Red Land wins U.S. Little League Championship; headed to final against Japan
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa.– The team representing Pennsylvania in the Little League World Series is headed to the final championship game.
The Red Land Little League players, from York County, sealed their fate with a 3-2 win over Texas on Saturday afternoon in the U.S. Championship in South Williamsport.
Pennsylvania was up 1-0 early in the game, until Texas scored 2.
It was then tied 2-2 after a home run by PA’s Jaden Henline. Then, in the bottom of the 6th inning, Chayton Krauss drove in the winning run with a base hit.
The team played before a crowd of more than 45,000 people.
"It's just amazing and gets all of our spirits up," Henline said about the record crowd.
Red Land will take on Japan in the World Championship on Sunday afternoon.