Pearland All-Stars lose to Hawaii at LLWS

Waipahu, Hawaii's Kaimana Bartolome, right, slides safely into second head of the tag by Pearland, Texas second baseman Pryce Beshoory after driving in two-runs in the first inning of the United States Championship baseball game at the Little League World Series in South Williamsport, Pa., Saturday, Aug. 28, 2010. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

August 28, 2010 3:49:07 PM PDT
Pearland's quest for a title in the Little League World Series has come to an end. The local sluggers fell to a team an All-Star team from Hawaii Saturday. The Hawaiian team got on the board early against Pearland Pitcher Beau Orlando, tallying four runs in the first, highlighted by a two-run blast by Noah Shackles. The added three more in the third, and another three in the bottom of the fifth.

The Pearland offense, which had been so strong during the Little League World Series, was silenced by Hawaii pitcher Ezra Heleski all afternoon.


ABC13 reporter Jeff Ehling is in Williamsport so be sure to tune in to Eyewitness News at 6pm and 10pm for a complete recap, highlights and post-game reaction.