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RHLL ALL-STARS MAKE HISTORY First Local Team Since 1997 To Win District, Section Baseball

All-Stars Represent . . .

All four Peninsula Little Leagues compete in the District 36 All-Star tournament.

• The Rolling Hills Little League 12-year-old AllStar team wins District 36 and Section 4 tournaments. RHLL is the first 12-yearold All-Star team to win the District 36 title since the 2007 Silver Spur All-Stars. The last Peninsula 12-yearold All-Star team to win the District and Section championships were the 1997 Lunada Bay Little League All-Stars. See our All-Star coverage and much more in this “Summer Edition” of Panorama.

Respect . . .

The best teams on the Peninsula are also the best teams in the South Bay.

Home Run City At RHLL . . . The PV All-Stars brought their home run bats for All-Star action.

Good Food

It’s Always Pizza Time

A Culinary Journey visits cauliflower pizza crust for good summer eats. See Page 9


Chalet Celebrates Olympics

The Ice Chalet celebrated Olympic Day with games and prizes. See Page 4

Last Inning Heroics . . . Garren Rizzo lifts RHLL to victory.


Summer Tournaments

AYSO Select teams travel to Hawaii for Rainbow tournament gold. See Page 22-23


Softball All-Stars

Softball All-Stars brave the summer heat for fast-pitch competition. See Pages 6-7

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July 22, 2017

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PVBA Summer League In Action . . . Peninsula gyms are active in the summer with PVBA basketball.

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Student’s Art Expresses The Body Positive

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In current society the “ideal” body type is projected nearly everywhere and drives many people to mend themselves to the desired norm. Being tall, thin, and light skinned is displayed on magazines, in books, on TV and on social media, and the constant talk makes many feel uncomfortable in their own skin. Maya Cardinali an incoming senior at Peninsula High School has decided to take the power of her art to spread body positivity through her campaign called “misrepresentation”. Cardinali started the campaign because she was hurt by how society had established a certain standard for what beauty is. Cardinali expresses how ”many peo-

ple do not look like the standard and many of us are made to feel unbeautiful as who we actually are.” To spread her message, Cardinali consistently posts her work on her Instagram and has also posted her art around Peninsula’s campus. In her art, she portrays people of different skin tones and body shapes in a positive light with a short message explaining her campaign. Cardinali hopes that through her campaign, she can “cover the issue of body shaming and lack of diversity in the media.” Cardinali hopes that people, especially young women, will gain confidence in who they are and appreciate their own unique beauty.

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Local Softball Team Finishes 3rd in State . . . The 18U PV Nightmare just completed the USA Softball State Tournament in Palmdale finishing with the Bronze

- 3rd Place in State. The players and the colleges some players will be at his fall: Yumeko Aguilar, Brookelle Barnum, Eman Elpusan - California State University, Chico, Gillian Fournier, Adelaide Grenier, Jenna Henry - The Ohio State University, Isabelle Mallwitz, Katie Mastan, Amalia Munn, Amber Paterson - Northern Arizona University, Katy Priest, Katie Rusek, Nicole Tang, Madison Tody, Trisha Valukonis - UCLA; Jordan Wong - Wellesley College and Keilyn Yuzuki - UC, Berkeley.

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The Palos Verdes Peninsula Girls’ Softball League 2017 All-Stars 12U All Stars

Isabella Aguilar Deya Ahluwalia Kaitluyn Christy Annalise Fournier Frankie Grgas Lauren Havens Eliza Levy Julia Long Mia Mastan Katie Robinson Sara Silvestri Sarah Wang Manager: Brent Havens Coaches: Virginia Silvestri, Peter Mastan, Beny Levy and Willie Wang

10U All Stars

Malia Apor Mingfei Chen Sedona Ding Kate Fukushima Madison Gregory Sophie Hasegawa Molly LaBreche Mallory LaBreche Jiselle Nguyen Kylie Paolucci Alexandra Ungaro Manager: John LaBreche Coaches: Ron Fukushima, Kevin Ding and Jaubin Nguyen

8U All Stars

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New Sea King Off To Cuba To Play Softball

Travel Ball

• Between PVIS and PV High Rachel Allen heads to Cuba to play softball.

