Cranston Western eliminated at LLWS

(Photo courtesy: Cranston Western Little League)

Jacob Baptista's grand slam capped a six-run third inning as California eliminated Cranston Western, 10-3 Monday night at the Little League World Series. Cranston started well, going up 2-0 in the first inning on a lead-off home run by Caleb Butler and an RBI single by Cam Adamec. 

Walker Lannom slugged a 2-run home run in the 6th to put California up 8-3. 

Due to California's loss to Texas Sunday in the winner's bracket. Cranston Western fill face off against the West Champs Monday night at 8pm.

Cranston Western staves off elimination, beating Missouri, 6-3 to stay alive at the Little League World Series. Cranston turned a game-ending 5-2-3 double play to end a Missouri rally in the sixth inning for the victory.

James Patalano's two-run single keyed a five-run first inning for Cranston. Cam Adamec's RBI 1B put Cranston up 6-2 in the 4th. 

Cranston will now play Monday night at 8pm in another elimination game against the loser of Sunday's game between Texas and California. 


Alex Edmondson threw a no-hitter as South Carolina defeated Cranston Western, 7-1 Friday in the opening round at the LIttle League World Series in Williamsport, PA. Edmondson struick out 15 for the victory. Edmondson also hit a home run, as did Terence Gist.

Cranston now moves to the loser's bracket and will face Missouri on Saturday night at 8pm in an elimination game.

United  States Teams
Bowling Green Eastern Little League Kentucky Great Lakes
Red Land Little League Pennsylvania Mid-Atlantic
Webb City Little League Missouri Midwest 
Cranston Western Little League Rhode Island New England
Wilshire-Riverside Little League Oregon Northwest
Northwood Little League South Carolina Southeast
Pearland West Little League Texas Southwest
Sweetwater Valley Little League California West

International Teams
Tung Yuan Little League Chinese Taipei Asia-Pacific
Cronulla Little League Australia Australia
White Rock South Surrey Little League British Columbia Canada
Los Bravos de Pontezuela Little League Dominican Republic Caribbean
AVRS Secondary School Little League Uganda Europe-Africa
Tokyo Kitasuna Little League Japan Japan
Cardenales Little League Venezuela Latin America
Seguro Social Little League Mexico Mexico

Sunday, August 23 - Double Elimination Games
11am Latin America vs. Europe-Africa
3pm Southwest vs. West (loser plays Cranston Monday)
5pm Mexico vs. Japan
7pm Southeast vs. Mid-Atlantic