A chilly night air blew hard to right field at Marina Field in Belmont on Thursday evening. Alpine-West Menlo did its best to send several freezing spectators home early, thwarting Palo Alto American, 10-0, in a pivotal District 52 Little League 10-11-year-old tourney contest. The game was called in the fourth inning due to the 10-run mercy rule.
Alpine heads to the winners bracket final against Belmont-Redwood Shores on Saturday at 10 a.m. The victor holds the hammer in Tuesday's title game at 5:30 p.m. PA American plays either San Mateo American or San Mateo National in a losers bracket game on Saturday at 3 p.m. Read the story here.