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.READ MORE: Kobe Bryant Remembered On 2-Year Anniversary Of His Death
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.READ MORE: Laguna Hills High Student Spouts Racial Slurs At Black Player During Basketball Game
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.MORE NEWS: Authorities Searching For Missing Teen Girl Allegedly Taken By Her Mother
Torrance will face Honolulu for the regional championship Saturday.