Eastlake All-Stars Battle for Little League World Series

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    The team will have to keep winning through the end of the tournament which wraps up on Aug. 10. NBC 7's Chris Chan reports. (Published Monday, Aug 5, 2013)

    They were the best Little League baseball team in Southern California and now they're trying to earn a spot at becoming national champions by winning the Little League World Series.

    The Eastlake Little League All-Stars won in decisive fashion at Western Regional Little League Tournament in San Bernardino Sunday night.

    Eastlake All-Stars Battle for Little League World Series

    [DGO] Eastlake All-Stars Battle for Little League World Series
    The team will have to keep winning through the end of the tournament which wraps up on Aug. 10. NBC 7's Chris Chan reports. (Published Monday, Aug 5, 2013)

    The game against Nevada was a blowout. Eastlake scored 15 runs including a three-run homer and blanked Nevada.

    The Eastlake Little League All-Stars roster includes Grant Holman, Jake Espinoza, Micah Wiggs, Michael Gaines, Kevin Bateman, Rennard Williams, Dominic Haley, Charly Peterson, Giancarlo Cortez, Nick Mora, Patrick Archer and Ricky Tibbett.

    The team will have to keep winning through the end of the tournament which wraps up on Aug. 10 if they want a shot at the Little League World Series.

    “Every single team we’re playing is a really good team, is a state champion,” said parent Kimberly Holman. “This team is just really special they’ve got something that’s really clicking right now. We just really hope they stay with this momentum.”

    The team will play Utah next on Tuesday at 11:45 a.m. Find the link to catch the ESPN-3 live stream channel on the organization's website.