BRISTOL, Conn. (WPRI) — The Cranston Western Little Leaguers moved one step closer to the World Series in dramatic fashion Friday.
David Marchetti hit a home run in the 7th inning to lift Cranston over Connecticut 3-2, advancing the Rhode Island representatives to tomorrow’s game against Vermont.
Now 2-1 in the playoffs, if Cranston beats Vermont, they’ll move on to the New England championship Sunday against New Hampshire.
The winner of the regional championship secures a spot in the 2015 Little League World Series in Williamsport, Penn.
Saturday’s game is scheduled for 11 a.m.