By CBSLA Staff

TORRANCE (CBSLA) — The Torrance Little League all-star team won a spot in the Little League World Series Friday after defeating its counterpart from the Petaluma National Little League in the West Region semifinal.

The all-star team from the Torrance Little League qualified for the Little League World Series with a 6-0 victory over its counterpart from the Petaluma National Little League Friday.

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The 6-0 game, held at Al Houghton Stadium in San Bernardino, began at noon and was being televised on ESPN. Torrance defeated Petaluma 6-0.

Attendance was limited to pass holders from the teams playing and the “Friends and Family” pass holders.

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Watch parties were held at Rizzo’s Pizza, 24100 Narbonne Ave., in Lomita and The Crest Sports Bar & Grill, 1625 Cabrillo Ave., in Torrance.

Torrance is the first Los Angeles County team to reach the Little League World Series since 1994.

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Torrance will face Honolulu for the regional championship Saturday.