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2010 PONY League
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Saturday, August 15
PONY League World Series
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Chesterfield Co., VA 3
West Tokyo, Japan 1 FINAL

Friday, August 6
Game 1--Listen Here!
Bayamon, Puerto Rico 2
Hermosillo, Mexico 0 FINAL

Game 2--Listen Here!
Bay County, MI 5
Johnstown, PA 4 FINAL

Saturday, August 7
Game 3
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Chesterfield Co., VA 13
Medina Valley, TX 1 FINAL

Game 4--Listen Here!
Washington, PA 10
Mon Yough, PA 4 FINAL

Game 5--Listen Here!
West Tokyo, Japan 11
Bayamon, PR 3 FINAL

Sunday, August 8
Game 6--Listen Here!
Chesterfield Co., VA 6
Corona, CA 5 FINAL

Game 7--Listen Here!
Elimination Game
Hermosillo, MX 7
Johnstown, PA 4 FINAL

Game 8--Listen Here!
Elimination Game
Medina Valley, TX 13
Mon Yough, PA 3, 5 inn. FINAL

Monday, August 9
Game 9--Listen Here!
Elimination Game
Bayamon, PR 3
Hermosillo, MX 2 FINAL

Game 10--Listen Here!
West Tokyo, Japan 10
Bay County, MI 0, 5 inn. FINAL

Tuesday, August 10
Game 11
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Elimination Game
Corona, CA 13
Medina Valley, TX 1 FINAL

Game 12--Listen Here!
Chesterfield Co., VA 18
Washington, PA 6, 5 inn. FINAL

Wednesday, August 11
Game 13
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Elimination Game
Bayamon, PR 12
Bay County, MI 6 FINAL

Game 14--Listen Here!
Elimination Game
Corona, CA 17
Washington, PA 3, 5 inn. FINAL

Thursday, August 12
Division Championships
Game 15--Listen Here!
Bayamon, PR 15
West Tokyo, Japan 5 FINAL

Game 16--Listen Here!
Chesterfield Co., VA 7
Corona, CA 2 FINAL

Friday, August 14
IF Necessary Game:

Game 17--Listen Here!
West Tokyo, Japan 5
Bayamon, PR 4 FINAL

Individual Awards
Home Run Derby
Individual Champion--

1. Hunter Williams
Chesterfield Co., VA

2. Eduardo Jimenez
Bayamon, PR

Team Champion--
Bayamon, PR

Fastest Runner--
1. Charles Proctor
Bay County, MI

2. Jordan Allen
Washington, PA

2010 PONY Princess
Andrea Sharp

2010 PONY Hostess
Olyvia Adkins

Wilson Sporting Goods
Batting Champion--

Ryan Hall, Chesterfield Co.
11-18, .611 average

Easton Bat Company
ERA Award--

Michael Day, Chesterfield Co.
0.70 ERA (1 ER in 10 innings)

Chesterfield County, VA--World Series Champs!

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Michael Day tossed a four-hit complete game, and Phillip van Kueren went back-to-back with Ryan Hall, leading Chesterfield County, VA to their first-ever PONY League World Series championship, beating West Tokyo, 3-1 Saturday afternoon. Day allowed two walks and two hits in the first, then settled into a winning rhythm, allowing just a double in the fourth, a single in the fifth the rest of the way. Day retired 8 of the last nine West Tokyo batters to close the game. Meanwhile, the East Zone champions were tying the game in the second on a rbi groundout by Brad McKay, then getting the homeruns in the third for the winning margin.

Day won the Easton Bat Company ERA award, allowing just one earned run over 10 innings of work (0.70 ERA). Hall won the Wilson Sporting Goods Batting Title, hitting .611 over the five games, stroking three homeruns, two triples, three doubles and three singles while driving in 11 runs.

Championship Game News Center

West Tokyo
Chesterfield Co.

Starting Lineups:

West Tokyo, Japan   Chesterfield County, Virginia
Yasuyuki Seki
Phillip Van Kueren
Ryusei Harada
Ryan Hall
Shohei Sato
Trevor Harding
Wataru Okamoto
Hunter Williams
Kohei Toyoda
Austin Powell
Takeru Kikuchi
Jordan Staib
Yamato Akiba
Brad McKay
Kei Asahara
Michael Day
Keisuke Tsuchiya
Justin White

West Tokyo 4th -- Hiroyuki Araki, pinch hit for Akiba. Akiba re-entered.
West Tokyo 6th -- Shunya Hayase, pinch hit for Akiba. Hayase stays in game to play left field.
West Tokyo 6th -- Sato moves from left field to right field.
West Tokyo 7th -- Kazunori Nakazato pinch hit for Tsuchiya.

