Sioux Falls LL defeated Missouri-Webb City LL 6-0 on Saturday as two pitchers combined to throw a shutout. Jack Radel induced a groundout from Kyler Perry to finish off the game.
Sioux Falls LL secured the victory thanks to four runs in the third inning. The big inning was thanks to a single by Marcus Phillips, a single by Bennett Dannenbring, and a single by Jack Radel.
One bright spot for Missouri-Webb City LL was a single by Dupree Jackson in the first inning.
Marcus Phillips earned the win for Sioux Falls LL. He went five and a third innings, allowing zero runs, one hit, and striking out eight. Evan Freeman took the loss for Missouri-Webb City LL. He pitched three and two-thirds innings, allowing four runs, four hits, and striking out six.
Ty Naaktgeboren, Jack, Marcus, and Bennett each collected one hit to lead Sioux Falls LL. Sioux Falls LL was sure-handed in the field and didn't commit a single error. Cohen Henry had the most chances in the field with nine.
Sioux Falls will now head to the Little League World Series, where they will take on Greenville, NC in opening round action on Friday, August, 18th.
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