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Sunset League All-Star Game: American Claims 9-5 Victory Over National, & Shane Stafford Named Most Valuable Player

By Brian Baiotto, 07/15/22, 11:30PM PDT



It's not often that a team out-hits an opponent by 10 and loses.

But that was the case for the National League in Wednesday's Sunset League All-Star game at Cypress College.

In spite of a 17-7 disparity in base hits, including an 8-2 disadvantage in extra-base hits, the American team claimed a 9-5 victory.

Aside from the only stat that matters (the final score), the A.L. did draw 10 walks to just two for the N.L.

Shane Stafford walked, singled, scored and had an RBI.

Stafford was named the game's MVP.

Kyle Douphner doubled, scored and drove in one run.

Trevor Lukkes walked, doubled and scored.

Benny Vogel singled, scored and had one RBI.


AJ Santamaria walked twice and scored, while Chris Butterfield and Jared Benash walked once and scored one run each.

Agustine Gutierrez had an RBI single, and David Baruch and DJ Graham walked and scored one run apiece.

For the National squad, Edward Morales had a huge game, going 4-for-5, with two doubles and scored one run.

Mason Daniels singled, doubled twice, scored, stole two bases and had an RBI.

Seth Nelson walked, singled twice and drove in a run.

Gregg Pavon doubled and scored, and Landon Trosclair walked, doubled and scored.

Rowan Teran doubled, scored and had an RBI.

Wyatt Thames had an RBI double.

Kai Moran went 2-for-4.

In the pregame home-run derby, Seth Nelson won with six HR's.

Box Score:
A: 4-0-0-3-0-0-0-0-2-(9)
N: 0-1-1-0-0-1-0-0-2-(5)

2B: Kyle Douphner (A), Trevor Lukkes (A); Edward MN) 2, Mason Daniels (N) 2, Rowan Teran (N), Landon Trosclair (N), Gregg Pavon (N), Wyatt Thames (N)