Pearl City beats Waipio 11-7, advances to Hawaii LL Majors District 7 championship game (6/24/2017)

Jun 25, 2017

Pearl City defeated Waipio 11-7 (F/7) in extra innings in the second round of the Hawaii Little League Majors District 7 championship tournament played on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at Central Oahu Regional Park in Waipio.

The win advanced Pearl City to the championship game on Monday, June 26 with first pitch scheduled for 1:00pm. Pearl City will have two opportunities to win the D7 championship with a 2-0 undefeated record in the double elimination formatted championship tournament.

Zarin Poopaa got the start pitching six strong innings for Pearl City. Poopaa and also slammed a 2-Run homerun in the top of the seventh inning.

Asher Kwon added four more runs in the top of the seventh for Pearl City after belting a bases loaded triple and also scoring on the play via a wild throw to third base.

Waipio rallied for four runs in the bottom of the seventh inning but came up short 11-7.

Photos by Barry Villamil |