The Red Sox’s Nathan Camacho is at the plate in their semifinals game against the Braves.
Saipan Little League Seniors division champions Enforcers.
J.J. Chong of the Enforcers was the finals MVP after going 2-for-3 in their 4-2 win over the Red Sox in the title match.
The Comets’ Franko Nakamura won all the batting category awards to earn the most valuable player honors.
The Comets’ Franko Nakamura, left, and the Red Sox’s Roke Tenorio, third left, pose with SLLBI vice president Annie Flores, from left, CNMI district administrator Mike Borja, SLLBI secretary Piding Tenorio, and Saipan Little League volunteer Remy Celis. Nakamura and Tenorio had the most doubles with five each.
The Enforcers’ Franklin Lizama gets a hug from Saipan Little League volunteer Remy Celis, right, and SLLBI secretary Piding Tenorio. Lizama, and Comets teammates Franko Nakamura and Anthony Ilo belted three of the season’s homeruns.
Red Sox hurlers Richard Atalig, second left, and Nathan Camacho, fourth left, join SLLBI vice president Annie Flores, from left, CNMI district administrator Mike Borja, SLLBI secretary Piding Tenorio, and Saipan Little League volunteer Remy Celis. Atalig was the ERA champ with no earned runs in the 15 innings he pitched while Camacho was the strikeout king with 57.
The Bank of Saipan Red Sox are this season’s pennant champions and the runner-up.
Franko Nakamura of the Comets, right, receives the Sportsmanship trophy from CNMI district administrator Mike Borja, left, and Saipan Little League Board Inc. secretary Piding Tenorio in last week’s awards ceremony after the Senior League division finals between the Enforcers and the Bank of Saipan Red Sox.
Jon Perez | Reporter
Jon Perez began his writing career as a sports reporter in the Philippines where he has covered local and international events. He became a news writer when he joined media network ABS-CBN. He joined the weekly DAWN, University of the East’s student newspaper, while in college.
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