The Bank of Saipan Red Sox of the Junior League, DARE Program Enforcers of the Senior League, and Docomo Pacific Ol'Aces of the Big League are dominating their respective age groups at the plate, according to Saipan Little League's latest list of batting statistics released last Saturday.
Red Sox's Craig Aguon has tabulated 10 hits in 15 at bats for a batting average of 0.667 and has three teammates close behind him among the Top 10 on the list.
Aguon leads Comets' Franco Nakamura (.643), Red Sox's Jobe Reyes (.583), Junior Police Officers Program Enforcers' Franklin Delos Santos-Lizama (.533), Comets' Aurel Mendiola (.500), Enforcers' Cedric Camacho (.500), Red Sox's Nathan Camacho (.467) and Jose Tyquingco (.385), IT&E Fielders' George Pangelinan (.364), and Enforcers' Henry Lizama (.357) and Kier Agda (.357) with two others holding a minimum of 11 plate appearances swinging above 0.300.
Cedric Camacho's 11 runs batted in leads Nathan Camacho (6), Nakamura (5), Henry Lizama (5), X-clusive's Ryan Borja (5), and Vicente Leon Guerrero (5).
Aguon's three triples fronts Ol'Aces' Juan Quitugua (2) and Red Sox' Roke Tenorio (2) and six other solo acts.
Nathan Camacho and X-clusive's Allen Cepeda co-head the league in doubles with three apiece and lead eight others knotted up at two each. Aguon and Franklin Lizama lead the pack in runs scored with 10 apiece and lead Henry Lizama (8), Nakamura (8), Pangelinan (8), Quitugua (8), X-clusive's Jay Kalen (7), and a trio of players with six runs.
Meanwhile, Aguon, Cedric Camacho, Leon Guerrero, Mendiola, Nakamura, Pangelinan, and Quitugua have all cracked a home run thus far.
Over in the Senior League, Enforcers' lefty Darion Jones has accrued 11 hits in 17 trips to the dish for a league-leading 0.647 batting average.
He leads teammate Franklin K. Lizama (.588), IT&E Fielders' Kainoa Wanket (.563), conglomerated Hunters' Jhace Palacios (.526), Enforcers' P.J. Sablan (.500), Fielders' Ian Rogolifoi (.500), Docomo Pacific Ol'Aces' Mike Muna (.500), Hunters' K.J. Deleon Guerrero (.474) and Alex Monkeya (.471), and Enforcers' Jose Lizama (.467) with four others holding at least 13 at bats swing between 0.421 and 0.444.
Monkeya has set the bar with his 10 RBIs, which is edging Jones (9) and Deleon Guerrero (9). Ol'Aces' Verlance Secharmidal leads the league in triples with three ahead of Monkeya (2), Deleon Guerrero (2), Palacios (2) and a dozen other soloists. Sablan's three triples fronts Hunters' Jerald Cabrera (2) and Ol'Aces' Terson Eina (2). Monkeya also boasts a league-high 11 runs scored and paces Ol'Aces' Jesse Brel (10), Wanket (8), Palacios (8), Muna (7), and Jones (7). Monkeya and Deleon Guerrero also represent the lone pair of homerun club members at one apiece.
In the Big League, Ol'Aces' Jared Sablan has tallied 11 hits in 17 plate appearances for an outstanding batting average of 0.647.
He leads Paradise Island Animal Hospital Padres' Brian Camacho (.556), Natibu Sports Association Braves' Greg Iskawa (.556), IT&E Fielders' Davy Matagolai (.538), Ol'Aces' Jun Rabauliman (.478) and Jake Flores (.450), Padres' A.J. Lizama (.444), Ol'Aces' Lancaster Secharmidal (.438) and Jonah Flores (.438), and Padres' Kenta Castro (.417) with six others holding at least 12 at bats swinging between 0.333 and 0.389.
Jake Flores and Rabuliman co-head the field in RBIs with eight apiece and lead Sablan (6), Brian Camacho (6), and Padres' Carl Camacho (6).
Jake Flores, Braves' Peter Lieto, Lizama, and Sablan are all knotted atop the triples category with two each. Iskawa's four doubles paces Rabuliman (3), Braves' Robert Tudela (3), and a handful of others with two apiece.
Brian Camacho and Secharmidal have crossed the plate a league-high 10 times and lead Lieto (9), Ray Tenorio (8), Jake (7) and Jonah (7) Flores, Rabauliman (7), and four others with six per.
Fielders' Ricardo Dela Cruz (1) remains the only home run hitter so far this season.
In pitching, Enforcers' Kier Agda (2-0) has given up just three earned runs off 10 hits through 15 innings for a league-high earned run average of 1.40, which leads X-clusive's Virgil Secharmidal (4.80). Statistics were based on a minimum of 11 innings pitched.
Enforcers' Cedric Camacho leads in strikeouts with 19 ahead of Red Sox's Craig Aguon (16), Comets' Franco Nakamura (16), Agda (15), Red Sox's Nathan Camacho (15), and IT&E Fielders' Franco Igisaiar (15).
In the Senior League, Braves' Frankie Lieto (1-1) has allowed five earned runs off 14 hits through 16 innings for a solid ERA of 2.19, which leads Docomo Ol'Aces' Mike Muna (4.50) and the Hunters' Jhace Palacios (4.57). Statistics were based on a minimum of 13 innings pitched.
Lieto's 20 strikeouts also leads Palacios' 17 thus far.
Big League Braves' Peter Lieto (1-0) has given up zero earned runs and four hits through 13 innings for a perfect 0.00 ERA that leads IT&E Fielders workhorse Joe Atalig (1.72), Docomo Ol'Aces' Jared Sablan (1.91), and Paradise Island Animal Hospital Padres' Carl Camacho (2.92). Statistics were based on a minimum of 11 innings pitched.
Padres' Brian Camacho (3.78) fronts the strikeout chase with 30 and leads Atalig (21), Lieto (18), and Carl Camacho (15).