Viera-Suntree Juniors Little League All-Stars Fall 12-5; Still Alive in World Series Play
By Space Coast Daily // August 15, 2019
The VSLL Junior All-Stars will face a team from Michigan in an elimination game at 4 p.m. on Thursday.
The Viera-Suntree Junior Little League All-Stars fell 12-5 to a team from California in the Junior Little League World Series in Taylor, Michigan on Wednesday.
Viera-Suntree fell behind 8-0 after three innings, but the team responded scoring five runs in the top of the fourth inning to cut into the deficit.
California padded their lead with four runs in the bottom half of the sixth inning to account for the remainder of the runs scored in the contest.
The team is still alive in the tournament. They’ll face a team from Michigan at 4 p.m. in an elimination game on Thursday. Should they win, they would advance to the U.S. Final on Friday to face California.
GAME RECAP: West Defeats Southeast Despite Allowing 5-Run Inning
Russell Yang took the win for West. He went three and a third innings, allowing five runs on five hits and striking out three. Kyle Kim and Jeon entered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close out the game in relief.
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