Arizona District #6 Little League: Welcome

Welcome to Arizona District #6 Little League serving youngsters residing within the Scottsdale Unified School District and the Town of Fountain Hills.


District Administrator Contact Information:
Irwin M. Altman, District Administrator
Little League Baseball, Inc., Arizona #6
Post Office Box 2283
Scottsdale, Arizona 85252-2283
480-596-2998, facsimile: 480-596-2998
Best way to contact me is through my e-mail address: AZ6LL@cox.net


Umpire in Chief: Rob Trulson (602) 980-2681 rtrulson@ttconstruction.com
Assistant DA: Ann Low (602) 617-9315
Assistant DA: Rene Salazar (480) 695-4700

Information can also be obtained at:
Arizona State Little League website:
www.eteamz.com/azstatell
Western Region Little League website: www.eteamz.com/llbwest
Little League Headquarters, Williamsport, PA: www.littleleague.org



Tuesday, July 1
Boy Battling Brain Cancer Makes All-Star Little League Baseball Team

Here is a story to help us all keep things in perspective.

Tuesday, June 23
9/10 AZ 6 District Softball: Arcadia Wins District Championship

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Arcadia Little League 2015 9/10 District 6 Softball Champs

Arcadia Little League's (ARLL) 9/10 softball team met a much improved Fountain Hills Little League (FHLL) team in game 2 of this series.  However, ARLL prevailed with a 17-7 victory taking the 9/10 District 6 Softball Championship. 

ARLL now moves on to represent our district at the state tournament to be hosted by Casa Grande Little League.  It is scheduled to begin on July 13th. 

 (clicking on the headline will take you to the tournament bracket)



Sunday, June 28
9/10 AZ 6 District Baseball: NSLL Wins First 9/10 Baseball Championship

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North Scottsdale Little League 2015 9/10 District 6 Baseball Champs

North Scottsdale Little League (NSLL) defeated McCormick Ranch Little League (MRLL) 12-2 in 4-innings to win the Arizona District 6 9/10 Baseball Championship.  MRLL had fought its way through 3 elimination games to make it to the championship game.

NSLL won its first championship in this division. One should note that this is the third year that the league has entered a team.

NSLL will now play in the State Tournament in Kingman that is scheduled to begin on July 14th.

(Clicking on the headline will take you to an updated bracket!)



Saturday, June 27
10/11 AZ 6 District Baseball: ARLL Wins Championship

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Arcadia Little League 2015 10/11 District 6 Baseball Champs

Arcadia Little League (ARLL) defeated McDowell Mountain Little League (MMLL) 14-4 in the championship game.  The game was temporarily halted twice due to our first dust storm of the summer. 

ARLL has won the 10/11 District 6 Baseball Championship 3-years in a row and 4 of the last 5.  They will now play in the State Tournament that will be held in Buckeye and is scheduled to begin on July 15th.

(clicking on the headline will take you to the tournament pool play sheet)



Friday, July 3
Little League (11/12) AZ 6 Baseball: ARLL, NSLL, MVLL, MRLL Move on to Playoff Round

The teams moving on to the playoffs are Arcadia Little League (ARLL), North Scottsdale Little League (NSLL), Mountain View Little League (MVLL), and McCormick Ranch Little League (MRLL).  Here is how that came to be.

 

The 5:30 PM game matched NSLL versus Fountain Hills Little League (FHLL).  NSLL defeated FHLL 10-0 in 4-innings resulting in NSLL finishing the tournament with 4-0 record.  However, NSLL would not know until later in the evening if they would be the #1 or #2 seed as ARLL would play in the 7:30 game. 

The 7:00 PM had MRLL playing McDowell Mountain Little League (MMLL). The winner of this game would move on to the playoff round.  For the second night in a row, MRLL's bats were alive as they went on to a 12-1 victory.

It all came down to final game of pool play to determine the seeding for the playoff round. ARLL defeated MVLL 13-1. 

TIE BREAKERS:

With the victory, ARLL finished pool play with a 4-0 record which tied them with NSLL.  Per Little League's tournament rules, the first tie breaker is head-to-head record.  That is, if ARLL and NSLL played, who won that game? As their records indicate, they did not play each other.  Therefore, the tie is broken by the team with the lowest Runs Allowed Ratio (RAR). In this case, ARLL's RAR was 0.150 while NSLL's was 0.263. ARLL is the first seed and NSLL is the second seed.

How were the 3rd and 4th seeds determined?  As mentioned above, the first tie breaker is head-to-head record.  MVLL and MRLL played on June 28th with MVLL winning 8-2.  Therefore, MVLL became the 3rd seed and MRLL the 4th seed.

The playoffs begin on Monday, July 6th with each semi-final being a best 2 out of 3 series.  The winners of these two series will play a final round which will also be a best 2 out of 3 series. 

Please note, that should both semi-final series end in two game sweeps, the final round will begin the next night (Wednesday, July 8th). There will NOT be a night off! 

 For the Justin Maskulinski recap in the Scottsdale Independent, click on the followiing link:

 http://www.scottsdaleindependent.com/sports/klotnia-tosses-no-hitter-in-final-day-of-pool-play-at-district-6-little-league-tournament/

(clicking on the headline should open up a bracket of this pool play tournament)



Friday, July 3
Two Dedicated Volunteers Honored Before the MVLL Game

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Rory Rickert and Harry Boysen (left to right)

Before the 7:30 game last night got underway, Mountain View Little League (MVLL), the tournament's host league, honored two of its most dedicted volunteers: Harry Boysden (AKA the Godfather of MVLL) and Rory Rickert.  Both of these gentlemen have volunteered for more than 15-years.  Many of those years have occurred after their own children were no longer playing LL baseball. 

Congratulations to both Harry and Rory!!



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Kimberly Borges, Irwin Altman, Rory Rickert, Rene Salazar, Harry Boysen

Tuesday, June 23
9/10 AZ District 6 Softball: Little League Pledge Led by a Quartet



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left to right Jack W., Jackson M., Mason B. and William S.K.

Part of the fun of Little League is the involvement of all ages.  Here we have four young baseball players from Arcadia Little League (ARLL) leading the Little League Pledge before the start of the championship game. From left to right, Jack W., Jackson M., Mason B., and William S.K. 



Tuesday, June 30
Congrats to Ryan Madsen, 7-8 Pitch, Hit & Run State Champion!

Ryan Madsen is headed to MLB All Star Game in Cincinnati to represent Arizona and Mountain View Little League (MVLL) in National Pitch, Hit & Run finals! The link below or in the headline will take you to MVLL's site with the announcement on the MLB Network. 

 http://www.mvllbaseball.com/site/ClientSite/article/141568