Rohnert Park Ripken U12s fall

By TED SILLANPAA
THE PRESS DEMOCRAT

The Rohnert Park 12-under Cal Ripken League baseball all-stars have fallen twice in pool play in the Pacific Southwest Regional tournament Surprise, Ariz.

Rohnert Park lost to Firebaugh 9-4 on Monday, before losing to Hawaii 9-0 on Tuesday. Rohnert Park completes pool play today against host Surprise. Hawaii defeated Surprise by incredible score of 53-0 on Monday. Colton Moss had three hits in five at-bats for Rohnert Park. Justin Thomas has a pair of singles.

“Actually, we just haven’t been hitting,”“Our defense let us down against Hawaii,” said Rohnert Park manager Paul Garrett. “Five of the nine runs were unearned. That’s uncharacteristic for our team.”

Single-elimination play will being on Thursday.

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