PHILADELPHIA 7 TEXAS 6
Zion Spearman scored on shortstop Matt Adams’ two-out throwing error to first base in the sixth inning to give Philadelphia a 7-6 victory over Pearland, Texas, on Sunday night in the Little League World Series.
Scott Bandura reached on a bunt leading off the sixth. Two outs later, Spearman tied it with a line-drive triple into the left-center gap.
Mo’ne Davis had a bloop RBI single in the first inning for Philadelphia (2-0) to became the sixth girl to get a hit in LLWS history.
Pearland (1-1) had a four-run fifth to take a 6-3 lead. Cole Smajstrla hit a three-run home run and Layne Roblyer, who homered earlier, had an RBI single. Philadelphia cut it to 6-5 in the bottom of the inning on RBI base hits by Spearman and Kai Cummings.
LAS VEGAS 13 CHICAGO 2
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — Brad Stone hit a grand slam in the first inning and Las Vegas hit five home runs in a 13-2 win over Chicago’s Jackie Robinson West on Sunday.
First baseman Austin Kryszczuk homered twice, in the second and fourth innings.
SOUTH KOREA 8 PUERTO RICO 5
Jun Hyeok Yun stole home to score the go-ahead run and South Korea beat Puerto Rico 8-5 in the Little League World Series on Sunday.
Entering as pinch runner, Yun raced home after teammate Hae Chan Choi drew a throw to second base from catcher Jeremy Colón in the top of the sixth. South Korea added two runs later in the inning and Jae Yeong Kim pitched a perfect bottom half of the inning.
JAPAN 9 MEXICO 5
Shozo Kamata had a pinch-hit, go-ahead two-run single in the fifth inning to help Tokyo, Japan, beat Guadalupe, Mexico, 9-5.
With the game tied at 5, Kamata hit a slow ground ball up the middle that escaped the reach of Mexico’s shortstop and second baseman and made the score 7-5.
Japan added two more in the inning and Mexico could not respond, going down in order in the top of the sixth.
Pearland's second baseman Bryce Laird, left, watches as he walks off the field as Philadelphia's Tai Shanahan, center, is mobbed by teammates as they celebrate his walk-off single during the sixth inning of a baseball game against Pearland in United States pool play at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. Philadelphia won 7-6. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar×
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