Pearl City wins 2017 Hawaii Little League 50/70 District 7 Championship (6/20/2017)

Jun 21, 2017

Congratulations to Pearl City who defeated Waipio 16-5 to capture the Hawaii Little League 50/70 District 7 Championship on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at Central Oahu Regional Park in Waipio.

Pearl City’s Ryan Murao and Mark Moreno powered back-to-back home runs to spark a top of the fifth inning rally that led to the 10-run rule being enforced after five complete innings.

Nainoa Jarvis got the start for Waipio while Steven Kanakuri got the start for Pearl City.

Pearl City and Waipio split a doubleheader on Sunday, June 18 in the two-team championship tournament to force Tuesday’s winner-take-all championship game.

Pearl City advances to the State Tournament at Ala Wai Park on July 1 to July 5.

Photos by Barry Villamil | barry@mypearlcity.com