July 23, 2016
Canada and U.S. regionals underway
West University seeks 3rd straight World Series title
And they’re off.
West University L.L., West University Place, Texas, has reloaded its roster and is making another run at a U.S. Southwest title as it seeks its third straight World Series title.
With three international regional champions and the Maine District 3 champion crowned, the Canada and U.S. regionals are all underway as of today, and defending World Series champion West University L.L., West University Place, Texas, is still in the hunt for a third straight title.
The U.S. West regional began Tuesday in Sacramento, California. Defending champ Nogales National L.L., Nogales, Arizona, was back, as were 2014 West champ Central East Maui L.L., Wailuke, Hawaii, and 2010 West champ Manhattan Beach L.L., Manhattan Beach, California.
Through Thursday, Nogales was 2-0 in the double-elimination tournament, with a 22-1 win over Oregon’s Mountain View L.L. and a 13-9 win over Northern California’s San Lorenzo L.L. Nogales was scheduled to play Manhattan Beach Friday, but Little League had not reported a score.
Manhattan Beach was 2-0 heading into the matchup, with an 11-1 win over Washington’s North Central and Ballard L.L. on Wednesday and a 4-3 win over Central East Maui on Thursday.