GVS 10U All Stars win Sectional opener

Nicky Fell drove in four runs and had three hits and Caden Hodina had 4 RBI, leading the Goleta Valley South Little League 10-under All Stars to a 12-5 win over Orcutt American Little League in the first game of the Section 1 Tournament.

GVS scored three runs in the fourth on an RBI single by Emmett Speake and a two-run single by Hodina.

Fell singled in the fourth inning and doubled in the second and sixth innings. 

GVS pushed two runs across in each of the third, fifth and sixth innings. In the third, Goleta Valley South scored on a two-run single by Hodina, plating Cole Schoenwetter and  Speake.

Fielding standouts included Evon Weeks with a key double play, and center fielder Lance Bermudes with a bullet to second base for the final out.

GVS pitchers were Gino Darke, Cole Schoenwetter and Aidan Mandel.

GVS plays Thousand Oaks Little League Wednesday night at Sunset Little League in Oxnard.