As our boys patiently awaited their shot under the lights, they were rewarded with a magnificent sunset at the Big League Dreams complex in Manteca, CA. Playing together since T-Ball, this group of ballplayers is very confident that the future is bright for Fallon baseball. Our boys went on to win a 5-3 game for the ages against an incredibly talented team from Oakley, CA. Led by an outstanding pitching performance by Carlos Carreon Jr., the Hornets went on to win the next three games and returned to Fallon with a well-deserved second-place finish.
This is a special group of kids that love the game, hustle their tails off and play every game like it is their last. To quote the great Jimmy Mackedon, our boys “leave their guts on the field” every pitch. If you haven’t had an opportunity to get out and see them in action, make it a priority. We are truly fortunate to have built an incredible team of coaches - Anthony Juarez, Carlos Carreon, and Garrett Llamas.
We have not shied away from competition this year, we have traveled to play the best of the best in order to prepare for the grand finale. The culmination of our season lands us in Fallon during the week of July 17th, when the City of Fallon will host the 12U Regional Cal Ripken Tournament. The finest teams from Hawaii, California, Arizona, Utah and Nevada will all assemble to sort out who is the best of the best from the Pacific Southwest Region.
None of this would be possible if not for the generosity of our incredible community. The 12U Fallon Hornets thank you from the bottom of our hearts for allowing us to make such memories.