Little League World Series Regionals 2022: Scores and Bracket Results from Day 8

Adam WellsAugust 12, 2022

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The final five teams that will compete in the 2022 Little League World Series punched their ticket to Williamsport on Friday.

The Metro, Mid-Atlantic, Midwest, Mountain and West regional finals took place across the United States.

Five teams from the U.S. had already won their regionals and will take part in this year's tournament starting next week. The international field has been set, with most tournaments finishing in late July.

Here are all the teams that have clinched a berth in this year's Little League World Series:

United States Bracket

  • Indiana (Great Lakes)
  • Massachusetts (New England)
  • Tennessee (Southeast) 
  • Texas (Southwest) 
  • Washington (Northwest)
  • Iowa (Midwest)
  • Pennsylvania (Mid-Atlantic)
  • Utah (Mountain)
  • New York (Metro)
  • Hawai'i (West)

International Bracket

  • Chinese Taipei, Taipei (Asia-Pacific) 
  • Brisbane, Queensland (Australia) 
  • Willemstad, Curacao (Caribbean) 
  • Vancouver, British Columbia (Canada)
  • Bologna, Italy (Europe and Africa) 
  • Takarazuka, Hyogo (Japan) 
  • Managua, Nicaragua (Latin America) 
  • Matamoros, Tamaulipas (Mexico) 
  • Aguadulce Cabezera (Panama) 
  • Guaynabo (Puerto Rico)

Iowa is back in the Little League World Series for the first time since 2018 and 15th time overall. The Davenport Southeast Little League squad came away with a 4-3 victory over Missouri that went into extra innings.

Theodore Swanson scored the go-ahead run in the top of the seventh inning on a bases-loaded walk. Colin Townsend, who tossed 1.2 scoreless innings with four strikeouts. closed out the win in the bottom of the frame.

Hollidaysburg (PA) Area Summer Baseball Little League scored in each of the first four innings en route to a 7-3 win over Delaware to win the Mid-Atlantic regional.

New York has become the seventh state to have at least 20 all-time appearances in the Little League World Series. Joey Lionetti pitched the Massapequa Coast squad to Williamsport in a 4-0 win over New Jersey.

Lionetti tossed a no-hitter with nine strikeouts and one walk on just 72 pitches. Christian Bekiers, Liam St. George, Michael Clark and Lucas Mininni each drove in a run in the win.

Utah punched its ticket to the Little League World Series with a 7-3 victory over Nevada in the Mountain Region championship game. Kolby Lameroux drove in five runs, including a three-run homer in the bottom of the third to break a 2-2 tie.

Hawai'i completed the U.S. bracket for the LLWS with a dominant performance against Arizona. A six-run second inning sparked Honolulu Little League, which had eight different players score a run in the contest.

Kekoanui Payanal and Brennan Tomas each homered for Hawai'i, while Jaron Lancaster struck out eight in 5.2 innings for the West champions.

Friday Results

Midwest Region: Iowa 4, Missouri 3 (F/7)

Mid-Atlantic Region: Pennsylvania 7, Delaware 3

Mountain Region: Utah 7, Nevada 3

Metro Region: New York 4, New Jersey 0

West Region: Hawai'i 9, Arizona 2

Full schedule and LLWS tournament bracket are available at the Little League World Series' official site.


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