler

GILROY—Daniella Sanchez is a bright, bubbly, athletic 8-year-old. But behind her big brown eyes and sweet smile is a girl who likes to hit—and she’s good at it, too.

Baseball: Gilroy ump treks to ‘mecca’ of sport

Gary Diaz’s eyes get a little wider and his smile a little brighter when he talks about his trip to Cooperstown. As a man who lives and breathes baseball, both as a fan and as a local umpire, visiting the birthplace of the sport was on his bucket list and he got to check it off in unique fashion this summer.

Junior Little League: Gilroy takes third at Regionals

VANCOUVER, WASH.— The Gilroy Junior All Stars finished third in the Western Regional Tournament Wednesday, escaping Washington 7-5, thanks to a four-run seventh inning.

Junior Little League: SoCal blanks Gilroy in semis

VANCOUVER, WASH.—The Gilroy Junior All Stars had no answer for Southern California’s pitching during Tuesday’s Junior Western Regional semifinal game.

Junior Little League: Gilroy reach Regional semis

VANCOUVER, WASH.—The Gilroy Junior All Stars rebounded from Friday’s loss to Hawaii with a vengeance. Gilroy outscored its weekend opponents 24-2 in the Western Regionals tournament as it continues its pursuit of a World Series berth.