Chesterfield 5th -- KC Caldwell, pinch run for White. White re-entered.
Chesterfield 6th -- Michael Flanagan, pinch run for Williams. Williams re-entered.

Innning-by-inning recap:

1st inning:
West Tokyo
: Seki walked, stole second and moved to third on Harada's single to left. Sato grounded into a doubleplay. Okamoto singled to left, scoring Seki.
Chesterfield Co: Three up, three down.

2nd inning:
West Tokyo
: With one out, Asahara walked, stole second and was stranded.
Chesterfield Co: Williams singled to right, Powell walked. Staib forced Powell at second, moving Williams to third. Staib stole second. McKay grounded to short, scoring Williams. A strikeout ended the inning.

3rd inning:
West Tokyo
: With one out, Sato stuck out but reached on a wild pitch, stole second, and was stranded..
Chesterfield Co: With one out, Van Kueren and Hall homered back-to-back.

4th inning:
West Tokyo
: With two out, Asahara doubled to left, stole second and was stranded.
Chesterfield Co: With one out, Staib reached on an error, stole second and third and was stranded.

5th inning:
West Tokyo
: With one out, Harada singled through the box and was stranded.
Chesterfield Co: White reached on an infield single and gave way to pinchrunner Caldwell. Van Kuerin walked, Caldwell to second. When Hall flew out to right, Caldwell was called out on appeal for leaving second base before the catch. Van Kueren stole second and was stranded.

6th inning:
West Tokyo
: Toyoda walked, stole second and was stranded.
Chesterfield Co: Williams singled to center and gave way to pinchrunner Flanagan. Powell grounded into a doubleplay. Staib was hit by a pitch and stranded.

7th inning:
West Tokyo
: Three up, three down. Game over.

West Tokyo eliminates Bayamon
Wataru Okamoto allowed just two hits and Kohei Toyoda drove in three runs as West Tokyo, Japan earned a spot in the World Series championship game with a 5-4 win over Bayamon, PR Friday evening. The Asia-Pacific champions scored three times in the first, Toyoda driving in a pair with a single, chasing starter Christian Padin. Bayamon took a 4-3 lead in the second as Okamoto allowed four walks and two hits. In the top of the third, West Tokyo used a single by Takeru Kikuchi, an Okamoto double, a Toyoda groundout and a wild pitch to close the scoring. Neither team had another hit. Bayamon didn't have another baserunner until a leadoff walk in the seventh. Roy Morales took the loss in relief, despite allowing just two runs and three hits over 6.2 innings. West Tokyo faces Chesterfield County, VA in Saturday's championship game.

Thursday Recaps
Chesterfield Hunts Title
Hunter Williams allowed just two runs and five hits in a complete-game effort, leading Chesterfield County, VA to a 7-2 win over Corona, CA in the Division Finals. Williams is now 3-0 in the World Series, the 22nd pitcher to record three wins in a single Series. He also earned a save in the other Virginia win. The East Zone champions scored three times in the first off losing pitcher Gary Fayard who walked the first three batters. The game stayed 3-0 with the help of a triple play in the fifth, just the fourth ever in World Series history. With runners at first and second, Shane Mardirosian lined out to first baseman Jordan Staib who stepped on the bag then threw across the diamond to get the lead runner attempting to tag and advance. Chesterfield added two runs in the bottom of the inning, getting three straight two-out singles. Doubles by Brad McKay, Phillip Van kueren and Ryan Hall brought two more across in the Virginia sixth inning. Corona got on the board with three singles in the final inning, but lost to Chesterfield for the second time in the tournament. Chesterfield County advances to Saturday's World Series final and will face the West Tokyo / Bayamon winner.

Bayamon forces "If Necessary" game
Winning pitcher Xavier Serrano hit two homeruns, had three rbi's and held West Tokyo to one earned run over 4.2 innings, leading Bayamon, PR past the Asia-Pacific champions, 15-5, forcing an "If Necessary" game in this division. Roy Morales drove in five runs, including a solo homerun in the first. Eduardo Jimenez added a three-run shot in the fourth. Geraldo Feliciano had a solo homer in the fifth inning for the Caribbean champs. West Tokyo had six hits in the game, all singles. Starter Takeru Kikuchi (1-1) took the loss, allowing six runs in 3.1 innings. The two teams meet Friday with the winner going to the World Series final.

