Colonie, NY def. Taney Youth Baseball Association, PA; 5-3
Toms River, NJ def. West Salisbury, MD; 10-5
New England Regional
Falmouth, ME def. Barnstable Tom Wallace American, MA; 9-4
Fairfield American, CT def. Cumberland American, RI; 5-3
Great Lakes Regional
New Albany, IN def. Warren County South, KY; 3-2
Burlington, WI def. Midland Northeast, MI; 9-1
Jackie Robinson West, IL def. Canfield, OH; 15-4
Plymouth/New Hope, MN def. Kearney, NE; 3-2
Southwest Forsyth, NC def. Bridgeport, WV; 17-1
Tuckahoe American, VA def. Jackson, AL; 10-5
South Brandon, FL def. Columbus Northern, GA; 15-0
South Nashville, TN def. Northwood, SC 3-1
South Lake Charles, LA def. Eastdale, NM; 10-9
Pearland East, TX def. Biloxi, MS ; 12-6
Mountain Ridge, NV def. def. Pacifica American, CA; 13-2
Honolulu, HI def. Dixie, UT; 25-0
Knik, AK def. Cody, WY; 2-1
Bend North, OR def. Boulder Arrowhead, MT; 5-0
Pacific, WA def. Cody, WY; 13-3
Toronto High Park, ON def. Regina, SK; 10-2
NDG Montreal, Quebec def. St. John, New Brunswick; 17-8
South Vancouver, BC def. Salaberry-de-Valleyfield; 10-1
Plenty of noteworthy action transpired amid Tuesday's Little League World Series regional play. To start in the Mid-Atlantic region, Toms River, NJ, remained the only undefeated team in the six-squad cluster, defeating West Salisbury, MD by a score of 10-5.
Toms River was blitzed for four runs in the bottom of the first to fall into an early hole. However, they scored 10 of the game's next 11 runs, imposing their will on a team from Maryland that fell to 1-3. Christian Wood led Toms River with three hits and three RBI.
Competition is tight in the New England Regional, where Falmouth, ME, plated six runs in the top of the sixth en route to a 9-4 win over Barnstable Tom Wallace American, MA. Alexander Smith tossed a solid 5.1 innings, yielding three runs, striking out four and registering a stellar 0.75 WHIP for the win.
But Fairfield, CT, continues to lead the way at 3-1, courtesy of a 5-3 triumph over Rhode Island's Cumberland American. That division of the tournament is truly up for grabs, though.
Chicago's Jackie Robinson West Little League appears destined for a Little League World Series run, crushing Canfield, OH, 15-4 to move to a perfect 4-0. The game was called after the top of the fourth, thanks largely to an 11-run second from Chicago. Pierce Jones led Illinois with five RBI.
Only New Albany, IN, is within a game of Chicago in the Great Lakes Regional standings, and they only beat a winless Kentucky bunch 3-2 on Tuesday.
Plymouth/New Hope, Minnesota put two runs up in the first before allowing Kearney, Nebraska, back into the game, only to notch a walk-off win in the bottom of the sixth, 3-2. That kept Minnesota even at 4-0 with South Dakota's Canyon Lake Little League.
Both pools in the Southeast Regional remain hardly apart, but Bridgeport, West Virginia, is behind the pace at 0-3 following Tuesday's demoralizing, 17-1 defeat at the hands of North Carolina's Southwest Forsyth.
One of the best games of the day came from the Southwest, where Lake Charles, LA, edged Albuquerque, NM, 10-9. An entertaining third inning saw New Mexico come out on top 7-4, but Louisiana scored two in the sixth to tie, and then one in the seventh to make up the difference.
Honolulu, Hawaii is the class of the West Regional, proving so in smashing Utah 25-0 in just four innings of work. Jordan Botelho had six RBI at the dish and also struck out five in just two innings pitched.The idle Encinitas, CA (2-1), is the only other team in the West with a winning record.
Lynnwood Pacific Little League is on top of the Northwest with a 4-0 mark, getting there with a 13-3 romp over winless Cody, Wyoming on Tuesday.
As for the Canada Regional, where one spot is available between the seven teams, Toronto High Park preserved their perfect mark in a resounding 10-2 victory over Regina, SK. Their official showdown begins Friday, with South Vancouver, BC, looking strong after a 10-1 dismantling of host Salaberry-de-Valleyfield.
Whether the Canadians can make a splash in the Little League World Series remains to be seen. They do have two formidable squads likely to meet each other in the decisive regional finale. Lethbridge, AB, and Montreal are also 3-1, though, which shows this pool has some depth in talent.
But the focus will remain on the numerous American regions, which will feature plenty of clashes to monitor on Day 6 as the road to the LLWS continues.