July 22, 2024

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Placentia goes undefeated to capture Bronco 12-and-under sectional championship

Placentia Bronco 12-and-under all-stars celebrate after Friday’s victory. (Photo: Tim Burt, OC Sports Zone).

Placentia Bronco 12-and-under all-stars went undefeated over the weekend to capture the championship of the sectional tournament at Harvard Park.

Placentia defeated Irvine 12-1 in the championship game on Sunday. Both Placentia and Irvine, which won three games in a row to advance to the final, move on to the regional tournament this week at Champions Sports Complex in Placentia.

In the opener Friday, Placentia had a big first-inning and went on to defeat Santa Ana 13-1. On Saturday, the all-stars defeated Los Alamitos 12-1.

The tournament was hosted by Irvine Pony Baseball.

Placentia opens the tournament Wednesday at 7:15 p.m. vs. South Bay. Irvine’s opener is Wednesday at 7 p.m. vs. Cypress.

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