Saturday, November 29, 2014
Inquirer Daily News

Rhode Island rallies to stave off elimination

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - C.J. Davock hit a two-run, two-out single in the bottom of the sixth inning to give Cumberland, R.I., an 8-7 victory over Nashville on Saturday night, eliminating Nashville from title contention in the Little League World Series.

Nashville scored five runs off reliever Davock in the top of the inning. In the bottom of the inning, Mason Matos had a one-out single to cut it to one.

Nick Croteau grounded out, with the runners advancing to second and third, and Davock followed with his line drive to center.

Lynnwood 7, Rapid City 5 - Colton Walsh hit a two-run home run in the top of the fourth to give Lynnwood the lead and the Washington club beat the team from South Dakota to remain alive in the Little League World Series.

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  • Rapid City was eliminated from title contention.

     

    International

    Venezuela 10, Canada 0 - Ronny Medina hit a grand slam in the fifth inning, putting an early end to Venezuela's win over Canada.

    Cesar Leonardo Vivas drove in three runs for the winners from Maracaibo, Venezuela.

    After striking out in his first at-bat, Vivas singled home Asnaldo Caicedo in the third, with Julio Rejon also scoring on the play because of an overthrow.

    Australia 10, Czech Republic 1 - Callum Schipp struck out 11 batters to help Australia defeat the Czech Republic.

     

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