The Uptown Long Beach 10U All-Stars opened the Pacific South West Regional in Honolulu with a combined no-hitter and a 5-1 win over San Luis Obispo on Monday.
Uptown Long Beach scored four runs in the third inning to take the lead for good while Jerry Garfiaz led the way. Garfiaz pitched 3.1 hitless innings while striking out six, and Luis Rojero III then pitched 2.2 hitless innings in relief. Garfiaz also went 2-for-3 at the plate.
Garfiaz, Jack Champlin, Jaszee Childress had the RBIs in the third inning.
Uptown Long Beach will play the Hawaii State champions on Tuesday in the next round.
Uptown Long Beach 10U All-Stars: Jaszee Childress, George Dobbs, Caleb Safotu, Nickel Carter, Chris Carter, Jack Champlin, Jerry Garfiaz, Michael Gonzalez, Juan Guerrero, Alexander Paredes, Luis Rojero III, Aliou Sullivan. Coaches Jeff Champlin and Jason Childress.