The Del Mar Little League concluded its season last week with a championship series in the three upper divisions.
In the Majors Division, the Giants and Indians competed for the championship. The Indians won the first game 8-4. The Giants pulled out a victory in the second game, 6-3, in a game with three extra innings. In the final game of the series, the Giants defeated the Indians 8-6 to win the championship.
In the AAA Division, the Blue Jays and Pirates competed. The Blue Jays defeated the Pirates 11-8 in the first game and 18-6 in the second game for a two game sweep.
In the AA Division, the Padres and Angels faced off. The Padres won the first game 8-1 and then came back from a large deficit to edge the Angels 14-13 in the second game to complete the two-game sweep.
In upper division Consolation Tournaments, the winners were the Majors Braves, the Majors Tigers, the AAA Mariners, the AAA Mets, the AA Mets and the AA Red Sox.
The DMLL regular season has been concluded. The Tournament of Champions takes place this and next week between the majors division champions in all local leagues.
The Coast Cities Tournament is played this week and next week by Majors and AAA teams from many local leagues. After these tournaments, the all-star teams start the annual Little League all-star tournaments. More information can be found at
- William Gardner