Puerto Rico Dist 1 Returns to Roxana
It took 3 games, but the Big League team from Puerto Rico District 1 in San Juan prevailed over the Soraida Juliana Little League of Curacao Sunday evening, 7-0, to earn a berth in the 2014 Little League Big League Softball World Series in Delaware next month.
Earlier in the week, District 1 had squeaked out a 2-1 win over Curacao, and after winning the first game in the Championship round 7-2, lost a 2-3 decision to the team from Willemstad in game 2.
It came down to a "rubber" game, with Puerto Rico District 1 taking charge and scoring 7 runs while shutting out Curacao to take the Regional Trophy.
Windsor, Ontario Returns to Big League Series
The team from Windsor, Ontario will again represent Canada in the 2014 Little League Big League Softball World Series held in Roxana, DE.
Philippines to Represent Asia-Pacific
The District 1 team from Manila, Philippines won the Asia-Pacific Regional Tournament held at Clark, Philippines to advance to the Big league Softball World Series.
The team defeated Guam to advance.
Semi-Finals and Finals are All on ESPN This Year
The ESPN Family of Networks will be broadcasting both of Friday's Little League Big League Softball World Series Semi-Finals and Saturday's Final games from Bruce Layton Field in 2014.
The Semi-Final games with the top team in each pool facing the #2 team in the opposite pool, are currently scheduled to be broadcast as follows:
The Championship Game will be on ESPN 2 at 5 PM featuring the winners of Friday's semi-finals.
- Game 23 - ESPN-U at 4:00 PM
- Game 23 - ESPN-U at 7:00 PM.
Two World Series Alums Sign Softball Letters of Intent
Karlie Smith and Rachel Hudson signed their Letters of Intent to attend college on Softball Scholarships last week as reported in the CoastalPoint sports section.
Indian River Standouts sign Letter of Intent
Shortstop Karlie Smith will be attending East Carolina, Pitcher Rachel Hudson will play at Flagler college. Both were regulars on the 2013 Little League Big League Champion District 3 All-Star team. You can find the stories about both girl's exploits during the World Series starting here in the CoastalPoint archives and moving up until you hit the finals.
The Little League Big League World Series was moved to Roxana in 2013. The District 3 Host team was a true All Star team, featuring some of the top Softball players in Sussex County.
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