Hacienda Heights takes district championship

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Congratulations to the Hacienda Heights All-Stars in winning the Little League District 60 championship on Saturday.

Power hitting elevated the Hacienda Heights All-Stars to the major division championship.

Jesse Mireles, Joey Morreale, Daniel Juarez and Leo Bentancourt each hit home runs as Hacienda Heights defeated La Puente National 10-4 at Highlander Field in Hacienda Heights.

Hacienda Heights advances to the Section 3 Tournament, which starts July 18 at Hacienda Heights.
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Morreale also turned in a solid performance on the mound and struck out 11 in five innings.

"I'm very proud of my boys," Hacienda Heights manager Gary Morreale. "They played a clean game. They hit the ball extremely well."

Check out Sports Editor Eric Terrazas story in the Hacienda Heights Highlander.

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