NORTHWEST TAKES ON SOUTHEAST IN GAME FOUR OF THE 2007 LITTLE LEAGUE WORLD SERIES
WILLIAMSPORT, PA (August 17)… After a first inning filled with outs, Southeast took control of Game Four at the 2007 Little League World Series. Pitcher Clint Wynn was the first runner to cross home plate but it wasn’t long until others followed giving Southeast a 4-0 lead at the end of the second inning.
Cooper Hummel tried to navigate his way around the bases and score for Northwest, but Southeast shut him down and continued to run the game with scores by David Umphreyville. Jr, Hunter Jackson, Nick Martens, and Micah Wells making the score 8-0 by the beginning of the fourth inning. Two attempts to score by Northwest late in the fourth inning were stopped at first base by Southeast’s Micah Wells. A late run by Nick Martens made it 9-0 Southeast going into the fifth inning. Michael Gallagher rounded the based early in the fifth inning for Northwest making the score 9-1.
Northwest Center, Brennan Malagamba made it 9–2 with Levi Rudolph and Harrison Ramey following to make the final score 9-4.
“The first play set the momentum,” stated Southeast Mickey Lay after the game. “Once we get some runs on the board and get a good lead we settle down. We had to be careful with that and not rest on our laurels. So far we have one game and one win. That’s a big confidence booster.”
Southeast’s next game will be on Saturday, August 18 against the Great Lakes team from Hamilton, Ohio. That game will begin at 8:00 p.m. at Howard J. Lamade Stadium. Northwest will play New England on Sunday, August 19 at 3:30 p.m. at Howard J. Lamade Stadium.
ESPN will have an on-site set in Williamsport throughout the Little League World Series, serving as a host position during game coverage and in providing content for studio programming. Erin Andrews and Karl Ravech will share hosting responsibilities with ESPN analysts, reporters and guests. Baseball Tonight will originate from Williamsport Tuesday, Aug. 21 through Thursday, Aug. 23. ESPN studio shows will also include a Little League World Series Web Gems Special, recapping the best defensive plays throughout the tournament, Sunday, Aug. 26 at 2 p.m. Immediately following the show, ESPN will present a one-hour Little League World Series Preview Show presented by Subway at 2:30 p.m., leading in the championship on ABC
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