SACRAMENTO, CA. - With coach Steve Edwards at the helm and pitcher J.P. McKeever throwing at the plate, Arden Little League's major All Stars advanced to the third round in post-season play, beating Whitney Avenue 2-1 Monday night in Citrus Heights.
Whitney will play Eastern Tuesday morning in the double elimination play, after beating them last week. The winner of Tuesday's game will face Arden on Thursday at 6 p.m. at Northridge.
The eleven and twelve year olds defeated the Northridge All-Stars 12-2 in their first game of the tournament at host Northridge. Northridge got off to an early 2-0 lead in the bottom of the first. After that it was all Arden as all 14 players put the ball in play. Miles Edwards pitched a fantastic 5 innings with 12 strikeouts.