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Jake Davies throws a one-hitter, and drives in 2 runs to lead the way for South Zone Champions.
Cobb 7th--0 runs, 1 left on
Cobb 6th--1 run, 2 hits, 1 left on
Cobb 5th--3 up, 3 down
Cobb 4th--0 runs, 1 hit, 1 left on
Cobb 3rd--1 run, 1 hit (Davies homerun)
Cobb 2nd--0 runs, 1 hit (bases loaded doubleplay)
Cobb 1st--1 run, 2 hits, 1 left on
If Necessary Game
Mililani, HI 9. Caguas, PR 2
Caguas 7th--0 runs, 1 hit, 1 left on
runs, 1 hit, 1 left on
up, 3 down
up, 3 down
run, 3 hits, 2 left on (J. Rodriguez homerun)
run, 3 hits, 2 left on
runs, 1 hit, 1 left on
Starts & Stops!
East Cobb, GA 19, Evansvills East 3--East Cobb scored eight run on nine hits in the second inning, and never looked back on the way to 5-inning win. Jake Davies, Jarrett Didrick, and Alex Sherrod had homeruns for East Cobb, Sherrod's a grand slam. The win for the South Zone champs puts them into Saturday's title game.
play, lots of rain!
3:00pm--Evansville East, IN 12, Washington, 5--Evansville scored five runs on four Washington errors in the top of the third, then rolled on to a 12-5 win over the hosts. Evansville will face East Cobb in the Division Finals Friday afternoon, and face the daunting task of having to beat the Georgians twice to make it to Saturday's title game.
Evansville East, IN 7, Greenbriar, VA 2--Nathan Sansing hit a grand slam in the third for Evansville East, and teammate Bryan Camp hit a solo homerun to lead the North Zone champions past Greenbrier Baseball Association. The grand slam by Sansing is the second in this year's Series, the 25th all time. Evansville's Dean Stuckey held the East Zone champions to one earned run and six hits to get the win. Stuckey hit a two-run homerun in the seventh to seal the victory. Evansville East will play Washington game tomorrow night.
Monday-- Mililani, HI 8, Caguas, PR 3--Mililani took advantage of three Caguas errors and scored five runs in the sixth inning to break a 3-3 tie and move to Thursday's division championship game. Kyle Gonzaga struck out 10 batters and got the win, holding Caguas to four hits, only two after the first. The Hawaiians are trying to become the first Islanders to win the PONY League World Series since Maui won the 1980 championship in Davenport, IA.
Okinawa, Japan 5, Plum Borough, PA 3--The Asia-Pacific Zone champions staved off elimination, scoring twice in the top of the fifth to move move past the Host Area champions. Plum's second trip to the PONY League World Series ends with a disappointing 0-2 record. Okinawa will play Caguas Wednesday at 5:30 pm in a re-match of the Series' opening game.
Opening Round Games
Washington, PA 6, Greenbrier, VA 3--Mike Dammerow struck out 11 batters and Preston Linck drove in three runs leading the host team to the win. Linck had a two-run double in the 4th, plus an rbi single in the sixth to drive home the game's final run. Alex Kasmerczak hit a solo homerun in the fourth. Joe Ward had three hits for Washington, two of them doubles.
Saturday--Caguas, Puerto Rico 5, Okinawa, Japan 4--Caguas got a grand slam from Jonathan Rodriguez to come from behind to beat Okinawa in the opening game of the 53rd PONY League World Series. The grand slam is the 24th in the history of the World Series. Caguas had been held to just one hit through four innings before Rodriguez' homerun over the right field fence. Rodrigues then pitched the final 1 2/3 innings to get the save.
Mililani, Hawaii 12, Plum Borough, PA 0--An efficient offense and an outstanding pitching performance by Dustin Antolin led the West Zone champions to a convincing win Saturday night. Kanalu DeMello, T.J. Esclito and Waylen Sing Chow hit homeruns as Mililani scored runs in five of the seven innings. Seven different Mililani batters had rbi in the game.
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