Wednesday Recaps
Bayamon Hangs Around!
Seven extra-base hits, three by Steven Gomez, powered Bayamon, PR past Bay County, MI, 12-6, Wednesday night. Gomez had two doubles, a homerun-his second of the Series, and three rbi to lead the attack. Roy Morales doubled twice among his three hits. Winning pitcher Gabriel Rivera had a solo homerun in a six-run first inning for the Caribbean champions. Bay County had taken a 2-0 lead in the top of the first, and battled back to within 6-5 before Bayamon pulled away with five runs over the last two frames. Bayamon advances to the Division Finals Thursday night against West Tokyo, needing to beat the Asia-Pacific champs twice to make the World Series final.

Corona gets another shot CBC
Corona, CA left no doubt, pushing across multiple runs in every inning on the way to a 17-3 drubbing of the host Washington squad in an elimination game. The West Zone champions got two-run homeruns from Kyle Hatton and Brody Charron, solo shots from Gary Fayard and Robert Webber to power into Thursday's Division Final against Chesterfield County, VA. Corona will have to twice avenge the Sunday loss to the East Zone champions to qualify for Saturday's World Series title game. Washington's Zack Kenny homered, his third of the World Series. The Voytek Award given for the team's highest batting average in the World Series, went to Mason Tillery for his 5-for-10 performance at Lew Hays PONY Field.

Tuesday Recaps
Chesterfield Co. pounds way to Division Final
The East Zone champs became the first team to three wins with an impressive 18-6, 5-inning victory over Washington Tuesday night. Chesterfield County, VA scored three times in the first, four more in the second before Washington got a baserunner. Ryan Hall led the way with five rbi, five runs scored and four hits, including his second home run and a record-tying second triple. Hunter Williams helped himself to the win, driving in four runs, while holding the Host team to just one hit over the first two innings. Chesterfield County moves to the Division Finals Thursday night. Washington drops into Wednesday's elimination game against Corona, CA. The hosts got a solo homerun from Mason Tillery.

Corona stays in the hunt!
The West Zone champions banged out 17 hits to oust Medina Valley, TX, 13-1. With Corona leading 2-1, the South Zone champs loaded the bases with nobody out in the second, and again with one out in the third, and failed to score. Corona blasted through the opening, banging out four doubles in the fourth, scoring three runs. Josh Morgan's fourth double of the game, an all-time World Series record, drove in two runs in the sixth and erased any lingering doubt of the outcome. Shane Mardirosian went the distance for the win, allowing six hits while striking out 14 ba
tters. He also had a triple and a double among his three hits. Robert Webber homered for Corona, the 1,100th homerun in the 59-year history of the tournament. Corona will next face the Washington / Chesterfield County loser in Wednesday's elimination game.

Monday Recaps
West Tokyo Rolls to Division Finals

After being set down in order the first two innings, West Tokyo erupted for 10 runs over the next three frames on the way to a 10-0, 5-inning victory over Bay County, MI. Shohei Sato, Takeru Kikuchi and Kazunori Nakazato each had two hits for West Tokyo, the 5-6-8 hitters. Yamato Akiba and Ryusei Harada each drove in a pair of runs, the 7-9 batters. Yasuyuki Seki got the win, moving the Asia-Pacific into Thursday's Division Finals. Bay County starter Scott Badour took the loss. The North Zone champions face Bayamon in Wednesday's elimination game.

Bayamon Stays Alive
Eduardo Jimenez stroked a two-out triple to center, scoring Roy Morales from first as Bayamon, PR eliminated Hermosillo, MX, 3-2. The triple was Jimenez' third hit of the night for the Caribbean champions, winners over the Mexico champs for a second time in the Series. Morales was the winning pitcher, tossing a shutout top of the seventh inning after Hermosillo's Julian Leon tied the game in the sixth with a solo homerun. Jesus Durazo took the loss. Bayamon will face the loser of the Bay County/West Tokyo game in a Wednesday night elimination game.

Sunday Recaps
Flanagan Slam is Grand for CBC!
Michael Flanagan stroked a pinch-hit grand slam in the bottom of the sixth, powering Chesterfield County, VA to come-from-behind, 6-5 win over Corona, CA, Sunday afternoon. Corona built a 5-0 lead after three innings, plating four in the third on five
hits. But reliever Michael Day slammed the door, holding the West Zone champions to just one hit over the next three innings while the CBC bats chipped away. Then, with the bases loaded and nobody out, Flanagan entered the game and drilled the 33rd grand slam in World Series history. Day got the win, Hunter Williams pitched the seventh to earn a save. Chesterfield County now faces Washington Tuesday night. Corona drops into Tuesday evenings' elimination game.

