10U in Clovis
Lodi’s 10-and-under team won its first game at the Central California Cal Ripken State Tournament on Monday, beating the Hanford Blue All-Stars 9-4 behind 5 innings on the mound from Bryce Meehleis.
Meehleis allowed three runs on three hits with four strikeouts, and had a double, an RBI and a run at the plate.
Lodi racked up 12 hits, with two each coming from Jax Bennett, Hunter Rau (one of them a double), Matthew DeOliveira and Cole Dobbins. Jacob Focacci had a triple, three RBIs and a run, and Bennett added two runs.
Additional hits came from Jacob Garibaldi and Dawson Labarthe.
The 10U tournament starts off with pool play before getting into a singleelimination bracket. Lodi is back in action against Kerman today at 4:30 p.m., and finishes pool play against Kerman on Wednesday at 6 p.m.