July 22, 2024

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PHOTOS: Olive Hurricanes youth baseball team captures super regional championship

Olive Hurricane players and coaches display the super regional banner: (left to right): Trenton Hunter, Eduardo Pardo, Jayden Cuan, Issac Guerra, Jacob Joseph, Leo Mendoza, CJ Navarro, Jacob Joseph, Cy Cadwallader, Austin Lambeck and Eric Guerra; back row, coaches Nate Hunter, Winston Cuan, Chris Navarro and Pat Cadwallader. (Photos courtesy Olive Pony Baseball).

The Olive Pony Hurricanes 8-and-under youth baseball team captured the super regional championship in dramatic fashion to defeat a tough West Covina all-stars Pinto Red 8-and-under team.

To see the slide show, click on the first photo:

The game was tied 3-3 in the bottom of the seventh when Olive’s Eric Guerra singled on a 0-2 count, driving in the go ahead run for the 4-3 victory.

The Hurricanes captured the district, section, regional and super regional championships going 16-1 on their way to the Pony West Zone World Series beginning on Thursday in Rodeo, CA.

Olive will face Marina Thursday at 3 p.m. in the opener. The championship game will be Sunday, July 16 at either noon or 2 p.m.

Roster

Trenton Hunter

Eduardo Pardo

Jayden Cuan

Issac Guerra

Jacob Joseph

Leo Mendoza

CJ Navarro

Jacob Joseph

Cy Cadwallader

Austin Lambeck

Eric Guerra

Coaches: Nate Hunter, Winston Cuan, Chris Navarro and Pat Pat Cadwallader.

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