CHATTER: SGV MAKES BABE RUTH TITLE GAME.Byline: ERIK BOAL
Special to the Daily News
It would've been easy to write off the San Gabriel Valley The San Gabriel Valley is one of the principal valleys of southern California. It lies to the east of the city of Los Angeles, to the north of the Puente Hills, to the south of the San Gabriel Mountains, and to the west of the Inland Empire. All-Star baseball All-Star Baseball is a baseball video game series developed and published by Acclaim Entertainment. The series began in 1998 with the release of All-Star Baseball '99. team following its first four postseason games.
After all, the defending Babe Ruth World Series champion lost twice in its own state tournament.
But after receiving an at-large berth into the Pacific Southwest Regional tournament, San Gabriel Valley hasn't lost since, extending its winning streak Noun 1. winning streak - a streak of wins
streak, run - an unbroken series of events; "had a streak of bad luck"; "Nicklaus had a run of birdies" to nine Thursday with a 4-2 victory over Columbia Basin, Wash., in the World Series semifinals in Newark, Ohio.
San Gabriel Valley (11-2), which features six players from Crescenta Valley of La Crescenta and UCLA UCLA University of California at Los Angeles
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One who has signed a document, such as a contract or petition. Rob Rasmussen of Pasadena Poly, will play for its third title in four years in the 18-under division against Denham Springs, La., at 4 p.m. PDT PDT
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PDT today. San Gabriel Valley opened the tournament with a 13-0 victory over Denham Springs, which hasn't lost since.
"You never know when it's going to click," said San Gabriel Valley coach Phil Torres, also the head coach at C.V. "We didn't show all our cards the first tournament, but the bottom line is the kids had to come through and they did.."
Rasmussen, who surrendered a two-run homer in the sixth, pitched into the seventh before East L.A. College's Nick Kennedy came on to record the save.
C.V.'s Dustin Emmons contributed to a 3-0 San Gabriel Valley lead in the fourth with a two-run homer. Daniel Park and Micah Dunham, both representing C.V., tripled and singled for San Gabriel Valley.
A.V. softball team falls
For the first five innings of its Big League Softball World Series semifinal game against Seymour, Conn., the Antelope Valley All-Stars limited the tournament's highest-scoring team to one run.
But the East Regional champion scored six times in the sixth and Antelope Valley could only manufacture one run in the seventh, thus seeing its quest for a second championship in three years come up short following a 7-1 setback in Kalamazoo, Mich.
Alena Murgatroyd managed the lone hit for the District 51 representative, which had scored 68 runs in its first 11 postseason games. Antelope Valley (9-3) will face San Juan, Puerto Rico San Juan (IPA: [saŋ hwaŋ]) (from the Spanish San Juan Bautista, "Saint John the Baptist") is the capital and largest municipality on Puerto Rico. , at 11:30 a.m. PDT today for third place.