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Huntington Beach Defeats Japan, Captures LLWS Title

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HUNTINGTON BEACH (CBS) — Huntington Beach has defeated Japan 2-1, capturing the Little League World Series title.

12-year-old Nick Pratto’s two out single in the sixth inning was the difference as Ocean View got past Hamamatsu City, Japan.

Photo Gallery: Huntington Beach Wins

Huntington Beach is the first Los Angeles/Orange County team to win the World Series since the Sean Burroughs led Long Beach team took home the title in back-to-back years in 1992 and 1993.

Chula Vista won the title in 2009.

(©2011 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Wire services contributed to this report.)

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