Stetler knocks crucial grand slam for DPLL

Anthony Gutierrez, Thursday’s winning pitcher, waits for a pitch while taking his turn batting.

Jackson Stetler hit a grand slam in the fifth inning on Thursday, propelling the Dos Pueblos Little League 9/10 All Stars to a 9-6 victory over Ojai Valley.

DPLL is 2-0 in pool play and battles Saticoy on Saturday in their next game.

DP pitchers J.J. Frausto, Anthony Gutierrez, Stetler and Parker Ledbetter limited Ojai Valley to two hits while striking out eight. Gutierrez was credited with the victory while Ledbetter picked up the save.