PVP-PANORAMA No. 289 • 06/25/22

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PANORAMA Palos Verdes Peninsula

No. 289 • June 25, 2022



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2022 Kings Of The Hill . . . The Palos Verdes Tigers won the Major Division KOH trophy.

• The annual King of the Hill and Tournament of Champions tournaments plus All-Star baseball and softball action highlight the summer season. Palos Verdes and Rolling Hills Little Leagues have already won post-season tournament trophies and are still in the hunt for a District 36 AllStar banner. Girls’ softball All-Star teams have already won a series of tournament trophies and District All-Star banners and are now competing in the State tournament. The next edition of Panorama will be out August 27 with All-Star and summer events coverage.

Summer Opens . . . The annual PV Street Fair opens the summer season on the Peninsula.

2022 Kings Of The Hill . . . The Palos Verdes Little League Dodgers won the King of the Hill Intermediate Division championship. Summer Screams TOC Yellow Green All-Stars

PV Street Fair See Pages 3-5

Don’t Mess With Pirates See Page 15

Softball All-Stars Dominate See Pages 6-9

Boys Of Summer See Pages 16-19

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PV Street Fair Opens Summer For The Hill • Peninsula kids officially opened summer with the annual “PV Teen Night” at the Palos Verdes Street Fair held at Peninsula Center. Young people from all over the Peninsula attended the ridesonly Friday night opening with friends old and new. As tradition has it, the "Zipper" ride produced the loudest screams of terror heard up and down Silver Spur Road. However the ride “Insomniac” also pulled out a few frightened screams. The annual event put together by the Chamber of Commerce included live music, animal shows, food, snacks, booths and exhibitions that attracted thousands of visitors during the weekend.


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Kind Of Normal Sports Season Ends With Summer Baseball Publisher’s Note (crazy talk)

• Another Panorama publishing season is over and it’s time for a summer vacation - once baseball is over. The baseball season will end, eventually. All the sports seasons end on the Peninsula, even soccer, eventually. It might be a quick break, because there’s summer baseball and summer soccer with camps and scrimmages for all the other sports. However, baseball has one of the

longest and most intense seasons. Tryouts happen the first week of January and, after the teams draft, practice begins in February. Usually two games and two practices every week into June. And if you’re on All-Stars you could be playing into July. That’s a lot of time with the same kids and families going through the trials and tribulations of youth sports. Lasting friendships are made as well as a lot of personal growth for everyone. One of the things that happens to the old Panorama cameraman when he comes back shooting soccer in September is noticing how young ev-

eryone seems. The kids playing sports in September or not the same kids playing sports in May and June. September kids are little kids. June kids are big kids. They’ve grown. They’ve matured. They are ready for the next level - whatever level that may be. We here at Panorama are ready for a summer break. We’ve matured and grown up as well and are ready for the next level, which is carrying a set of golf clubs instead of a camera. The summer is playing golf with Timmy and breaking 80, once the baseball season is, eventually, over.

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RHLL Had A Good Day At The Fair . . . In Business . . . Local entrepreneur New Things To Buy . . .

Various merchants, products and services were available to be seen at the PV Street Fair.

Jake LaBreche promotes his new ecofriendly business beachbumsportz.com

Solid Gold . . . Free entertainment was provided throughout the weekend.

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More Trophies, More Banners . . .

All three Peninsula All-Star teams will be adding to their trophy collections this summer while preparing to hang a number of District and State banners.


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Softball Wins District, On To State Softball

• All-Star teams from the Palos Verdes Peninsula Girls Softball League competed at the L.A./ South Bay “C” District tournament in Norwalk and brought home championship trophies. The 12U and 8U teams were District Champions and the 10U team was a District Finalist. All three Peninsula teams will compete at the “C” State Tournament in Lancaster next week. Before the District tournament, all three Peninsula All-Star teams competed in the All-Star Summer Classic Tournament in Fountain Valley. All three teams went undefeated and brought home the championship trophy in the Silver Division. The 8U All-Star team went 5-0, the 10U team went 6-0 and the 12U team went 5-0. — email reports

12U All-Stars . . . The 12U All-Star team won the L.A./South Bay District championship and will compete in the State tournament next weekend. The team includes Lyla Benton, Ellie Correa, Amelia Cyril, Addie Eroen, Davia Huber, Josslyn Johnson, Paige Kelly, Cady Klink, Naya Lesser, Kalysta Lund, Annmarie Russell and Malia Tamilin. Manager Kendall Benton. Coaches Jeff Huber, Phillip Johnson and Tim Lesser.