By Sarah Liu Incoming Palos Verdes High School freshman Rachel Allen has been chosen to be a part of history this summer.
 As one of 10 selected girls from across the nation, she will be representing not only the Firecrackers softball organization, but the United States, during the Cuban Softball Multi-Cultural and Exhibition Tournament in Havana, Cuba, which takes place from July 23 to July 28. This is the first time that a travel softball team from the United States will compete in Cuba. Allen began to play softball at the age of five in the Palos Verdes Peninsula Girl’s Softball League. For the past five years, she has been involved as a travel softball player. As a member of the Firecrackers TJ Houshmandzadeh, a team that has been based in Los Alamitos for the past year, Allen plays multiple positions, including catcher, first base and third base. She has been committed to the sport, practicing almost every day, whether it’s a team practice or hitting off a tee in her front yard. During Allen’s time with the Firecrackers, the team has not only played teams from all over California, but clubs from Florida, Colorado, Nevada, Arizona and Texas. The seasons dictate the reason for her travels. During the fall, the team travels for showcases, and during the spring and the summer, they travel to

Off To Cuba . . . Palos Verdes High freshman Rachel Allen was chosen to be on an elite squad and represent the USA in a Cuban softball tournament. tournaments in different states, such as Florida and Colorado. The trip to Cuba will be the first time she has left the country to play softball. The idea of playing in Cuba first came from the Firecracker organization president, Tony Rico, and team coach, Manny Travieso, whose family is of Cuban descent. After seeing a Major League Baseball exhibition game played in Cuba, Travieso had the idea of having a softball team travel to Cuba. He found a travel agent who spoke to Cuba Deportes on his behalf. They highlighted what unique experience the game in Cuba would be for the athletes. After many months,

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PV Girl Represents USA For Trip To Cuba . . . Continued from Previous Page Cuba Deportes invited the team to participate in a tournament. Firecracker players from all over the country were given the opportunity to try out for the team. Those who applied were chosen based on softball skill, GPA, and an essay on the topic, “What this landmark opportunity would mean to you.” The Firecrackers US Cuba travel team consists of 16U-18U players. Six girls are from California, and four are from Iowa, Arizona, Texas and Florida. Other than the Firecrackers, all other teams competing in the tournament will be from Cuban provinces as well as

the Cuban National team. The Cuban National team could be the same team that plays in the 2020 Olympics. Allen believes she is going to be a part of a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Not only is she excited to play softball in a foreign country, she is eager for a new cultural experience. “I’m looking forward to getting my eyes opened to a new culture and getting to use softball to engage with the Cuban players in hope of being part of opening new opportunity for these athletes and those that are less fortunate,” she said. “I am beyond excited to be given the opportunity to be an ambassador of the sport, the U.S., and to be repre-

senting the Firecrackers organization on this mission,” Allen said.

110° In Lancaster Won’t Hold Back Softball Girls . . . The 10U PV All-Stars competed at the State Championships this summer.

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Cauliflower Pizza Crust Is The Bomb PANORAMA Palos Verdes Peninsula

A Culinary Journey By Alexis Ferguson

Recently, I ate lunch at Malibu Farm and my brother tried a cauliflower pizza. I enjoyed the cauliflower pizza so much that I decided to try to make my own cauliflower pizza. I decided to buy a cauliflower pizza crust which you can find at Trader Joe’s or at Whole Foods. Making a crust from scratch is simple and great if you need to use up some cauliflower or even if are trying to get your children to eat vegetables. I decided to buy a crust because it is much

more convenient as you can pop it into the oven whenever you like for a quick meal. I decided to try three different flavors. I tried a tomato sauce, cheese, and basil pizza. A parmesan, rosemary, red onion, and pistachio pizza with no sauce. I also tried a burrata, arugula, and balsamic vinegar pizza. I cooked the crust but did not heat up the arugula.

The classic cheese pizza was of course great but my favorite was the arugula and burrata pizza. The flavor was well balanced and the balsamic added a little sweetness. I don’t think I can go back to eating a

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regular pizza crust. I will miss the crunch and the cauliflower crust offers more flavor and is healthier. The cauliflower crust does have a crunch but is chewy at the same time. The texture is also very chewy and like grits. Cauliflower crust is worth a try and has many health benefits. Cauliflower can reduce cancer risk, provides many minerals and vitamins, improves digestion, helps eye health and many more. Give cauliflower crust a try and you will never go back to regular wheat crust again. Please contact me for any questions or comments you may have at Have a great summer!!

• A “King of the Hill” athlete in soccer, basketball and baseball will be a college-level pitcher.

