Waipio Advances to Little League World Series

By Mike Cherry - bio | email

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Noah Shackles struck out nine batters in six innings as the Waipio little league baseball team beat Ocean View California in the finals of the West Regional.

Waipio scored four runs in the bottom of the fourth inning and were led by Ty Desa, who's infield single brought in the go ahead run.

Hawaii now advances to pool play which features the final 16 remaining teams from around the world (eight in the United States, eight international teams).

Waipio's first game is Saturday against Columbus, Georgia at 9:00 AM Hawaii time.

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