The Palos Verdes Peninsula Girls’ Softball League 2022 All-Stars 12U All Stars

10U All Stars

8U All Stars

Cate Boyd Lyla Benton Brooklyn Brow Brooke Cohen Ellie Correa Violet Cocca Maya Cohen Amelia Cyril Kara Cohu Etta Deane Addie Eroen Zoe DeWein Rosie DeWein Davia Huber Ruby Hall Kiley Dillon Josslyn Johnson Audrey Handjian Poppy Eroen Paige Kelly Joya Meagher Sofie Eroen Cady Klink Clara More Penny Lutkenhouse Naya Lesser Kallen Pope Abigail Russell Kalysta Lund Harly Possemato Kaia Tamilin Annmarie Russell Emily Ro Ava Yoon Malia Tamilin Ashley Russell Manager: Kendall Benton Manager: Craig Handjian Manager: Ryan Deane Coaches: Jeff Huber, Phillip Coaches: Joe Cocca, Adam Coaches: Ben Eroen, Andy Tamilin Johnson, Tim Lesser Cohu, Jeff Ottaway PANORAMA Thanks the Palos Verdes Peninsula Gils’ Solftball League

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10U All-Star . . . The 10U All-Star team competed in the All-Star Summer Classic Tournament in Fountain Valley and went 6-0 to capture the Silver Division championship trophy. The team includes Brooklyn Brow, Violet Cocca, Kara Cohu, Zoe DeWein, Ruby Hall, Audrey Handjian, Joya Meagher, Clara More, Kallen Pope, Harly Possemato, Emily Ro and Ashley Russell. Manager Craig Handjian. Coaches Joe Cocca, Adam Cohu and Jeff Ottaway.


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And So It Begins . . . The 8U All-Star team begins its tournament career by winning a sizable championship trophy.

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8U All-Stars . . . The 8U All-Star team won the L.A./South Bay Disctrict championship and will play in the State tournament this weekend. The team includes Cate Boyd, Brooke Cohen, Maya Cohen, Etta Deane, Rosie DeWein, Kiley Dillon, Poppy Eroen, Sofie Eroen, Penny Lutkenhouse, Abigail Russell, Kaia Tamilin and Ava Yoon. Manager: Ryan Deane. Coaches Ben Eroen and Andy Tamilin.

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PVLL Sweeps KOH, RHLL Takes TOC Legends • The Palos Verdes Tigers and Dodgers capture the King of the Hill title while the Rolling Hills Tigers won the Tournament of Champions. The Tigers defeated the Silver Spur Braves in extra innings to capture the Major Division King of the Hill trophy last week at PV Little League. The Dodgers defeated the Rolling Hills Yankees to win the Intermediate King of the Hill championship at Rolling Hills Little League. The Rolling Hills Pirates finished the regular season in first place and capture the Major Division championship at the Tournament of Champions played at Perry Park in Redondo Beach. The Tournament of Champions goes back to the 1950’s and features league champions from all four Peninsula Little Leagues plus teams from Redondo Beach, Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach and El Segundo. Local players are now competing in the District 36 All-Star tournament. Check out the next edition of Panorama on August 27 for All-Star results.

Start A Rally . . . The Palos Verdes Dodgers’ Miles Baranick gets a base hit against the Rolling Hills Yankees during the Intermediate King of the Hill championship game at Rolling Hills Little League.

Keep It Close . . . The Silver Spur

Braves and Palos Verdes Tigers battle through six innings before the Tigers pulled out the 6-5 win in the final game of the season.

Dodgers End A Terrific Season . . . The PV Dodgers’ Robbie Lee slides safely into third base during the Intermediate Division King of the Hill championship game at Rolling Hills Little League.