By Nina Li Peninsula High School’s male Athlete of the Year, Nick Frasso, will not stop his baseball career even though he has graduated. With so many athletes every year committing to various colleges and universities, it is difficult to get a student-athlete’s abilities noticed. However, Frasso caught the attention of the Loyola Marymount University’s baseball team. “My plans are (to attend) Loyola, receive my degree and play baseball to the best of my ability,” Frasso said. “I am not really sure about my plans afterward, but we will see.” Frasso has been playing baseball since he was a child, and his hard work

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Frasso Set For The Next Level College has paid off with his commitment to the school. In order to be recruited by Loyola’s baseball team, a student has to register with the NCAA eligibility center. Once registered, the student is eligible to compete at the Division 1 level. However, at a school like Loyola Marymount, the qualifications to get admitted go beyond the NCAA’s eligibility requirements. Students must also meet the academic standards of the highly academic university. Assuming Loyola gets the right types of students into its school, it also has to find the right types of athletes that will continue LMU’s nationally recognized baseball program. Once the university has identified potential players that it would like to recruit, the school tries to get the students on campus for a visit. When the prospective players are visiting, the recruiters attempt to get a feel for the type of person, student and competi-

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Off To College . . . The Rolling Hills Little League and Pony League All-Star will compete at Loyola Marymount next year.

Last year, the LMU’s baseball team was co-champions of the West Coast Conference (WCC), tied with BYU and Gonzaga. The team was ranked in the

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RHLL All-Stars Play Deep Into Summer Little League • Rolling Hills Little League is making history with each AllStar victory.

By Sammy Funk The Rolling Hills Little League AllStars continued their unbeaten season by defeating the Torrance Little League All-Stars, 3-1, in the Section 4 All-Star Tournament in San Pedro. The 3-1 victory last week, the final game in the District 36 Tournament for 12-year-olds, advances the RHLL team to the Region 3 Tournament to be hosted by the Long Beach Little League. RHLL is scheduled to play Eastlake Little League from Chula Vista, the Section 7 champion. The double-elimination tournament includes 10 section champions from all over Southern California. In their undefeated run, RHLL defeated the Palos Verdes All-Stars in the District 36 All-Star championship game, when Garren Rizzo hit a threerun home run in the final inning to cap a come-from-behind victory. The 14-11 victory makes Rolling Hills Little League the first league on

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10 Years Too Long . . . The last 12-year-old All-Star team from the Peninsula to win the District 36 championship was the 2007 Silver Spur All-Star team.

See Ya . . .

Rolling Hills All-Star Alex Forman watches the ball clear the fence for a home run during the Section 4 championship game in San Pedro.

Almost Home . . . All-Star Charlie Beuerlein begins the home run derby for

PV Little League at the District 36 Tournament at Rolling Hills Little League.

Frasso Jumps To D1 Competition At LMU

. . . Continued from Previous Page top 25 twice during the season and also had three players taken in the Major League Baseball amateur player draft in June. The baseball team is a top-notch team filled with players who have a

passion for the sport, which makes it a well-knit group that works well together and accomplish great feats. LMU assistant coach Ronnie Prettyman was with Frasso when he visited the campus. “When Frasso walks on the field he is noticeable initially because of his height,” Prettyman said.

“The first warmup pitch I saw him throw was impressive. He was constantly hitting 90 mph on our radar gun, and we feel like he has barely scratched the surface of his potential, Prettyman said. “We found out he is a basketball player and we like two-sport athletes. Watching his basketball tapes it was easy to see how athletic and explosive he is,” said the Loyola coach. After visiting the university, Frasso said that he thought it was a great school and the location was convenient as well. He personally thought that it was the best university for him and hopes for the best. “[The coaches] feel like he has the tools to be a very good pitcher, and we plan to help develop him in the next step of his baseball career,” Prettyman said. “Our freshmen will have to make an impact next spring for us to accomplish what we plan to accomplish,” said the coach. “The guys who come in and are in good shape and ready to work will have the best chance to pitch their first

year. There will be a lot of competition and that is what will help the cream rise to the top. Even though we have several new guys we will have enough older guys who will provide the lead-

ership that is necessary to cultivate a team/family atmosphere. Once we come together as a group, the talent will shine and we will be tough to beat,” said Prettyman,

Never Wears Batting Gloves . . . Peninsula High standout Nick Frasso looks to help the Loyola Marymount baseball team this year.

