California to play Tokyo for Little League World Series title
Chula Vista, Calif., and Tokyo advanced to Sunday’s title game at the Little League World Series.
The Associated Press
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Nick Mora made sure California would play for the Little League World Series championship.
Mora allowed a mere two hits and smacked a three-run homer, and Chula Vista, Calif., beat Westport, Conn., 12-1 in the U.S. title game Saturday.
California will play Japan for the World Series title Sunday.
The Tokyo team beat Tijuana, Mexico, 3-2 on Takuma Gomi’s leadoff home run in the top of the sixth inning.
Westport earned its berth in the U.S. championship game by beating the Eastlake All-Stars from Sammamish 14-13 in seven innings Friday.