2017 Little League Baseball® World Series - August 17 - 27

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Latin America Region Wins Senior League Baseball World Series Championship

Despite seeing its four-run lead whittled down by the end, Latin America still held off Southeast for a 5-4 victory on Saturday. Southeast scored three runs in the failed comeback on a single by Coby Mayo in the fifth, a single by Trevor Kole in the fifth, and a home run by Andrew Jenner in the seventh.

Southeast took an early lead in the first inning. Corbin Tsistinas grounded out, scoring one run.

Latin America stormed back in the second inning, scoring on a double by Tomas Sarmiento and a single by Amable Ledezma.

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Latin America then scored three runs in the fourth inning. Latin America's big inning was driven by a error and a single by Carlos Ledezma.

Azarel Salado earned the win for Latin America. He threw five and two-thirds innings, allowing three runs, four hits, and striking out six. Amable recorded the last two outs to earn the save for Latin America. Devin took the loss for Southeast. He tossed three innings, allowing five runs, four hits, and striking out one.

Jean Mar Sanchez started the game for Latin America. He went two-thirds of an inning, surrendering one run, one hit, and walking one.

Tomas, Juan Diego Crisp, Amable, Jordan Agrazal, and Carlos each managed one hit to lead Latin America.

Latin America Region SLB World Series Champs

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