In their second game in the Little League Baseball® World Series, Loudoun South (Va.) Little League threw a no-hitter once again, this time topping Coon Rapids (Minn.) Little League, 11-0.
In the first inning, the Southeast team got its offense started when Liam Thyen doubled on a 1-2 count, scoring three runs. The big hit keyed a five-run rally in the second inning. That offensive surge was followed by three more runs in the third to secure their victory after four innings via the 10-run rule. They had a total of nine hits throughout the game.
Justin Lee was dominant on the mound, pitching all four innings. He struck out six and walked two, allowing no hits. The Virginia defense behind him was solid, allowing no errors.
Drew Law started on the mound for Minnesota, before Dylan Bloom, Maddy Freking and Jack Brandl all came in to finish the game. Together, the four pitchers combined for three strikeouts and four walks.
Southeast will face the winner of game 16 between Mid-Atlantic and West on Wednesday, August 21 at 7:30 p.m. in Lamade Stadium. Midwest will continue their run in the tournament on Monday, August 19 at 8 p.m. in Lamade Stadium against Southwest.
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