Pearland blasts Connecticut 14-1 at LLWS

Pearland, Texas' Beau Orlando (10) rounds third base to greetings from coach Mike Smith after hitting a solo-homer during the first inning of a baseball game during pool play at the Little League World Series in South Williamsport, Pa.,Sunday, Aug. 22, 2010. (AP Photo/Tom E.Puskar)
August 23, 2010 5:23:56 AM PDT
Pearland, Texas, stayed unbeaten with a 14-1 rout of Fairfield, Connecticut, in only four innings. Pearland's powerful offense ran aggressively on the basepaths and took advantage of Connecticut miscues to go to 2-0.

Beau Orlando led off the game with a homer, and added an RBI double in a seven-run second before the game was called after four innnings because of the 10-run rule.

Connecticut will play an elimination game Monday night against Washington.

Pearland will next play on Tuesday.


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