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2017 Little League World Series

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The 2017 Little League World Series was the 71st Little League World Series. Tokyo won, giving Japan its 11th title and 5th in an eight-year span.

Participants[edit]

United States Teams International Teams
Region City League Region City League
Great Lakes Flag of Michigan.svg Grosse Pointe, MI Grosse Pointe Woods-Shores Little League Asia-Pacific Flag of South Korea.gif Seoul West Seoul Little League
Mid-Atlantic Flag of New Jersey.svg Jackson, NJ Holbrook Little League Australia Flag of Australia.gif Sydney Hills Little League
Midwest Flag of South Dakota.png Sioux Falls, SD Sioux Falls Little League Canada Flag of Canada.jpg White Rock, BC White Rock South Surrey Little League
New England Flag of Connecticut.svg Fairfield, CT Fairfield American Little League Carribean Flag of the Dominican Republic.gif Santiago de los Caballeros Los Bravos De Pontezuela Little League
Northwest Flag of Washington.svg Walla Walla, WA Walla Walla Valley Little League Europe-Africa Flag of Italy.gif Emilia-Romagna Emilia Little League
Southeast Flag of North Carolina.svg Greenville, NC North State Little League Japan Flag of Japan.gif Tokyo Tokyo Kitasuna Little League
Southwest Flag of Texas.svg Lufkin, TX Lufkin Little League Latin America Flag of Venezuela.gif Maracaibo Luz-Maracaibo Little League
West Flag of California.svg Rancho Santa Margarita, CA Santa Margarita Little League Mexico Flag of Mexico.gif Tamaulipas Guadalupe Treviño Kelly Little League

Results[edit]

August 17[edit]

August 18[edit]

August 19[edit]

August 20[edit]

The MLB Little League Classic was held for the first time, with the Pittsburgh Pirates beating the St. Louis Cardinals, 6-3.

August 21[edit]

August 22[edit]

August 23[edit]

  • Fairfield, CT 12, Jackson, NJ 5. Troy Ashkinos drove in five, including a grand slam, while Evan Righter fans eight to keep Connecticut alive.
  • Tokyo 10, White Rock, BC 0. Tsubasa Tomii, Ryota Konno and Yuya Nakjima team on a shutout as Japan moves into the international finale.
  • Greenville, NC 2, Lufkin, TX 1. Cash Daniels-Moye scores the game-winner in the 7th when Thomas Barrett hits into an error. North Carolina moves to the US finale.

August 24[edit]

  • Reynosa, Tamaulipas 6, White Rock, BC 2. Jorge Garcia and Jorge Lambarria homer in the 5th as Mexico beats Canada for the second spot in the international final. Andre Garcia fans seven in four innings for the win.
  • Lufkin, TX 14, Fairfield, CT 4. Texas gets the other spot in the US finals thanks to a 8-run first. Mark Requena picks up the victory.

August 25[edit]

  • Lufkin, TX 6, Greenville, NC 5. Greenville had allowed only one hit and one run in three games but faded today. Clayton Wigley's two-run pinch-hit homer in the 4th started a comeback from a 5-0 deficit and Mark Requena's two-run homer in the sixth put it away as Lufkin won the US title.
  • Tokyo 5, Reynosa, Tamaulipas 0. Three-time LLWS champs Kitasuna advanced to the finals as Riku Goto strikes out 13 in 5 2/3 IP and Keitaro Miyahara ends it with a strikeout. Miyahara also hit a homer in the first.

August 26[edit]

  • Reynosa, Tamaulipas 14, Greenville, NC 8. In the consolation game, Cesar Monjaraz gets the win with 2 1/3 shutout innings of relief.
  • Tokyo 12, Lufkin, TX 2. Tokyo rolls to the title as Keitaro Miyahara has 3 hits and 5 RBI, falling a single shy of the cycle. Tsubasa Tomii strikes out nine in five innings for the win. Daisuke Hashimoto and Natsuji Tajima join Miyahara in hitting homers in the 4th inning. In a losing cause, Chandler Spencer and Hunter Ditsworth homer in the 1st for the two Texan runs off Tomii.