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Winning Time . . .

The Tigers’ Dillon Reddy hits the game winning RBI single against the Silver Spur Braves to win the King of the Hill Major Division championship.

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Make The Play . . . Rolling Hills Infield Sweeper . . . Lunada Bay Yankees outfielder Jake Rakowski makes a great catch in traffic during the Intermediate King of the Hill championship game.

Rays third baseman Bryce Watson comes up throwing for an out during the Major Division King of the Hill semifinal game at Ernie Howlett Park.

PENINSULA LITTLE LEAGUE FINAL 2022 STANDINGS Palos Verdes Little League MAJORS Tigers Cubs Nationals Dodgers


14 11 11 8

4 7 7 9

0 0 0 1

22 18 17 11

123 87 100 92

43 74 58 74

INTERMEDIATES W L T P RF RA Dodgers Angels Athletics Rays Yankees Red Sox Cubs

Big Hitter . . . Silver Spur Braves’

Cash Hines led the Peninsula with eight home runs this season.

Yankees On The Move . . . Pitcher

Reed Barton leads the Rolling Hills Yankees into the Intermediate King of the Hill finals.

Peninsula Little League 2022 Home Run Leaders Palos Verdes Little League Malcolm DeLeo Bobby Rodriguez Will Stark William Todaro Brock Possemato Jeff Golden Miles Baranick Jackson Suhling Becker Lopes

6 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

Silver Spur Little League Cash Hines Edrian Chao Josh Lee Phillip An

8 7 4 3

MINORS Red Sox Dodgers Athletics Padres Mets Angels Royals

16 2 15 2 13 5 12 6 9 8 9 9 6 12

0 1 0 0 1 0 0

26 25 25 18 14 13 8

269 57 213 75 211 93 187 161 159 165 108 85 129 169


11 1 11 3 10 5 7 8 6 8 6 9 4 10

3 1 0 0 1 0 1

22 21 18 12 11 9 7

176 109 170 92 161 115 119 141 132 119 115 132 106 133

Silver Spur Little League

Rolling Hills Little League Scott Harter Emilio Munoz-Chacon Luigi Similoli Nicholas Allocco Cyrus Zuliani-Booher Sam Girard Anthony Harter Jordan Carvahlo Will Foldesy

5 3 2 1 1 1 1 1 1

updated 6/22



11 8 1 140 111

INTERMEDIATES W L T RF RA Red Sox Indians Cubs Dodgers

11 7 10 8 4 14 2 16



Phillies Tigers Giants

0 0 0 0

185 170 137 136

174 188 261 307

9 8 2 153 191 9 10 1 178 183 4 15 1 132 215

W-wins L-losses T-ties P-points RF-runs for RA-runs allowed

updated 5/25

Lunada Bay Little League MAJORS Rays Marlins

W L T RF RA 7 11 0 6 13 0

90 113 85 179


MINORS Brewers White Sox Yankees Cardinals Dodgers Cubs

9 8 1 152 182 6 11 0 139 177 4 12 1 118 191


13 3 11 4 7 7 6 7 5 11 2 12

0 1 2 3 0 2

154 139 100 99 105 61

85 86 110 130 138 109

Rolling Hills Little League MAJORS Pirates Dodgers Mariners Padres Cubs


13 5 12 6 9 9 8 10 2 16

0 116 60 0 93 80 0 106 89 0 101 105 0 52 155

INTERMEDIATES W L T RF RA Mariners Blue Jays Yankees Marlins

MINORS Dodgers Padres Athletics Braves Tigers Angels Giants Mariners Red Sox Royals

12 4 10 7 7 10 2 14

0 0 0 0

163 191 150 104

104 154 162 186


11 3 11 4 8 5 8 7 7 6 6 6 6 8 6 8 4 11 3 12

1 0 2 1 2 3 1 1 0 0

95 60 74 61 55 65 87 44 54 36

33 43 60 62 52 59 82 56 82 105

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Tigers Kings Of The Hill . . . The Palos Verdes Tigers finished the regular

season in first place and won the Major Division King of the Hill championship tournament. The team includes Becket McDuffie, Nicolas Mentesana, Caleb NeVille, Max Mazel, Riggs Sipes, Jameson Poach, Brennen Theodora, Dillon Reddy, Malcolm DeLeo and Jake Beavers. Manager Ed Sipes.

