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Cardinals complete their undefeated playoff run as Majors division champs

Front from left are Gabriel Spector, Aleko Kuvelis, Ryan Knowles, Burton Zehner, Jack Volpe and Nikos Kuvelis; center from left, assistant coach Shaun O’Dell with players Grayson Steele, Ryan Dupuis, Leon Prince, Jake Peters and Oliver Barneby; and rear from left, coach Dylan Dupuis with assistant coaches Dean Kuvelis and Matt Knowles. (Oren Weingarten)

The No. 3 Cardinals captured the Tiburon Peninsula Little League’s Majors division championship, defeating the No. 4 Giants 10-3 on Super Saturday June 8 at Strawberry Field.


The Cards had caught fire just in time, breezing through the playoffs undefeated with an upset of the No. 2 Yankees and a second-round victory over the Giants. The Giants were hoping for their own Cinderella story with an upset of the No. 1 Pirates and their own upset of the Yankees to battle out of the elimination bracket for their spot in the final.

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