PVP-PANORAMA No. 288 • 06/11/22

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PANORAMA Palos Verdes Peninsula


No. 288 • June 11, 2022

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Pirates Take A Trophy . . . Make Contact . . . The Rolling Hills Pirates won regular season and post season play at RH Little League.

The Nationals go extra innings to claim the PV Little League Major Division championship.

Angels Looking Up . . . The PV Little League Angels captured the Intermediate Division championship.

• All four Peninsula Little Leagues and Peninsula Junior League have finished their spring seasons. League championships and Closing Day ceremonies were held last weekend all over the Peninsula marking the end of the spring sports season and the beginning of summer. This weekend the annual King of the Hill tournament will be played at all four Peninsula Little Leagues with the finals Sunday. The long-running Tournament of Champions will have teams from all Peninsula Little Leagues and will take place in other South Bay leagues. Next edition before our summer break out June 25.

Champions . . . The White

Sox powered through the playoffs to win the Minors Division championship game at Lunada Bay Little League.

Nationals Break Through In Extra Innings . . . The PV Little League Nationals won the Major Divison championship game in extra innings, 1-0. Junior League Finals Inspire Magic

Rockies Stand Tall See Pages 5-6

Extra Innings Extra Fun See Page 8

Cuhna Award See Page 7

Every Hit Matters See Pages 8-19

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Panther Students Honored As U.S. Presidential Scholars Honors

• Peninsula High School accounces two seniors have been named as 2022 U.S. Presidential Scholars Andrew Chi and Vivien He are only two of 161students who have been named 2022 U.S. Presidential Scholars. The 2022 U.S. Presidential Scholars are comprised of one young man and one young woman from each state as well as 15 chosen at-large, 20 scholars in the arts and 20 scholars in career and technical education. Our 2022 Presidential Scholars represent the best of America, and remind

us that when empowered by education, there are no limits to what our young people can achieve,” said U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona. “Today, I join President Biden to celebrate a class of scholars whose pursuit of knowledge, generosity of spirit, and exceptional talents bring our nation tremendous pride. Throughout one of

the most trying periods in our nation’s history and amid our recovery from the pandemic, our students have once again demonstrated their strength and that they have so much to contribute to our country. Thanks to them, I know America’s future is bright.” The White House Commission on Presidential Scholars selects scholars annually based on their academic success, artistic and technical excellence, essays, school evaluations and transcripts, as well as a demonstrated commitment to community service and leadership. — Peninsula High

PEN Student Represents Students Represent • Peninsula High School student will represent millions of students at the State Board of Education. Peninsula High junior Naomi Porter has been appointed by Governor Newson to be the next Student Board Member to the California State Board of Education for the 2022-2023 school year. Naomi will represent six million students in California with full voting privileges, including during closed sessions. Porter has been a Student Advisor at the Los Angeles County Office of

Education since 2021. She has been HOBY Delegate at Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership since 2020.

She’s Founder and Executive Director at EntrepreYOUership since 2019 and has been Chief Executive Officer at Bright Futures since 2018. Porter was also a Fellow at Civics Unplugged in 2021 and was Vice-President of the Pier to Pier Walk Board at the Friendship Foundation in 2020. Porter was an Intern at Girl Scouts of the USA from 2019 to 2021. The position does not require Senate confirmation and the compensation is $100 per diem. — Peninsula High

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Rockies Rise AboveThe Rest

Junior League

• The Rockies came out of the Junior League loser playoff bracket to defeat the Cubs and win the Junior League Championship game. The Cubs finished the regular season in first place and handed the Rockies its only loss in the playoffs, 5-2, in the second round. But the Rockies game back to defeat the Yankees, 7-5, to reach the championship game where they jumped out to an early lead and held on for a 3-0 win.

No Runs For You . . . The Rockies’ Rockies Come Through . . . The Rockies used their hot bats to pick up most Broden Llamas led a series of pitchers that helped lead the Rockies shutting out the Cubs.

of their wins this season, leading the home run list and outscoring their opponents. But it was Rockies pitching that came through for a 3-0 shutout win in the championship game against the Cubs.

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Season Leader . . . Pitcher Jake Shipstad led the Cubs with his arm and bat throughout the season.

Keep The Pressure On . . . The Rockies’ Nathan Sutton slides safely into second during the Junior League championshp game at George Allen Field.

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Lunada Bay Steps Up For Dreiling Awards

Lunada Bay Family . . .

Intermediate Tigers Daniel Dreiling is surrounded by Dad DJ, Mom Jessica and brother Elijah with the Cuhna Award.

• Lunada Bay Little League honors a special player on Closing Day. Daniel Dreiling was drafted to play on the Intermediate Tigers this season at Lunada Bay Little League, but before Opening Day he was diagnosed with Leukemia. On Closing Day last weekend the league presented Daniel with the Cuhna Award which goes to the LBLL player who shows leadership and inspiration. Daniel was not feeling well the morning of Closing Day, but he was able to get enough energy to receive the award in person. There is a link to a GoFundMe that was setup on behalf of the family earlier this year. https://www.gofundme.com/f/5gpvghelp-daniel-beat-leukemia?qid=1037 04377982c0a580bc76fb9d360186 — email report

Tigers Show Who’s Boss . . . The Lunada Bay Tigers won the Intermediate Division championship and honored their teammate Daniel Dreiling with a special award. The team includes Christos Cacos, Rueihsuan Chang, Daxton Gleeson, Felix Hamilton, Noah Keefe, R. Ellis May, Henry Rozycki, Finley Schulz, Christopher Yun and Koa Zayti. Coaches Hubert Yun, Jackie Zayti, James Zayti and James Zayti.