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Dodgers Blue Finishes First . . . The Palos Verdes Dodgers finished the regular season in first place and won the Intermediate Division King of the Hill championship. The team includes Miles Baranick, Sonny Burke, Jeffrey Golden, Maddox Grogan, Robbie Lee, Jackson Ludlow, Adam Parwar, Brent Parwar, Deven Reddy and Grant Wong. Manager Mark Baranick. Coach Sudha Reddy.

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South Bay Champions . . . The Rolling Hills Pirates defeated all the teams

Nothing Minor Here . . . Rolling Hills Little League won the Minors Invitational against all other Peninsula Little Leagues.

from the Peninsula to win the long-running Tournament of Champions at Perry Park in Redondo Beach. The team includes Linkoln Beck, Ian Ditch, Makena German, Ricky Hernandez, Lorenzo Martoccia, Emilio Munoz-Chacon, Alexander Siouris, Phillip Sun, Theodore Tootell and Noah Vaidyan. Manager Dean Martoccia. Coach Tony Tootell.

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All-Star Action Keeps Summer Alive All-Stars

• Palos Verdes and Lunada Bay Little Leagues are hosting District 36 All-Star tournament action this week. Lunada Bay is hosting the 9-yearolds while Palos Verdes is hosting the 11-year olds. El Segundo Little League is hosting the 12-year-olds with games scheduled for today and later this week.

Junior League 2022 All-Stars

Luke Barley Giorgio DiMascio Mariano Funiciello Gavin Hanson Jasper Hill Rocco Imposimato William Leet Eddie Novitsky Ben Odom Ian Reoch Justin Whitehead

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All-Star Skill . . . Lunada Bay AllAll-Star Hustle . . . The Rolling Hills 9-year-old All-Star team got a big win over Redondo Beach Little League to open its District 36 tournament campaign.

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Star outfielder Connor Stumpf makes a diving catch against El Segundo Little League during the 11-year-old All-Star tournament at PV Little League.





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2022 Peninsula All-Stars Palos Verdes Little League 2022 All-Stars

Silver Spur Little League 2022 All-Stars

Lunada Bay Little League 2022 All-Stars

Rolling Hills Little League 2022 All-Stars

10-12 Year Old All-Stars

10-12 Year Old All-Stars

10-12 Year Old All-Stars

10-12 Year Old All-Stars

9-11 Year Old All-Stars

9-11 Year Old All-Stars

Ashton Arafat Malcolm Deleo Becker Lopes Jacob Matsunaga Nicolas Mentesana Hudson Pannuzzo Jameson Poach Brock Possemato Justin Rodriguez Robert Rodriguez Colton Sinfield Jack Suhling William Todaro

9-11 Year Old All-Stars August Accardo Cole Enfield Jeffrey Golden Brayden Hill Flynn Kirst Leonardo Marchitelli Jack Nguyen Dillon Reddy Ashton Rigg Andrew Sachs Liam Sanford Luke Simonsen Robert Slane

8-10 Year Old All-Stars Conor Eroen Miles Baranick Rocco Ciccone Cody Kim Bennett Lopes Lucas MacAllister Drew Myhre Deven Reddy Griffin Rudy Hudson Sheffield Tyler Turse

8-10 Year Old All-Stars

Cash Hines Edrian Chao Grant Holdsworth Jack Fearnside Josh Lee Mason Plaisted Nico Wiederkher Phillip An Sayre Cho Will Briese

Tyo Aguilar Cooper Borg Kai Brown Chase Cadmus Austin Corbett Denver Diehl Landon Donnenfield Patrick Quon Carter Hamilton Riku Nakanishi Troy Rodriguez Nathan Shin Jake Tanner Blaise Simmons Jonah Tsai

