The SYA East 11/12 All-Star team posted a 4-0 record in Pool Play, outscoring opponents 58-6 to earn a berth into the District 10 Semifinals. SYA East defeated Fairfax National 11-0 in the semifinals and won the District 10 title game 19-0 over Annandale-North Springfield. In their 6 games, SYA East earned 4 shutout victories and pitched 3 no-hitters. All 13 players on the roster contributed to the overall success of the team throughout the tournament.
SYA West 10/11s Little League completed an undefeated District 10 Championship by defeating Fairfax National 9-5. SYA West never trailed in any of their 5 games in the tournament as they were led by P Alex Cross and RF Donovan Whitfield. Cross pitched 5 2/3 innings where he struck out 9 batters and walked only 1. Whitfield made a critical diving catch, one of several during the tournament. He also had three hits and three RBI in the game. SYA West was also aided by Caleb Roundtree’s pinch hit 2-Run homer in the third inning, which moved the lead to 7-2. Fairfax provided a strong challenge with a rally that brought the game to 7-5, but the lead stood and 2 late runs were added, one by Aaron Fu. Fu pitched in 3 tournament games and allowed 0 earned runs in 11 innings.
The 9/10 year old boys from SYA East completed pool play with a 4-0 record, with the most exciting game being a terrific battle with SYA West, 7-6. In the semi-finals, SYA East trumped Fairfax National 12-5, setting up a rematch of the 2014 District 10 title game against Annandale-NS. This time around, the boys from SYA East put together their most complete game of the tournament, taking the District 10 banner with a 9-0 victory. SYA East outscored the six opponents they faced by a combined score of 65-12.