GREAT LAKES DEFEATS SOUTHEAST IN GAME NINE OF THE LITTLE LEAGUE
WILLIAMSPORT, PA (August 18, 2007)… A crowd of 19,000 people turned
out for game nine of the 2007 Little League World Series. This was
the second game for both the Great Lakes team and the Southeast team
and neither was showing any signs of tiring after a long week of
practices, games and excitement.
Great Lakes pitcher Tyler Richards scored the first point of the
game by stealing second base and then sliding into home. Southeast
first baseman, Micah Wells answered Great Lakes’ challenge by
hitting one over the fences for a home run. After a uneventful
second inning, Great Lakes catcher, Brandon Green, scored on a
home run and short stop T.J Nichting made the score 4-2. “We worked
hard as a team tonight,” stated Tim Nichting, manager for Great
Lakes. “Kenny [Coomer, Coach] and I try to make sure we give these
kids what they need. They stepped up after a tough loss yesterday
and we’re really proud of the.”
Michael Flannery and T.J Nichting scored for Great Lakes in the
beginning of the fourth inning extending their lead to 6-2. T.J.
Nichting, Tyler Richards, Kyle Cotcamp, and Brandon Green all scored
to make the final score 10-2.
The next game for the Great Lakes team will be on Monday, August 20
at 3:00 p.m. against Northwest in Little League Volunteer Stadium.
Southeast’s next game will be against New England at 6:00 p.m. at
Little League Volunteer Stadium on Monday, August 20.
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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