Crescenta Sports Association’s Crescenta Valley 11U Pony All-Stars captured the Pony West Zone’s Bronco-11 East Region championship on July 8 in West Covina. The team advanced to the super-region round, and played on July 12 in Whittier. Results of those games have not yet been released.
At the region tournament, held July 5-July 8, they battled out in triple-digit heat and went 4-0 overall. The team clinched the championship with a 13-4 win over West Covina Pony.
The team’s championship banner will be on display at CSA’s home field at Montrose Park.
The photo above is of the 11U Pony All-Stars (standing, back row from left), Ricky Del Castillo, Antonio Alonzo, Coach Richard Alfonso, Coach Jason Burrows, Manager Jon Hamkins, Stefano Kim Ryan-Ryfle (boy standing directly in front of Hamkins, holding medal).
Bottom row, kneeling or crouched, are Braden Burrows, Jimmy Spears, Brandon Kwon, Sean Willcox, Taylor Ryan (boy kneeling behind player in catcher gear), Easan Hamkins (catcher gear), Charlie Carafotes (crouched).