SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — It solely took one pitch for Mana Lau Kong to ship Hawaii its first Little League World Collection title in a decade.
Kong homered to heart discipline on the primary pitch his crew noticed Sunday, and Ka’olu Holt pitched an entire sport to steer Hawaii to a Three-Zero victory over South Korea within the Little League World Collection championship.
It is the primary Little League World Collection title for Hawaii since 2008. Hawaii is now certainly one of seven U.S. states with a minimum of three LLWS championships.
Hawaii obtained two runs within the third inning by capitalizing on a uncommon miscue from South Korea.
A wild pitch from starter Kim Yeong-hyeon scored Zachary Gained, and Taylin Oana ran in all the way in which from second after an errant throw dwelling. The error was simply the second error of the match for South Korea.
Holt allowed simply two hits and struck out seven.
Seoul, South Korea, has performed within the three of the final six LLWS title video games, however received solely as soon as — in 2014. It misplaced in 2016 to Maine-Endwell, New York.