SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Nick Mora made sure California would play for the Little League World Series championship.
Mora allowed a mere two hits and smacked a three-run homer, and Chula Vista, Calif., beat Westport, Conn., 12-1 in the U.S. title game Saturday.
California will play Japan for the World Series title Sunday.
The Tokyo team beat Tijuana, Mexico, 3-2 on Takuma Gomi’s leadoff home run in the top of the sixth inning.
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