U.S. Bracket[edit]

  Round 1   Round 2   Round 3     Finals
                                                 
  NE Flag of Connecticut.svg Fairfield, CT 7  
  MA Flag of New Jersey.svg Jackson, NJ 6    
      NE Flag of Connecticut.svg Fairfield, CT 3  
      SW Flag of Texas.svg Lufkin, TX 6    
  SW Flag of Texas.svg Lufkin, TX 5          
  GL Flag of Michigan.svg Grosse Pointe, MI 1        
      SW Flag of Texas.svg Lufkin, TX 1    
      SE Flag of North Carolina.svg Greenville, NC 2      
  W Flag of California.svg Ran. San. Margarita 9              
  NW Flag of Washington.svg Walla Walla, WA 0                
      W Flag of California.svg Ran. San. Margarita 0          
      SE Flag of North Carolina.svg Greenville, NC 16        
  SE Flag of North Carolina.svg Greenville, NC 6          
  MW Flag of South Dakota.png Sioux Falls, SD 0         SE Flag of North Carolina.svg Greenville, NC 5
      SW Flag of Texas.svg Lufkin, TX 6
       
  Losers Bracket 1     Losers Bracket 2     Losers Bracket 3     Losers Bracket 4    
       
    W Flag of California.svg Ran. San. Margarita 9        
  MA Flag of New Jersey.svg Jackson, NJ 15     MA Flag of New Jersey.svg Jackson, NJ 12         SW Flag of Texas.svg Lufkin, TX 14    
  GL Flag of Michigan.svg Grosse Pointe, MI 5         MA Flag of New Jersey.svg Jackson, NJ 2     NE Flag of Connecticut.svg Fairfield, CT 4  
      NE Flag of Connecticut.svg Fairfield, CT 12    
    NE Flag of Connecticut.svg Fairfield, CT 14      
  NW Flag of Washington.svg Walla Walla, WA 4     NW Flag of Washington.svg Walla Walla, WA 6    
  MW Flag of South Dakota.png Sioux Falls, SD 3    


International Bracket[edit]

  Round 1   Round 2   Round 3     Finals
                                                 
  LA Flag of Venezuela.gif Maracaibo 4  
  Mex Flag of Mexico.gif Tamaulipas 1    
      LA Flag of Venezuela.gif Maracaibo 3  
      Can Flag of Canada.jpg White Rock, BC 7    
  Can Flag of Canada.jpg White Rock, BC 12          
  EA Flag of Italy.gif Emilia-Romagna 2        
      Can Flag of Canada.jpg White Rock, BC 0    
      JP Flag of Japan.gif Tokyo 10      
  JP Flag of Japan.gif Tokyo 8              
  Aus Flag of Australia.gif Sydney 0                
      JP Flag of Japan.gif Tokyo 4          
      AP Flag of South Korea.gif Seoul 1        
  AP Flag of South Korea.gif Seoul 10          
  Car Flag of the Dominican Republic.gif Santiago 1         JP Flag of Japan.gif Tokyo 5
      Mex Flag of Mexico.gif Tamaulipas 0
       
  Losers Bracket 1     Losers Bracket 2     Losers Bracket 3     Losers Bracket 4    
       
    AP Flag of South Korea.gif Seoul 0        
  Mex Flag of Mexico.gif Tamaulipas 13     Mex Flag of Mexico.gif Tamaulipas 1         Can Flag of Canada.jpg White Rock, BC 2    
  EA Flag of Italy.gif Emilia-Romagna 0         Mex Flag of Mexico.gif Tamaulipas 8     Mex Flag of Mexico.gif Tamaulipas 6  
      LA Flag of Venezuela.gif Maracaibo 0    
    LA Flag of Venezuela.gif Maracaibo 3      
  Aus Flag of Australia.gif Sydney 7     Car Flag of the Dominican Republic.gif Santiago 2    
  Car Flag of the Dominican Republic.gif Santiago 8    


Further Reading[edit]

  • Mike McCormick: "Japan wins Little League World Series", mlb.com, August 27, 2017. [1]

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