Tag: West Region

Japan Defeats West Region Champs in LLBWS Consolation Game, 5-0

Chofu (Japan) Little League defeated Central East Maui (Hi.) Little League, 5-0, in the Little League Baseball® World Series Consolation Game on Sunday Morning at Howard J. Lamade Stadium. Japan struck early, with three runs in the first inning. The team from Chofu City Little League scored two more runs in the fifth to secure […]

Flurry of Late-Inning Runs Carries Eastbank Little League to 9-5 United States Championship Game Victory

Eastbank (La.) Little League survived a late-game rally by Central East Maui (Hi.) Little League to be crowned the Little League Baseball® World Series United States Champions on the strength of 9-5 victory. After four scoreless innings, the team from River Ridge, La., got things started in the fifth, puting five runs on the board. […]

The Perez Family Brings Hawaiian Spirit to Williamsport

By Will Desautelle Umpire Jamie Perez jogged out to first base to get in position for a consolation game between the Northwest and Europe-Africa team on Tuesday morning. Behind home plate, about 10 rows up his wife, Debbi and son, Tony waved to him as he ran through the infield grass. Mrs. Perez and Tony […]

Then There Were Four: A Closer Look at the U.S., International Championship Games

By Will Desautelle and Ethan Roy The 73rd Little League Baseball® World Series has its International and U.S. Championship games set. Pabao Little League, representing the Caribbean Region, will meet the Japan Region Champions, Chofu Little League for the right to face either Southwest Region winners Eastbank Little League from River Ridge, Louisiana, or West […]

Hawaii Advances to the U.S. Championship with 12-9 Win Over Virginia

East Maui (Hawaii) Little League has claimed its spot in the Little League Baseball® World Series United States Championship after defeating Loudoun South (Va.) Little League, 12-9. Hawaii struck early in the first inning, scoring five runs and holding Virginia to only two. The West Region Champions continued to tally runs, scoring one in the […]

Hawaii’s Central East Maui Little League Finishes 6-0 Win over New Jersey

Central East Maui (Hi.) Little League, the West Region Champions defeated Elmora (N.J.) Little League, 6-0, on Monday afternoon, one day after having the game suspended by inclement weather in the fifth inning. Hawaii struck early, when Jaren Pascual hit a solo home run in the first inning. The West Region Champs continued to tally […]

California Takes Victory Over Puerto Rico, Winning Junior League Baseball World Series Championship, 8-3

West defeated Puerto Rico 8-3 thanks to a strong start. West scored on a error in the first inning, a single by Kyle Kim in the second inning, and a walk by DJ Garcia in the second inning. West pulled away for good with two runs in the second inning. In the second Kim singled […]

Offseason Training, Batman Action Figure Leads Sprague Little League to LL Promised Land

By Will Desautelle The excitement was almost palpable as the Northwest Region Champions Sprague Little League team from Salem, Oregon, took batting practice in the Volunteer Stadium Hit Lab in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania. The young players rotated in and out of the cage, testing their brand-new bats provided by Easton, the official bat of the […]

Late Surge Lifts Mid-Atlantic Champs Over Northwest, 6-2

The last game of Day 2 at the 2019 Little League Baseball World Series saw the Mid-Atlantic Region Champions from Elmora Youth Little League in Elizabeth, N.J., pull out a 6-2 triumph over the Northwest Region winners, Sprague Little League. The Mid-Atlantic team trailed 2-1 in the top of the fifth inning when Jayden Capindica […]

West Region Champs Jumps Ahead, Outlasts Southwest Champions, 5-2

East Maui (Hi.) Little League grabbed an early lead on its way to a 5-2 victory over Eastbank (La.) Little League in their opening game in the 2019 Little League Baseball® World Series. Southwest opened the game by scoring one run in the first inning, but the West answered right away, scoring after a pair […]