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Well, Now I’ve Seen Almost Everything Publisher’s Note (crazy talk)

It was a few years ago, but the last “unusual” call made by an official from any sport that I’ve seen in person was when an umpire called a player out for stepping out of the batters’ box . . . after hitting a home run in the finals of the Tournament of Champions at Perry Park in Redondo Beach. Now I have something new, and all baseball players and managers need to remember this one. It was the Section 4 tournament finals last week, with four umpires officiating the game between the Little League All-Stars of Rolling Hills and Torrance at Harbor City Little League in San Pedro. The game is in the middle innings and Torrance has runners on first and second base, with the second base um-

pire standing behind second base. Rolling Hills pitcher Grant Grovel is on the mound pitching a great game, with catcher Tommy Kallman behind the plate. There’s a batter at the plate, Grant throws a pitch, Tommy catches it, and then the second base umpire starts waving his hands and running onto the infield stopping the game. He turns around and points at the Torrance base runner standing on second base and tosses the player out of the game. Then he points to the Torrance manager in the dugout and tosses him out of the game. It was done fast and quiet. All the players stood where they were, while the umpires converged around home to plate to go over the specifics. There was no arguing. There was no protesting.

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Undefeated All-Stars . . . The Rolling Hills Little League 12-year-old All-Star team is undefeated going into Southern California Regional Tournament In Long Beach this week. Pictured from the left, Justin Mabry, Garren Rizzo, Luke Martoccia, Drew Sunahara, Lucas Lees, AJ Maes, Koa Van Scoyoc, Alex Forman, Grant Govel, Tommy Kallman and Luke Mansir.

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POW . . . Palos Verdes Little League All-Star Tyler Tallenbach hits a home run against Redondo Beach Little League.

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PVLL Stays Alive To Reach All-Star Finals Little League The Palos Verdes Little League 11-year-old All-Star team reached the District 36 tournament finals last week.

By Sammy Funk Palos Verdes Little League’s All-Star team of 9-11-year-olds jumped ahead of Redondo Beach’s All-Stars on two home runs in the first two innings by

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All-Stars Step Up . . . Rolling Hills Little League All-Star Tristan Drake smashes the ball during tournament action at Valmonte Field last week.

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RHLL 12-Year Old All-Stars

. . . Continued from Page 13 the Peninsula to fly the 12-year-old District 36 All-Star banner since the 2007 Silver Spur Little League All-Stars. If the boys from Rolling Hills win the Section 7 Tournament in Long Beach they will move on to the West Regional Tournament in San Bernardino and after that its on to Cooperstown, N.Y. Tough competition to be sure. However, the toughest competition always comes from the South Bay - and especially from that league in Valmonte. At the District 36 Tournament, AllStar teams from the Peninsula, Hermosa Beach, Redondo Beach, Manhattan Beach and El Segundo competed in the double-elmination tournament. The PV Little League team began the tournament with an 11-10 win over Manhattan Beach. They then got a 9-8 win over traditional power El Segundo when David Zavarella hit a solo home run in the bottom of the sixth inning to break up an 8-8 tie. Rolling Hills began the tournament defeating the Lunada Bay/Silver Spur combo team, and then got a 9-7 win over Redondo Beach Little League before facing PVLL for the first time in the winner’s bracket.

PVLL Travels Well . . . The Palos Verdes Little League 12-year-old All-Star had a great post-season run defeat-

ing South Bay powers Manhattan Beach and El Segundo to finish in second place in the District 36 tournament. RHLL All-Star Lucus Lees hit a tworun home run to break up a 3-3 tie in the 6th inning to lift Rolling Hills over Palos Verdes for the win. It was a defensive game as the first two innings flew by with no runs. Then PV’s Justin Rand hit a home run to break up the scoreless tie and Jason Roah singled in a run to give PV 2-0 lead. RHLL answered back with a RBI double off the bat of Luke Martoccia, who ends up stealing home to make the score is 2-2 after three innings.

In the fourth, RH’s Luke Mansir walked and ended up stealing home making the score 3-2, RHLL. In the fifth inning the speedy Kaleb Woodward walked and stole home to tie the score at three. Lees then hit his 2-run blast for Rolling Hills in the top of the 6th inning bringing the score to 5-3. Charlie Beuerlein then hit a home run for PVLL, but PV could not score anymore runs in an excellent game put up by both teams.

