Reflecting the balance that is Petaluma Little League baseball this spring, not one team went through pool play in the Petaluma Major Division City Championship Tournament without a loss and only one team failed to win a game.
The top two teams in each of three pools, along with two wildcard teams, are playing this week in a single-elimination tournament that will lead up to the city championship game to be played under the new lights at Lucchesi Park beginning at 7:30 p.m. Friday. A preliminary game for third place will be played at 5 p.m.
Whitman from the Valley League, Athletic Edge from the American League and Petaluma Police from the Valley League all made the tournament from Pool A with 3-1 records. Based on criteria, Whitman earned the No. 1 seed and Athletic Edge the No. 2. Petaluma Police was chosen a wildcard.
EMG from the National finished at 2-2, while Autoworld from the American was 1-3 and McNear's from the National was 0-4.
In Pool B, Century 21 from the Valley, Pinky's from the National and Athletic Edge from the Valley were all 3-1, with Century 21 given the No. 1 seed and Pinky's the No. 2 and Athletic Edge the wildcard spot.
Elks Lodge 901 from the National finished at 2-2, with Petaluma Valley Athletic Club from the American, Henris Roofing from the American and SJLA from the National each winning one game while losing three.
Beyond the Glory from the National League and surprise Ohana Construction also from the National advanced from Pool C. Ohana was the No. 5 seed in the pool going into the tournament.
Lucky 7 from the National and Beyond the Glory from the American both finished at 2-2 with Roland from the Valley and Maselli & Sons from the American both 1-3.