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Livermore Stampede finals set – Updated

Well, the Stampede is all done for 2009 and Archbishop Mitty is your champion. They won the title game 5-2 over Sheldon. Keilani Ricketts struck out 20 and hit a 3-run home run.

In the third-place game, Livermore won 2-1 on a squeeze bunt by Caitlin Taylor in the 10th inning. The bunt scored Katie Keller.

I’ll have more for ya on Monday. The story should be up on the main web site soon.

So, if you’re into rankings and watching some incredible softball, you’ve got a little time to get down here to Robertson Park in Livermore. Tonight’s 7:15 p.m. final will pit Sheldon-Sacramento (No. 1 in the country) against Mitty-San Jose (No. 4 in the country). They are also the top two teams in the state. Rankings are courtesy of ESPNRise.com and CalHiSports.com.

Here are the semifinal boxes.

Livermore Stampede
Semifinals
Sheldon-Sacramento 2, Livermore 0
Livermore 000 000 0 0 0 1
Sheldon 200 000 x 2 4 1
At Ernie Rodrigues Fields at Robertson Park, Livermore
Varady and Munns. J. Henderson and Ziegenhirt. WP: J. Henderson. LP: Varady. 2B: J. Henderson (S). Records: Sheldon 17-0, Livermore 11-2. Highlights: L – Varady CG, 3 K. S – J. Henderson CG, 0 H, BB, 11 K; Wiltz 1-for-3, R.
Archbishop Mitty-San Jose 2, Foothill 0
Mitty 001 001 0 2 6 2
Foothill 000 000 0 0 0 1
Ricketts and Frangieh. Ball and Tabler. WP: Ricketts. LP: Ball. 2B: King (AM). HR: Ricketts, 6th inn., none on. Record: Foothill 11-3

Ben Enos