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Champions Rise Up On Closing Day Little League

Good Time To Get Hot . . .

The Palos Verdes Athletics finished the regular season with five straight wins then went undefeated in the playoffs to win the Minors Championship trophy.

• All four Peninsula Little Leagues held Closing Day ceremonies and championship games last weekend. One of the best games of the day was the Major Division game between the Nationals and Dodgers at PV Little League. The Dodgers, which finished last in the competitive and even division, defeated the first place Tigers, 8-6, to advance to the final. In the finals the Dodgers and Nationals battled for six scoreless innings before Justin Rodriguez hit the game winning RBI for the Nationals to win the Majors Division championship game. Cash Hines of the Silver Spur Majors Braves hit seven home runs this season to lead the Peninsula, with teammate Edrian Chao with six and Malcolm DeLeo of the PV Little League Tigers with six. Baseball continues on the Peninsula with the King of the Hill tournament taking place this weekend and summer All-Star competition coming up next week. Last edition of Panorama before our summer break is June 25.

Fly To The Ball . . . Red Sox shortstop Noah Sargent makes a diving catch during the Silver Spur Intermediate championship game.


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Stuck In A Pickle . . .

The Brewers and White Sox battled throughout the Minor Division season and playoffs with the Brewers winning the regular season and White Sox winning the playoff tournament at Lunada Bay Little League.

Editorial and Advertising deadline is 6 p.m. Monday the week of publication. PVP-Panorama is published every two weeks. Our next edition is out June 25.

Rays Finish Strong . . . Rays pitcher Bennett Lopes led his team on a seven-game winning streak to end the regular season and reach the Indeterminate Division championship game at Palos Verdes Little League.

Season Leader . . . Indians pitcher

Jake Tanner leads his team in the Silver Spur Little League Intermediate championship game at Ernie Howlett Park.


Pitchers’ Dual . . . The Palos Verdes Nationals and Dodgers went into extra innings tied at 0-0 before the Nationals got the 1-0 win.

Good Form . . . Dodgers’ pitcher Jacob Matsunaga kept the Nationals scoreless during the final Major Division championship game.

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Pirates Dominate. . . Rolling Hills Pirates won the Major Division regular season and playoffs and will be in the running for a King of the Hill title.

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Scoreless At Valmonte . . . Put The Ball In Play . . . The White Dodgers’ pitcher Brock Possemato battles the Nationals to keep them scoreless in the Majors Division championship game.

Sox Dreiling Elijah hits a hard single in the Minors Division championship game at Lunada Bay Little League.

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Peninsula Little League 2022 Home Run Leaders

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A’s Play It Close . . . Athletics pitcher Andrew Sachs leads his team into the final Intermediate championship game at PV Little League.

Pass Ball, But No Runs For You . . . Red Sox catcher Lucas MacAllister and pitcher Riley Daniels teamed up twice to catch two base runners at home plate during Intermediate Division semifinal action at PV Little League.

Nationals Make The Cover . . . The Palos Verdes Nationals won the Majors Division championship game. The team

includes Justin Rodriguez, Liam Sanford, Seiji Okuno, Ashton Arafat, Jack Nguyen, Luke Simonsen, Samuel Allen, Matthew Cheung, Hudson Pannuzzo and Logan Tumanjan. Manager David Rodriguez.

Battle Back . . . Mariners’ pitcher

Cole McConnell led the Mariners on a great playoff run into the Majors Division championship game at Rolling Hills Little League.

Big Hitters Come Through . . . The White Sox scored in double-figures the last two games of the season to win the Minors Division tournament at Lunada Bay. Editorial and Advertising deadline is 6 p.m. Monday the week of publication. PVP-Panorama is published every two weeks. Our next edition is out June 25.


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Into The Light For The Catch . . . Nationals outfielder Matthew Cheung makes a critical catch in the last innings of the Major Division championship game.

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Time To Play Your Best . . . The

Red Sox Patrick Quon hits double in the Silver Spur Intermediate championship game at Ernie Howlett Park.

Break It Open . . . The Angels’ Liam Cody hits a run-scoring double in the PVLL Intermediate championshp game.

Indians Take Control Of Ernie Howlett Park . . . The Silver Spur Indians won the Intermediate Division champion-

ship game over the first-place Red Sox. The team includes Tyo Aguilar, Denver Diehl, Landon Donnenfield, Dylan Hua, Harry Kang, Braxton Lee, Timothy Seo, Nathan Shin, Jake Tanner and Noah Tatman. Coach Michael Diehl.

Safe At Third, But That’s It . . .

Can’t Win If You Can’t Score . . .

Angels pitchers combined to shut out the Rays to help win the PV Little League Intermediate championship game.

Dodgers were held scoreless against the Nationals in the Palos Verdes Major Division championship game.

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

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

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Ready For A Trophy . . .

The Lunada Bay Brewers finished the Minors Division regular season in first place and had a great season.

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Here To Support . . . Palos Verdes Minors Athletics had a well-organized and enthusiastic cheer squad ready cheer.

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A Heroes Welcome . . . The Nationals celebrate with teammate Justin Rodriguez who hit the gamewinning RBI in extra innings to win the Majors Division championship game. Palos Verdes Peninsula

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