Eastlake Little Leaguers remain unbeaten at World Series

Eastlake Little Leaguers remain unbeaten at World Series



CHULA VISTA, Calif. — The Eastlake Little League All-Stars from Chula Vista are scheduled to resume play in the Little League World Series Wednesday, with the first of a possible two chances to advance to Saturday’s U.S. Championship Game.


baseball-genericEastlake’s next opponent is the all-star team from Westport Little League of Westport, Conn., the New England Region champion, in a matchup of the tournament’s only two 2-0 U.S. teams. The other four teams in contention for the U.S. championship in the double-elimination tournament are all 1-1.


“I think its going to be a low-scoring game,” said John Ludman, manager of the all-star team from the Newark National Little League from Newark, Del., that lost to Eastlake, 15-3 Sunday in South Williamsport, Pa. The game was shortened to four innings because of the 10-run rule.


“I think (Eastlake) is probably a better hitting team than Connecticut, but…

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