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Elmo Plaskett Little League East Opens 2005 Season

March 14, 2005 – The Elmo Plaskett Little League East officially opened its 2005 season this past weekend. The league unofficially opened with two games on March 5. After Saturday's parade and opening ceremonies, three games scheduled.
In the first game, a 5 and 6-year-old division game, the Suns topped Toon Squad #1 20-10. The Suns were led by Jose Nieves (3-3) drove in seven runs behind his three hits, including two home runs. Sedale Rissing (2-3) and Akido Lindqvist (3-3) also had home runs and 2 RBIs each. Toon Squad #1 had 18 hits in the loss despite homeruns from Christian Rasmussen (1-2) and Hunter Hickingbotham (1-1).
The 7 and 8-year-old division game between the Suns and Lil Yankees was a close battle to the end. In the final inning, with two outs and bases loaded, a single by D'Andre Simmonds drove in the winning run for the Lil Yankees as they edged the Suns 7-6. Luis Ortiz (2-2) and Conroy Samuel (1-1) each had home run in the win. Marquis Joseph (2 RBIs) and Shaquan Joseph (3 RBIs) each had two hits for the Suns. Joseph also homered.
The third game, an 11 and 12-year-old division game between the Suns and Indians did not take place. The Suns were unable to field nine players at game time.
In Sunday's first game the Yankees remained unbeaten with their win over the Reds in the 9 and 10-year-old division. Edwin Calderon got the win and Joel Belboder took the loss. The Reds had moved to the EPLL East from the Pony League in Machuchal. Jordan Scott (2-3) led the Yankees with two hits including a home run and three RBIs. Kalif Martinez (2-2) also homered, and Leroy Simmonds Jr. (1-2) drove in 2 runs in the win. For the Reds, Jordan Evans (2-2) and Mark Beharry (2-2) each had 2 hits.
In the final game, Chaquille Joseph struck out seven and pitched a one-hitter as the Indians shutout the Yankees 13-0 in the 11 and 12-year-old division. Joshua Torres allowed nine walks in the loss. Khalif Gerard (2-3, 2 RBIs) and Frank Wilson (1-1) led the Indians. Jonathan Gonzalez (1-2) got the Yankees' only hit.

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