Pearl City powers past Honolulu 13-6 at Hawaii LL 50/70 State Championship Tourney

Jul 2, 2017 | PC Sports

Pearl City defeated Honolulu 13-6 on Sunday at the 2017 Hawaii Little League Intermediate 50/70 State Championship Tournament played at Ala Wai Park..

Pearl City erased a 4-3 deficit in the bottom of fifth inning with a 9-run rally that put the firmly in control of the ball game at 12-4.

The Pearl City win advanced the team to a match-up with Kawaihao from Kauai following the 12:00pm game with Honolulu. Pearl City dropped the ball game to Kawaihao 14-4. Kawaihao advanced to tomorrow's championship title game at Ala Wai Park.


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Tyson Murakami slammed a double in the bottom of the fifth inning that advanced

Jacob Sugimoto from first base to third base putting the game tieing run in scoring position.

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Jacob Sugimoto scores from third base on a long drive to centerfield

by Ryan Murao that tied the game at 4-4 in the bottom the fifth inning.

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Wyatt Ota stroked a bases loaded 2 RBI single that scored Tyson Murakami and

Ryan Murao that put Pearl City in the lead 6-4 in the bottom of the fifth inning.

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Jacob Sugimoto had a strong performance on the mound for Pearl City.

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Kolby Higa pitched the sixth and seventh innings in relief of Sugimoto.

Higa is pictured throwing heat in the top of the seventh inning.