Chula Vista California defeated Chinese Taipei AKA Taiwan today to win the Little League World Series. As a Chula Vista resident since 1998 this is one of the most exciting things to happen in Chula Vista located in South Bay San Diego California. The day before Chula Vista defeated San Antonia Texas 12-2 in only 4 inning of play to advance to the final. The Chula Vista Little League Team had an amazing 9 run first inning which carried them to a seemingly easy victory over the Texans. Chinese Taipei smashed Mexico 9-4 to advance to the final against the Chula Vista baseball team. The series is being held in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania. All of Chula Vista were watching the games and the excitement in town was unbelievable.
Chula Vista vs. Chinese Taipei August 30 2009. The game was scoreless until the top of the 3rd inning with a runner on first and number 19 Sung hit a home run for Chinese Taipei. Then the next batter number 18 hits another homerun to give the Chinese a 3 run lead. Chula Vista changes their pitcher to number 19 Garcia after the second home run. He gets the out and retires the side. In the bottom of the third after one out Chula Vista has runners on second and third and Taipei walks Chula Vista's Luke Ramirez for bases loaded with one out. Bulla Graft number 20 strikes out on a full count with bases loaded. Bradley Roberto number 16 comes to bat and gets to a 3 and 0 count and then a 3 and 2 count and then hits a grounder to the second basemen who commits an error and scoring 1 run for Chula Vista. The next batter strikes out with bases loaded.
Top of the 4th was a 123 inning and Chula Vista quickly retired the side. In the bottom of the 4th after another Taipei error Chula Vista's Jenson Peterson reaches first base. Then Nick Conlin hits a smashing double and moves the runner on first to third with no outs. Chinese Taipei changes pitchers. Seth Godfrey hits a sacrifice fly to score Peterson. Still only one out and a runner on second. The next batter gets a base hit advancing the runner to third. Kiko Garcia comes up to bat and a wild pitch advances the runner on third to score and tie up the game. The runner on first moves to second base. Chinese Taipei brings in a new pitcher. Kiko strikes out for out 2 and Luke Ramirez comes to the plate and is walked for a second time. Runners on first and second and Bulla Graft at the plate and another wild pitch advances the runners. Bulla Graft gets a base hit advancing the runners and scoring one rune for Chula Vista to take the lead 4-3. The next batter strikes out.
Top of the 5th Chinese Taipei get a runner on first and second both hit by pitches. The pitcher walks the batter and brings up to the plate Chin Ou number 18 with bases loaded. Ou hits into a double play lead by Andy Rios - what a play! Bottom of the 5th Oscar Castor gets a base hit. Daniel Porras Jr. fly's out. Isaiah Armenta comes to bat and with a wild pitch the runner goes to second. Armenta stikes out. Seth Godfrey comes up to bat and hits a double knocking in a run. Andy Rios knocks in Godfrey with a base hit. Chula Vista up by 3. Kiko Garcia up at the plate and gets a base hit, runners at first and second. Luke Ramirez up at the bag and a loose pitch advances the runners. Luke fly's out at the wall.
Top of the 6th inning 3 outs to go for Chula Vista to win. One runner reaches first. But thats all. CHULA VISTA WINS 6-3!!!!
The Chula Vista 2009 World Series Little League Team
Bradley Roberto Andy Rios Markus Melin Nick Conlin Seth Godfrey Bulla Graft Daniel Porras Jr.Jensen Peterson Kiko Garcia Luke Ramirez Isaiah Armenta Oscar Castro Coach Ric Ramirez Manager Oscar Castro
Mike and Dawn Lewis - Realtors in San Diego CA - The Lewis Team at Keller Williams
All Information is believed to be correct but not guaranteed