News

Pearland beats Lynnwood in LLWS

Pearland beats Lynnwood in LLWS

Pearland's Layne Roblyer, center, rounds third after hitting a three-run home run off Lynnwood pitcher Karsen Tjarneberg, right rear, in the third inning of an elimination baseball game at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. Photo: Associated Press/AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Layne Roblyer hit his second home run of the tournament, helping Pearland, Texas, to an 11-4 victory over Lynnwood, Washington, on Monday in the Little League World Series.

Roblyer, who homered against Philadelphia on Sunday, had a three-run shot in the third inning against Lynnwood, which was eliminated.

Pearland (2-1) scored early, getting a run in the first inning followed by Roblyer’s shot to the lawn seats in right field. Christian Terranova scored on a passed ball in the fourth inning.

Pearland led 5-0 before Lynnwood (1-2) got on the scoreboard with three runs in the bottom of the fifth.

Two doubles and a single from the Northwest regional champions made the deficit reasonable, but Pearland scored five runs on two wild pitches, a passed ball and a single in the sixth to seal the win.

Pearland will play the winner of Chicago and Cumberland, Rhode Island, on Tuesday night.
Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Recent Headlines

2 hours ago in Local Sports

Vikings drop game at Concordia

Fresh
WWU Vikings hoops basketball Western Washington

Western Washington junior forward Jeffrey Parker scored a game-high 25 points to lead four players in double-figures, but it wasn’t enough as the Vikings were dealt an loss at Concordia Saturday night.

2 hours ago in Local Sports

Vikings rout Saint Martin’s on senior night

Bernsen

Senior center Kayla Bernsen scored 15 points and grabbed a team-high 10 rebounds on Senior Night, leading Western Washington University to victory over Saint Martin’s University

2 hours ago in Local Sports

No. 16 SMU snaps Gonzaga’s 6-game streak

SMU head coach Larry Brown coaches against Cincinnati in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015, in Cincinnati.

Nic Moore had 25 points and 11 assists to lead No. 16 SMU to a 69-60 victory over Gonzaga on Saturday night.

4 hours ago in Sports

Zach LaVine takes flight, wins 2nd dunk contest

CbJaFMuUAAEotMM

He ended it with a between-the-legs dunk from a step inside the free throw line to become just the fourth player to win back-to-back titles.

4 hours ago in Local Sports

Maple Leafs blast Canucks

mapleleafs Mike Babcock

Toronto beat Vancouver 5-2 on Saturday night to end a three-game skid.