Tuesday, one consolation game and two elimination games were played at the 2015 Little League Baseball World Series. The Bonita, California team defeated the Bowling Green, Kentucky little league team 11-3. Kentucky tried to hold on as long as they could and they took the loss pretty well. The Powerhouse California team has already lost one game and they are trying to stay in the 2015 LLWS and they came to win Tuesday night.
The Little League World Series (LLWS) games air live on ESPN and ABC and the games can also be viewed on the ESPN website. Pennsylvania will play the Texas little league team on Wednesday night and a big crowd is once again expected to show up in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania to watch. Over 30,000 fans show up to support the Pennsylvania team that is from the South side of Harrisburg. Pennsylvania is undefeated no only at the 2015 LLWS, but so far this season.
This week, in a surprise turn of events the Pearland, Texas little league team defeated the Bonita, California little league team 8-4 at the 2015 Little League Baseball World Series. Prior to the game, everyone seemed confident that the California team would win the game, but it wasn’t meant to be. For more on this story, click here.
Scores for Tuesdays games at the 2015 LLWS:
Midwest defeated Canada 18-6
California defeated Kentucky 11-3
Mexico defeated Asia-Pacific 11-1
This is the 69th annual Little League Baseball World Series and each year the LLWS games brings tens of thousands of families, fans, and players from around the world to watch 10 day of games. The final LLWS championship game will be played Sunday, August 30. To see a list of the teams that are playing this year, click here.
Wednesday’s schedule (in Eastern time) at the 2015 LLWS includes:
Latin America vs. Japan– 4 p.m.
Texas vs. Pennsylvania – 8 p.m.
Little League fans can follow their favorite teams by simply downloading the GameChanger app from the Apple store or via the GameChanger website. The app is free to download and gives free access to the live stats and gameplay for the Little League World Series. Fans simply create an account for free and can start getting live updates for each game, via the app or website.
Each year, the LLWS starts with sixteen teams that include eight United States (US) and eight international teams. It’s double elimination, so each team will play at least three games at the LLWS, and the final game is a consolation game. The final championship game on August 30 will consist of one US team and one International team.
The LLWS games can be dramatic, heart breaking, and an absolute joy for the teams that win. Making it to Williamsport is a hard earned dream for most of the 11 – 12 year olds (and 13-year-olds whose birthday is after May 1, 2015).
Even when a team loses at the LLWS games, they are able to return to their suite-like surroundings at The Grove in South Williamsport and they get to live like rock stars for about ten days. Amenities of The Grove include: a large swimming pool, video games, a room full of ping pong tables, and new friends who have come from all over the world. No parents are allowed! For more information on The Grove, click here.
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