Tag: West Region

West Rides Six-Run Frame to Win

Great Lakes fired up the offense in the first inning, when Preston Barr singled on a 3-1 count, scoring one run. West pulled away for good with six runs in the second inning. In the second Ryan Knaebel threw a wild pitch allowing one run across the plate for West. LLBWS Tournament West scored on […]

Southeast Defeats Northwest, 3-0

Both teams were strong on the mound on Saturday, but Southeast was just a little bit stronger at the plate in a victory over Northwest on Saturday. Braeden Newby started the game for Northwest and recorded 15 outs. A single by Chase Saunders in the fourth inning was a positive for Northwest. LLBWS Tournament Tai […]

Aukai Kea’s Extra-Innings Home Run Powers West Region to Victory

Aukai Kea lined a pitch over the left-center field fence at Howard J. Lamade Stadium to cap Day 2 of the Little League Baseball World Series and earn the West Region Champions from Honolulu (Hi.) Little League a dramatic 2-0, 11-inning victory over Peachtree City (Ga.) Little League, the Southeast Region Champions. Equaling the longest […]

Great Lakes Rallies in the 6th to Stun Northwest

It came down to one last swing in Game 6 of the 2018 Little League Baseball World Series. With the game tied, 4-4, in the bottom of the sixth inning Ryan Knaebel, singled on a 3-1 count, scoring one run that gave the Great Lakes Region Champions from Grosse Pointe Woods (Mich.)-Shores Little League, a […]

Hawaii Punches Ticket to Williamsport, Wins LLB West Regional

Honolulu Little League, from Honolulu, Hawaii captured the 2018 Little League Baseball® West Regional Championship by defeating Tri City Little League, from Rocklin, California, 11-2. Sean Yamaguchi drove in four on three hits to lead Hawaii past Northern California 11-2 on Saturday. Yamaguchi drove in runs on a home run in the first, a single in […]

The “Ice Cream Guys” Provide Entertainment and Cool Refreshments During Hot Regionals

They are colorful, they are entertaining, they are unique, and with this year’s triple digits of heat in San Bernardino, they maybe the MVPs of the Regionals. The iconic “Ice Cream Guys” started 24 years ago, and was inspired by the army of volunteers that helped run the Western Regional Tournament. Jim Brooks and Wayne […]

From the Fields at Alpenrose to ‘The Granddaddy of Them All’

The Little League Softball® World Series in Portland, Ore., is never short on talented players. But it takes a lot of talented volunteers to bring the tournament to life. That’s where groundskeeper Mike Hebrard comes in. A native of Portland, Mr. Hebrard has been preparing the fields for the Little League Softball World Series since […]

West Seoul Little League Captures 2018 Intermediate 50/70 Baseball World Series Championship

West Seoul Little League (Asia-Pacific Region), from Seoul, South Korea captured the 2018 Intermediate 50/70 Baseball World Series Championship by defeating Livermore/Granada Little League (Host Region), from Livermore, California, 10-0. The Asia-Pacific Region scored on a walk by Woo Hyun La in the first inning, a single by Da Heon Lee in the second inning, a […]

Ceremonial First Pitch Honorees Announced For Western Regional Tournament

  Two were pioneers in their respective areas, one won a World Series, another threw a no-hitter, while another was named to his team’s Hall of Fame. Two come from the local area and another played Little League Baseball, but is known more for being a part of another sport. What do they all have […]

Snow Canyon Little League Captures Junior League Softball World Series Championship

Snow Canyon Little League (West Region), from Santa Clara, Utah, captured the 2018 Junior League Softball World Series Championship by defeating Smithville Little League (Southwest Region), from Smithville, Texas, 9-3. West got on the board in the first inning. Jael Wilde singled on a 0-1 count, scoring two runs. West scored four runs in the second inning. Kambrie Stuart, Ginny Deming, […]