Little League World Series: Nolensville Falls to Honolulu in U.S. Championship Game, Faces Chinese Taipei in Third Place Game on Sunday

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Nolensville fought hard but was defeated by Honolulu, HI on Saturday in the U.S. Championship Game at the Little League Baseball World Series. But it isn’t over for the local baseball stars. They’ve got one more game to play.

Nolensville faces Chinese Taipei (Asia Pacific region) for the Consolation/Third Place Game game on Sunday, Aug 28 at 9am. The game will air on ESPN.

Honolulu now faces Curacao (Caribbean region) for the LLBWS Championship on Sunday, August 28 at 2pm. The LLBWS Championship game airs on ABC.

 

Nolensville’s LLBWS Journey

Aug 27 – Nolensville played Honolulu, HI (West region), lost 5-1
Aug 25- Nolensville played Pearland, Texas (Southwest Region), winning 7-1
Aug 24 – Nolensville played Honolulu, HI (West Region), lost 13-0
Aug 22 – Nolensville played Hagerstown, IN (Great Lakes region), winning 5-2
Aug 19 – Nolensville played Santa Clara, UT (Mountain region), winning 11-2
Aug 17 – Nolensville played Middleborough, MA  (New England region), winning 5-3

Nolensville Little League captured the Southeast Region championship banner after winning four straight games and outscoring opponents 28-5 along the way. Led by experienced coach Randy Huth, who has brought a team to the Southeast Region tournament three out of the last five years, Nolensville Little League is building on their momentum as they make Tennessee’s 10th appearance in the LLBWS.

This is Nolensville’s second year in a row making it to the LLBWS. The team is comprised of 11 and 12-year olds from Nolensville, Franklin and Brentwood.

The Little League World Series comprises 20 teams from across the world – 10 from the U.S. and 10 international. The series began on Wednesday, August 17th and runs through August 28.

This is the 75th anniversary of the Little League World Series, which started in 1947. This year’s tournament is the largest ever hosted with a total of 20 teams competing. International teams are also joining the tournament for the first time since 2019.