By Bill Paterson
Team Sacramento defeated the East Bay All-Stars 8-4 in 10 innings in the championship of the Rawlings NorCal World Series on Monday in Stockton.
Kyle Castro of Pleasant Grove was selected the pitcher of the tournament and Tyler Evanoff of Ponderosa was the offensive player of the tournament. Nick Blaser (Roseville)
Beau Smith (Roseville) and Nate Esposito (Granite Bay) made all-tournament.
It was the second year in a row that Sacramento won the prestigious showcase event. It featured six Northern California all-star teams. Competition was held over four days.