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Little League World Series 2017

Scenes from the 2017 Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pennsylvania from Aug. 17-27.

Lufkin, Texas, catcher Chandler Spencer, right, can't handle
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Lufkin, Texas, catcher Chandler Spencer, right, can't handle the throw from first baseman Mark Requena, allowing Greenville, N.C.'s Cash Daniels-Moye to score the winning run on a ball hit by Thomas Barrett during the seventh inning of a baseball game at the Little League World Series in South Williamsport, Pa., Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017. North Carolina won 2-1.

Greenville, N.C.'s Thomas Barrett drives in the winning
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Greenville, N.C.'s Thomas Barrett drives in the winning run from third during the seventh inning against Lufkin, Texas, at the Little League World Series baseball tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017. North Carolina won 2-1.

Tokyo, Japan's Natsuki Yajima (20) celebrates with teammates
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Tokyo, Japan's Natsuki Yajima (20) celebrates with teammates after hitting a two-run home run off White Rock, British Columbia pitcher Reece Ussleman in the third inning of an International baseball game at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017. Japan won 10-0.

Greenville, N.C.'s JoeJoe Byrne celebrates as he rounds
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Greenville, N.C.'s JoeJoe Byrne celebrates as he rounds third after hitting a solo-home run off Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif., pitcher Drew Rutter in the second inning of United States pool play at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017. North Carolina won 16-0.

Grosse Pointe, Mich.'s Joey Radanzzo (6) is greeted
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Grosse Pointe, Mich.'s Joey Radanzzo (6) is greeted by teammates after hitting a solo-home run during the second inning of an elimination baseball game against Jackson, N.J, United States pool play at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017. New Jersey won 15-5.

Rosina Peneo, grandmother of Canada's Matteo Manzi, cheers
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Rosina Peneo, grandmother of Canada's Matteo Manzi, cheers for him during an international pool play baseball game between Canada and Italy at the Little League World Series in South Williamsport, Pa., Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017.

Dominican Republic pitcher Gabriel Urena delivers in the
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Dominican Republic pitcher Gabriel Urena delivers in the fourth inning of an international pool play baseball game against South Korea at the Little League World Series in South Williamsport, Pa., Friday, Aug. 18, 2017. South Korea won 10-0.

Walla Walla, Wash.'s Caiden Thomsen (7) celebrates with
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Walla Walla, Wash.'s Caiden Thomsen (7) celebrates with teammates as he returns to the dugout after hitting a solo-home run during the fifth inning of an elimination baseball game against Fairfield, Conn., in United States pool play at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. Connecticut won 14-6.

Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif.'s Drew Rutter (21) scores
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Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif.'s Drew Rutter (21) scores behind Walla Walla, Wash., catcher Keegan Weston during the third inning of a baseball game in United States pool play at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Friday, Aug. 18, 2017.

Fairfield, Conn.'s Aidan Rivera, right, reaches for the
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Fairfield, Conn.'s Aidan Rivera, right, reaches for the plate after being tagged out by Jackson, N.J. catcher J.R. Osmond in the first inning of a baseball game in United States pool play at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017.

Australia pitcher Tom Stancic delivers during the second
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Australia pitcher Tom Stancic delivers during the second inning of an international pool play baseball game against Japan at the Little League World Series in South Williamsport, Pa., Friday, Aug. 18, 2017. Japan won 8-0.

Jackson, N.J,'s Anthony Abbonizio celebrates scoring one of
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Jackson, N.J,'s Anthony Abbonizio celebrates scoring one of two runs on a double by Chris Chatnick off Grosse Pointe, Mich., pitcher Joey Randazzo in the second inning of an elimination baseball game in United States pool play at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017. New Jersey won 15-5, eliminating Michigan from tournament.

Jackson, N.J.'s Garrett Drew, bottom scores on a
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Jackson, N.J.'s Garrett Drew, bottom scores on a wild pitch by Grosse Pointe, Mich., pitcher Joey Randanzzo (6) during the second inning of an elimination baseball game in United States pool play at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017. New Jersey won 15-5.

Jackson, N.J.'s Tai Mann follows through on a
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Jackson, N.J.'s Tai Mann follows through on a solo-home run off Fairfield, Conn., pitcher Ethan Righter in the first inning of a baseball game in United States pool play at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017.

Walla Walla, Wash., pitcher Andrew Hill, right, begins
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Walla Walla, Wash., pitcher Andrew Hill, right, begins to celebrate with Hayden Lomeli (8) after getting the final out of a 4-3 win over Sioux Falls, S.D., in an elimination baseball game in U.S. play at the Little League World Series in South Williamsport, Pa., Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017.

Reynosa, Mexico's Saul Soto (17) celebrates with teammates
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Reynosa, Mexico's Saul Soto (17) celebrates with teammates after scoring on a double by Jorge Lambarria off Seoul, South Korea pitcher Jin Won Shin in the third inning of an International elimination baseball game at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. Mexico won 1-0.

White Rock, British Columbia catcher Matteo Manzi, right,
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White Rock, British Columbia catcher Matteo Manzi, right, waits as Maracaibo, Venezuela's Jonney Rosario, facing camera without cap, celebrates his home run during the first inning of an International pool play baseball game at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017.

Fairfield, Conn.'s Michael Iannazzo (24) crosses home plate
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Fairfield, Conn.'s Michael Iannazzo (24) crosses home plate to congratulations from Walla Walla, Wash., catcher Keegan Weston, right, and teammate Ethan Righter (13) after hitting a two-run home run off in the fifth inning of an elimination baseball game in United States pool play at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. Connecticut won 14-6.

Lufkin, Texas' Colin Ross (17) is greeted by
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Lufkin, Texas' Colin Ross (17) is greeted by teammates after hitting his second solo home run of a baseball game against Grosse Pointe, Mich., in the third inning of U.S. pool play at the Little League World Series in South Williamsport, Pa., Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017.

Mexico's Isaac Miranda watches his three-run home run
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Mexico's Isaac Miranda watches his three-run home run off Italy pitcher Simone Loli in the second inning of an International elimination baseball game at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017.

The sun sets on Lamade Stadium during a
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The sun sets on Lamade Stadium during a baseball game between Grosse Pointe, Mich., and Lufkin, Texas, in U.S. pool play at the Little League World Series in South Williamsport, Pa., Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017.

Seoul, South Korea pitcher Ho Sung Lee delivers
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Seoul, South Korea pitcher Ho Sung Lee delivers in the third inning of an International pool play baseball game against Japan at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017. Japan won 4-1.

Mexico pitcher Jorge Garcia delivers in the first
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Mexico pitcher Jorge Garcia delivers in the first inning of an International pool play baseball game against Venezuela at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017.

Mexico's Andre Garza, center, celebrates with teammates after
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Mexico's Andre Garza, center, celebrates with teammates after hitting a solo home run off Venezuela pitcher Jonney Rosario in the first inning of an International pool play baseball game at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017.

Venezuela pitcher Jonney Rosario delivers in the first
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Venezuela pitcher Jonney Rosario delivers in the first inning of an International pool play baseball game against Mexico at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017.

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