Alex Edmondson was untouchable on Thursday, throwing a no-hitter in South Carolina’s Northwood LL’s 7-0 victory over Virginia’s Mechanicsville National LL.
Edmondson struck out 12 batters and walked just two while recording his momentous feat. He got Tyler Warren to strike out for the final out of the game. Edmondson also helped his cause at the plate, going 3-4 in the game with five RBIs, two runs scored, with two home runs for the team from Taylors.
The Virginia State Champions converted a triple play in the fifth inning, but the dazzling play wasn’t enough to overcome the team-effort of South Carolina. This will be the first trip to the Little League Baseball World Series for a team from South Carolina since 1950.
Northwood Little League finished the 2015 Little League Baseball Southeast Region Tournament with a 4-0 record. Throughout the tournament, the team outscored opponents 35-10.Click here to learn more about the Southeast Region Tournament. And watch all the video highlights from the action in Warner Robins this year.
The Southeast Region Champion will face off against the New England Region Champion in first round of the Little League Baseball World Series on Friday, Aug. 21, at 4 p.m., at Lamade Stadium. The New England Region Championship is scheduled for Sunday, Aug. 16. For more information on the New England Tournament, click here. Over the course of 10 days, 32 games will be played in the Little League Baseball World Series, concluding with the Little League Baseball World Series Championship Game, which is scheduled for 3 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 30.