WILLIAMSPORT, Penn. (WPRI) — The little leaguers from Barrington defeated Kentucky, 6-1 in their elimination game Saturday.
Lucas Tanous drives in his 3rd RBI of the game on his 3rd hit of the game.
Owen Pfeffer with a shutdown 1-2-3 inning in the 5th. He’s thrown just 55 pitches in five innings.
In the fourth, Barrington sent 9 to the plate, four hits and scored four runs.
Earlier, Kentucky tied with a two-out single. But Barrington would retake the lead in the bottom half. Alex Anderson single to lead off the inning scores on a one-out double to left by Miles Fontaine, 2-1 Barrington. Then, PH Blake Dolan with a single.
Barrington was first to get on the scoreboard 1-0 in the 3rd inning. Mason Crain with a great piece of hitting, pulling the ball to the right side, scoring Lucas Tanous from third base.
Saturday’s game comes after Rhode Island fell to the team from South Riding, Virginia, on Friday 3-0.
The team from Bowling Green, Kentucky lost a close one to the team from Minnesota 2-1 on Friday.
Barrington has succeeded in the loser’s bracket so far this summer, going 9-0 in elimination games. The team won seven games to make it out of the district tournament and in regionals, they had to win two more games with their backs against the wall to advance to the finals.
Barrington’s debut in Williamsport was delayed by a day after Thursday’s game was rained out. Members of the team were frustrated having to sit in the dugout for nearly three hours.
Barrington now moves on to play the loser of Hawaii-New Jersey on Monday at 3 p.m.
Eyewitness Sports Reporter Morey Hershgordon is in Williamsport and will bring you coverage on WPRI 12 and WPRI.com.