The loss sent PVLL to the loser’s bracket, where they defeated El Segundo once again and earned another chance to play Rolling Hills, again. In the second meeting, Rolling Hills began the scoring with a two-run home run by Lees. PVLL showed some power too, as Charlie Beuerlein hit a leadoff dinger, which was followed by a threerun shot by Bradley Kakazu, which was first called foul but was overturned to make it 4-2.

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PVLL Host 11-Year-Old All-Star Tournament

. . . Continued from Page 13 Oscar Park and Tyle Tellenbach, but Redondo came back to win the District 36 championship, 11-4. RBLL’s pitchers shut out PVLL the rest of the way, while scoring 11 of their own. In other Tournament games, PVLL lost to Rolling Hills Little League (Blue),

but later came back to beat RHLL (Gray) to end its All-Star run. Going into the PV-RH (Gray) game, Jack Matthews of Rolling Hills said, “Our outfield has improved the most as we practiced a lot, and we are ready for the game.” RHLL got off to a good start when Matthews hit a sacrifice fly, as did

Braden Sakamoto, so that RHLL was up leads 2-0 in the first inning. RHLL did more damage in the third inning, as they scored two more runs on singles by Jake Gallo and Tristan Drake. In the fourth inning, PV Little League All-Star Nathan Yakubik drove in a run, which was followed by an RBI single by

Dylan Zavarella. In the sixth inning, PV’s Jay Kakani came through with a clutch RBI, and in the seventh, Patrick Roach hit a RBI double. RHLL failed to score in the bottom half of the sixth, and PV won the game. Before PV’s victory over RHLL to get into the championship game, against Redondo, PVLL beat Manhattan Beach Little League, 4-2, on back-to-back home runs by Eli Fast and Roach.  

Bad Signs

All-Star Hardware . . . The Palos Verdes Little Leauge 11-year-old All-Stars won six games in a row against

the best South Bay teams to reach the All-Star finals. The players include Michael Decker, Eli Fast, Riley Horn, Jay Kakani, William Molony, Oscar Park, Patrick Roche, Enzo Somers, Tyler Tellenbach, Nathan Yakubik and Dylan Zavarella.

. . . Continued from Page 10 The runner at second base was removed from the game for stealing signs. The Torrance manager was removed from the game because the rule says when your player is tossed for stealing signs, then so is the manager. After which, RHLL manger Dave Kallman was allowed to pick a replacement for the disqualified player from the Torrance roster, who went to second base. No out was recorded. And the game continued without the Torrance manager and his player. So, don’t do that . . .

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RHLL Breaks 20-Year Drought . . . Continued from Page 15 PV scored twice in the second inning to make the score 6-2. Zaverrella of PV joined the slugfest with a grand slam to make it 10-2. Then Grant Govel of Rolling Hills hit a dinger to make it 10-5. A.J Maes doubled in a run to make it 10-6, and Garren Rizzo singled in a run to make it 10-7. Next inning RH’s Tommy Kallman hit a moonshot with one on to make it

a one-run game. In the inning Jason Roah made an excellent double play off a drive by Drew Sunahara. Later that inning, Kaleb Woodward hit a triple and later scored to give PV a 11-9 lead. In RH’s half of the inning, Rizzo hit a three-run shot over the wall to make to give RH a 11-12 lead. Then two doubles and a walk loaded the bases, and a single and a ground out scored two runs to make it 14-11.

Pitching And Defense . . . All-Star pitchers Grant Grovel (left) and Alex Forman (above) combined to hold Torrance Little League to one run in the finals of the Section 4 Championship. The Section championship was the first for any Peninsula Little League since the 1997 Lunada Bay All-Stars.

Bing-Bam . . . Rolling Hills AllStar shortstop Drew Sunahara fields the ball and turns the key at second base with a strong throw to first baseman Lucas Lees for an inning-ending double play against Torrance Little League.

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Heads Up Torrance Airport . . .

Palos Verdes Little League All-Star Bradley Kakazu hits the ball a very long way for a 3-run home run during District 36 Championship game.

All-Star Hardware . . .

The Rolling Hills Little League Blue All-Star team finished in third place in the 11-year-old All-Star tournament at Valmonte Field. Pictured from the left, front row: Ethan Kim, Tate Rioux, Niko Tsangaris, Gavin Kato, Jake Gallo. Back row: Vaughn Kissel, Jack Weitzman, Tyler Campbell (honorary All Star), Tristan Drake, Jack Matthews, Braden Sakamoto, Griffin Hur. Coaches are Frank Gallo, Ken Matthews and Gene Kato.