Hermosillo gets Grand Slam win!
Cesar Salazar's sixth-inning grand slam gave Hermosillo, MX a 7-4 win over Johnstown,PA, eliminating the Host Area North champions. The grand slam was the second of the day, and the 34th in the history of the PONY League World Series. Johnstown had taken a 4-1 lead in the third, getting a three-run homer from Tyler Crawford, before the Mexico champions scored twice in the fifth to pull within a run. Hector Garcia got the win, allowing four runs and five hits over six innings. Brad Coleman took the loss, his second of the World Series. The victory is the first World Series win for a team from Mexico since a 1979 quarterfinals win over Garden City, CA. Hermosillo now faces Bayamon, PR Monday night in an elimination game.

Medina Valley takes offense
Jonathan Groff hit a grand slam and drove in six runs, leading Medina Valley, TX to a 13-3 win over Mon Yough, PA in an elimination game Sunday night. Groff had a two-run double in the third before hitting the grand slam in the 6th, closing out the South Zone champions' scoring. Quinn Petty homered in the Medina Valley fourth inning. Nathan Stein went the distance, allowing just three runs on four hits, including a solo homerun for Zack Craven, his second of the World Series. Groff's grand slam was the third of the day, just the 35th all-time in teh PONY League World Series. Medina Valley faces Corona, CA in an elimination game on Tuesday.

Saturday Recaps
Chesterfield Rolls!
Chesterfield Co., VA pounded out a dozen 2-out hits on the way to a 13-1 win over Medina Valley, TX Saturday afternoon. Ryan Hall led the way with three extra-base hits and four rbi. Hall was a single shy of the cycle. The East Zone champions broke open a 2-1 game with seven runs in the fourth, all scoring with two outs. Medina Valley had just two baserunners after the second inning as Hunter Williams and Michael Flanagan combined on a two-hitter. Chesterfield County faces West Zone champion Corona, CA Sunday afternoon. Medina Valley drops into a Sunday night elimination game against Mon Yough, PA

Kenny, Iams lead Washington
Zack Kenny hit two homeruns and drove in six runs to lead the offense, and Steven Iams took a no-hitter into the sixth inning, leading Washington, PA to a 10-4 win over Mon Yough, PA Saturday evening. Washington Kenny's first homerun, a 2-run blast oin the sixth put the Hosts up 5-0, and his second closed the scoring in the seventh. Mon Yough got a three-run homer from Zack Craven, pulling to within 5-4 after six. Washington is off until Tuesday night's Winners' Bracket final. Mon Yough tries to stave off elimination Sunday night against Medina Valley, TX.

West Tokyo drops Bayamon
Shohei Sato drove homered and drove in five runs as West Tokyo, Japan won their World Series opener, beating Bayamon, PR, 11-3. The Asia-Pacific champions trailed 2-1 going into the third, but scored five times, including two on Sato's single. Takeru Kikuchi got the win, striking out 11 batters and holding Bayamon to just five hits, moving West Tokyo into Monday's Winners' Bracket final against Bay County, MI. Bayamon drops into the Losers' Bracket game Monday.

Opening Day Action
Early homerun a Bayamon winner!

Steven Gomez homered on the first pitch he saw in the game, giving Bayamon, Puerto Rico, a 2-0 win over Hermosillo, Mexico in the opening game of the PONY League World Series. Felipe Rivera singled with two out in the second before Gomez' drive. Eduardo Jimenez made it stand up, tossing a four-hit shutout, striking out 14 batters. The Caribbean champions had just four hits after the homerun, all singles. All four Hermosillo hits were singles. Bayamon advances in the winners' bracket to face West Tokyo, Japan, Saturday evening. Hermosillo drops into the losers' bracket Sunday evening against Johnstown, PA.

Bay County Bounceback!
It would have been easy to say, "Here we go again." After losing to Johnstown, 6-5, in the Series opener a year ago, the North Zone champions fell behind 4-0 in the first Friday night to the Boilers. But, Bay County, MI got a solo homerun from Hayden Clements on the way back to a 5-4 win over Johnstown in their opening game Friday night. The North Zone champs added single runs in the third and fourth to get to within 4-3.Two Johnstown errors in the sixth opened the door, enabling Bay County to plate two runs and win just their third W
orld Series game ever. Johnstown got six singles in the first eight batters but didn't get another hit the rest of the way. Brett Adcock got the win in relief, working the final four innings, allowing three walks and striking out nine. Bay County moves to the Winners' bracket game Monday night. Johnstown faces Hermosillo, MX in Sunday's elimination contest.

