Thursday, August 9, 2018

Georgia Earns Little League Baseball® Southeast Region Championship

Courtesy of Little League® Baseball and Softball
Peachtree City American Little League, from Peachtree City, Georgia captured the 2018 Southeast Regional Championship by defeating Loudoun South American Little League, from South Riding, Virginia, 3-0.

Both teams were strong on the pitcher's mound on Wednesday, but Georgia was just a little bit stronger at the plate in a victory over Virginia on Wednesday. Chad Yates started the game for Virginia and recorded 14 outs.

A single by Shawn Arneja in the first inning was a positive for Virginia.

Jansen Kenty was credited with the victory for Georgia. He went six innings, allowing zero runs on three hits and striking out 13.

Chad took the loss for Virginia. He went four and two-thirds innings, allowing three runs on three hits and striking out seven.

Nate Hoskins, Chad, and Shawn each collected one hit to lead Virginia. Virginia didn't commit a single error in the field. Evan Duy had seven chances in the field, the most on the team.

Georgia didn't commit a single error in the field. Chase Fralick had the most chances in the field with 13.