The Pleasanton Giants 16U, made up of Amador and Foothill high school kids, went 4-1 to take the first place trophy at the USSSA Memorial Tourney at PAL Stadium in San Jose.
The "PTown Giants" beat the Aptos Sharks 6-1 in the final and the California Bulldogs 10-2 in the semifinal.
Daniel Kuhfal and AJ Curtis were named co-MVPs of the tournament. Kuhfal logged 15 innings without allowing an earned run and extending his incredible season to date streak to 58 innings. Curtis anchored a solid defense that turned two rally killing double plays in the final and hit .420 for the tourney.
Team members are (kneeling) Kyle Lawrence, AJ Curtis, Kyle Bettencourt, Clint Mankins, (standing) Coach Stan Montalbo Sr., Jesse Heidohrn, Chris Bush, Daniel Kuhfal, Nick Mendonca, Tyler Grider, Blake Clark, Coach Stan Montalbo II, Sean Stiles, DJ Kay and Coach Steve Kay.