Cumberland American Comeback Falls Short in Little League World Series

Pearland beats Cumberland 6-4 in LLWS

       SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) _ Matthew Adams stuck out seven in 4 2-3 innings to help Pearland, Texas, beat Cumberland, Rhode Island, 6-4 on Friday night in the Little League World Series.

        Landon Donley earned a save in the opener for both teams, allowing a run on a fielder’s choice before getting Addison Kopack to fly out to deep right center.

        Michael Groover had a two-run single for Pearland in the top of the sixth.

        Pearland catcher Joshua Gabino left in the bottom of the first with an injured left hand.

 Cumberland plays Nashville, Tennessee in an elimination game on Saturday night at 7:00 pm.

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