Tennessee team stays unbeaten at Little League World Series

Petaluma, Calif., catcher Austin Paretti blocks the plate and makes the tag on Goodlettsville, Tenn.'s Blake Osborne.



SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — Jayson Brown drove in two runs with a two-out triple and Brock Myers followed with a two-run homer to help unbeaten Goodlettsville, Tenn., defeat Petaluma, Calif., 9-6 on Sunday at the Little League World Series.

With the score tied 5-5, Brown lunged after a high 1-2 pitch for the clutch hit just past diving first baseman Danny Marzo down the right field line.

Myers then smacked his homer to left. The 12-year-old shortstop raced around the basepaths in delight, arms oustretched as his happy teammates waited for him at the plate.



San Antonio remained unbeaten at the Little League World Series, breaking open a tight game with a six-run fourth inning in a victory over New Castle, Ind.

Leading 3-2 in the top of the fourth, Texas took advantage of four hits, two walks and a hit batter to account for its big inning.

Seth Morrow, Carter Elliot and Mason Moore had RBI for the San Antonio sluggers in the fourth.

Jordan Cardenas added a two-run homer in the sixth.

The Southwest champions took a 3-0 lead in the top of the first on Zachary Sanchez’s two-run homer and an Indiana error.



Hajime Motegi hit a two-run homer to center with one out in the bottom of the ninth to give Tokyo a victory over Taoyuan, Taiwan.

The 13-year-old Motegi was so happy as he rounded the bases that he jumped into the arms of his third-base coach down the line before even reaching the plate.

Both teams flashed big-league defense and dominated from the mound. Japan and Taiwan pitching combined for 30 strikeouts.



James Gonzalez had two homers and six RBI, and Aguadulce, Panama, beat Vancouver, British Columbia.

After leaving the bases loaded and having a run taken off the board in the first due to a runner leaving early, Panama broke out for six in the second. Carlos Flavio started the outburst with a solo homer. Edisson Gonzalez also had an RBI single before James Gonzalez hit a grand slam.

Panama pitching limited a Canada team that scored 13 runs in a win Friday over Mexico. Edisson Gonzalez and Daniel Cruz combined for 13 strikeouts.


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