Pearl City outscores Ewa Beach 14-1 in Little League championship tournament

Jul 16, 2012 | PC Sports

 

In a must win situation, Pearl City turned their game up a few notches in the 2012  Hawaii State 10 -11 Little League Championship with a 14-1 win over Ewa Beach on Sunday at Heeia Elementary School in Kanoehe.

Pearl City (2-1) advanced to the next round of the championship tournament and will play Waipio (2-1) today at 4:00pm. Waipio beat Kaneohe 8-3 in the first of three games played at the Heeia Elementary School field on Sunday. Ewa Beach and Kaneohe were eliminated from the double elimination championship tournament.

In Sunday's game, Pearl City jumped out in front of Ewa Beach early scoring three runs in the top of the first inning. Pearl City took a 8-0 lead before Ewa Beach scored their only run of the ball game in the fourth inning.

Pearl City scored another run in the top of the fifth inning to increase their lead to 9-1. They capped the win with a five run, five hit, top of the sixth inning that was highlighted by a two-run homerun shot over the center field fence by Michael Yanagi and a two-RBI double by Carter Ogino.

Pearl City's Tarynce Antolin started on the mound for Pearl City. S. Banaay got the start for Ewa Beach.

(Scoring Summary to follow)

 

                                                       Photo by Barry Villamil | barry@mypearlcity.com

Tarynce Antolin pictured picking up an RBI that scored Michael Yanagi from third base in the top of the first inning for the first run of the ball game.

                                                       Photo by Barry Villamil | barry@mypearlcity.com

#1 S. Banaay got the start for Ewa Beach against Pearl City.

                                                       Photo by Barry Villamil | barry@mypearlcity.com

Carter Ogino slides across home plate in the bottom of the first inning to put Pearl City up 3-0.

                                                       Photo by Barry Villamil | barry@mypearlcity.com

D. Robinson moved from shortstop to the mound in relief of Banaay in the top of the second inning.

                                                       Photo by Barry Villamil | barry@mypearlcity.com

Tarynce Antolin strokes and RBI single to left field in the top of the second inning scoring Champ Smith to take a 4-0 lead.

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Champ Smith scores on Tarynce Antolin's RBI single in the top of the second inning.

                                                       Photo by Barry Villamil | barry@mypearlcity.com

Champ Smith pictured in relief of starter Tarynce Antolin in the bottom of the third inning.

                                                       Photo by Barry Villamil | barry@mypearlcity.com

Jason Liu hits a bunt single in the bottom of the fourth inning.

                                                       Photo by Barry Villamil | barry@mypearlcity.com

Gabriel "Gabby" Galamgam scores for Ewa Beach after Pearl City relief pitcher Carter Ogino walked Ryan Heassler with the bases loaded in the bottom of the fourth inning.

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Michael Yanagi had a solid day at the plate which included a two-run home run in the top of the sixth inning.

                                                      Photo by Barry Villamil | barry@mypearlcity.com

Michael Yanagi is congratulated by teammate Cole Miyamura at home plate after hitting a two-run home run over the center field fence in the top of the sixth inning.

                                                       Photo by Barry Villamil | barry@mypearlcity.com

Michael Englar drills a two-RBI double in the top of the sixth inning that scored Mayson Foumai and Tarynce Antolin for runs 12 & 13. Pearl City scored five runs on five hits in in the top of the sixth inning.

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Mayson Foumai crosses homeplate increasing Pearl City's lead to 12-1.

                                                       Photo by Barry Villamil | barry@mypearlcity.com

Tarynce scores run 13 for Pearl City.

                                                       Photo by Barry Villamil | barry@mypearlcity.com

Carter Ogino hits an RBI single in the top of the sixth inning that scored Champ Smith for Pearl City's final run of the ball game.

                                                       Photo by Barry Villamil | barry@mypearlcity.com

Champ Smith scores on an RBI single by Carter Ogino to put Pearl City up 14-1.

                                                       Photo by Barry Villamil | barry@mypearlcity.com

Cello Casarez pictured on the mound to close it out in the bottom of the sixth inning.