PONY Field Complete!--Click for Bracket
Ten openings, ten teams. The field is set. Let the games begin! Medina Valley, TX won the South Zone Tuesday night. Later, Corona, CA claimed the final opening in the World Series with a win in the West Zone finals.

Sunday afternoon, Mon-Yough North finished off an undefeated tournament to claim the Host Area South title. Johnstown has to win twice to earn a fourth-consecutive berth in the World Series, winning the Host Area North crown. Chesterfield County, VA went unbeaten through the four-team East Zone tourney in Woonsocket, RI. Bay County, MI nailed down a second-straight berth, winning the North Zone tournament at home.

West Tokyo, Japan, Hermosillo, Mexico and Bayamon, Puerto Rico join Washington, PA with spots already in hand for the 10-team field. Friday's opening night double-header is set for 5:30 pm, with opening ceremonies between games. Saturday and Sunday have three games on the schedule, starting at 3 pm. Double-header action resumes Monday, Aug. 9 and runs through the Division Finals on Thursday, Aug. 12. If Necessary games would take place, Friday, Aug. 13, with the World Series Championship game scheduled for Saturday, August 14, 1 pm.

Medina Valley rallies to win South Zone title
Host Burleson, TX scored a run in the top of the fifth only to see Medina Valley, TX rally to score six times over the next two innings on the way to a 6-1 victory in the South Zone championship game. Medina Valley will be making a first-ever visit to Washington for the PONY League World Series.

Corona Rules the West!
Corona edged Campbell, 12-10 to win the West Zone tournament Tuesday night, the second-straight 2-run win over their fellow Californians, earning it's first trip to the World Series since 1994. In the Winners' Bracket final, Corona scored a 9-7 win, forcing Campbell to play through the elimination games. Campbell has won the PONY title three times, though none of those happened in Washington.

Mon-Yough North wins Host Area South Final
Mon-Yough North needed just one shot to make the PONY World Series field, beating Mon-Yough South, 13-3, in the Host Area South finals. North went to Sunday's game with wins over Ohio Valley and Vesta. Mon-Yough will face Washington, PA in the middle game of Saturday's tripleheader at Lew Hays PONY Field.

Johnstown sweeps doubleheader to win Host Area North
The Johnstown Boilers beat Cranberry Township, 2-1, early Sunday, forcing a final, decisive game with the Host Area North berth in the World Series on the line. Then, the Boilers dominated Cranberry, 17-5, in the extra game to claim a fourth-straight World Series entry.

Chesterfield wins East Zone tourney
Chesterfield County, VA went cleanly through the four-team double-elimination bracket, eliminating Bergen Beach, NY, Hagerstown, MD and the Woonsocket, RI hosts. CBC will be making a second appearance at the series in four years.


Bay County returns to World Series with North Zone Title
For the second year in a row, Bay County, MI claimed the North Zone championship and a berth in the PONY League World Series. This marks Bay City/County's third trip to the series since 2005. The win over Oak Park-River Forest kept the Illinois squad from gaining entry into the series the same year their program's only championship, 1960, is being celebrated.

PONY Princess Finalists Selected
Each year, Washington area 13-14 year old girls compete for the title of PONY Princess. The finalists for the 2010 PONY Princess are:

Marrah Winters -- -- Kalie DeFillippo -- -- Emily Smith -- -- Morgan Adams
Olyvia Adkins -- Andrea Sharp -- Victoria Stadelman -- Madison Blackwell

During the week of the World Series, these finalists will serve as ambassadors of our host community, along with reigning PONY Princess Betsy Stowinsky and PONY Hostess Madison Pliska. In addition, these girls also sell 50/50 tickets each night at Lew Hays PONY Field and interact with the visiting players and their fans at the ballpark.


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Mark Uriah
"High Atop Home Plate" for nearly every PONY League World Series game since 1984, Mark Uriah has been a constant radio voice of the PONY League World Series. A proud graduate of THE Ohio State University,
Mark also handles play-by-play announcing for the Wild Things, Washington & Jefferson College & high school football, basketball, wrestling, hockey, baseball & softball.

WJPA Radio has been the play-by-play home for virtually every PONY League World Series game played in Washington. Hear all the action on WJPA-AM (1450 AM), and online, courtesy of MSA

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