8-10 Year Old All-Stars Brendon Chi Cameron Choe Adam Davidson Vincent Hone Parker Lin Ken Sargent Noah Sargent Timothy Seo Kyla Sproat Noah Tatman Jeremy Wong

8-10 Year Old All-Stars

Harvey Chi Dylan Blanch Matthew Kane Charlie Bates Victor Kittrell Holden Blanch Kiran Lesser Luke Brandon Kekoa Mark Iker Elgorriaga William Melzer Jackson Byard Jordan Hevener Oliver Corbett Mateo Daizadeh Mason Metcalfe Christian Fearnside Peyton Spradlin Tyler Nguyen Noah Freeman Nicholas Chappell Elliott Lee Caleb Smith Jordan Fujita Elaine Okada Jackson Jacobs Tanner Tamilin

Jacob Agaiby Kai Collatos Tyler Grinch Keegan Grohman Elijah Jackson Michael McDonald Timothy McDonald Caiden Milick Alex Vitkus Bryce Watson Dillon Brende Christos Cacos Chas Fairbrother Dylan Gardner Reid Howard Julian Imposimato Liam Lohman Cielo Lopez Griffin Romine Finley Schulz Connor Stumpf Bode Voytilla Jackson Watten Nicholas Yun

8-10 Year Old All-Stars Adam Aidan Ray Chang Byron Dehn Noah Gerbutavicius Daxton Gleeson Lukas Hirson David Hu Noah Keefe Rory McPhee Chase Santos Nate Shear Christopher Yun Koa Zayti

Will Foldesy Henry Girard Sam Girard Scott Grillo Scott Harter Ricky Hernandez Lorenzo Martoccia Cole McConnell Emilio Munoz-Chacon Luigi Simioli Phillip Sun Teddy Tootell Noah Toy

9-11 Year Old All-Stars Elliot Edelson Evan Kelley Owen McCrary Luca Monsalve Joshua Park Constantine Siouris John Tiberi Julian Toubes Knox White Logan Whynaucht

8-10 Year Old All-Stars Douglas Bermudez Brian Blaney Christian Cohu Eli Escobar Sullivan Hamilton Benjamin McConnell Carter Oldham Ryan Stednitz Ben Vizcarra Cooper Wynne Zachary Yanney Luka Albano Vinn Albano

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PVP-PANORAMA wishes to congratulate all Peninsula All-Star teams and their coaches and say thanks to all Peninsula Little Leagues for another great season.

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PVLL Takes Manhattan . . . Palos

Verdes All-Star centerfielder August Accardo leads his team to a win over Manhattan Beach Little League during the 11-year-old All-Star tournament.

Lunada Bay Hosts All-Stars . . . Silver Spur All-Star Brendon Chi makes solid contact during 9-year-old All-Star action against Manhattan Beach last week.

Rolling Hills Gets A Win . . . Rolling Hills All-Star pitcher Ben McConnell helps his team get a win over Redondo Beach Little League during the 9-yearold All-Star tournament.



DiMascio Mariano Funiciello, Gavin Hanson, Luke Barley, Giorgio Dimascio, Jasper Hill, Rocco Imposimato, William Leet, Eddie Novitsky, Ben Odom, Ian Reoch, Justin Whitehead Manager Mark Busch, Coach Andrew Leet Peninsula Junior League offers open registration baseball for 13 and 14 year olds, and looks forward to welcoming new and returning players for the 2023 spring season! Please visit our website at www.peninsulajuniorleague.org in November for more information!


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Lunada Bay Hangs In . . . The Lunada Bay 11-year-old All-Star team got a

big win over Rolling Hills to remain alive in tournament action at PV Little League.

Lots Of All-Star Runs . . . Rolling Hills All-Star Christian Cohu slides safely at home to score against Redondo Beach Little League in District 36 action.

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PVLL Set To Defend The Home Field . . . The Palos Verdes 11-year-old AllStar team will host El Segundo Little League today in All-Star tournament action.

Silver Spur Gets First Win . . .

Silver Spur All-Star pitcher Timothy Seo leads his team to a first-round victory over Manhattan Beach Little League in the 9-year-old All-Star tournament at Lunada Bay Little League.

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