Home Runs Spark A Rally . . .

Rolling Hills Little League All-Star Tommy Kallman reacts to hitting two-run home run in the District 36 Championship game.

PV All-Stars Battle Hard . . . The 12-year-old All-Star team led the way for Palos Verdes Little League which had

all three All-Star teams reach the final rounds. The team includes Charlie Beuerlein, Henry Carr, Niall Collins, Bradley Kakazu, Seamus Molony, Zack Moore, Justin Rand, Jason Roah, Luke Wells, Kaleb Woodward and David Zavarella.

All-Star Action A Strong Foundation For The Future . . . The 10-year-old All-Star tournament was held at

Marine Park in Manhattan Beach where the PV Little League All-Stars played in the championship game against Manhattan Beach Little League. Pictured from the left, top row: Samuel Hodges, Cole Sipes, Nicolas Buhl, Brad Ballard, Ed Sipes, Brett Zane, Nick Moulton, Craig Aikens, Patrick Klink. Bottom row L to R: Joey Balcom, Aiden Kudo, Max Park, Teagan Ballard, Brody Leipzig, Nathan Diercks and Will Zane.

In Line Of Sight . . . Rolling Hills Little League All-Star Jack Weitzman sees a nice ball to hit over the fence for a home during action against PV Little League.

All-Stars Can Hit . . . Silver Spur All-Star Kendall Ward hits a double against Redondo Beach during tournament action this summer.

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10-12 Year Old All-Stars

10-12 Year Old All-Stars

Charlie Beuerlein Henry Carr Niall Collins Bradley Kakazu Seamus Molony Zack Moore Justin Rand Jason Roah Luke Wells Kaleb Woodward David Zavarella

9-11 Year Old All-Stars Michael Decker Eli Fast Riley Horn Jay Kakani William Molony Oscar Park Patrick Roche Enzo Somers Tyler Tellenbach Nathan Yakubik Dylan Zavarella

8-10 Year Old All-Stars Craig Aikens Joey Balcom Teagan Ballard Nick Buhl Nathan Diercks Samuel Hodges Patrick Klink Aiden Kudo Brody Leipzig Nick Moulton Max Park Cole Sipes Will Zane

Lunada Bay Little League 2017 All-Stars

10-12 Year Old All-Stars

Samuel Bonner (L) Samuel Bonner (L) Owen Brown (L) Owen Brown (L) Nicholas Cha (S) Nicholas Cha (S) Kenton Chao (S) Kenton Chao (S) Vincent Chor (L) Vincent Chor (L) Nicholas Cosgrove (S) Nicholas Cosgrove (S) Owen Griffiths (L) Owen Griffiths (L) Trent Hollingsworth (S) Trent Hollingsworth (S) Owen Hong (L) Owen Hong (L) Declan Schultz (L) Declan Schultz (L) Takuya Wakuda (S) Takuya Wakuda (S) Kendall Ward (S) Kendall Ward (S) (Silver Spur and Lunada Bay Little Leagues have a combined 10-12 year old All-Star team this year.)

9-11 Year Old All-Stars Ty Arvizo Will Bengston Jack Fletcher Jake Krull Jett Lim Brendon O’Donnell Sui Sakai Nico Simonian Hudson Sinik Christopher Vasey James Worsham

8-10 Year Old All-Stars Alex Kim Henry Tunney Jake White Max Bates Alex Han Jacob Ma Krish Thakr Broden Llamas Sean Yanko Sam Fujii

Palos Verdes Peninsula

PANORAMA 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.

9-11 Year Old All-Stars Sandro Bonvechio Justin Camel Peter Chang Anthony Chor DJ Cicero Keegan Cross Lucas Lizdenis Mikey Mackiewicz TL Mills Eric Mulkey Wren Woods

8-10 Year Old All-Stars John Bonvechio Luke Bowen Nicolas Brae Kristofer Duarte John Duffy Mateo Mackiewicz Nicholas Perrakis Bradyn Sheldon Navraj Singh Riley Vuoso

Rolling Hills Little League 2017 All-Stars

10-12 Year Old All-Stars Alex Forman Grant Govel Tommy Kallman Lucas Lees Justin Mabry AJ Maes Luke Mansir Luke Martoccia Garren Rizzo Drew Sunahara Koa Van Scoyoc

