Baseball club begins Series bid Saturday

archive_import /

The Sonora Baseball Club begins its bid Saturday in the 32nd annual U.S. Amateur Baseball Association World Series.

The team of 11- and 12-year-olds from Tuolumne and Calaveras Counties will play at 11:30 a.m. at Sherwood High School in suburban Portland, Ore., against an opponent to be named. The club will play another game Saturday, two more Sunday and another next Monday before the elimination portion of the tournament begins Wednesday, Aug. 8.

Teams from all over the United States, plus Canada and Puerto Rico, are entered. The Sonora club is believed to be the first from this area to receive an invitation to the Series.

Tuolumne County players Willie Dutra, Travis Workman, Devin Goodman, Ryles Richards, Spencer Stobaugh, Josh Schultz, Alex Stewart, Khalin Cottingham and Ben Gorgas are joined on the roster by Calaveras County players Marshall Garcia, Kevin Thomas and Kason Hancock.

Rich Stewart is the manager and Jim Schultz and Rick Workman are the coaches.

Donations are still being sought and can be sent to the club at P.O. Box 3050, Sonora. Also, donors can call Stewart at 533-9507 or Schultz at 532-7250.

The outpouring of support from the community has been great so far, Schultz said. Its really nice to see the local merchants and baseball fans get behind this group of kids.

11699269
The Union Democrat
This image is copyrighted.

Reach all of Sonora, Calaveras County, Tuolumne, Angels Camp, Twain Harte, & Jamestown with your items to sell.

Ads appear Online and in Print

View Classifieds Place an Ad

Connect with The Union Democrat

Union Democrat Newsstand

Friday May 27, 2016

Read digital interactive editions of our publications

Read Today's Edition Take A Tour

More Publications by The Union Democrat

View All Publications
Calaveras star ‘Kapps’ year with MVP award

05/24/2016

She didn’t believe it when she heard the news. Her young face ... more

13 Redskins will compete at the Masters in Elk Grove

05/23/2016

Calaveras High will be well represented at the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters Track ... more

Nuggets, Sonora, S’ville compete at Los Banos

05/23/2016

The California Youth Shooting Sports Association held its latest competition Saturday, returning ... more

Conklin most outstanding; ’Skins place 3 on first team

05/24/2016

Summerville senior Shelby Conklin completed her outstanding high school softball career by ... more