Central Maui Little League Intermediate All Stars Advance to US Championship
Central Maui Little League Intermediate (13U) All-Star team advances to the US Championship after defeating host District 57, Davenport, CA in a 10-0 victory Thursday night.
The Maui team will once again face undefeated Southeast Champion Florida for the US title game on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016, at 5.30 p.m. PT (2:30 p.m. HST).
After winning the state title, Central Maui represented Hawaiʻi at the Western Regional in Nogales, AZ, where the team went 7-0, winning by a total margin of 70-13.
The Maui team advanced to represent the West in the Little League Intermediate 50/70 World Series taking place July 31 to Aug. 7, 2016 in Livermore, CA.
After dropping their first game 5-4 in 9 innings (7 innings regulation) to Southeast champion Florida, the Maui team came back through the losers bracket winning three straight games, defeating Southwest Champion Texas 14-4, Central Champion Indiana 11-1 and finally Host District 57 Davenport, CA 10-0.
The Maui winner of Saturday’s game will advance to face the winner of Asia vs Latin America in the World Championship game which will be televised on ESPN2 on Sunday, Aug.. 7, 2016 at 5 p.m. PT (2 p.m. HST).
In this World Series for Central Maui,
Lee Souza 6.0 IP 0.00 ERA
Jarret Harper 6.0 IP 2.33 ERA
Haku Dudoit .615 BA 11 runs 7 SB
Dylan Mahuna and Isaiah Souza both hitting .500
Dawson Tokishi .375 BA, 8 RBI
Defensively Reyn Okita SS, 21 total chances, 7 Assists, 14 Put Outs, no errors, fielding 1.000