Turlock American 12s return to field with standout season ending at State

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The Turlock American Little League 12-year-old All Stars had an inspiring run this season, which culminated in the team finishing with a 4th place ranking in all of Northern California.

“There was a strong desire after the year everyone had with COVID,” said Coach Courtney Keyler.

“The kids practiced with a good mindset that showed on the field all the way through State,” said Coach John Arellano.

The TALL 12s started their 2021 run by sweeping through District competition at Soderquist Field in Turlock. They started with a 9-3 victory over Mariposa on July 6. Braydon Keyler had a standout performance with four hits, including a homerun. Keyler also pitched three innings with no hits and had eight strikeouts. Mason Hackler had three hits against Mariposa and Tanner Linhares had two.

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