Hawaii to face Mexico in Little League championship

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SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. -– The team from Waipahu, Hawaii, rallied for six runs in the top of the sixth inning to defeat Lake Charles, La., 7-5 and win the Little League World Series U.S. final on Saturday.

In Sunday's title game, Hawaii will face the squad from Matamoros, Mexico, which prevailed 5-4 over Tokyo.

In the international final, the diminutive sluggers on the Mexican team produced a five-run third inning en route to the win. That inning was capped by a home run to dead center field by Sergio Rodriguez.

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