Sports Briefs: Hernandez selected as local Junior Giants Willie Mac Award winner, South Tahoe All-Stars holding Mini Golf Night fundraiser
Cruz Hernandez selected as local Junior Giants Willie Mac Award winner
Local 7-year-old Cruz Hernandez has been selected as the local Junior Giants Willie Mac Award winner. On Wednesday, July 27, Hernandez will receive his award on the field at AT&T Park before the San Francisco Giants face the Cincinnati Reds.
Hernandez also attended an end-of-season luncheon as part of the award, modeled after the annual award picked for a Giants’ player by his teammates named for Hall of Famer Willie McCovey. The Junior Giants version is presented to players and coaches who best exemplify the organization’s Four Bases of Character Development: confidence, integrity, leadership and teamwork.
South Tahoe All-Stars holding Mini Golf Night to raise money for regionals trip
Fresh off winning its second straight Babe Ruth state championship, the South Tahoe All-Star team is hosting a Mini Golf Night to raise money for regionals. The event will be held Wednesday, July 20, from 8-10 p.m. at Magic Carpet Golf in South Lake Tahoe.
Cost to play at the event is $20 per person and includes prizes for top score, hole-in-ones — Magic Carpet is located at 2455 Lake Tahoe Blvd. South Tahoe will travel to Santa Maria, California for the Pacific Southwest Region tournament, which begins Saturday, July 23.