Saturday, California and Japan won their respective championship games and will play each other in the Little League World Series (LLWS) title game on Sunday. California defeated Montana to win the US Championship game; final score 11-2. Saturday, Lamade Stadium at the LLWS headquarters in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania had rain falling on and off, but both the US and International Championship games were played in full.
For more on the California vs. Montana US Championship game, click here.
SUNDAY UPDATE: California defeats Japan to win the 2011 LLWS! For more on the game, click here.
Saturday, Japan defeated Mexico 5-2 in the International Championship game at the Little League World Series (LLWS). Japan will move on to play California at the 2011 LLWS of Baseball Championship game. For more on the Japan vs. Mexico game, click here.
The 2011 LLWS Championship game will be Japan vs. California. Japan won the 2010 LLWS and this team would like to do that again in 2011.
Sunday’s LLWS Championship game has been rescheduled due to Hurricane Irene. For more information, click here.
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In the most talked about games of the 2011 LLWS, California defeated Pennsylvania on Thursday; the final score was 2-0. The Pennsylvania Little League team was located 30 miles from South Williamsport, and tens of thousands of fans attended their games, breaking attendance records at Lamade stadium.
For more on the California vs. Pennsylvania game, click here.
Sunday, August 28, 2011 LLWS Championship title game:
Japan vs. California – on ABC
All Little League roads lead to South Williamsport, Pennsylvania! The LLWS is currently underway in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, and will continue through Sunday, August 28 when the final championship games are played. The LLWS started with eight international and eight US teams. Hundreds of 11-13 year olds came from around the world to participate in the 2011 games.
For daily recaps with scores and videos:
For Thursday’s (Day 8) recap, click here.
For Wednesday’s (Day 7) recap, click here.
For Tuesday’s (Day 6) recap, click here.
For Monday’s (Day 5) recap, click here.
For Sunday’s (Day 4) recap, click here.
For Saturday’s (Day 3) recap, click here.
For Friday’s (Day 2) recap of games, wins and hi-light videos, click here.
For the full 2011 LLWS schedule, click here.
To see a slideshow from the incredible 2009 Little League World Series games, click here.
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Sources: LittleLeague.org and ESPN
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