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Rosie Saralu rules Minor Division, takes home 8 trophies

NOT only did the NSA Braves take the Minor Division championship title of the 2019 Saipan Little League Baseball but their star player Rosie Saralu was acknowledged for her performance throughout the league and the championship game bringing home a total of 8 individual trophies during last Sunday’s award ceremony held at the Capital Hill Ballfield.

Saralu, who shined throughout NSA Braves’ games, was undoubtedly the star of the award ceremony. She was named the Most Valuable Player of the regular and finals but did not stop there as she filled the stats. She also bagged the RBI champ holding six total, the Triples Champion clipping two, the Earned Run Average of 0.18 and the Batting Champion title with a percentage of .666. She also shared the most runs with Maximus Taitano holding 11 each and the homerun trophy shared with Nick Jesse Sablan holding one homerun each.

In the championship match against Blue Jays Rosie contributed two RBIs to aid in their 11- 7 victory for the title.

Aside from Saralu, only two others claimed the remaining individual awards. The strikeout title was taken by Nick Jesse Sablan who had a total of 36 while Maximus Taitano bagged the Doubles Champion with two total.

NSA Braves’ Rosie Saralu holds up two individual awards alongside the Saipan Little League Baseball officials during last Sunday’s award ceremony held at the Capital Hill Ballfield.  Photo by James F. Sablan Jr. NSA Braves’ Rosie Saralu holds up two individual awards alongside the Saipan Little League Baseball officials during last Sunday’s award ceremony held at the Capital Hill Ballfield. Photo by James F. Sablan Jr.

As for the team awards, Blue Jays had the honorable mention as Pennant Runner Up Champions and the second place title while the Kagman Marlins earned the Sportsmanship award to close out the Minor Division.

In the Major Division the awards were spread evenly.

The regular season MVP was handed to Dylan Joaquin Santos. Ezra Jacob Ada claimed the most runs with 25, Isidro Juan Lizama for the most RBIs with 15 and ERA champ with an average of 0.11,, Albert Adriano for the strikeout king with 52 total, Pattylyn Mendiola as the Triples Champion with three, Joey Vincent Dela Cruz for the Doubles Champion with 12 and Batting Champion, while Adriano, Santos, Casey Chambers, Greg Tebit and Isaiah Mesa shared the Homerun award with one apiece. Mesa also added one more trophy to his collection as he was named the Finals MVP.

The Comets was honored with the Pennant Runner Up Champion trophy while Comets took home the Sportsmanship award.