Arizona District Three Little League: Welcome

Arizona District Three Little League

Mark Lane, District Administrator
602-689-3451
1845 E Hartford Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85022-2123


Arizona District Three Tournament History

Arizona District Three is having its 58th Little League (Majors) tournament.  District 3 is one of the original Districts in Arizona and the first District Champion was Coolidge LL, now part of District 11.  District 3 has had two State Champions, South Mountain in 1965 and Cactus West (now Cactus) in 1990.  South Mountain is the only league to reach the Little League World Series. 

The last team to reach a Western Region tournament was the Little League (Majors) Girls Softball team from High Desert.  This year, the Big League team from Diamondback LL will play in the Western Region Big League tournament in Washington. 

For all of the other divisions, the records only go back as far as 1994.  

The 10-11 Year Old tournament began in 2004 and originally as the 11 year Old tournament.  In 2005, it was expanded to add 10 year olds to play in the tournament.   



2014 Nancie Lane Tournament of Champions - Cactus Foothills South



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Congratulations to Cactus Foothills South LL winning the 2014 Nancie Lane Tournament of Champions.   



2014 District Three 9-10 Year Old Baseball Tournament



The 2014 Arizona District Three 9-10 Year Old Champions is Cactus Foothills South. 

They will advance to the 2014 Arizona State 9-10 Year Old Tournament.  They won't go too far.  District 3 is the host of the State tournament.  For the pool play portion, they will play at Paradise Valley North fields.  Check the schedule in the state tournament section of this site. 

I would really like to that the many volunteers at Cactus Foothills North LL and Cactus LL for graciously hosting the District Three 9-10 Year Old Tournament.  Thank you for letting all of the 9-10 year olds experience a Little League Tournament.  Wonderful job by both leagues! 

Thank you to our dignitaries Rep. Heather Carter and Rep. Kate Brophy-McGee for coming out a throwing the first pitch.  And thanks to them for watching out for kids. 

Thank You!! 

Follow their State Tournament being hosted by - US!



2014 District Three Little League 10-11 Year Old Baseball Tournament



High Desert Little League will represent Arizona District Three at the Arizona State 10-11 Year Old Tournament.  The State Tournament will be hosted by Arizona District 5 on Tucson, Az. starting on July 14th. 

Good Luck to High Desert!

Follow their State Tournament run hosted by Arizona District 5



2014 Arizona District Three Little League (Major) Champions - PV North



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The first 3 1/2 innings, the game was kept close.  But 2 home runs in the bottom of the 4th, one the second for Bobby Koch was just too much. 

Paradise Valley North defeated South Mountain 11-1 with the 10-run rule take affect with 2 outs in the bottom of the 4th inning. 

It should be noted this is the first time South Mountain has made the finals in Little League in over 15 years.  The league has fought back from major theft of fences and the fields were in bad shape, to hosting a tournament for D3 and coming from being the 3rd Seed to make it to the champinship game. 

PV North used one pitcher and Teed came up with the win.  PV North will have enough rest between the District Tournament until the State Tournament being held next door in District 2 and Rio Vista park starting next week. 

This is the 6th District Championship for Paradise Valley North, and the second back to back (2002-2003, 2013-2014) District Championship.  The State Tournament will be Double Elimination. 

Good luck to PV North.

I would also like to extend a great big THANK YOU! to Paradise Valley North LL and Horizon LL for doing such a great job hosting the 2014 D2 Little League Tournament.  Without their help and "above and beyond" efforts hosting the tournament, the games would not have been possible.  D3 and the leagues in D3 thank you! 

You can follow PV North at the State Tournament being held in Arizona District 2. 

 



2014 Arizona District Three Little League Junior Baseball Tournament



There was an exciting baseball game tonight at Echo Mountian ES home of Diamondback Little League. 

PV North was leading going into the top of the 7th 1- 5 against PV North, who were looking to make a "three-peat" at the Junior Championship.  Things came alive for Clarendon and they were able to score 5 runs to go ahead 6-5.  They where able to hold off PV North in the bottom of the 7th to win the 2014 District Three Junior Division Championship. Clarendon had lost during pool play the same way.  They were ahead by 4 and lost by one.   

This is the first Junior Divison Championship by Clarendon. 

Clarendon will head to Kingman to play in the 2014 Arizona State Junior Divison Tournament.  It is one of the only two baseball state tournaments that will be Pool Play.  (D3 is the other with 9-10 BB).  The team will have enough time to be at full pitching strenght when they begin play next week. 

Congratulations Clarendon.

Follow Clarendon as the play in the State Junior Division Tournament being held in District 9 and in Kingman.



District Three Senior Baseball

Although there was not a District Senior Baseball Tournament, Diamondback Little League has been approved to advance to the Arizona State Senior Baseball Tournament.  The tournament will be played in Nogales, Arizona starting July 15th. 

Diamondback Little League will play 9 (as of now) other Districts from Arizona to advance to the Senior Western Region Tournament in Ontario, CA. starting July 29th.

Congratulations and good luck to Diamondback Little League Seniors! 

Follow Diamondback LL Seniors at the State Tournament being held in Nogales, AZ. 



Friday, July 4
District Three Big League Baseball

There were no other Big League Divison teams who were able to form a Big League Divison team in the state this year.  On Thrusday, Diamondback Little League was approved to advance to the 2014 Wester Region Big League Tournament being held in Bremerton, Washington from July 14th to July 19th

They will competed against 10 of the 11 Western Region states to play in the Big League World Series in Easley, South Carolina which will play from July 23rd to July 30th.

Diamondback is planning on driving the team up in rented vans.  The league is responsible for all costs getting the team to the Region Tournament. 

They have set up a "go fund-me" account at http://www.gofundme.com/avtso8 .  Please pass on the site to friends, family etc.  They are trying to raise $5,000 to help get them there. 

Congratulations to Diamondback LL Big League team and good luck!! 

Follow Diamondback LL's Big League team at the Western Region Big League Tournament in Bremerton, Washington (WA2). 

 



Tournament Site Rules

Arizona District Three would like to invite all the families, friends and neighbors to any and all of the ...