9-11 Year Old All-Stars (Blue) Tristan Drake Jake Gallo Griffin Hur Gavin Kato Ethan Kim Vaughn Kissel Jack Matthews Tate Rioux Braden Sakamoto Niko Tsangaris Jack Weitzman

9-11 Year Old All-Stars (Gray) Beau Elliott Matthew Gualeni Andy Koeberle Xander Lorraine Trey Mastandrea Jake Masuguchi Ryan Mona-Hunter Matthew Nguyen Niko Pasquariello Kaden Stone Owen Traina

8-10 Year Old All-Stars Kyle Colaruotolo Westin Conklin Gavin Eades Colby Hammond Hunter Kim Ronnie Ogusuku Taiki Oikawa Ryan Rakowski Jacob Silverman Kai Van Scoyoc Josh Yockey

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July 22, 2017

Extremely Famous Peninsula People

Summer Fame • Unlike the publisher of Panorama, the old Panorama camera guy will be working all summer long. We’ve got summer baseball, summer soccer, plus Pop Warner and high school football open next month. We’ve got horse shows, tennis tournaments and plenty of other cool things to shoot this summer. So keep those spontaneous smiles handy, you still can be famous.

How Much More Famous Can These Guys Get? . . .

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PV Little League All-Star centerfielder Patrick Roche makes a leaping stop preventing a hard-hit ball from hitting the fence.

PANORAMA Takes A Summer Break, So We Can Do Better This Fall Publisher’s Note (crazy talk)

You guys wear me out. From AYSO Picture Day to King of the Hill this and Queen of the Hill that. From Opening Day to Closing Day. From 4th Grade to High School Varsity and everything in between. Boys and girls. The young and not so young. You guys wear me out. So, give me a couple of weeks. We’ll be back in early September with a lot of football and soccer and more good stuff. But Panorama needs a little time. The old Big Daddy Nikon camera guy can’t walk without his camera bag stuck to his right shoulder. That’s a problem when he’s at the market. We need to regain our balance. In the meantime, we’ve decided the best way to find peace and relaxation this summer is to spend it with a group

of middle school and high school students who want to contribute more to the Panorama. The Panorama group meets every weekend in the air conditioned offices of PV Net on the Promenade. It’s all very top secret. All I can tell you is that it’s going to be an interesting summer and an amazing fall when we come back in Sept. Every year we try to do something a little different - add a new stitch to our community tapestry we call Panorama. We have some pretty cool stuff planned Check out the new website. It should be up this weekend or next. Other than that, that’s all I can tell you about "The Panorama Project" at this time. We’ll be back in a few weeks. It’s time for our summer break!

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July 22, 2017

PV Red Devils Find Gold Above Rainbow

The boys’ U12 AYSO Select PV Red Devils won the championship game at the Rainbow Tournament AYSO Section 7 at Waipio Soccer Park, Hawaii. PV Red Devils defeated the top team from Honolulu to claim the championship. The PV Red Devils include Alex Lindeman, Alfonso Bologna, Brenan Shaul, Dohryien Lee, Jack Sedillos, Kosuke Nishibata, Lucas Kaneshiro, Reese Kaneshiro and Nicholas Cha.

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Red Spurred Foxes Migrate For Hawaiian Gold

AYSO Select

• Peninsula soccer teams travel the Pacific for summer gold as well as rest and relaxation. The AYSO girls’ U12 Select Red Spurred Foxes won the AYSO Rainbow Tournament in Oahu over the Fourth of July weekend. The team outscored its opponents, 20-4, over five wins - including 2-1 in the finals against Laie of Oahu. The Red Spurred Foxes finished the seven month tournament season with a record of 19-7-7 and three tournament wins. Photograph on the left pictured from the left in white uniforms with their Finals opponents: Idge Callaghan, Zofia Lok, Stella Masuda, Mia Mastan, Madison Carney, Katie Hoover, Jenna Chow, Mia Buriani, Priscilla MenMartin, coach Jean-Michel Maarek. Not pictured: assistant coach Dave Callaghan, referees Peter Mastan and Kevin Masuda.

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The Red Spurred Foxes are set for a vacation. Palos Verdes Peninsula

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July 22, 2017

The RHLL All-Star Family . . . Rolling Hills Little League All-Star families are used to post-season tournaments during the summer.

PVP-PANORAMA No. 208 • 07/22/17  


PVP-PANORAMA No. 208 • 07/22/17