Little League World Series

Greenville, N.C., pitcher Matthew Matthijs delivers in the third inning of a baseball game against Lufkin, Texas, at the Little League World Series in South Williamsport, Pa., Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017. North Carolina won in seven innings, 2-1.
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It may have been the best game at the Little League World Series so far. Greenville, North Carolina, and Lufkin, Texas, played into extra innings on Wednesday in a thriller that ended with 2-1, walkoff Greenville victory.

Greenville, N.C.'s Carson Hardee (16) is greeted by teammates after hitting a solo home run off Lufkin, Texas, pitcher Hunter Ditsworth during the first inning of a Little League World Series baseball game in South Williamsport, Pa., Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2
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As teams got ready for the Little League World Series, managers marveled at the power of the young hitters. Then the tournament began and the pitchers showed what they can do.

Greenville, N.C., pitcher Chase Anderson delivers in the second inning of a baseball game against Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif., in United States pool play at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017. No
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At the Little League World Series, the question now is not whether anyone can beat the team from Greenville, North Carolina.

It's whether anyone can get a hit.